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SCHOOL BUS DRIVER TRAINEE at Antioch Unified School District

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About the Employer

We are a unified school district serving more than 16,150 students in grades K -12. We have thirteen elementary schools, four middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, three specialized high schools, two alternative high schools and one K-8 school. We also offer a home schooling program, adult education courses and other unique programs to fit the needs of all students. Our school district employs approximately 1,100 certificated and nearly 900 classified employees. Antioch Unified School District is centrally located in the East Bay and provides ready access to scenic mountains, waterfronts, wine country, historical sites and the Pacific Ocean. Antioch is known as the “Gateway to the Delta” and is one of California’s oldest cities, with a diverse community of approximately 100,000. The Antioch Unified School District is a Merit System District. As such, final selection of our classified staff members will be made from candidates who have been placed on an eligibility list. Eligibility is determined via an evaluation and competitive screening/scoring of a candidate’s training and experience as demonstrated on the application and responses provided in the supplemental questions.

Job Information

Date Posted: 5/30/2019 Application Deadline: 8/7/2019 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Length of Work Year: N/A
Salary: N/A Number Openings: (At time of posting) 10
Contact: Terri Canada Email: TerriCanada@antiochschools.net
Phone: 925-779-7500 43730
RECRUITMENT TYPE: TRAINING PROGRAM
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
ANTIOCH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASS TITLE: BUS DRIVER BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Manager-Transportation, drive a school bus to transport students safely and efficiently to assigned locations along designated routes. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Drive a school bus along designated routes; operate buses of varying sizes; pick up and discharge students in accordance with established time lines; observe legal and defensive driving practices; assure compliance with applicable traffic and student transportation laws, codes and regulations. Maintain order and discipline among passengers on the bus in accordance with District policies related to disciplining students; report behavior issues to appropriate personnel; assure student understanding of bus rules. Conduct required daily safety inspections of buses; inspect interior, exterior and engine of buses to assure safe operational condition; check brakes, lights, doors, engine, seatbelts, mirrors, safety devices and other equipment; report mechanical malfunctions or other problems as needed. Load and unload District students as required; assist students with boarding and exiting the bus; assure students are safely fastened into their seats; utilize and assist students with wheelchair lifts, tie-downs, straps, harnesses and seat belts as needed. Assist students with crossing streets as needed; escort students to and from houses, schools and other locations as needed. Communicate with District personnel, parents and others to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns; utilize a two-way radio. Maintain buses in a clean and safe operating condition; clean windows, mirrors and bus interior and exterior; pick up and remove trash and debris; check and replenish fluid levels as needed. Transport students and faculty on field trips, sports events or other special activities as assigned; meet scheduled departure and arrival times. Maintain various logs and records related to mileage, inspections, fuel, field trips, students and assigned activities. Determine appropriate action in emergency situations according to established guidelines; administer first aid to passengers as needed. Attend and participate in in-services to maintain current knowledge of rules and regulations as directed. OTHER DUTIES: Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF: Safe and defensive driving practices. Proper operation of school buses of varying size including air brake mechanisms.. Applicable traffic and student transportation laws, codes and regulations. Basic first aid procedures. Basic record-keeping techniques. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Health and safety regulations. Oral and written communication skills. Special needs students. ABILITY TO: Drive a school bus safely and efficiently. Learn and apply District policies and procedures related to student discipline. Maintain a safe discipline level among passengers. Observe legal and defensive driving practices. Load and unload physically and mentally handicapped and other students as required. Learn and follow designated routes. Maintain bus in clean and proper working condition. Conduct safety inspections. Administer first aid. Maintain routine records. Understand and follow oral and written directions. Communicate effectively with others Meet schedules and time lines. Re-route the delivery of students with limited notice. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid California Class A or B commercial driver’s license with passenger, air brake and school bus endorsements. Valid First Aid and CPR Certification issued by an authorized agency. Maintain good driving record. Valid Medical Card. Valid California Special Driver certificate for school bus. WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: School bus and outdoor environment. Exposure to fumes, dust, odors, oil/grease and gases. Driving a vehicle to conduct work. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Sitting for extended periods of time while operating buses. Hearing and speaking to exchange information. Reaching, pulling and pushing to open bus doors and move wheel chairs. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to inspect and wash buses. Climbing ladders or steps. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders or horizontally. Seeing to monitor passengers and operate a vehicle. Lifting heavy children or objects as assigned by the position. HAZARDS: Traffic hazards. Driving a vehicle during adverse weather conditions. Fumes from chemical cleansers and bus operation including diesel fumes. Contact with dissatisfied or abusive students. Potential for exposure to bodily fluids.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

BUS DRIVER TRAINEE PROGRAM Antioch Unified School District APPLICATION DEADLINE: CONTINUOUS Please complete the EDJOIN application and include your Department of Motor Vehicle Driver Record report. If you are unable to complete the on-line application, you may visit the Classified Human Resources office at 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509. If your application & driving record meets the minimum requirement screening, you will be contacted to discuss the details of becoming a licensed School Bus Driver.

Course Prerequisites: Have a valid California Driver’s License Completed Application Submit a current State Department of Motor Vehicles Driver Record report This recruitment is NOT for the use of an eligibility list to employ permanent bus drivers. This recruitment is only for qualified individuals interested in becoming a licensed School Bus Driver.

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    BUS DRIVER TRAINEE PROGRAM Antioch Unified School District APPLICATION DEADLINE: CONTINUOUS Please complete the EDJOIN application and include your Department of Motor Vehicle Driver Record report. If you are unable to complete the on-line application, you may visit the Classified Human Resources office at 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509. If your application & driving record meets the minimum requirement screening, you will be contacted to discuss the details of becoming a licensed School Bus Driver.

    Course Prerequisites: Have a valid California Driver’s License Completed Application Submit a current State Department of Motor Vehicles Driver Record report This recruitment is NOT for the use of an eligibility list to employ permanent bus drivers. This recruitment is only for qualified individuals interested in becoming a licensed School Bus Driver.

    • DMV Printout
    • Driver's License Copy

      Comments and Other Information

      THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR TRAINEES ONLY - NOT FOR PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT. The Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) is committed to ensuring equal, fair, and meaningful access to employment and education services. AUSD prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and bullying in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of actual or perceived age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital, family or parental status, medical condition, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy and related conditions, race, religion, retaliation, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veterans’ status, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination and civil rights should be directed to the District's Title IX Coordinator: Christine Ibarra, Associate Superintendent, Educational Services, 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509, 925-779-7500 or by email at Christineibarra@antiochschools.net. Merit District Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

      Comments and Other Information


      THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR TRAINEES ONLY - NOT FOR PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT. The Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) is committed to ensuring equal, fair, and meaningful access to employment and education services. AUSD prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment, and bullying in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of actual or perceived age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital, family or parental status, medical condition, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy and related conditions, race, religion, retaliation, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veterans’ status, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination and civil rights should be directed to the District's Title IX Coordinator: Christine Ibarra, Associate Superintendent, Educational Services, 510 G Street, Antioch, CA 94509, 925-779-7500 or by email at Christineibarra@antiochschools.net. Merit District Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

       


      Application Deadline

      8/7/2019 4:30 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      5/30/2019

      Contact

      Terri Canada
      925-779-7500 43730

      Number of Openings

      10

      Salary

      N/A

      Length of Work Year

      N/A

      Employment Type

      RECRUITMENT TYPE:

      TRAINING PROGRAM