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Drivers

The Driver shall be responsible and accountable for the execution of daily transportation of students and the mechanical maintenance of the Nova Pioneer’s fleet of motor vehicles.
Directly reports to the Transport Manager

Responsibilities

·         Operate the school motor vehicle in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

·         Ensure that “door to door” policy for dropping and picking of pupils is maintained.
·         Follow planned route on a time schedule
·         Work together with the bus assistant in maintaining order in the bus.
·         Report and document any vehicle defect on daily basis.
·         Observe speed limits and all other road signs
·         Fuel allocated vehicle as per fueling schedule.
·         Drive pupils to educational trips, sports activities and any other school activity in a safe manner.
·         Document actual mileage, timings and destination in the vehicle movement book before commencement of any trip.
·         Undertake daily routine checks for tyres, oil, radiator coolant and lights.
·         Ensure the allocated school motor vehicle is kept clean on daily basis.
·         Notify Transport Manager of any accident/incident immediately.
·         Notify Transport Manager of any delay, route diversion and riots.
·         Follow Emergency policy when involved in emergencies or accident.
·         Ensure the school motor vehicle is safely and securely parked on campus and when on trips.
·         Ensure that all pupils on route are on board before journey start.
·         Ensure all on board are aware of rules and responsibilities as passengers
·         Maintain order and discipline in the school motor vehicle.
·         Perform any other duties as assigned on behalf of the organization including running errands, transporting staff and ferrying students to the hospital for emergency cases.
Compliance with Internal Policies, Standards, National Laws & Regulations
·         Adhere to the stipulated standards and conduct outlined by the Nova Pioneer Transport Policy, the Nova Pioneer Employee Handbook and other relevant policies.
·         Ensure that all National and County Legal requirements such as licenses, permits or certificates are met and continually kept current or updated. This includes any motor vehicle licenses, approvals, certificates and permits.
·         Champion & Promote Safety & Best Work Practices
·         Conduct weekly workplace inspection to ascertain adherence to the Workplace Health & Safety Protocols and other relevant standards.
·         Participate and own all Health & Safety initiatives that may be recommended by the Health & Safety Committee or other Organisation or School Leadership organs.
·         Responsibly handle and operate tools, equipment and machinery according to the prescribed manufacturer’s recommendations and safety procedures.
·         Correct unsafe conditions in the work area and promptly report any conditions that are not correctable to the supervisor.
·         Keep the workshop, equipment and tools in a safe operating condition.
Operational Excellence
·         Proactively monitor and report/act on Customer Feedback.
·         Adhere to the Transport Services Safety and Operating Procedures and provide timely feedback.
·         Ensure accurate and timely documentation of all relevant records.
·         Performs other duties as assigned by your Manager from time to time.

Requirements

·         Diploma in Auto-mechanical or electrical engineering from a recognized institution.
·         Knowledge of highway code and school bus regulations.
·         Possess a PSV License.
·         Possess a BCE- Class Driving License for more than 8 years.
·         Must Possess a recent (not older than 6 months) Certificate of Good Conduct.
·         Recommendation from 3 previous employers.
·         Minimum 2 years’ experience with school bus transportation.

·         Ability to operate the school bus in a safe and responsible manner.
·         Client service and public interaction skills.
·         Analytical and problem-solving skills.
·         Effective verbal and listening communications skills.
·         First aid knowledge.
How to Apply 

Bus Assistant

Responsibilities

·         Fully embrace Nova’s values and beliefs and promote them to students, staff, parents and members of the outside community.
·         Work cohesively in a team, being respectful of each person’s contributions and style.
·         Maintain Door to Door Policy for pick-up and drop-off of pupils.
·         Ensure that every pupil is seated and using seat-belt before commencement of every journey.
·         Attend staff meetings that arise throughout the school year.
·         Accompany, assist and supervise pupils as they board/alight the bus and hand them to the designated guardian.
·         Advise the Transport Manager of any improvement involving pick up and drop off of pupils by observing and tracking route timings.
·         Convey any feedback/comment/enquiry from parents to the Transport Manager.
·         Deliver medication and convey dosage instructions to the school nurse.
·         Ensure that all pupils on route are on-board before commencement of journey.
·         Communicate to Transport Manager and School Dean regarding pupil behaviour.
·         Ensure all on board are aware of rules and responsibilities as passengers.
·         Maintain order and discipline in the school bus.
·         Familiarize with all  School bus routes and timings.
·         Perform any other duties as assigned while not on route.
Safety
·         Supervise use of seatbelts by all pupils.
·         Ensure that pupils don’t drink or eat while the bus is in motion to avoid choking.
·         Ensure that pupils stand only when the bus comes to a complete halt.
·         Take prompt action in times of distress such as accidents, focusing on students’ safety primarily.
·         Follow the emergency procedure and work hand in hand with the driver to administer first aid where necessary.

Qualifications

·         Possess a diploma certificate. ECD will be an added advantage.
·         Ability to work, monitor and assist young children while on the bus.
·         Must Possess a recent (not older than 6 months) Certificate of Good Conduct.
·         Recommendation from 3 previous employers.
·         Minimum 2 years’ experience with school bus transportation.
·         Ability to take care of pupils while on the bus.
·         Client service and public interaction skills.
·         Analytical and problem-solving skills.
·         Effective verbal and listening communications skills.
·         First aid knowledge.
How to Apply

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