High School diploma or equivalent.
Valid driver’s license for the past five (5) years.
Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) Class B with appropriate endorsements.
One (1) year of related experience preferred.
Successful completion of a Board-approved training course for school bus operators.
Successful completion of a physical examination by a Board-approved physician.
Successful completion of drug and alcohol screenings.
Successful completion of the dexterity test.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find acceptable.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Oral and written communication skills.
Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Knowledge of and experience with industry-standard computer applications.
Obey all traffic laws.
Observe all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.
Pick up and discharge students only at authorized stops.
Maintain discipline when students are on the bus and report undisciplined students to school authorities.
Adhere to assigned schedule.
Respond to dispatch requests.
Maintain bus in a clean and orderly condition.
Check bus daily for mechanical defects and for fuel and oil levels.
Notify the proper authorities in case of mechanical failure or lateness.
Attend a District-provided training to obtain a Defensive Driver Certificate within the first year of employment.
Exercise responsible leadership on all school trips.
Transport only authorized persons.
Report all accidents and complete required accident reports.
Enforce regulations against smoking and eating on the bus.
Attend all required safety and training sessions, including special needs training.
Complete required paperwork in its entirety and on time.
Attend parent and school conferences as requested.
Attend assigned area meetings.
Conduct required bus evacuation drills.
Serve in a team leader role when working with other school bus employees.
Work closely with and cooperate with other employees.
Comply with all requirements of Transportation Department directives, School Board policies, and regulations of the State Board of Education.
Exhibit professionalism to include attendance, attitude, attire, and other directives per District policy.
Additional Job Information
For additional information, please contact 239-590-4048.