Durham School Services
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

Job Description - Driver (201934)


Getting students to school safely, on time, and ready to learn.

Stock Transportation Ltd. (a subsidiary of National Express LLC) operates more than 2,800 school buses and serves 35+ school districts throughout Ontario, Nova Scotia and Alberta.

Our corporate office, located in Markham ON, houses the administrative and support functions for the company. Stock Transportation has a strong record of success and decades of experience in pupil transportation.

With the support of National Express Group, a global leader in transportation, we are continually focused on delivering our service promise : Getting students to school safely, on time and ready to learn®.

We want to assure you that we have taken swift and proactive measures to combat COVID-19 as it relates to our operations.

Health Canada recommends cleaning and disinfecting surfaces to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other viral respiratory illnesses, and for this reason, we have put into place new cleaning protocols across our business.

Each day, our teams will be cleaning and disinfecting our vehicles by using government recommended cleaning solutions. We have also advised our employees to adhere to the Health Canada guidelines on COVID-19 to reduce transmission.

When it comes to the safety and the well-being of our team members and passengers, we will work tirelessly to see to it that we are doing everything we can to manage this current situation.

If you’re a retiree, stay-at-home parent, self-employed or someone looking for a part-time, seasonal position with a stable income then a School Bus Driver position is perfect for you.

You will be required to work mornings and afternoons Monday through Friday during the school year and get the benefit of enjoying evenings, weekends, school and statutory holidays to yourself.

Think of all the time you’ll have to spend with your family or travel. Apply today

Summary :

  • A School Bus Driver provides daily transportation services to students on an assigned route. The Driver interacts with Parents, Teachers, and other School Board personnel.
  • Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Pick up passengers at pre-determined locations
  • Report to work on time and operate route in a safe manner
  • Conduct pre-trip inspections daily, using Company tools and swipe technology
  • Practice defensive driving at all times, and proactively avoid accidents by practicing safe driving and work habits
  • Lift and close bus doors daily, and assist passengers who are boarding and exiting the bus
  • Evacuate bus in emergency situations and physically assist passengers to evacuate
  • Refill fuel and washer fluid in assigned vehicle when necessary, before picking up passengers
  • Manage student behavior by exercising communication and discipline as per Company policies, and report student discipline issues to the school and to the Company immediately
  • Report all accidents, incidents, and major or minor defects, to office immediately
  • Complete all required paperwork, including route change sheets, time cards, vehicle repair requests, in a timely manner
  • Deliver vehicle to office for repairs, preventative maintenance inspections, and repairs
  • Contact parents of passengers if instructed to by the Company
  • Attend all Company Safety Meetings
  • Adhere to Company standards in the operation of Company vehicles and customer service
  • Follow all Company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, as well as local Customer Service Center work directions and instructions
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Company
  • Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must hold valid provincial driver’s licence and possess good driving history (no more than 3 demerit points accumulated and no speeding tickets over 24km / hr)
  • Must have at least 2 years of driving history.
  • Must successfully complete the Company provided training program required by the province
  • Ability to obtain the provincial driver’s licence required to operate a school bus
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check and Vulnerable Sector Screen (VSS)
  • Must successfully complete medical test as per the province’s requirements
  • A First-Aid Certificate may be required depending on the school board
  • Must be available to work a split shift (both morning and afternoon shifts) on a daily basis from Monday to Friday
  • Must possess tact and diplomacy in dealing with students, parents, and school district / board personnel
  • Must be committed, dependable and reliable
  • Benefits

  • Company provides training required to obtain the required provincial driver’s licence to operate a school bus
  • Opportunities to earn additional income on chartered routes or summer camps
  • Employee Referral Bonus Earn an additional $250 if someone you refer is hired as a Driver
  • B.Y.K.O.B Bring Your Kids On Board
  • Company provides personal protective equipment (i.e. Safety Vest)
  • Ongoing training & development (i.e. Health & Safety, Defensive Driving, etc.)
  • Incentives for good attendance and safety records
  • Access to group rates and discounts
  • No Evening or Weekend shifts
  • Only work on school days Enjoy the days off on P.A. Days, Statutory Holidays, March Break, Summer
  • Stock Transportation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available, upon request, to candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

    Physical Demands, Sensory Demands and Working Conditions

  • Exercise a high degree of attention and dexterity in the operation of the school bus
  • Keep the school bus neat, clean, and sweep the interior of school bus on a daily basis
  • Must be comfortable driving alone and in all road conditions (i.e. rush hour traffic, snow-covered roads in winter, etc.
  • Qualifications

    Required Frequency (Rare-1, Occasional-2, Always-3, Continuous-4) Weight / Height Rare 1-4%, Occasional 5-32%, Always 33-65%, Continuous 66-100% Comments 1 2 3 4 Physical Demands Sitting Y x during operation of vehicle Standing Y x during safety evacuation Walking Y x during safety evacuation Running Y x during safety evacuation Bending Y x in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation Climbing Y x 36" from ground in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation Crouching Y x in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation Crawling Y x in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation Kneeling Y x in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation Lifting Y x 25lbs lifting and closing bus doors, retrieve equipment, safety evacuation Carrying Y x 50lbs assisting with loading and unloading passengers, safety evacuation Pulling with arms Y x during operation of vehicle Pushing with arms Y x during operation of vehicle Reaching above shoulders Y x during operation of vehicle Reaching at shoulder height Y x during operation of vehicle Reaching below shoulders Y x during operation of vehicle Gripping Y x during operation of vehicle Gross motor skills Y x during operation of vehicle Fine finger movements Y x during operation of vehicle Neck movement and rotation Y x during operation of vehicle, keep straight, turn to check vehicle mirrors Stepping ankle motion Y x 10lbs during operation of vehicle Sensory Demands Vision Y x to see the roads Awareness Y x awareness of surroundings, stay vigilant of dangers Intellect Y x operate vehicle and transport passengers safely Communication - verbal Y x talk to passengers, parents, school personnel, Company staff Communication - written Y x fill out forms and reports Working Conditions Noise Y x noise from passengers and vehicle Vibration Y x vibration from vehicle Lighting Y x sunlight, street lights, headlights Dust Y x dust from roads Chemicals Y x diesel or gasoline fuel, oils, washer fluids Hot temperatures Y x summer weather, no air conditioning in bus Cold temperatures Y x winter weather Time pressures Y x adhere to route times

    Primary Location

    Canada-Ontario-Scarborough-Toronto East

    Work Locations

    Toronto East17 Upton RdC / O STOCK 5017ScarboroughM1L 2C1

    Employee Status

    Driver or Bus Assistant : Part-time


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