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Relief (per diem) - Bus Driver

Location: Amsterdam, ny
Job # 7080921
Look no further. This is the place for you! Liberty ARC offers you the chance to have a fulfilling career with numerous opportunities to make a REAL difference in the lives of those we support. Liberty, the Montgomery County Chapter of NYSARC, supports individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. If you’re looking for an inspiring profession with many life-long rewards and want to be a part of something special, we want YOU!
Don’t miss the chance to work at one of most respected not-for-profits in upstate NY. We offer numerous professional growth opportunities, paid/on-the-job training and competitive benefits. Apply now and begin a truly unforgettable experience with us. It’s all about the opportunity and what you make of the journey!

Bus Driver
Starting at $15.50/hr plus experience
Location: Amsterdam, NY                                             
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Transportation Coordinator                                                                     
Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting, pushing, standing and sitting for prolonged periods
Hours of Work: Variable from 6am-5pm Mon-Fri, Usually a morning and/or afternoon route. Weekends and Holidays as needed.

Job Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • NYS Class B CDL driver’s license with passenger endorsement required.
  • Qualified or able to be qualified DOT 19-A preferred.
  • CPR Certification or be able to be CPR Certified.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Must have a minimum of 6 months experience driving bus 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operate all vehicles in accordance with Liberty Transportation manual guidelines
  • Maintain accurate mileage and attendance documents as required.
  • Physically assist passengers as needed and required
  • Complete vehicle pre-trip, DOT inspection and paperwork as required.
  • Maintain a clean vehicle with weekly cleaning as required.
  • During inclement weather, call in as required.
  • Maintain professional appearance in accordance with transportation manual guidelines.
  • Report traffic infractions/tickets before the end of the business day.
  • Provide person centered individual attention to all consumers to include respect, dignity, patience and courtesy 
Disclaimer – The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Liberty reserves the right at its sole discretion to amend its policies, programs and/or guidelines, including the contents of this job description, at any time without prior notice.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program Employer, Minority/Female/ Disabled/Veteran. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment physicals and substance abuse testing.
Liberty was founded in 1957 by parents of children with developmental disabilities who wished to establish special education programs in the local community. Celebrating 60 years of quality services in 2017, the organization offers vocational, residential, day, family support and health-related services. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, NY with sites located throughout Montgomery County.
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