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Bus Driver at Palo Alto Unified School District

Application Deadline

3/14/2023 12:00 AM Pacific

Date Posted
11/1/2022
Contact
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
Range 27 ($29.40 Hr.-$35.68/Hr.)
Length of Work Year
10 Months / 7 Hours per day
Employment Type
Part Time
Location
Palo Alto Unified
Department
Transportation Department
Benefits
100% 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

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications