Special Needs Transport Attendant | Part-time Permanent

Special Needs Transport Attendant | Part-time Permanent

Act Government | canberra, ACT, AU

Posted 14 days ago

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 Do you want to make a difference to students with a disability in Canberra? Are you energetic, personable, and able to cope in difficult situations? If so, Transport Canberra and City Services want to hear from you.

About you

You’re a genuine people person, who can communicate easily with people from all walks of life. Patient and understanding, you work well in small teams under limited supervision and want to contribute to your local community.

You’ve got experience in working with or caring for people with a disability or the elderly, can stay calm under pressure and respond in an emergency as required. You might be approaching the end of your current career or have many years work experience under your belt and looking to add value in a role that will be both satisfying and provide you with the LIFE|WORK|BALANCE we all crave.

About the role

Special Needs Transport (SNT) is responsible for providing school transport for students with disability to and from ACT public schools each day. SNT Attendants provide support to the driver while the bus is in transit and assists with the loading and unloading of students and other passengers

Working Monday – Friday (no public holidays) on scheduled services, Attendants work split shifts (morning and afternoon) to meet the school delivery and collection schedule. We have various casual and part time positions available.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/ Other requirements:

  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate including CPR or ability to obtain.
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -
  • Notes: This position is part-time at (25:00) hours per week and the full-time salary noted above will be pro-rata. In addition, there are multiple casual positions available. A merit list of suitable applicants will be created to fill part time vacancies should they become available over the next 12 months.