Shuttle/Mini Bus Driver
Job Details
Part Time
High School
$17.00 - $20.09 Hourly

The Shuttle/Mini Bus Driver will drive Water of Life vehicles to transport guests from remote parking lots in mini buses/shuttles along city streets and in trams within designated parking locations. Shuttle/Mini Bus Drivers are responsible for practicing safe driving techniques and passenger safety. They maintain the cleanliness of the interior of vehicles during operation and ensure the vehicles are operating efficiently and safely. They complete driver's worksheets throughout and at end of shift, and perform related duties as required. Shuttles operate during service times for Water of Life Community Church, including but not limited to Saturday night, Sunday morning, Sunday evening, & weeknights. Shifts are 2-hour minimum assignments (evening services), with Sunday morning shifts of 4-6-hours. Drivers will be scheduled for up to 20 hours per week; typical schedules will be under 10 hours in any given week with assignments rotated to provide preferred one week on, one week off rotations.

  • License and Certification Requirements: License and Certification Requirements: A valid California Class B Driver's License with Passenger Endorsement OR a valid California Commercial Class A Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement. Clean driving record with no more than 2 points. (If you do not have a Class B with Passenger Endorsement, you may get the handbook for the written test at your local DMV office. After you pass the test and receive your permit, you may work with our licensed shuttle drivers to gain experience in driving a shuttle. When you are ready to take your driving test, one of our drivers will go with you so that you can use one of our shuttles for the test.)
  • Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of experience driving a para-transit bus, minibus, or van in a transportation program, preferred.
  • Clean Driving Record: Prior to hire you must provide a copy of your DMV printout (MVR) no more than thirty (30) days old and with no more than two (2) points on your record.
  • Medical Certificate: Valid Medical Certificate, or the ability to obtain this prior to hire.
  • Age: Due to insurance restrictions, drivers must be at least 25 years of age.
  • Knowledge of: The California Motor Vehicle Code and traffic regulations; methods, materials, and equipment used in commercial vehicular transport; safe driving and work practices.
  • Ability to: Safely operate a passenger mini-bus / shuttle (mandatory) and tram (desirable); assist passengers on and off the vehicle; deal effectively and courteously with those riding the vehicles; follow and carry out oral and written instructions; complete daily log sheet data; correctly read and interpret a Thomas Brothers Guide map book; and use a two-way radio.
  • Spiritual Abilities: Maintain confidentiality, resolve issues according to Matthew 18 and submit to Water of Life structure according to Exodus 18; aspire to be a Christian role model in accordance with 1 Timothy, chapter 3; maintain a consistent relationship with God and demonstrate a strong and growing walk with Christ and live a Biblical lifestyle that honors Christ; be a regular financial contributor to the church; have a personal commitment to the ideals, values and mission of WOL; and be or become a Member at Water of Life Community Church and regularly attend its weekend services.
  • Physical Abilities: Continuous sitting; able to see and hear within normal ranges; able to hear sirens while driving and communicating with passengers; able to administer good hand and foot controls while driving.
  • Environmental Conditions: Exposure to traffic noise, gas fumes while fueling, vibration of the steering wheel and to extremes in temperature depending on the weather.
  • California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Pull Notice System: An incumbent appointed to this position is subject to enrollment in the California DMV Pull Notice Program. The Pull Notice program provides information on the incumbents driving record and Drivers License status on a periodic basis to Water of Life Community Church. An employee assigned a church vehicle must acknowledge receipt and understanding of church Regulations covering the use of church vehicles.

NOTE: In compliance with Federal regulations under the Department of Transportation (DOT), candidates for transportation positions will be required to pass an alcohol and drug tests prior to employment.

If hired as a Shuttle/Mini Bus Driver, drug and alcohol testing will be administered as follows:

  • post accident;
  • reasonable suspicion;
  • random testing under the DOT;
  • return to work; and follow up testing.