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SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the safe operation of a school bus transporting students or passengers to specified destinations based on established schedules. Performs all duties relative to the safe operation of a school bus.

 

DUTIES

  1. Drive gasoline or diesel powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities.
  2. Makes routine checks and inspections of buses and bus equipment for proper operation, safety, and maintenance to include, but not limited to checking the condition of a vehicle’s windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, seats, and safety equipment.
  3. Observes and follows all federal, state and local regulations for operation of school bus.
  4. Follows school district policies and guidelines regarding student management, discipline, and bus operations.
  5. Comply with traffic regulations in order to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  6. Follow safety rules for railroad crossings and as students are boarding and exiting buses, and as they cross streets near bus stops.
  7. Pick up and drop off students at regularly scheduled locations, following strict time schedules.
  8. Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions
  9. Keep bus interiors clean for passengers to include but not limited to sweeping interior of bus and picking up trash.
  10. Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  11. Performs basic vehicle maintenance and cleaning.
  12. Performs any required emergency procedures as needed.
  13. Maintains required written records.
  14. Attends required safety training and annual refresher training as required by state, Illinois State Board of Education, and the school district.
  15. Maintains a safe environment according to school policies and procedures.
  16. Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Must possess or be able to obtain a CDL with passenger endorsement and a CDL with school bus endorsement.
  3. Possess a valid driver’s license, which has not been revoked, suspended, or canceled within the 3 years prior to the date of application.
  4. Must be able to meet all requirements for a school bus driver permit in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Code Chapter 2 SEC. 1035.15.
  5. Pass all State of Illinois written testing and behind-the-wheel examinations.
  6. Ability to maintain good working relationships with fellow employees and students.
  7. Physically be able to bend, stoop, twist, turn, reach, carry, pull, push, and climb steps frequently and sit extensively.
  8. Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.
  9. Ability to push/pull up to 45 lbs.
  10. Repetitive use of arms, hands, and shoulders especially on right side to operate door opener.
  11. Repetitive use of legs and feet.
  12. Ability to communicate to students, parents and staff in an acceptable/courteous manner.
  13. Ability to understand and follow basic oral and written instructions.
  14. Ability to operate a wheelchair lift.
  15. Enforce school regulations and policies in a professional manner.

Job Posting Date

10/26/2022

Application Deadline

12/30/2022

Start Date

N/A