The Bus Driver drives students to and from school on a daily basis in a safe, efficient, and economical manner, and to extracurricular events on a non-regular basis.
Pay Range: $14.42 - $16.91 / Per Hour
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
The minimum performance expectations include, but are not limited to, the following functions/tasks:
- To conduct pre-trip inspection of school bus prior to every trip for defects;
- To use established routes and designated bus stops;
- To operate bus on approve time schedule;
- To report bus accidents and student injuries to authorities;
- To instruct riders regarding being responsible passengers;
- To drive with safety of students as first priority;
- To establish favorable working relationships with other drivers, maintenance personnel, teachers, students and principals;
- To demonstrate knowledge of rules/regulations promulgated by local, state and federal authorities;
- To demonstrate knowledge of state laws and local ordinances and;
- To perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Transportation.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma or GED equivalency;
- Meet school bus driver certification requirements;
- Meet state requirements for appropriate licensing;
- Meet state physical examination requirements;
- Meet local or state standards for driving test;
- Meet local or state standards for driver record check;
- Ability to operate all vehicle types used in transporting students and;
- Ability to operate radio communication when necessary.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to germs and potentially blood borne pathogens. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of support staff personnel.
Approved by: Director of Operations and Director of Human Resources
Date: August 2017