Vehicle Assistant FT/PT

Job | Posted a year ago


Position Definition:  The Vehicle Assistant shall have the primary responsibility of assisting the driver in providing safe and courteous transportation of students.
Relationship:  The Vehicle Assistant will be directly responsible to the Transportation Supervisor.

  • Valid driver’s license, preferred.
  • Experience working with children, preferred.
  • Ability to utilize technology effectively, including, but not limited to, internet and email.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain complete confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated by patience, understanding, and congeniality.
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to complete tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Attends work regularly at assigned work hours subject to lawful leave rights and responsibilities.
  • Proficient data collection and entry skills.
  • Demonstrates the skills to provide the highest level of customer service, with patience and knowledge of the department’s services
  • Must be able to physically assist students entering and exiting the vehicle.
  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, lift, reach, and communicate (vision, hearing, and speech) to effectively carry out functions, duties, and responsibilities. 
  • Ability to independently ambulate in and around work areas.
  • Ability to travel to and from assigned work locations without employer support.
  • Ability to exhibit appropriate manual dexterity to effectively carry out functions, duties, and responsibilities.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time (3 hours).
  • Must be able to push and pull wheelchairs safely and attach wheelchairs safely to vehicles for transportation to and from assigned schools.
Authority:  The Vehicle Assistant will have the authority to perform all functions listed below in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Functions/Duties/Responsibilities:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function/duty/responsibility at acceptable standards. In accordance with both state and/or federal law, reasonable accommodations will be considered upon employee request.
  • Cordially greets students upon arrival at vehicle.
  • Assists students entering and exiting the vehicle.

Posted By

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit


At the following locations

Trans Transportation Building

4850 West Mountain View Drive , Walnutport, PA 18088

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $16,365

% ELL Students

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.21

% IEP Students

State Average: 18%



State Average: 302