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School Bus Driver Job

Full time Re-Advertisement @Staffrite in Academics , in Driver
  • Nairobi Area, Kenya View on Map
  • Post Date : January 24, 2024
  • Salary: Ksh37,000.00 - Ksh40,000.00 / Monthly
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  • Job ID 25588
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Job Description

Gross Salary: Ksh 40,000

Open Positions: 2

Location: Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya.

Overview:

We are seeking a service-oriented and experienced School Bus Driver to join our team. The ideal candidate should possess exceptional communication skills in English, hold a valid driver’s license specifically for operating school buses, and have a minimum of 5 years of relevant driving experience. The primary responsibility of this role is to transport students to and from school safely while maintaining a secure and comfortable environment. Preferred qualifications include prior experience as a school bus driver, familiarity with international schools and working with children, extensive knowledge of Nairobi’s traffic routes, and a commitment to safety and security measures.

Responsibilities:

  1. Safe Transportation: Safely transport students to and from school, ensuring strict adherence to traffic rules and safety protocols.
  2. Communication: Maintain clear and effective communication with school staff, parents, and students to provide updates and ensure a smooth transportation process.
  3. International School Experience: Utilize prior experience working in an international school environment to understand and meet the needs of diverse students and their families.
  4. Local Knowledge: Demonstrate excellent knowledge of Nairobi’s traffic patterns, alternative routes, and local areas to optimize travel time and avoid congestion.
  5. First Aid and Safety: Possess certification or training in First Aid to promptly respond to emergencies, prioritize student safety, and address medical situations effectively.
  6. Vehicle Maintenance: Conduct regular inspections and basic maintenance of buses and vehicles to ensure they are in optimal working condition and report any issues promptly.
  7. Security Measures: Implement and enforce security measures on buses to maintain a safe environment for all students during transit.
  8. Problem Solving: Exhibit strong problem-solving skills to address unexpected situations and emergencies effectively.
  9. Punctuality and Reliability: Maintain punctuality and reliability in transporting students, following a consistent schedule, and being available for additional assignments as needed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant driving experience.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Valid driver’s license specifically for operating school buses (not just PSV).
  • Preferred experience as a school bus driver.
  • Experience working in international schools and with children.
  • Extensive local knowledge of Nairobi’s traffic and areas.
  • Certification or training in First Aid.
  • Strong understanding of security and safety measures.
  • Proficiency in vehicle maintenance.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Punctual and reliable work ethic.

How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject(School Bus Driver Job) to vacancies@staffrite.co.ke before 1st February 2024.

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