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Opportunities for Otsego, Inc. Bus Driver in Unadilla, New York

Bus Driver Head Start (https://ofoinc.org/find-program/home-based-and-preschool-programs) is looking for friendly and caring individuals to safely transport enrolled children to and from program each day. Head Start maintains a fleet of 24-passenger buses. As the first person to greet families in the morning and the last person to send children off for the day, our Bus Drivers:

  • Build positive relationships with preschoolers and their families through welcoming and open communication

  • Ensure children arrive to program on time and safely return home to their caregivers

  • Partner with bus monitors to ensure riders follow all bus and road safety rules

  • Conduct daily cleaning and visually inspection of buses and assist with coordinating routine maintenance

  • Support educational activities by transporting and accompanying classrooms on field trips and helping teaching staff as needed with mealtime and breaks between bus runs

    This position has school breaks and summers off. Qualifications: High School Diploma/equivalent and possess or able to obtain CDL-C license with Passenger and School Bus Endorsement; able to pass a physical examination required by New York State Department of Motor Vehicles; successfully complete all training required before assuming driving duties. Per New York State DMV guidelines, CDL-C drivers must be at least 21 years of age. Pay Range Guide:

  • Standard Start Rate - education and experience meet job requirements

  • Advanced Start Rate - education and experience exceed job requirements (subject to approval)

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