A Place Called Home,

Transportation Assistant Manager/School Bus Driver

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles

Transportation Coordination
• Review and arrange all transportation paperwork inclusive of driver logs, trip reports, vehicle logs, repair reports and invoices
• File paperwork in CHP Folder for all vehicles that are to be inspected by CHP (School Bus, Youth Van)
• File paperwork in a separate folder for non CHP vehicles (Tundra, Sienna)
• Communicate weekly with partner schools to identify daily release times, update driving schedules, and inform programs of school schedules
• Plan and monitor routing for maximum efficiency
• Communicate any delays or changes in schedule with school partners, Programs Office team members, and any other relevant parties
• Receive and review all transportation requests to determine feasibility based on available resources
• Record mileage on vehicles and provide mileage information to the Accounting department every three months
• Ensure that only approved drivers use APCH vehicles
• Coordinate enrollment with HR Coordinator for staff interested in driving APCH vehicles
• Conduct Defense Driving Training for interested drivers
• Inspect vehicles frequently to ensure compliance with safety standards and maintain maintenance records
• Ensure all paperwork for vehicles are in order and current for CHP inspection

• Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
• Pick up members from schools (school routes Monday -- Friday 1:00pm -- 4:00pm varies based on early release schedules)
• Transport members on field trips (per request -- some evenings and weekends)
• Pick-up in-kind donations as scheduled (Monday -- Friday) or after hour pick-up or deliveries based on business needs
• Ensure students and staff adhere to safe transportation practices
• Report any safety or mechanical concerns to Supervisor
• Ensure vehicles are kept clean (inside and out) and inspected after each trip for every vehicle driven
• Fill vehicles with gas as needed
• Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all times
• All other duties as assigned


The ideal Transportation Coordinator & School Bus Driver will be an individual who carries high personal and professional standards, is high energy by nature, and enjoys partnering with others to achieve successful outcomes. To be successful in this role the Transportation Coordinator & School Bus Driver candidate will focus on achieving excellence of service and performance in the five core competencies identified by the agency: integrity & trust, adaptability, accountability, learning and development and compassion. As a Transportation Coordinator & School Bus Driver the candidate will also be expected to excel in the five Facilities competencies of: Safety, Communication, Prioritizing & Planning, Care and Use of Equipment, Work Quality and Innovation. The candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of our employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to their own ongoing personal and professional development. Our culture encourages individuals to speak up, we respect diversity of thought, and we look to our staff to be candid with concerns and constructive suggestions. Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.

Technical and Performance Skills

• Excellent Communication Skills
• Professionalism
• Customer Service
• Time Management
• Ability to Multi-task
• Flexibility
• Mission-Driven
• Dedicated to excellence
• Detail-Oriented
• Strong Organizational Skills
• Microsoft Office Skills

• 2 Years driving large passenger vehicles (preferably youth population)
• Class B license with Passenger Endorsement and current School Bus Certification
• Defensive driving training preferred with a clear (Excellent) driving record (DMV record required)
• Knowledge of DOT rules and regulations

Physical and Mental Demands
• Able to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth center
• Frequent sitting
• Current medical clearance certificate (as required with Class B license)
• Continual use of vision as required by driving exam
• Lift up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally (donation pick-ups)
• Submit to Drug and Alcohol testing as required by the state

A Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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