Secondary School Bus Driver

Henvey Inlet First Nation is currently seeking a Secondary School Bus Driver to join our Administration for a Short Term Contract September 2021 to June 2022. The Secondary School Bus Driver reports to the Education Counsellor and is responsible for transporting students of various ages to and from their homes and respective schools in a timely and safe manner and in accordance with MTO driving regulations, Ontario Traffic Laws and safe driving practices.

This position requires excellent organization, communication and customer service skills.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

The Secondary School Bus Driver will be responsible to:

  • Ensure bus is well-maintained and operational by conducting daily safety checks on both interior and exterior of school bus prior to operating vehicle
  • Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs
  • Safely deliver Students to and from their homes and schools, following the assigned time schedule
  • Assist Students with boarding or exiting the bus and while crossing the street as needed
  • Adhere to and enforce bus safety rules and standards
  • Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner
  • Resolve any conflicts in a positive, respectful and proactive manner
  • Complete an Ontario School Bus Inspection Log Book and Drivers Time Log Book on a daily basis
  • Fuel the bus at HIFN Gas Bar as required, notifying Gas Bar attendant which bus they are fueling to ensure the correct account is charged
  • Transport Busses to maintenance and service appointments as required
  • Cleaning the interior of the bus daily and restocking bus supplies when necessary
  • Regularly report on the operations of daily runs to Education Counsellor
  • Be available by phone at all times during the school day
  • Be informed on protocols for the bus's ability to transport students when weather or safety conditions are a concern
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time-to-time by the Supervisor, Chief and Council or the Director of Finance/Administration

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Valid Ontario Class B or E Driver's License
  • Clear Drivers Abstract
  • Clear CPIC- Vulnerable Sector Police Check
  • Current First Aid and CPR Level C
  • Previous School Bus driver experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Highway Traffic Act and school bus regulations
  • Knowledge of First Nation Customs, traditions, and language as asset
  • Excellent Driving skills and habits
  • Ability to remain attentive when faced with distractions
  • Excellent customer service and written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organization and time-management skills
  • High level of personal integrity and accountability

HOURS OF WORK
Full-Time – 40 hrs/week

REMUNERATION
Based on experience

START DATE
September 7, 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Posted until Filled

Those interested in applying should submit their resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Henvey Inlet First Nation – Human Resources
295 Pickerel River Rd.
Pickerel, ON P0G 1J0
Tel: (705) 857-2331
Fax: (705) 857-3021
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Henvey Inlet First Nation gives preference to all qualified First Nations people in accordance with Section 24(1) (a) of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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