School Bus Driver

Eskimo Point Lumber Supply - Rankin Inlet, NU (30+ days ago)

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Eskimo Point Lumber Supply is currently looking for a School Bus Driver to join their team in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut!

The School Bus Driver is responsible for safely transporting students to and from school, field trips, and other activities while following a set route. Essential work duties of a Bus Driver, while collaborating with the Bus Monitor are, assisting students with getting on and off the bus when needed, verifying permissions for students who have alternate transportation, obeying all traffic laws, performing daily vehicle safety inspections, maintaining cleanliness of the bus, and communicating clearly and effectively with all students, school employees, collogues, and reporting any disciplinary problems to the school district or to the parents.

This is a part-time, seasonal employment that is located in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely drive students to and from school following a set route
  • Perform daily vehicle safety inspections
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with students, school employees and collogues, notifying your supervisor of any concerns or incidents as required
  • Maintain cleanliness on the interior of the bus
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Assist students with getting on and off the bus when needed
  • Verify permissions for students who have alternate transportation

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of driving experience required
  • Hold a valid Class 2 driver’s license with School Bus Endorsement and a clean driving record
  • Cultural awareness and understanding of work in the Canadian Arctic is an asset
  • Good English verbal and written communication skills with ability to read and comprehend instructions/information
  • Ability to carry out assigned route on time
  • Minimum of two (2) years working with students and/or children preferred
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills and customer service ability
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Must have a strong work ethic, be reliable with a positive team attitude
  • Willing and able to pass the required background and vulnerable sector clearance checks

Start Date: Approximately August 2020

Starting Wage: $30.00 per hour

Employment Status: Seasonal; Part-Time

Working Hours:

Your work schedule will be variable based on the operational needs of EPLS. You may be required to work extended hours based on business and/or customer needs thus time flexibility will be essential in this role.

Work Location: Rankin Inlet, Nunavut

How to Apply:

If you believe you can make a strong contribution to our organization, interested parties may submit their resume and copy of driver’s license by email to our hr email address or by visiting our careers page at https://www.eskimopointlumber.com/careers/.

About Us:

Eskimo Point Lumber Supply is a Nunavut based retailer and distributor that provides goods and services to the Kivalliq region. Our core values are based on honesty, hard work and service to the community. We are proud to provide support and opportunities to the Inuit communities in which we are based.

Benefits of Working for Us:

  • Starting wage: $30.00 per hour
  • Respectful and family-oriented company with strong values
  • Opportunity to develop skills in a growing company

We thank all candidates for their interest in the position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis which may result in an earlier application deadline.

EPLS hiring policy is to recruit and select the best applicant for employment based on a review of their qualifications, aptitude and skill for the position. EPLS does not discriminate against applicants based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has

Application deadline: 2020-08-01

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $30.00 /hour

Experience:

  • driving: 3 years (Required)
  • working with students and/or children : 2 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Rankin Inlet, NU (Required)

Licence:

  • Class 2 Drivers License with School Bus Endorsement (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No