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Bus Driver at Palo Alto Unified School District

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
3/15/2023
Contact
Number of Openings
2
Add'l Salary Info
Range 27 on the Classified Salary Schedule ($29.40 - $35.68)
Length of Work Year
10 Months / 7 Hours per day
Employment Type
Full and Part Time
Location
Palo Alto Unified School District
Department
Transportation Department
Benefits
100 % employee (self) / $0 out of pocket for individual employee. Family coverage available

Job Summary

Job Summary

JOIN OUR TEAM Outstanding benefits: - 100% coverage for 7 hour per day assignment. - $0 out of pocket cost for individual employee, family coverage available. - Retirement Plan. - 403b and 457 plans. - Training opportunities available to become a certified driver. - Summer savings assistance matching payment program. - Summer and additional shift opportunities. - Additional compensation for split-shift assignments. - #1 ranked school district in California. SALARY RANGE: Range 27 on the Classified Salary Schedule ($29.40 - $35.68 /Hr) WORK YEAR: 10 Months (7 hours per day) DEADLINE: Until Filled 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

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