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Employment

Equal Opportunity and ADA Policy

Jackson County Civic Action Committee, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at JCCAC are extended regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or other classes, characteristics, or preferences protected by law.

JCCAC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The ADA ensures the disabled equity in employment and treatment in all JCCAC programs or activities. The non-discrimination requirements can be viewed at The Department of Justice ADA. Persons needing assistance viewing this information may contact the Human Resources Administrative Coordinator.

Open Positions

Visit our Job Applications page for full instruction on applying for positions with Jackson County Civic Action Committee, Inc.

Please, be aware that positions will close after 30 days from posting.
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Head-Start Bus Driver (posted Aug, 28)

Position Description:
The Head Start Bus Driver is responsible for transporting pre-school aged children for field trips and between their residences/bus stops and center locations within established routes. The Head Start Bus Driver will maintain a safe and healthy environment, keeping daily vehicle utilization reports; utilizing all safety devices, such as boarding stools and seat belts to insure complete safety of passengers; keeping vehicle clean, sanitized and in safe operating condition.

Qualifications:

  • GED or High School Diploma;
  • Commercial driver license Class C or greater with Passenger, School;
  • Bus endorsements and MS School Bus Certification;
  • Current DOT Medical Certification;
  • Good driving record, insurable by agency vehicle insurance provider;
  • Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy, Mississippi childcare licensure regulations, and the Office of Head Start. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, Child Abuse Central Registry Check, National Criminal History Record Check (Fingerprinting), Sex Offender Registry Check, Immunization Certification (MSDH Form 121), Health Exam, TB Test and Motor Vehicle Records Check.

Wages:
TBA – approximately 20 hours per week

Benefits:
Paid Holidays

Fleet Specialist (posted Aug, 28)

Position Description:
The Fleet Specialist will maintain a fleet of school buses, vans, cars, trucks and other gas/diesel engines as required by local, state, and federal regulations. Will maintain efficient recordkeeping systems of maintenance and purchasing for fleet. Must have and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license with classification A, B, or C w/Passenger and School Bus endorsements.
This position does require work related driving, lifting of 50 lbs. and may require working in unfavorable weather conditions.

Qualifications:

  • The preferred applicant will have some college and substantial knowledge and experience in vehicle preventive maintenance;
  • References and education documentation are required with the application. Additional information may be requested;
  • Good verbal and written communications skills;
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet, and email;
  • Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy. This screening process includes: Health Exam/TB Test, Fingerprinting, References, Drug Screening, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving).

Wages:
$12.50 – 17.78

Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays/Vacation

Head-Start Education Specialist (posted Aug, 28)

Position Description:
Observe classrooms daily to ensure data collection and analysis, provide feedback and demonstrate techniques to improve school readiness outcomes for each child. Supervise teaching staff to ensure classrooms meet Head Start Performance Standards, State childcare regulations, program operating procedures. Develop and implement training plans. This position will require work related driving.

Qualifications:

  • BA degree in Early Childhood Education and at least one year experience working with pre-school children;
  • Supervisory experience preferred;
    NOTE: Transcripts are required with the application. Additional information may be requested on the college credit courses taken and their relevance to early childhood education or child development with a focus on children ages 3 to 5.
  • Physically and mentally able to care for children on a daily basis and in emergency situations;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual English/Spanish skills are highly desirable;
  • Strong organizational skills for managing heavy workload;
  • Strong analytical skills for reading reports and providing accurate feedback to stakeholders regarding data collection and observations;
  • Proficient computer skills, for database management, internet access, email and Outlook calendar;
  • Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy, Mississippi childcare licensure regulations, and the Office of Head Start. This screening process includes: References, Drug Screening, Child Abuse Central Registry Check, National Criminal History Record Check (Finger Printing), Sex Offender Registry Check, Immunization Certification (MSDH Form 121), Health Exam, TB Test, and Motor Vehicle Records Check (for positions that may require work related driving).

Wages:
$37,000 - $42,000

Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays/Vacation

Aging Program Driver (posted Aug, 28)

Position Description:
The Bus Driver is responsible for transporting participants between their residences, program sites, and supportive services within established routes. The Bus Driver will maintain a safe and healthy environment, keeping daily vehicle utilization reports; utilizing all safety devices, such as boarding stools and seat belts to insure complete safety of passengers; keeping vehicle clean, sanitized and in safe operating condition.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older;
  • High School diploma or equivalent GED;
  • Ability to read and write;
  • Ability to drive bus or van with a passenger capacity of 25 maximum;
  • Commercial driver license Class C or greater with Passenger endorsement;
  • Current DOT Medical Certification;
  • Should have general knowledge of street plan for the Jackson County area;
  • Sensitive to working with the elderly clients;
  • Will be required to complete first aid training, CPR certification, and various driver training seminars/workshops as scheduled;
  • Must be insurable by agency vehicle insurance provider;
  • Must be of good moral character and must successfully complete pre-employment screening as dictated by agency policy (References, Drug Screening, and Motor Vehicle Records Check)
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORKING CONDITIONS, AND EQUIPMENT USED WHILE PERFORMING PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Repeatedly getting on and off of vehicle;
    • Driving/handling a 25 passenger bus;
    • Sitting for extended periods of time, unrestricted head and neck movements, reaching, exiting bus from rear emergency door;
    • Bending, lifting ( up to 30 pounds);
    • Assisting elderly clients on and off of bus.

Wages:
$10.00 per hour 38-40 hours per week

Benefits:
Health/401K/Paid Holidays/Vacation


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