Van Driver (Part-Time Positions)

Catherine Hershey School | Hershey, PA

Posted Date 11/18/2023

Van Driver (Part-Time Positions)

CHS Hershey - Hershey, PA


The CHS Hershey Center Van Driver is an individual passionate about child safety. The Driver and a Teacher on the van are responsible for ensuring that children are transported to and from the Hershey Center safely. The Driver reports to the School Operations Manager and provides a report for them on risks and issues. This individual will ensure that the vehicle is safe and clean for children and will ensure they are taken to and from their destination. The Driver will adjust car seats and/or booster seats and ensure they are routinely inspected to maintain proper safety standards. Starting pay rate is approximately $15.00 per hour, based on experience.


  • Driving children under 5 years old to and from the Hershey Center along with a teacher or van monitor
  • Being punctual in arrivals and departures
  • Performing Center Vehicle evacuation drills as scheduled
  • Keeping vehicles clean inside and outside at all times
  • Maintaining a safe environment for children while transporting them by following rules, laws, and regulations
  • Creating a positive environment during transportation in accordance with proper vehicle conduct guidelines
  • Discharging children to an appropriate representative during drop-off
  • Attending in-service trainings and staff meetings as required
  • Ensuring up to date certifications, licenses, and paperwork as required by CHS, PA, and the DMV
  • Maintaining basic knowledge of vehicle operation and maintenance
  • Conducting vehicle safety inspections using the Center Driver's daily inspection form
  • Keeping driver logs current as needed
  • Completing activity logs
  • Exhibiting positive relations towards children and faculty when responding to questions and communications
  • Other duties as assigned (to include food/supply transportation, receiving/storing of goods, etc.)


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications or be able to get certified upon hire
  • Valid PA Driver's license
  • Recertification on CPS Certification is required every two (2) years
  • NHTSA Certification
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Responsible, enthusiastic, and cares about working in a mission-focused organization
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to effectively work with low-income families (preferred)
  • Ability to proactively identify problems and implement solutions
  • Willingness to be held accountable and receive feedback
  • Commitment to the mission and values of CHS and MHS and demonstrated high degree of integrity as all MHS and CHS staff are considered to be role models for children
  • U.S. work authorization and successful completion of pre-employment background checks and clearances

Who we are and what we’re looking for

At CHS, we are leaders passionate about early childhood education and community betterment. Our work is driven by the desire to endow children with the resources for educational and physical well-being, while supporting and empowering their families. We listen to the needs of our diverse community and adapt to give everyone a voice. We hold each-other accountable for bringing our best and most authentic selves to school every day, creating an environment of mutual respect.

We strive to build a team of individuals that is passionate about our mission, brings in new creative ideas, and loves their work. If this sounds like you, we look forward to seeing your application.

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