Collegiate School seeks experienced Transportation Drivers for part-time positions. The Driver is responsible for transporting Collegiate students, faculty and staff using school-owned vehicles, performing required vehicle pre/post trip inspections, vehicle cleaning, vehicle maintenance, and other duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor. This is a part-time non-benefitted position.
General Responsibilities include:
- Complete transportation vehicle pre/post trip inspections prior to/after each vehicle use, and work to ensure all fleet vehicles are in safe driving condition.
- Reports any and all vehicle defects immediately to the Transportation Supervisor.
- Ensure all vehicles assigned for the trip are properly cleaned, maintained, and fueled before and after the assigned trip.
- Perform driving and vehicle maintenance-related duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor.
- Adhere to CDL related requirements and regulations, including required D.O.T. physicals.
- Comply with OSHA, DOT, DMV, VCPE, and Collegiate safety rules and regulations.
- Participate in training activities and remain up-to-date and informed as to current and best practices of job-related functions.
- Be available to work on an as needed basis during the weekday shifts, and/or weekends as needed by the Department of Transportation.
- Perform other necessary Facilities duties, as assigned.
- Provides basic first aid as necessary to passengers.
- Immediately reports any incidents or injuries that occur while transporting passengers to school official(s) and the Transportation Supervisor.
Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
- Must be 21 years of age and at least 3 years of passenger driving experience, preferably in a school, charter, or transit setting.
- Must have and maintain a valid Virginia CDL Class A or B with a passenger (P) endorsement.
- Acceptable DMV restrictions are: E- Restricted to automatic transmission when operating a CMV; J- CDL privilege- school activity bus only; K- You may not operate a commercial motor vehicle outside of Virginia. All other restrictions will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
- Ability to check vehicles to ensure, among other items, that all lights are working, tires are properly inflated, and to suggest/take corrective actions.
- Ability to do minor maintenance of vehicles including checking fluid levels, adding fluids levels, and making minor adjustments as required.
- Excellent reading, writing and oral comprehension skills required (including proper English, punctuation, grammar rules, etc.) Specifically, ability to read manuals and follow safety instructions.
- Excellent verbal communication and listening skills, with attention to clarity and detail.
- Ability to communicate via phone/text/email regarding job-related responsibilities during/outside of scheduled shifts.
- Ability to work with hand tools and pneumatic tools, as required.
- Ability to record trip and vehicle information, and maintain accurate records both written and electronically.
- Maintain productive relationships with vendors and all School Faculty and Staff.
- Demonstrate the ability to operate any vehicle safely in all weather conditions using defensive and safe driving techniques.
- Proven cross cultural competency skills demonstrating self-awareness, awareness of others and the ability to adopt inclusive perspectives, attitudes and behaviors to drive inclusion and belonging in the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community.
- Must be able to successfully pass a physical exam as required by The Department of Transportation.
- Be able to assist passengers in and out of vehicles, as needed.
- Must be able to evacuate a fully loaded activity bus or mini bus in a safe and organized manner during an emergency situation.
It is critical that candidates demonstrate a commitment to the School’s Core Values and Mission
Personal integrity and devotion to the truth, which make one trustworthy, forthright, responsible and fair.
LOVE OF LEARNING
A creative spirit that promotes intellectual and personal growth through exploration, inquiry and openness to change.
A sustained commitment to meeting high standards of character, achievement and personal accountability.
Fundamental regard for the dignity and worth of each individual.
A commitment to responsive and compassionate citizenship and service on campus, in the local community and in the broader world.
Who we are
Collegiate School is a co-educational, independent day school located in Henrico County, within 20 minutes of downtown Richmond, Virginia, for students in Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade. For more than 100 years, Collegiate has nurtured inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens, and compassionate leaders. Grounded in the values that have sustained it over the course of more than a century, Collegiate provides its nearly 1,700 students with an engaging academic environment dedicated to preparing them for a globally connected and changing world.
The essence of Collegiate School is the richness of relationships among students, faculty, parents, administrators, and alumni in a dynamic learning community with high personal and academic expectations. This exceptional educational environment enables students to develop their potential for intellectual growth, leadership, and service.
Collegiate School is well-regarded for developing students into citizens who lead, serve and shape the world. We do so with the help of a caring faculty and staff who also have opportunities to lead, serve and shape the world, through the young lives they touch.
Below are just a few examples of some of the great advantages of working at Collegiate:
- Excellent professional development opportunities for faculty and staff
- Collaborative working environment
- Opportunities for growth and leadership
- An environment that fosters creative and innovative instruction
The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.