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School Bus Driver - 2017-2018 school year

Lakeport Unified School District Logo
4/12/2017
Tami Carley
7072623000 8012
1
181 days
Part Time
Until Filled
$16.77 - $18.93 per hour
Date Posted:
4/12/2017
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
181 days
Salary:
$16.77 - $18.93 per hour
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Tami Carley Email: tcarley@lakeport.k12.ca.us Phone: 7072623000 8012
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

Position:

Bus Driver 

General Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation (M.O.T.), assume responsibility for the safe operation of a school bus when transporting students to and from school and school activities. 

Job Goal: 

Drive a school bus over designated routes in accordance with the specified time schedule and in accordance with the regulations and laws related to pupil transportation; transport students to and from school, special events, and field trips.

Specific Duties:

  • Pick up and discharge students at established bus stops; escort children across streets or roadways, stopping traffic as necessary; report incidents or conditions affecting the safety of students as appropriate.
  • Maintain bus in a safe operating condition through prescribed daily vehicle inspections including cleaning windows, mirrors and bus interior and exterior; check and maintain fuel, oil and water levels; check brakes, brake lights, wheel chair lifts and doors; report mechanical defects and malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain order and discipline among passengers on the bus and while waiting at bus stops in accordance with district policies related to disciplining students.
  • Assist handicapped students to board, sit in and leave the bus safely; assist students in wheelchairs by loading and securing chairs before departure and assuring students are safely fastened into their seats; secure adaptive and assistive devices; utilize wheelchair lifts and tie-downs; operate a hydraulic lift as assigned.
  • Communicate with students, parents, district personnel and various outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns related to bus routes, schedules, student behavior and assigned activities.
  • Maintain routine records related to inspections, maintenance and assigned activities; conduct state mandated school bus evacuations; prepare student conduct, incident and accident reports.
  • Administer first aid or emergency assistance as needed.
  • Attend safety meetings and in-services as assigned.
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties including writing citations, filing and other duties as directed.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California driver's license Class A or B
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Special Driver's Certificate
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid American Red Cross First Aid Certificate
  • Good driving record with no DUI conviction in the past 10 years
  • Ability to obtain and meet all requirements on Application Checklist 

 

Required Skills:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Understand and implement oral and written instructions.
  • Effectively meet and interact with the public, staff, and students in routine situations which require tact, discretion, and courtesy.
  • Work independently and make decisions with limited supervision.
  • Effectively communicate orally, in person, on the telephone and radio and in writing.

            Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl for extended periods of time; frequently required to climb or balance; ability to lift up to 25 pounds and push or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate tools needed for the job.
  • Ability to read and understand labels and directions.
  • Ability to communicate so others will be able to understand a normal conversation in person, or on the telephone and radio.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, night/dusk vision, color vision, and peripheral vision. 

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of his/her job, the employee is frequently exposed to loud noise levels, fumes or airborne particles, noxious odors, vibrations from a driving a bus, and traffic. 

Hours: Working hours vary. 4 hours minimum per school day, and maximum of 16 hours per school day.

SalaryRange I - Classified Salary Schedule

Days: 181 days per year. Holidays, vacation, sick leave, lunch periods and rest breaks will be provided in accordance with district policy and applicable laws.

 Evaluation: Director of Maintenance, Operations and Transportation

 

Revised:  2/16/17

 

Requirements for Applying

Required materials: *High School Diploma or equivalent *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California driver's license Class A or B *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Special Driver's Certificate *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid American Red Cross First Aid Certificate *Good driving record with no DUI conviction in the past 10 years *Ability to obtain and meet all requirements on Application Checklist

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS BEFORE YOU ARE INTERVIEWED: • DMV“H6” Printout, Visit the local Lakeport DMV office, Request a ten year driver’s license printout called an “H6”, Provide your true full name or current Driver’s License Number, Pay the cost $ 5.00. (Please attach to your application.) TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS BEFORE YOU ARE OFFERED A POSTION WITH THE DISTRICT: • Pass a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Title 49 Part 382 pre-employment drug test. Cost $69.50. Test location, ADTS Ukiah Office 419 Talmage Road, suite A Ukiah, CA 95482, Phone(707) 463-1230 • Pass a medical examination performed by a medical examiner approved by the FMCSA National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Cost $135.00 (Ask LUSD Transportation Office for locations (707 262-3022). • You must also possess or be eligible to obtain a California Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with passenger and air brakes endorsements and a California Special Driver Certificate. **Employee will be reimbursed after one year with the district.

      Requirements for Applying

      Required materials: *High School Diploma or equivalent *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California driver's license Class A or B *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Special Driver's Certificate *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate *Ability to obtain and maintain a valid American Red Cross First Aid Certificate *Good driving record with no DUI conviction in the past 10 years *Ability to obtain and meet all requirements on Application Checklist

      TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS BEFORE YOU ARE INTERVIEWED: • DMV“H6” Printout, Visit the local Lakeport DMV office, Request a ten year driver’s license printout called an “H6”, Provide your true full name or current Driver’s License Number, Pay the cost $ 5.00. (Please attach to your application.) TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS BEFORE YOU ARE OFFERED A POSTION WITH THE DISTRICT: • Pass a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Title 49 Part 382 pre-employment drug test. Cost $69.50. Test location, ADTS Ukiah Office 419 Talmage Road, suite A Ukiah, CA 95482, Phone(707) 463-1230 • Pass a medical examination performed by a medical examiner approved by the FMCSA National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Cost $135.00 (Ask LUSD Transportation Office for locations (707 262-3022). • You must also possess or be eligible to obtain a California Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with passenger and air brakes endorsements and a California Special Driver Certificate. **Employee will be reimbursed after one year with the district.


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