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Bus Attendant
Lester B. Pearson HS

Thank you for considering the Ottawa Catholic School Board as a potential Employer. We are looking for enthusiastic and compassionate individuals to join our team. Under the direction of the Principal, the Bus Attendant is responsible for the bus loading and unloading of dependently handicapped children and ensuring their comfort and safety during transportation. The Attendant works closely with school staff and the vehicle driver to assist in safe transfer of the students to and from school. The Attendant maintains an appropriate medical log as required, and performs other duties, as assigned. Bus Attendants must be available to work before and after school on split shifts. There is no guarantee of hours on a daily or weekly basis, as this is dependent on location of the student(s), school and the Attendant. There is no requirement for the Attendant to have access to their own transportation, as the Bus will pick up and drop off the Attendant at their residence.

Qualifications:

  • Secondary School Diploma, in the process of completing the diploma and/or an equivalency
  • Previous experience working with children with exceptionalities would be considered an asset
  • Previous school board experience would be considered an asset
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player and good decision making ability
  • Up to date First Aid and CPR are considered an asset

 

At the completion of a successful interview, you will be required to provide an Original Police Record check for the vulnerable sector.

Schedule: split shifts (morning and afternoon routes) variable hours per day, typically 5 days per week.

Salary: Starting hourly wage is $20.02/hour per hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay. There is also a benefits package available.

Start Date: This is a permanent position starting approximately May 1, 2023.

How to Apply:
Applicants are requires to submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format by 5:00 pm on February 10, 2023.

The OCSB adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices and is committed to an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of our students. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, persons with disabilities, people from gender diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities, as well as others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Interviews:
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, you will receive an email including the interview date/time, location and process details.
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to Tessa Shewen by email at tessa.shewen@ocsb.ca or by phone at 613-224-4455 Ext 3049.

About the Ottawa Catholic School Board

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is located in Ottawa, Ontario. As Canada’s capital city, Ottawa ranks among the world’s most desirable cities to call home. We have a small-town feel with a big-city presence and a population of just over a million people.

The OCSB proudly serves over 45,000 students in 87 schools. We offer an education that respects all faiths’ universal values and is grounded in Catholic principles. We foster innovation to inspire Deep Learning so that all can realize their full potential. We offer a collaborative work environment, fulfilling careers, and the opportunity to make a difference in our students’ lives.

The Ottawa Catholic School Board acknowledges that the land on which our schools are located is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabek Peoples. We extend our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples for their valuable past and present contributions to this land.

Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, (AODA), if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Tessa Shewen in the Human Resources Department via email at tessa.shewen@ocsb.ca prior to the posting closing date so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

 

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