Bus Assistant
Stock Transportation
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
1d ago


Stock Transportation Ltd. (asubsidiary of National Express LLC) operates more than 2,800 school buses andserves 35+ school districts throughoutOntario, Nova Scotia and Alberta.

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

With the support of National Express Group, a globalleader in transportation, we are continually focused on delivering our servicepromise : Getting students to school safely, on time and ready to learnĀ®.


National Express LLC (NELLC) is the NorthAmerican subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premiertransportation firms in the United Kingdom.

National Express School (NEXS) isthe home-to-school division of NELLC, which operates more than 22,500 schoolbuses, serves more than 550 school districts in 31 states and three provinces,and transports more than 1.

3 million students on a daily basis. Gettingstudents to school safely, on time, and ready to learnĀ® is what we do. We worktirelessly to ensure the peace of mind of those who have entrusted theirchildren to us.

Safety, above all, is the cornerstone on which we buildeverything. We are dedicated to ensuring children arrive to school safely andon time so they can make the most of their school day.

Purpose of Position : To maintain conduct of passengers on bus, help ensure safety of passengers, and assist passengers in getting on and off the bus, or with walking to a bus stop.

Main Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Pass pre-employment physical examination.
  • Attend and pass all pre-employment training and ongoing training as determined required by the Company.
  • Attend all Company Safety Meetings.
  • Report to work on time.
  • Lift and operate equipment, including seat belts, tie downs, harnesses, and wheelchairs, wheelchair clamps.
  • 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.
  • Possess tact and diplomacy in dealing with students, parents, and school district / board personnel.
  • Ensure passengers are safely seated while the bus is in motion.
  • Effectively manage student behaviour by exercising communication and discipline as per Company policies, and report student discipline issues to the school and to the Company immediately.
  • Practice safe work habits to prevent accidents. Report all accidents, incidents, and concerns with passengers, to the Company immediately.
  • Safety-sensitive positions are subject to alcohol and drug testing in post-incidents / accidents, and in reasonable cause situations.

  • Complete all paperwork, including route change sheets and timecards, in a timely manner.
  • Assist in keeping Company vehicle neat and clean.
  • Contact parents of passengers if instructed to by the Company.
  • Conduct child checks to ensure no students are left behind on the school bus.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Company.
  • Adhere to Company standards in conduct and customer service, and follow all Company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook as well as local CSC work directions and instructions.
  • Qualifications

  • Monitor (School Bus) - Physical Demands, Sensory Demands, & Working Conditions Required Frequency (Rare-1, Occasional-2, Always-3, Continuous-4) Weight / Height Rare 1-4%;
  • Occasional 5-32%; 33%-65%; Continuous 66%-100% Comments 1 2 3 4 Physical Demands Sitting Y x in and around 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, child check, safety evacuation Climbing Y x 36" from ground in and around vehicle, child check, safety evacuation Crouching Y x in and around vehicle, child check, safety evacuation Crawling Y x in and around vehicle, child check, safety evacuation Kneeling Y x in and around vehicle, 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 in and around vehicle Pushing with arms Y x in and around vehicle Reaching above shoulders Y x in and around vehicle Reaching at shoulder height Y x in and around vehicle Reaching below shoulders Y x in and around vehicle Gripping Y x in and around vehicle Gross motor skills Y x in and around vehicle Fine finger movements Y x in and around vehicle Neck movement and rotation Y x in and around vehicle Stepping ankle motion Y x in and around vehicle Sensory Demands Vision Y x to see the roads Awareness Y x awareness of surroundings, stay vigilant of dangers Intellect Y x monitor and assist 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

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