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Bus Driver at Palo Alto Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 11/1/2022 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 10 Months
Salary: Range 27 ($27.48Hr.-$33.35/Hr.) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Stacey Ramirez Email: sramirez@pausd.org
Location: Palo Alto Unified
Department: Transportation Department
Benefits: .875 percent employee (self)

Job Summary

Job Summary

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under supervision, to operate a school bus over designated routes to transport school children; and to perform related work as required. Specific Duties Include: • Operate a school bus daily over designated routes in accordance with time schedules • Pick up and discharge school children safely according to transportation rules • Escort children across street, stopping traffic when necessary • Transport students and teachers on field trips to various locations, choosing the best route and making departure and arrival time as scheduled • Service bus with gas and oil and check tires and battery • Wash bus exterior and clean interior and assist in maintaining bus in safe operating condition • Maintain good order among students on the bus • Follow district policies regarding the disciplining of children and contact with parents and other citizens • Keep record of mileage, fuel and oil, and prepares reports of driving hazards and incident • Other duties as assigned. Essential Skills Include the Ability to: * Understand and carry out oral and written directions * Operate a school bus exercising good judgment and extreme caution * Maintain order among students on a school bus * Learn a designated bus route, bus stops, and district traffic hazards * Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action * Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work This position requires thorough knowledge of: * Safe driving practices * Provisions of the California Motor Vehicle Code and the Education Code applicable to the operation of vehicles in transporting school children * First aid practices


Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted



Number of Openings



Range 27 ($27.48Hr.-$33.35/Hr.)

Length of Work Year

10 Months

Employment Type

Part Time


Palo Alto Unified


Transportation Department


.875 percent employee (self)