Overview

<strong>Job Description:</strong> The Bus Driver transports students over scheduled routes and/or to/from special excursions; ensures vehicle is in safe operating condition; and ensures safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses. This job reports to the Transportation Supervisor.<br /><br /><strong>Paid training program includes CDL certification. Outstanding benefits program includes health insurance and Virginia Retirement System for full-time employees. </strong><br /><br /><strong>Qualifications:</strong> <br /> <ul> <li><strong>Education: </strong> High School diploma or equivalent.</li> <li><strong>Experience:</strong> Job related experience desired. Good work history and driving record required.</li> <li><strong>Certificates and Licenses</strong> (can be obtained through ACPS training program): <ul> <li>Valid Class "B" Commercial Driver's License with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements</li> <li>CDL 3rd party examiner (DMV)</li> <li>CPR/First Aid Certificate Recommended</li> <li>SET (State Efficient Transport) Certification Behavior Intervention Training</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <br /> <strong>Essential Functions:</strong> <br /> <ul> <li>Transports passengers over scheduled routes to and from school and/or field trips in a safe and timely manner.</li> <li>Monitors students and other passengers during transit to maintain safety and follow district policy.</li> <li>Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections (e.g. fluid levels, tire pressure, exterior condition, mirrors, etc.) to ensure the safe operating condition of the vehicle and comply with mandated guidelines.</li> <li>Advises students and other passengers of appropriate behavior to reinforce regulations and maintain passenger safety.</li> <li>Assesses incidents, complaints, accidents and/or potential emergency situations (e.g. road hazards, medical emergencies, accidents, etc.) and resolves and/or recommends a resolution to the situation.</li> <li>Assists students and other passengers in safe loading and unloading from buses during both emergency situations and normal transport.</li> <li>Attends meetings, classroom and behind the wheel training, safety meetings, in service, administrative conferences, etc. to maintain skills and meet the certificate requirements of a school bus driver.</li> <li>Conducts emergency evacuation drills to ensure efficiency of procedures and comply with mandated requirements.</li> <li>Prepares documents and reports (e.g. monthly manifest, incident/accident reports, inspections records, passenger misconduct, mileage logs, student counts, route description updates, maintenance orders, logs, etc.).</li> <li>Reports observations and/or incidents (e.g. discipline, inappropriate social behavior, etc.) to appropriate personnel.</li> <li>Responds to inquiries (e.g. students, parents, other school personnel, etc.) to provide information and/or direction.</li> <li>Secures students as assigned (e.g. car seats, wheelchairs, restraints, etc.) to ensure their safety during transport.</li> <li>Assists children with disabilities on and off the bus.</li> <li>Assists with snow removal on/around buses to ensure buses maintain established schedules.</li> <li>Cleans assigned vehicles, both interior and exterior to ensure safety, appearance, and sanitation of vehicle.</li> <li>Lifts student and/or equipment (e.g. wheelchairs, car seats, restraints, seat belts, etc.) to position or reposition students as appropriate.</li> <li>Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.</li> </ul> <br />WP<br /><br /><b>Primary Location:</b><br /> Transportation <br /><b>Salary Range:</b><br /> Support SUP-16 <br /><b>Shift Type:</b><br /> Full-Time


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