Location: Saint Paul, MN 55104

Job Type: Transportation

Job Region: Ramsey and Washington Counties

Full Job Description: Essential Functions (Not All Inclusive): -Transport children to and from Head Start center and on field trips. Maintain and update daily routes, student roster, authorized escorts, student attendance, chain of custody log and emergency information on each student assigned to the bus route. -Perform daily pre‐trip and post‐trip inspections according to DOT regulations; report defects and major mechanical difficulties to the Lead Driver and Transportation Coordinator. Perform minor maintenance and repairs such as replacing fuses, bulbs, lenses, mirrors, lubricants, water, etc. Keep the interior of the vehicle clean at all times. -Assist with transporting vehicles to have routine maintenance performed under the direction of the Lead Driver. -Deliver food and supplies daily; store food and supplies as appropriate, assemble and move furniture and equipment as necessary. Assist with food service to the classrooms at all centers. Deliver snacks to the classrooms for PM children. -Conduct bus evacuation drills three (3) times a year and submit required documentation to the Center Education Coordinator and Lead Driver. -Assist teachers in the classrooms, monitor children on the playground and/or play areas. -Perform miscellaneous duties such as delivering inter office mail/correspondence, answering phones, miscellaneous office duties and conducting follow‐up phone calls when children are absent. -Attend required staff meetings and training. -Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements -Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement and no passenger restrictions. -No major driving violations and no more than two minor violations in the past five years. -Clean driving records are preferred. -One-year experience as a professional driver or driving a large vehicle required -Must be able to successfully pass Head Start pre-placement physical and Department of Transportation (DOT) medical examination (including ongoing random drug and alcohol screening). -Reliable transportation on a daily basis is required. -Experience transporting young children beneficial. -Must be able to work with children and individuals of various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. -Must be able to lift 55 pounds safely, possess good physical mobility and dexterity and be able to sit for extended periods of time. -Must be able to work split shifts. Benefits Department: Head Start Schedule: Up to 40 Hours/Week, M-Thurs, Seasonal (9 - 10 Months/Year), Regular Starting Salary Range: $22.24/hr - $25.08/hr Remote Capability: This position has 0% remote capability. Posting Dates: 3/22/2024 -3/29/2024 Benefits: Community Action offers excellent benefits including generous paid time off (PTO), paid holidays (14), health, dental & life insurance, retirement, employee discount programs and more. Background Checks: Community Action conducts criminal background checks at the time of hire. Some positions require additional fingerprint and photo verification. Not all backgrounds are a barrier to employment. Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.

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Salary (optional): Starting Salary Range: $22.24/hr - $25.08/hr

Job Summary (optional): Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Transportation Coordinator, this position is responsible for transporting children to and from assigned locations, performing daily inspections and minor maintenance requirements, and delivering food and/or supplies as required.

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Closing date: 3/29/2024


Company name: Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties

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