Driver

Children's Place Inc.   Aiken, SC   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on May 29, 2024

Basic Function:  The primary responsibility of the driver is to safely transport children to and from Children’s Place.  They must interact in a warm and friendly manner with all families and children. 

 

Scope:  The Driver supports and works to maintain a child friendly environment where children increase their coping skills, social and emotional development, self-help skills and cognitive abilities. 

   

 Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Education:

  • High School Diploma and /or Work Experience
    • Fingerprints and Child Abuse Registry Clearance
    • DOT Physical with drug screen
    • Must maintain a SC Drivers License in good standing and personal insurance.  

Physical Skills Required:

  • No medical restrictions or limitation for lifting, walking, running, standing, etc.
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs and run if necessary.
  • Must be able to speak to interact with children and families.
  • Must be able to see and hear for safety, observation, and driving.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Time management
  • Works well with others

Principal Responsibilities

  • Drives safely in traffic, and all-weather conditions.
  • Provides safety and supports the physical care of the children on the bus.
  • Supports the treatment plans and procedures for children on the bus.
  • Manages the safe arrival and departure of the children.
  • Maintains a bus and bus area free of health, safety, or fire hazards.
  • Follows disciplinary procedures outlined in the treatment manual.
  • Performs housekeeping and bus chores as needed.
  • Demonstrates appropriate social interactions.
  • Demonstrates cultural sensitivity.
  • Demonstrates ability to problem solve effectively.
  • Other job duties as assigned.