Provide safe, courteous, and timely bus transportation between home and school for all students. Transport students to and from designated stops while maintaining a safe and clean environment, in accordance to the policies of School District Services, Inc., state statutes, and department of education rules.
Work is performed under the direction and supervision of the assigned area manager. This position requires the regular exercise of independent discretion and judgment within defined policy parameters. Perfect attendance and punctuality for the 180 school days is required to be fully successful in this position.
NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
Conduct thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the vehicle and its special equipment and submit required documentation to administration
Perform light maintenance such as checking and adding fluids and fuel
Exercise maximum regard for the safety and welfare of all transported students while operating a school bus
Assists students in the loading and unloading process
Keep the assigned bus clean and sanitary at all times, mopping, wiping all seats and roof, sweeping, and washing bus
Conduct emergency evacuation drills as required by the local school district
Communicate effectively and professionally with school staff and the public
Complete legible and accurate required reports in the prescribed manner on a timely basis
Provide maximum safety for passengers while on the bus and during loading and unloading
Maintain orderly conduct of pupils and manage them in a positive and effective way
Deliver bus to fleet maintenance facility as directed by a pre-arranged monthly schedule for service and inspection
Maintain routes and schedules planned by the school system personnel
Attend all in-service safety meetings required by the state and local school district
Complete the school bus driver training program as prescribed by state and local policies
Adhere to the attendance policy as dependability, punctuality and perfect attendance are essential for your daily bus driver
Assist other school bus drivers with their routes in cases of emergencies or as needs arise
Obey all traffic laws
Possess the physical and mental capability to operate all school busses within the fleet
Perform other duties as assigned
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER REQUIREMENTS:
Must be of good moral character
Excellent driving record
Valid driver’s license for at least 5 years
Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug test, DOT Physical, and dexterity test
Good verbal and written communication skills
Be polished, well-groomed and maintained in personal appearance, as well as be well mannered
At School District Services, Inc., our bus drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service, and have genuine caring attitudes for children.
Through our commitment to putting customers first, dedication to safety, and ambition to deliver the best means we’ve created a working environment that you’ll love.
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