SCHOOL BUS DRIVER (#223)

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South Burlington School District

South Burlington, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3197008
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 12, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

***Please Contact South Burlington School District's Bus Garage for more information on this position***
Deb Courtemanche, Co-Coordinator: 652-7498
dcourtemanche@sbschools.net

Kathy LaRock, Co-Coordinator: 652-7479
klarock@sbschools.net

Job Title: School Bus Driver
Location: Transportation Services
Job Group: Non-Certified, Non-Union Support Staff
Reports To: Transportation Coordinator

Summary: Operates District assigned vehicles in a professional manner to transport students
over established routes according to specified time schedules. Complies with all traffic
regulations and always maintains student and staff safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned)
1. Operates District-assigned vehicles in a consistently professional manner, ensuring the safe
delivery of students and staff. Demonstrates proficiency in handling and maneuvering a
school bus at all times.
2. Performs and properly completes daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections consistent with
District procedures. Cleans debris and sweeps bus daily and weekly washes bus.
3. Complies with all traffic ordinances. Reports unsafe situations to the supervisor.
4. Complies with District discipline policies. Reports issues and concerns for student safety and
discipline to Supervisor in a timely manner.
5. Provides direction and assistance to student, as necessary, while operating vehicle.
6. Responds to stressful conditions in a professional manner; reports incidences to supervisor.
7. Participates in assigned training.
8. Understands and follows District transportation scheduling, as assigned.
9. Returns lost items to the respective schools.

General Responsibilities: The ability to work in a collaborative team environment is essential to
the employee's successful job performance.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED).

Certification in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI); Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR),
Automatic External Defibrillator (AED), and first aid certification required.

Licenses, Registrations: Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Senior Vermont Operators'
License with Vermont School Bus Endorsement. Must have no points on driving record and be
able to pass physical, including drug test.

Language Skills: Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write
simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group
situations to students, staff, and members of the greater school community.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply basic math skills: addition, subtraction, division, and
multiplication and weight, measurement, volume, and distance.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral
instructions. Ability to deal with problems usually presented in standardized situations. Ability
to maintain focus and appropriately respond to traffic events quickly.

Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to work in a friendly, collaborative manner with students,
staff, and others; demonstrates patience, kindness, and courtesy. Ability to read and understand
maps. Ability to pass state skill test, written test, and Department of Transportation physical.
Ability to manage students and equipment. Ability to observe student behavior and advise
supervisor of concerns and/or issues. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District
requirements and School Board policies.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations, as defined by the District, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee operates vehicles with others present and is
frequently required to sit and occasionally required to walk or stand. The employee will
frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk while performing the duties of this job. The
employee frequently will reach above the head, to the side, and forward. The employee
frequently uses hand strength to grasp steering wheel, radio/equipment, or help special needs
students in appropriate situations. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75
pounds and push or pull up to 90 pounds such as students in wheelchairs. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close and distant vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in temperatures above
100? and below 32? and occasionally will walk and drive on slippery surfaces. The employee
must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints, while maintaining the safety
considerations of transporting students and staff. The employee must be able to interact with
students, staff, and the greater school community in a positive and effective manner. The
employee has direct responsibility for the safety and well-being of others.
The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud. A public address system is available
in all buses and drivers use the system periodically.

Terms of Employment: School Year or as specified on the Memorandum of Agreement.
Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated at least annually by the according to the stated
performance objectives and the qualities and characteristics contained on the evaluation form.
Date Approved: March 1, 1996/B. Chattman
Revised: January 2008/D. Young
Revised: November 11, 2013

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and the ADA Amendments
Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325), which became effective on January 1, 2009 is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.
Additional duties are performed by the individual(s) currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Board reserves
the right to waive the essential requirements contained in this job description.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Transportation
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    South Burlington School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Ability to work in a friendly, collaborative manner with students,
      staff, and others; demonstrates patience, kindness, and courtesy. Ability to read and understand
      maps. Ability to pass state skill test, written test, and Department of Transportation physical.
      Ability to manage students and equipment. Ability to observe student behavior and advise
      supervisor of concerns and/or issues. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District
      requirements and School Board policies.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

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    • 1. What is your strategy for handling conflict in the workplace?
      Long Essay (Answer limited TO 4000 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • SBSD Human Resources , Department
    • 500 Dorset Street
    • South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    • Phone: 802-652-7255
    • Fax: 802-652-7152
    • Email: click here

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