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School Bus Driver
Lawrence Family JCC of San Diego County- Jacobs Family Campus
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

Principal Responsibilities:

The Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center is seeking a school bus driver to transport children for our Youth & Camp program. Typical bus runs are in the afternoon and average 20 hours per week (Monday-Friday). Preferred candidates have the personality and character traits to supervise and care for children of multiple ethnicity and cultural values, behavioral and physical handicaps. Competitive hourly wages.

Essential Functions:
1. Transport passengers saftly to and from the JCC.
2. Checks operational safety of bus and provides minor service.
3. Write mileage and repair reports.
4. Enforces JCC policies in maintaining discipline on buses.
5. Help lift handicapped students in and out of buses.
6. Pick-up and return bus at start and end of camp season.
7. Turn in gas receipts at end of the day.
8. Follows camp policies and is supportive of camp policies.
9. Help with supervision of children.
10. Refers major questions of policy (including transportation) to Youth & Camp Director.
11. Maintains open communication about transportation with parents.
12. Provide provide exceptional customer service that is characterized by warm, friendly and helpful service to all children, staff, parents and guests.
13. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:
1. Personality and character traits suited to supervision and care of children of multiple ethnicities and cultural values, behavioral and physical handicaps.
2. Exhibit characteristics of leadership, responsibility, patience, dependability, maturity, integrity, ability to work independently, and display a positive attitude.
3. Ability to resolve conflict and maintain discipline of children on board buses.
4. Sufficient verbal and written skills to effectively communicate via two way radio during interpersonal contact, and in preparing written reports.
5. Ability to read and interpret maps, compass direction, 24-hour time clock, schedules, manifests and procedural instructions.
6. Ability to rapidly learn assigned routes and operation of equipment related to duties.
7. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing pupil transportation.
8. Previous experience working with children.
9. Must be able to use good, sound judgement and handle emergency situations.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Current Class B Passenger License, School Bus Certificate , and Medical Certificate
2. CPR and First Aid certified.

Agency Information:

The mission of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS is to provide social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs to individuals and families of all ages, religions, races, financial abilities, and physical and mental abilities. Likewise, the JCC provides equal opportunity employment to individuals of all religions and backgrounds. The JCC welcomes San Diego?s diverse Jewish community and the community at large.

For over 45 years, the LFJCC has met the needs of San Diegans through quality, community-oriented programming. Services include: Nierman Preschool; Inclusion Program including children with special needs; Jacobs and Klein Senior Center; Camp Jaycee summer day camp; QUALCOMM Sports, Fitness & Aquatics complex; Youth & Teen Programs; David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre; San Diego Center for Jewish Culture that includes San Diego Jewish Film Festiva, San Diego Jewish Book Fair, Holocaust Education Program, and Gotthelf Art Gallery. The LFJCC provides a diverse, intergenerational, family-friendly environment to over 8,000 members and nonmembers. Every month there are approximately 140,000 visits to LFJCC programs and services. In addition, close to 50 community groups including public schools, sports teams and other nonprofit organizations use the LFJCC facility on an ongoing basis.