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SAI Van Driver

Emmanuel Baptist Church 467 N. White Road, San Jose Ca 95127





Program hours

Monday thru Friday 7:30am-9:00am or 2:30pm-4:00pm (July1-Aug 2)

About the Role

The van driver provides door-to-door service for students in our program. They keep simple records, maintain the van in a clean, safe, and orderly condition and perform other related work as required while adhering to agency union and state safety regulations.

  • Ensures passengers are picked up and  transported to/from the center in a safe and timely manner

  • Plans and/or cooperates in establishing schedules; follows established schedules; adjusts schedules to meet unanticipated changes; determines the safest and most efficient pick up and drop off routes

  • Assists passengers on and off the van in a safe and courteous manner, providing door to door service

  • Reports any client issues immediately to the Driver Supervisor and/or scheduler

  • Performs pre-trip procedures, including inspecting the van and maintaining it in a clean, orderly, and safe condition; reports the need for maintenance or servicing

  • Operates the van in a safe and courteous manner, following California driving laws and regulations, including seat belt regulations and cell phone regulations

  • Maintains standard records such as logs of passengers driven, miles driven, and gasoline purchased

  • Submits all paperwork regularly as required

  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with other agency staff members and others in regular contact with the program

  • Work cooperatively with co-workers and others contacted in the course of the work

  • Communicates effectively and respectfully with people from different racial, ethnic and cultural groups and from different backgrounds and lifestyles; demonstrates a knowledge of and sensitivity to their needs

  • Typical hours of work are Monday thru Friday, 7:30am-9:00am for pickup and 2:30pm-4:00pm for drop-off, however some special events with different shifts may be required

Additional Details

  • Submit a resume and supporting documents

  • Complete an online application

  • Possess a valid California Driver's License

  • Submit to a current K-4 DMV printout

  • Submit to and pass a background check(no cost)

  • Submit Health Certificate with Negative TB Test (from a physician)

  • Attend a 1 hour virtual orientation

  • Complete a W9

  • This is a safety sensitive position

  • Capable of safely driving a large passenger van

  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License

  • Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record as demonstrated by current K-4 DMV printout

  • Must be cleared by the Department of Justice through fingerprinting and background check

  • Must qualify to be insured with the agency vehicle insurance carrier

  • Must have reliable transportation to worksites

  • Ability to determine safe and efficient routes to be driven and read street maps

  • Following oral and written directions

  • Communicating effectively with and being sensitive to the needs of the passenger population served

  • In accordance with US Department of Transportation requirements, must pass a pre-employment drug screening test and comply with periodic testing for drug use and alcohol misuse

  • Must speak English

Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience driving passenger vans

  • Experience working with school age students

  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with people from diverse racial/cultural/socioeconomic backgrounds

About the Company

CSU Summer Algebra Institute (SAI), is a FREE five week study designed by California State University to improve college readiness in the area of mathematics. This is a limited opportunity for a select few students and the only host site in the entire Silicon Valley area able to offer this with a direct link to the CSU Chancellor's office. The Summer Algebra Institute program aligns with CSU’s ambitious Graduation Initiative 2025 goals that aim to increase graduation rates for all CSU students while eliminating equity gaps. We work in conjunction with them to bring this amazing summer program to families in our community.

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