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Bus Driver at Weaver Union School District

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
10/23/2023
Contact
Kristy Hughes
209-725-7118 1110
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
$22.53 per hour to $29.32 per hour
Length of Work Year
180 days per year / 5 hrs per day
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Summary

Job Summary

Under the direction of the the Director of Transportation, drive a school bus to transport students safely and efficiently to an assigned location on a designated route; perform regular safety inspections on bus.

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   

Essential Duties:

  • Drive a school bus along a designated route; pick up and discharge students in accordance with time schedules.

  • 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 and while waiting at bus stops in accordance with policies related to disciplining students.

  • Prepare discipline-related reports as necessary.

  • Determine appropriate action in emergency situations according to established guidelines.

  • Administer first aid to passengers as needed.

  • Conduct required daily safety inspections of buses.

  • Insect the interior, exterior and engine on buses to assure safe operational condition.

  • Report mechanical malfunctions or other problems as required.

  • Add fuel, oil and other fluids as needed.

  • Prepare and maintain inspection and driving records.

  • Maintain buses in a clean and safe operating condition; wash, sweep and clean buses; refuel, service and prepare vehicle for operation.

  • Transport students, faculty and parents on field trips, sporting events, camps, competitions or other events as assigned.

  • Meet scheduled departure and arrival times as assigned.

  • Prepare and maintain driving logs and reports as required.

  • Control traffic during loading and unloading of students.

  • Utilize two-way radios for bus-to-bus and bus-to-base communications.

  • Attend safety and/or other training meetings and programs as required.

  • Assist in the development of routes as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of safe and defensive driving practices, proper operations of school buses and applicable traffic and student transportation laws, codes and regulations.

  • Knowledge of basic First Aid procedures, along with health and safety regulations.

  • Knowledge of basic record-keeping techniques.

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

  • Ability to drive a school bus safely and efficiently, while observing legal and defensive driving practices.

  • Ability to maintain a safe discipline level among passengers; apply policies and procedures related to student discipline on buses.

  • Ability to maintain bus in clean and proper working condition by conducting safety inspections and performing routine preventive maintenance.

  • Ability to perform First Aid & CPR.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions and communicate effectively with others, including using a two-way radio.

  • Ability to maintain routine records and meet schedules and timelines.


Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time while operating buses.

  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate transportation equipment.

  • Reaching overhead, above shoulders and horizontally.

  • Lifting moderately heavy children or objects.

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy object, specifically:

    • Employee lifts/carries 60 pounds occasionally, 40 pounds frequently, and 15 pounds constantly.

    • Employee’s position requires pushing/pulling a maximum force of 100 pounds on objects.

  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to inspect and wash buses.

  • Seeing to monitor passengers and operate a vehicle.

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Please provide the following with your application: Letters of Recommendation Bus Driver Certification Class B driver license with P&S endorsements DMV physical and driver record Valid First Aid & CPR Certificate issued by authorized agency

  • DMV Printout
  • Driver's License Copy

    Please provide the following with your application: Letters of Recommendation Bus Driver Certification Class B driver license with P&S endorsements DMV physical and driver record Valid First Aid & CPR Certificate issued by authorized agency

    • DMV Printout
    • Driver's License Copy

      Comments and Other Information

      WEAVER UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER Prior to employment, employee candidates will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship, or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. Fingerprinting will be required. Potential qualified candidates may be required to pass an examination pertaining to the qualification and/or duties of the job prior to offer of employment.

      Comments and Other Information


      WEAVER UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER Prior to employment, employee candidates will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship, or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. Fingerprinting will be required. Potential qualified candidates may be required to pass an examination pertaining to the qualification and/or duties of the job prior to offer of employment.