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Marth O'Bryan Center

Part Time Bus Driver – Nashville

Marth O'Bryan Center


Job Summary



The Martha O’Bryan Center is a creative activist ministry serving over 9,000 people each year through early learning education, youth development, Work Ready job placement, family resource center community services, and East End Prep K-5 charter school.


On a foundation of Christian faith, the Martha O’Bryan Center empowers children, youth, and adults in poverty to transform their lives through work, education, employment and fellowship

Job Responsibilities


  • Ensures the safety and well-being of children and adults being transported to and from the program and on field trips.
  • Completes a comprehensive inspection of the bus prior to use, reporting any conditions of concern to the Director of Operations, or delegated staff person, before transporting children.
  • Ensures that the bus always has sufficient fuel.
  • Operates bus in such a way that road and safety regulations are always followed; reports any traffic violations to the Director immediately.
  • Follows safe bus loading and unloading procedures.
  • Follows procedures to guarantee no child is left alone on bus without adult supervision at any time, including insuring all children have departed bus at the end of all bus routes (morning, evening and during field trips or other special trips).
  • Keeps the bus clean and free of debris; follows other bus cleaning procedures.
  • Routinely inventories bus emergency and first aid supplies and equipment, reports needs to the Director, or delegated staff person.
  • In case of accidents/emergencies, evacuates children according to procedures.
  • In the event of an accident, assures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes a written accident report as required by delegate’s procedure and other authorities.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by a person in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties that may be performed in such a position.



Possess a current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), hold a current School Bus Driver’s Permit, and be certified in First Aid and CPR for all age groups transported.


Successful experience as a School Bus Driver preferred. Knowledge of the challenges and strengths of low-income and migrant families. Effective oral and written communication skills commensurate with the responsibilities of the position are required.


Ability to pass an annual Tennessee School Bus Driver’s physical which includes a tuberculosis test and drug test. Must be able to comply with background check, including fingerprints, as required by the agency and/or TN Licensing Agency. Regular access to a reliable vehicle; have a valid TN driver’s license and vehicle insurance. Ability to present a positive image of the organization to members of the community. Visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if needed. Must be free of communicable diseases and breathing impairments. Manual dexterity sufficient to

operate the bus, conduct pre-trip inspections, and clean the bus. Must have effective organizational, problem solving, and time management skills. Ability to learn and comprehend information from Procedures Manuals and other materials. Ability to comprehend and follow traffic signs required. Must be able to physically move through the bus, center and classrooms. Ability to lift 55 pounds is required. Ability to perform responsibilities under pressure and in cases of accidents or other emergencies. Successful experience working as an effective member of a team desirable. Experience successfully working with a culturally diverse staff & clients also desirable.


Risk involved with travel on main highway, side streets and rural roads during business travel, including evenings and weekends. This job involves sitting for long periods as well as stooping, squatting, lifting, carrying, pushing and climbing. Able to work a flexible schedule. Must be able to travel, enter, and exit a vehicle without assistance and withstand exposure to adverse weather conditions. Random drug tests may be performed.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines for selection purposes; alternative qualifications may be substituted if sufficient to perform the duties.

Additional Information


This is not a benefits eligible position.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: March 29, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Transportation