Job Description

BAND

GRADE

SUBGRADE

B

2

1

DEPARTMENT:

Transportation

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

Director of Transportation

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY:

Incumbents are responsible for driving buses on assigned bus routes and for driving buses and shuttles for scheduled trips.  

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

The Bus Driver is a stand alone classification. The Bus Driver is distinguished from other classifications by its responsibility for operating buses.

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

1.

Transports children safely and timely to and from school.

Daily

45%

2.

Monitors children and administers discipline for minor problems; prepares appropriate paperwork to report serious discipline concerns to the Administration.

Daily

10%

3.

Inspects buses including both pre- and post-trip; ensures that safety guidelines are followed; ascertains readiness of mechanical and electrical items and notes any damages.

Daily

15%

4.

Cleans the interior of bus to include washing windows, picking up trash, dusting, and sweeping floors.

Daily

5%

5.

Fills out required daily forms including time sheets, bus information sheets, mileage reports, vehicle discrepancy reports, incident reports, seating charts, and route sheets.

Daily

5%

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

6.

Fills bus with fuel.

Weekly

10%

7.

Participates in bus evacuation, radio, and first aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation training.

Monthly

5%

8.

Performs and supervises bus evacuations.

Quarterly

5%

9.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

As Required

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):

Knowledge of:

·       Federal, state, county, and municipal traffic laws;

·       Safety procedures and guidelines;

·       Vehicle and vehicle systems such as lights and brakes;

·       First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

 

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Skill in:

·       Driving school bus and using bus equipment such as brake sticks, wheelchair lifts and tie-downs, two-way radios, fuel pumps, and tire checkers;

·       Using light maintenance and cleaning equipment and tools;

·       Applying First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques;

·       Reading maps;

·       Monitoring and disciplining children;

·       Providing and maintaining a safe atmosphere on bus;

·       Inspecting bus to ascertain problems and maintain safety;

·       Performing emergency evacuations;

·       Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

 

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.), or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

 

Licensing Requirements (position requirements at entry):

·       Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement.

·       Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification;

·       First Aid Certification.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, crouching, reaching, pulling, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Incumbents may be subjected to vibrations, fumes, odors, extreme temperatures, intense noises, and travel.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

NOTE:

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:

Draft prepared by Fox Lawson and Associates LLC (LM)

Date:   03/02



Primary Location: District Wide

Shift Type: Part-Time

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