Bus Driver (CDL Required) – $13/hr

Mayerson JCC - Part Time

Job #18126


Position Summary
Under the supervision of the Meals on Wheels manager: Drives the Meals on Wheels vehicles to specified locations along predetermined routes. Packages and delivers meals, provides transportation as needed and assists with other tasks as assigned. Responsible for the proper completion of all paperwork for the position or the tasks that are being completed on a daily basis.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure prompt delivery of meals
  • Clean and sanitize all Meals on Wheels area including tables and insulated meal bags on a daily basis before packing routes each day
  • Package routes for volunteers and then employees. Pack in thermal blankets or thermal bags with ice packs on the meals
  • Ensure and document that meals are kept in a safe temperature range
  • Greet clients in a pleasant and friendly manner
  • Unpack, put away or heat up meals if requested by the consumer or care manager
  • Contact the supervisor if anything is out of the ordinary
  • Maintain and return all paperwork including but not limited to route sheets, temperature sheets, menus, mileage logs, client payments or donations and any unclaimed meals to the center and notify supervisor if unable to deliver all assigned meals
  • Provide transportation only to members as assigned by the Meals on Wheels or Transportation Manager
  • Keep vehicles in good condition, documenting the pre-trip inspection and keeping ample gas, tire pressure and all fluids before driving, keeping the vehicle clean inside and out and turn in all vehicle paperwork to the Transportation supervisor.
  • Report any non-routine observations, problems or malfunctioning equipment to management immediately.
  • Make sure all fire extinguisher, first aid boxes and emergency triangles are on the van at all times
  • Any damage to the van due to neglect of vehicle maintenance could result in drive being responsible for 50% of the repair cost.
  • Lock van when not in use and leave keys and phones are to be left and locked up in the office after work is finished.
  • In the event of an emergency, call the supervisor. Should the emergency be a medical problem and require immediate help, call 911 first for the life squad, police or fire department and then the JCC and inform the supervisor or manager.
  • All accidents shall be reported to the police and then the manager. There should be a complete exchange of information between drivers. If any injuries are reported, call 911 first and arrangements should be made with the JCC Senior Center office to transport the remaining passengers to their destinations. If the vehicle is inoperable it should be left on the side of the road with the emergency triangles and flares visible and inform the Transportation Manager to make arrangements for retrieval. Fill out and turn in a JCC accident report to the Meals on Wheels or Transportation Manager.
Traffic Laws and Regulations
  • Driver conforms to all federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial vehicle for passenger use.
  • The driver is responsible for the lawful and safe driving of the vehicles. Any traffic violations accrued will be paid by the driver.
  • Responsible for the safety of the clients including time and temperature control of the meals
  • No smoking or loud music in the vehicles
  • Cellular phone are to remain on at all times during the work hours for official JCC business only. Any non-official use could result in disciplinary action.
  • Serve as backup to other drivers
  • Assist with other duties as needed (office work and any other JCC business)
  • Must maintain excellent hygiene including clean clothes, hands, fingernails and appearance.
Other Duties may include the following:
  • Operates a 25-passenger bus or its equivalent in size and/or load capacity to transport persons to and from specified destinations, as directed.
  • Drivers must assist all passengers on and off vehicle safely, making sure everyone is properly wearing seat belts.
  • Make sure the vehicle has ample gas, oil and antifreeze before driving. Once a month check engine oil, brake fluid, engine coolant, power steering, windshield washer check battery, fan alternator, heater hose, radiator, no leaks under vehicle.
  • Driver conforms to all federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial vehicle for passenger use.
  • The driver is responsible for the lawful and safe driving of the vehicle.
  • Maintain daily logs of the routing sheets, passengers’ signatures, and mileage log.
  • May serve as backup to other drivers.
  • Assist with duties as needed (ex. meals on wheels, office work & any other JCC business).
  • 15hrs (3 days) a week that could grow to 24hrs/week.


  • Valid Ohio Driver License, current automobile insurance and a clean DMV record
  • Valid CDL (Commercial Drivers License) with Class B passenger endorsement preferred
  • Ability to perform minor or routine maintenance (such as changing wiper blades or flat tires) on small commercial vehicles, and to identify vehicle problems and malfunctions
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle.
  • Ability to read and write with good communication skills and the ability to relate with seniors an staff
  • Be a team player and have a pleasant and cooperative attitude
  • Ability to cope under pressure and with emergency situations
  • Ability to follow established procedures
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 45 pounds.
  • Be able to pass drug, alcohol and background checks and have a have a doctor provide documentation that you are in good health and able to perform the duties of the position