Bus Driver

Location: Euless, Tx
Date Posted: 02-13-2017
JOB TITLE: Bus Driver
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Responsible for the operation of their assigned bus in a safe and proper manner, obeying all state and local laws as well as safety policies and route schedules of the Client.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Education/Certification/Abilities:
• High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
• Pass annual physical examination
• Up-to-date CDL license and up-to-date bus driver certification
• District instructed safety and operational procedure training
• Satisfactory driving record
• Ability to speak and understand English and to read, write and comprehend instructions
• Ability to hear and respond verbally to acts of disruption and/or safety and behavior concerns

Special Knowledge/Skills:
• Have knowledge relating to operation of all district-owned school buses

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
• Check vehicle before reach run
• Clean outside of bus
• Drive bus in a safe and efficient manner – observe all traffic laws
• Responsible for students entering and exiting the bus
• Responsible for students eligibility
• Sign and complete discipline form
• Must have Commercial Driver License prior to driving a bus with students
• Report any correction on computer route sheets
• Make suggestions on route sheets and return sheets to router
• Make corrections on route sheets and return to router
• Be aware of two mile limits on buses with eligibility problems
• Establish and promote a good relationship with students and parents
• Any other duties assigned by Managers and/or Director
• Fill in all blanks and provide any information needed to complete Special Trip Sheets
• Keep daily log of miles driven and charge the miles to correct program on the time card
• Provide the Transportation Office with a complete description of assigned route and mileage measurements or any update needed of route description or mileage measurements
• All Regular Ed. Drivers will assign seats on all runs – weekly, the first month of school and monthly thereafter. Be able to communicate in English on the radio and in person
• All other duties as assigned by the director or designee

EQUIPMENT USED:
District-owned school buses and related equipment

Note: In emergency situations the driver may need to lift or pull in excess of above listing. Environment: 90% outside driving buses – 10% inside building Brief Description of Job Duties: Drive school bus and secure passengers Normal work hours: 6:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (6 hrs/day) 5 days/week
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