Bus Driver - Shannon Oaks
From the moment you step onto your bus, it's clear that you make the ideal companion for every journey. With a strong sense of self-motivation and a result-oriented approach, you thrive even in situations where minimal supervision is provided. Your dedication to achieving high levels of individual and team performance is truly commendable. One of your greatest strengths lies in your exceptional interpersonal skills and effective communication. You greet each resident with a warm smile and take the time to listen attentively to their stories and concerns. It's not just the words you choose but the genuine empathy you convey that makes passengers feel understood and valued. Whenever unexpected challenges arise, your problem-solving skills come to the forefront. You remain calm and composed, swiftly finding solutions that ensure the safety and well-being of all the residents. With your impeccable time management skills, you effortlessly juggle multiple tasks, effectively establishing priorities and organizing your workload. Your commitment to safety is unwavering. You meticulously follow safe driving regulations, ensuring that every resident reaches their destination securely. Your expertise in operating the bus and related equipment, including wheelchair ramps and lifts, allows you to provide a seamless and comfortable experience for all passengers. Even in the face of unforeseen circumstances, you remain calm and resourceful, never compromising on the well-being of those under your care. Not only are you skilled in the technical aspects of your role, but you also possess a deep understanding of the aging process, cognitive function, and various disease processes associated with aging. Your knowledge enables you to adapt your approach, providing personalized care and assistance to residents with varying diagnoses. You embrace the wellness model of care and service philosophy, striving to normalize and enhance the lives of the residents while empowering them to maintain their independence. You're not just a bus driver; you're a caring and compassionate companion, dedicated to the well-being of the residents he serves. You'll have your valid BC Class IV Driver’s License with a Clean Driver’s Abstract (provided annually) and a current first aid certificate.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Under the supervision of the Administrator, you’ll provide reliable bus service to residents, ensuring their transportation needs are met on campus. You will prioritize safety by carrying out driving responsibilities in a safe manner and following designated schedules. You will also take care of the bus, conducting pre-trip inspections, communicating maintenance issues, and keeping the bus clean. You’ll maintain strict confidentiality, showing respect for residents' privacy, spirit, dignity, and individuality. Adherence to organizational policies and procedures, including health and safety protocols, is a key aspect of the role. You’ll complete the Bus Mileage Log, contribute to establishing a culture of health and safety, and actively encourage safe practices among team members. As an ambassador of Baptist Housing, you;ll model organizational values, exemplify servant leadership by meeting the needs of others, and foster positive relationships with residents, team members, families, and partners. This is a part-time casual position.
Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, supportive housing, home support, and adult day programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We put the wellness of our residents first, in a person-centred approach. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.
ABOUT OUR CITY
Victoria is rated in the top twenty of world cities for quality-of-life. The wild beauty of the Pacific coast and the adventure of the great outdoors are within the city limits and ocean and mountain vistas will follow you wherever you go. This role will service our Shannon Oaks community in Oak Bay and Carey Place in Mt. View Heights.
WHAT YOU RECEIVE
Compensation is $24.20/hr and you'll be welcomed into a warm and supportive work environment where you can thrive both personally and professionally.
HOW TO APPLY
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