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School Bus Driver

7/16/2018
Melissa Remy
4158921598
Not Specified
10 months
Full Time
Until Filled
$19.90 - $22.82
Date Posted: 7/16/2018 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 10 months
Salary: $19.90 - $22.82 Number Openings: (At time of posting) Not Specified
Contact: Melissa Remy
Email: mremy@nusd.org
Phone: 4158921598
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

SUMMARY DEFINITION

The job of Bus Driver is done for the purpose/s of safely transporting students over scheduled routes and/or to/from special excursions; ensuring vehicle operation is in a safe operating condition; ensuring safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses and to do related work as required.

 REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Advises students, special education students and other passengers of behavior requirements for the purpose of enforcing rules and regulations and maintaining safety.
  • Assists students and other passengers (e.g. car seats, seat belts, wheelchair straps, harness, etc.) for the purpose of providing safe ingress and egress from buses including both emergency situations (including bus evacuations) and normal transport.
  • Attends meeting, training, etc. for the purpose of maintaining skills, receiving and/or conveying information, and meeting requirements of school bus driver certificate.
  • Cleans assigned bus (e.g. sweeps floor, trash, windows inside, seats, general interior, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining appearance, sanitation and safety of vehicle.
  • Drives schools’ busses (type 1 and/or 2) for the purpose of transporting students and/or special education students over scheduled routes and to/from school and/or field trips in a safe and timely manner.
  • Inspects assigned vehicles (e.g. all operating systems and equipment, brakes, fuel and oil gauge levels, tire pressure, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, windows, locks, doors, buzzers, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring tht the vehicle is in a safe operating condition and meeting state requirements.
  • Instructs bus drivers for the purpose of providing behind the wheel training and addressing school bus regulations/safety procedures.
  • Prepares documentation (e.g. incident reports, safety checks, student count, mileage, etc.)

 MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS
POSSESSION of:

  • a valid Class B California driver’s license
  • a valid California Special Driver Certificate
  • a valid medical examiner’s certificate

KNOWLEDGE of:

  • School Bus Drivers and Motor Carriers Handbook
  • California Motor Vehicles Code
  • Education Code applicable to the operation of vehicles in transporting school children

ABILITY to:

  • Operate a school bus exercising good judgment and safety precautions
  • Maintain order among students on a school bus
  • Learn designated bus routes, bus stops, and district traffic hazards
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Read and write at the level required for successful job performance

 Driving record must not prevent insurability by District’s carrier.

Must be able to pass pre-employment physical examination if requested.

 Clearances:   Criminal Justice fingerprint clearance
                        TB clearance

Requirements for Applying

Letter of Introduction Resume Three Current Letters of Recommendation

Requirements for Applying

Letter of Introduction Resume Three Current Letters of Recommendation

      The Novato Unified School District prohibits, at any district school or school activity, discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, intimidation, and bullying, based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This shall apply when applicable, to interns, volunteers, and job applicants. For questions, concerns or complaints, please contact District Equity and Title IX Compliance Officer: Kris Cosca, Assistant Superintendent – HR; 1015 Seventh Street, Novato, CA 94945; (415) 493-4207; hradmin@nusd.org

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      Application Deadline: Until Filled

      The Novato Unified School District prohibits, at any district school or school activity, discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, intimidation, and bullying, based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This shall apply when applicable, to interns, volunteers, and job applicants. For questions, concerns or complaints, please contact District Equity and Title IX Compliance Officer: Kris Cosca, Assistant Superintendent – HR; 1015 Seventh Street, Novato, CA 94945; (415) 493-4207; hradmin@nusd.org

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