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Bus Driver | C&K Mackay Children & Family Centre

Mackay & Coalfields

Bus Driver | C&K Mackay Children & Family Centre

  • 493908
  • Mackay & Coalfields
  • Bus Driver
  • Permanent Part Time

Bus Driver – C&K Mackay Children & Family Centre


  • Permanent Part Time position
  • 24 hours per week; 5 days a week
  • Morning and afternoon shifts
  • Fantastic opportunity to work with the community

About Mackay Children and Family Centre

The Mackay Children and Family Centre is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service which provides access to integrated early childhood education and care, parenting and family support and child maternal health services. The centre incorporates a Long Day Care Centre and a Hub, that are designed to work together as an integrated unit. The MCFC Hub provides many programs and services to support the wider community.

About the opportunity

The primary purpose for this role is the safe drop off and pick up of the children to and from their homes to the Mackay Children and Family Center in the morning and afternoons. You will also be required to assist with setting up and cleaning of the bus, and maintenance. You will be completing paperwork and organising bookings of children and families from this Centre.

The bus is a 11-seater which provides transport of ages 3-5. This position is more than just a bus driver for the service, great opportunities within the Centre to be involved with the local children and families of Mackay.

This is a spilt shift position that requires you to work mornings and afternoons.

You will be working 5 days, 24 hours a week, working 4 hours every Monday, Wednesday & Friday and 6 hours every Tuesday & Thursday. 2-3 hours in the morning before day care starts (7.30 am to 9.30/ 10.30 am) and 2-3 hours in the afternoon once day care ends (1.30/2.30 pm to 4.30 pm).

Ideal applicants will have:

  • Clean Open Driver's License
  • Certificate lll in Early Childhood or higher or enrolled and actively working towards one would be highly desirable, but not essential.
  • Local area knowledge
  • Time management and organisational skills essential
  • Ability to relate and be approachable to families and children
  • Experience driving a 11-seater or more bus, desirable 
  • Current Paid Blue Card (or willing to obtain one)
  • Up to date First Aid, CPR, Asthma and Anaphylaxis Certificate/s
  • Experience working with children desirable
  • Availability to be flexible for split shifts over the 5-day week
  • Ability to commit to working 12 months in this role is essential

About C&K:

C&K is proud to be the largest and longest established provider of community based early childhood education and care services in Queensland. Working at C&K you have access to many benefits which include, but not limited to, above award wages, salary packaging options, priority access to child care and kindergarten centres and study through our C&K College.

C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Please be aware that the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Workers in a high-risk setting Direction requires all workers who enter, work in, or provide services in an early childhood education and care setting to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  This Direction applies to C&K. 

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. C&K reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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