Community Bus Driver

Apply now Job no: 495278
Work type: Part time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community, Services

Community Bus Driver

Permanent Part Time  – 20.5 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday)

Band 3 $60,560 - $65,748 (Pro rata) + super 

The Community Transport Team provides a specialised bus service to the vulnerable community in the City of Yarra. Our clients are people who are 65 years and above and/or people with a disability who need that extra assistance due to their mobility to access group activities or local shopping centres which will keep them living independently in their home.

We are looking for a dynamic and caring person to join our team to drive the community bus. The right candidate will hold a light rigid license or above and have experience working with aged and/or people with a disability. The candidate will need to be comfortable driving a 24 seater bus in the streets of Richmond and providing support to clients who use walking frames or are on wheelchairs.

The right candidate will show the ability to relate to and have an understanding of issues facing older clients and people with a disability in the community. Working in a team among other bus drivers and other Aged and Disability staff the candidate will participate in team discussion to improve the quality of service keeping safety in mind.

As a community bus driver you will be part of a team making a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable community members in Yarra. This rewarding position offers career development and advancement which includes on the job training such as manual handling, defensive driving course and opportunities to work in other units in the community programs team. You will be supported to grow in the job and your input will be valued in shaping forthcoming changes to the service.

Yarra city council is an exciting flexible progressive Organisation. We pride ourselves on an inclusive culture, continual progression and development of staff. We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives and continually improve service to the community.

For further information see the position description or contact Kevin Appadu, Community Transport Team Leader on 9205 5211. 

Download File 704314 - Community Transport Driver - Position Description.pdf

Applications close on 25 MAY 2022.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, and a evidence of full COvid-19 vaccination prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More

Existing Applicant login

Subscribe to Job Alerts

Job Search

Enter your search terms in the field below or tick the relevant check boxes to narrow your search.

Work type



Work type