On-Call School Bus Driver

On-Call School Bus Driver

On-Call School Bus Driver
Start as soon as possible

Working at York House School

York House School is a vibrant and close-knit school community where people feel valued, engaged, and connected to the school. All staff contribute towards empowering our students to develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies to succeed in the world beyond our doors. On our path to creating a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future, we share the belief that individuals have inherent rights and deserve to be respected for who they are; that every member of our community belongs here and feels included; that we must treat others with dignity and expect the same in return.

About this Role

We seek a  School Bus Driver with a valid Class 4 driver’s license and with experience driving a School Bus and working with children. The bus driver is responsible for transporting children from school to home, home to school, or for activities or events. The Facilities department oversees the bus driving function.


Vehicle inspection per Transport Canada guidelines
Fueling and cleaning of the fleet; ensure vehicles are cleaned and hygienic
Transport children to and from school in the mornings and afternoons and as required to and from school to attend events or activities
Verify permissions for children who ride home with friends
Maintain a clean and mechanically-sound bus at all times
Obey all traffic laws
Perform inspections of the bus before and after each route, such as checking the bus tires, lights, oil and other basic maintenance
Assist students with getting on and off the bus when required
Before stopping, operate the stop sign and flashing lights on the bus to alert traffic
Pick up and drop off kids at designated locations
Follow a planned route on a time schedule
Help disabled children get on and off the bus
Ensure children stay in their seats at all times
Inform the Director of Facilities of unruly children
Follow safety procedures to make sure they and all kids are safe
Keep passengers informed of possible delays
Listen to alerts about bad weather
Carefully navigate roads and watch for ice, debris, or slippery spots
Report accidents immediately
Call the police during an emergency

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

High school diploma or GED preferred
Current and valid Bus driving license class 4
Clean drivers abstract
Previous bus driving experience required
Demonstrated safety record and knowledge of safe procedures
Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
Able to work a variable schedule as needed
Work collaboratively with effective communication within the facilities department.
Demonstrated polite and respectful interactions with all school community members
English language comprehension level for effective verbal and written communication

Please apply here.

This posting will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Must be able to provide a passed vulnerable sector screening criminal record report. We thank all interested parties; however, only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

About York House School

York House School, located in the heart of Vancouver, is one of Canada’s leading independent schools for girls. Founded in 1932 by seven progressive and insightful women, York House provides an outstanding education for approximately 650 girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. For more information about York House School, please visit our website at www.yorkhouse.ca

To apply for this job please visit yorkhouse.bamboohr.com.

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