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Employer: Butler County
Division: Community Corrections
Job Title: Juvenile Transport Driver
Salary: $15.00 Hourly

Job Description:


10-15 Hours per week


Position Summary: Under the supervision of the supervisor, the juvenile transport driver provides transport services for juvenile clients assigned to the program. This position transports juveniles from one location to another, primarily within the 13th and 18th judicial districts.  in the safest manner possible by means of a County Vehicle. Employee must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.


Examples of Work (Essential Functions):

  • Transports juvenile clients in a safe and courteous manner;
  • Changes destination routes as directed by supervisor;
  • Complies with countywide and department policies and procedures;
  • Follows county safety and operational rules and procedures;
  • Maintains daily trip sheets;
  • Operates all job related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary, or needed in the performance of these job functions;
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary or as required.


Examples of Work (Marginal Functions):

  • None.


Certificate, License: Valid Kansas driver's license. Subject to random drug and alcohol testing.


Required Education and/or Experience: One to three months related experience, High School Diploma or G.E.D. and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary information and skills to perform the job reasonably well after six months in the position.


Preferred Education and/or Experience:  Three to six months related experience, High School Diploma or G.E.D. and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Abilities, Knowledge, Skills:


  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; 
  • Ability to be highly organized;
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations;
  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of communications; conveying detailed or important instructions and information to the general public;
  • Ability to load/unload and secure people in wheelchairs onto vehicles using different types of lifts;
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance;
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; 
  • Ability to write simple correspondence; 
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization;
  • Ability to read and disseminate map and manifest information;
  • Ability to read and interpret a map, speak clearly, hear accurately, and interact courteously with the public;
  • Ability to reliably and predictably carry out duties;
  • Ability to use good judgment in emergency situations;
  • Ability to work with and communicate clearly, accurately, and effectively with people, both in person and by telephone; sensitivity to the needs of elderly and disabled persons;
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance;
  • Knowledge of procedures to follow in the event of an accident;
  • Knowledge of safety operations;
  • Knowledge of streets and roads in Butler County;
  • Knowledge of the demographics of the service area.


Problem Solving: Limited problem solving exists in this position.


Decision Making: Limited decision making exists in this position.


Accountability: Employee is accountable for fares collected throughout work shift. Employee is responsible for daily pre-trip van inspections, trip records, safety of passengers, and the care of vans and related equipment. Employee is responsible for reporting real or suspected problems with vans and related equipment to Transportation Coordinator.


Supervision: Employee does not have supervisory responsibility over subordinate personnel.


Personal Relationships: Continual contact with the general public and service providers; infrequent contact with other county employees.


Working Conditions:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed less than one third of the time to conditions such moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, grasp, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, squat, bend, twist, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Lifting, moving, pushing or pulling up to 10 pounds does generally occur. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.  Physical activity in operating lift and securing riders in wheelchair tie-downs.

Vacancy Number: BU6450118001

Open Date: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 1/23/2018 11:59:59 PM