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YMCA of Greater Seattle Bus Driver in Eastsound, Washington

Overview

Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Who are we?

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace and beyond.

  • 13 branches

  • 2 overnight camps

  • 10 swimming pools

  • More than 200 program sites

Where you’ll work…

You’ll be based out of one off the branches that offers programs ranging from health and wellness, to family programs, to child care, to aquatics (access is a staff benefit - swim a few laps before work, take a yoga class, do some laps on the track before you go home, if you like!). SpecificallytheSeattle Y offers programsthroughout the greater Seattle area, requiring transport of participants to the programs located in community parks, schools and other community buildings.

The Seattle Y offers a competitive pay range and part time or full time benefit packages, as eligible.

If this sounds like an organization you'd like to work for, read on!

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing…

Every day hundreds of children participate in fun and engaging YMCA programs.Be part of an amazing team of staff focused on teaching teamwork and social skills, and support children as they grow and learn.

  1. Transports children to and from program activities and site(s).

  2. Makes daily safety inspections of vehicle.

  3. Reports to supervisor any conditions on vehicle in need attention or correction.

  4. Oversees conduct of children on vehicle.

  5. Follows all driver guidelines and standards.

  6. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.

  7. May supervise a group of program participants.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you are excited to spend your days impacting the lives of children. You are comfortable with individual and groups of children, can talk to and partner with parents and other adults.

Qualifications

You are 22 years of age or older and should have:

  1. Current state approved first aid certification.
    1. Current state approved CPR certification.
    1. TB test by the Mantoux method.**
  1. HIV/AIDS training certification.
    1. Current Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL), with class B Passenger endorsement and Air Brake Restrictions Removed for 66-passenger buses.
  1. Driving record which meets or exceeds YMCA standards.

  2. Four years or more general driving experience, with bus driving experience preferred.

  3. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

  • At hire or earliest possible training.

** Prior to beginning duties.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y Team if you:

  • Thrive in a youth centered environment where all children feel that they belong

  • Are adaptable & flexible, and like that every day is a little different

  • Are excited to see youth grow and thrive

  • Truly enjoy being of service to others

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to recruiting@seattleymca.org or the HR department at 206.382.5082.

MISSION STATEMENT

Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.

OUR VALUES

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Eastsound

Posted Date 1 week ago (6/4/2021 4:00 PM)

ID 2021-12034

Type On-Call

# of Openings 1

Location YMCA Camp Orkila

Category Building/Maintenance

Address 484 Camp Orkila Rd

Minimum compensation USD $16.69/Hr.

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