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Bus Driver

Website Norwescap Early Head Start

Location

9 Boulder Hills Boulevard, Wantage, NJ 07461

Benefits

Pulled from the full job description
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Be a part of something BIG. Committed to giving every vulnerable child an opportunity to succeed, we deliver high quality services that empower families, make children healthier, and communities stronger.

Find your purpose: We’re dedicated to growing employees who want a career in helping at-risk children and families succeed. Employees get ongoing training opportunities to include job-related certificates, credentials, and tuition reimbursement.

Keep the balance: We value employee wellness by offering 15 paid holidays off including a one-week paid holiday break, and a generous time off policy that increases over time. We invest in free mental health services for staff, along with free, unlimited access to an employee health portal designed just for staff wellness.

NAME OF POSITION: BUS DRIVER

30 HOURS PER WEEK, FULL YEAR

Each bus driver is assigned a bus aide to assist with children boarding and exiting the bus safely.

Job Overview
We are fast-paced and high-demand, non-profit program that depends on everybody in every position to help our centers function with ease. You will gain diverse experience working with an at-risk population. Cross-training is available and expected for all positions.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure the safety and maintenance of assigned vehicle
  • Create and maintain bus routes
  • Prepare periodic reports according to Head Start policies and procedure
  • Ensure that no child is left unattended on bus
  • Follow safe evacuation procedures and notify appropriate emergency responders

Qualifications

Minimum Education Level:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Current NJ Class “C” bus driver license

Better:

  • Associates, or higher, in early childhood education

Experience:

Bus driving experience preferred

Better:
2+ years of direct bus driving experience

Personal characteristics:

  • Safety Mindset
  • Detail Oriented

Certifications:

  • NJ Class “C” License

Physical Abilities:

  • Lift 30 pounds

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.60 – $21.71 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Are you fluent in both English and Spanish?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License/Certification:

  • CDL C (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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