Transport Driver

Title:                                                Transport Driver

Department/Location:             Programs/Soulard & Dutchtown

Reports to:                                    Assistant Program Manager

Direct report:                               None

Status:                                            Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Organization Description: The mission of Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club (GSGBC) is to empower girls and boys in the St. Louis metropolitan area, especially those who need us most, to realize their physical, intellectual, and emotional potential.

Since 2018, GSGBC has implemented trauma-informed care through its organizational operation and how services are provided to members and their families. GSGBC is currently working with the Conscious Discipline model, a trauma-informed/evidence-based model of social-emotional learning, to implement trauma-informed care in our Clubs. Conscious Discipline helps us to better understand children’s behavior and emphasizes safety, connection, and problem solving. Staff are trained in trauma-informed care and will be provided with the tools to better understand how trauma affects our members, and how they can deal with the behaviors associated with trauma.

GSGBC offers afterschool and summer programming for youth ages 6-16, serving more than 700 youth annually. GSGBC supports youth development and holistic health with programs that include  Academics, Athletics, Character Building, Healthy Living, College & Career Readiness and The Arts. The Afterschool Program runs August through May, 2:30pm-7:30pm, a Summer Camp is offered June and July, 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.  

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Transport children to and from school, field trips and other destinations
  • Transport supplies or equipment to and from sites as needed
  • Pick-up supplies from vendors as needed
  • Ensure the safety of all students and any other passengers on the van
  • Observe and obey all relevant traffic and safety laws
  • Arrive at collection points prior to departure times
  • Confirm that all passengers are present, and record any no-shows
  • Ensure adherence to passenger limits
  • Avoid high-traffic and accident-prone routes, where possible
  • Separate physical fights and calm verbal altercations, as needed
  • Submit incident report of any incidents to your supervisor upon completion of route
  • Check that passengers disembark at the correct destinations, and in a timely manner
  • Assist students with getting on and off the bus as needed
  • Maintain a clean and mechanically sound bus at all times
  • Perform inspections of the bus before and after each route
  • Ensure the shuttle bus is fueled at the end of the day
  • Report any accidents, mechanical or other issues with the bus to your supervisor immediately

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or certificate of high school completion
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Clean driving record
  • Outstanding knowledge of applicable transport and safety codes
  • Previous experience driving groups of people
  • Previous experience working with kids
  • Working knowledge of pertinent car maintenance and restoration techniques
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • The ability to problem-solve and process through critical thinking
  • Must pass the health and employment requirements set by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as a condition of employment

Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club of St. Louis provides equal employment opportunities to all regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, military service eligibility, veteran status, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: 2524 S. 11th St. 3216 Pulaski St.

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