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Estimated Pay $21 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Oneonta, New York

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Job Description
Why Job Corps? Imagine a career where your success is measured by the progress of the aspiring young students you serve. You can inspire others to realize their full potential, achieve their goals, and make the most of their abilities at Oneonta Job Corps. Our team is committed to making a difference, one amazing student at a time. We invite you to do the same in this exciting role.

What is Job Corps? It is the country's most extensive nationwide residential career training program and has been operating for over 60 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964.

Oneonta Job Corps offers training in the Medical Trades: Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant, and Medical Administrative Assistant. Automobile Trades: Auto Body Collision and Repair, Auto Mechanics, and Auto Technology. Construction Trades: Tile Setting, Cement Mason, and Electrical. Advanced Trades: Overhead Line Electrical, Rural Underground Distribution, SMART Meter, and Drone Piloting.

Position Available: Substitute (Part-Time) Driver with CDL Passenger Endorsement.

Position Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday 7:30am-4:30pm, and on-call as needed

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible for safely operating the Government Vehicles, to transport students to and from off-center appointments, and other destinations as assigned
  • Check the condition of a vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and safety equipment, to ensure that everything is in good working order
  • Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs, and will comply with all traffic laws, and regulations
  • Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, and/or fuel consumption
  • Assist the Safety/Transportation Supervisor in routine safety duties, which include interactions with the students

We are looking for someone with:

  • Good working knowledge of basic vehicle operation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of vehicle safety practices
  • Experience in inspection and maintenance
  • Knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good decision-making skills
  • The ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • Effective communication skills; both verbal and written
  • The ability to relate to students
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • Fluently reading, writing, and communicating in English
  • Hearing and speaking to express ideas and/or exchange information in person or over the telephone
  • Seeing to read road maps, road signs, labels, posters, documents, PC screens, etc.
  • Sitting, standing, and moving about, or walking for occasional or frequent periods
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment
  • Kneeling, bending at the waist, stooping and reaching overhead
  • Retrieving and storing files and supplies
  • Occasionally carrying and/or lifting light objects

WORKING CONDITIONS: Campus and general office setting. Indoor and outdoor environment. May be subject to irregular work schedules. Driving a vehicle (bus, van, auto) in variable traffic and weather conditions.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: High school graduate or equivalent, and one year experience in driving passenger vehicles. Must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) with endorsement, with an acceptable driving record.

ADA REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose an undue hardship on the company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position.


  • Company Paid Premiums for Medical Coverage for employees only, and reduced rates for Family Coverage
  • Dental, Vision,
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time (2 weeks each which you will accrue as you work
  • 12 Paid Holidays - Thanksgiving and Christmas are two-day holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Additional Life Insurance and other add-ons
  • Free access to our Weight Room and Cardio Rooms, and low-cost meals daily from our dining hall ($3.00 per meal)

Oneonta Job Corps provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

As of September 17, 2023 - Under the NYS DOL Pay Transparency Law, employers are prohibited from retaliating against employees who discuss their compensation with co-workers.

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