BUS DRIVER, PERMANENT ROUTE POSITION - AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY;4-6 HOURS DAY

Wahluke School District ( learn more )

Mattawa, WA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3200972
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : February 27, 2020

Job Description

         

WAHLUKE SCHOOL DISTRICT

JOB SUMMARY AND DESCRIPTION OF TASKS

 

 

Position:                     School Bus Driver

 

Reports to:                 Transportation Supervisor

 

Salary Range:            Current PSE Contract Salary Schedule for Bus Driver

 

Classification:            PSE Union Position; Classified; Non-Exempt

 

Basic Function:          Operates school buses under all types of weather conditions including but not limited to fog, rain, hail, sleet, snow, and ice. Transports students and other authorized persons over regular “to and from school routes, and on field, extracurricular and special or extra activity trips as authorized by the school district officials. 

 

Bus Driver, 4-6 Hours/day.  Daily routes will vary and depnd upon need. High School Diploma or GED, Valid Washington State Driver’s License

Ability to successfully complete school bus driver training programs and courses established by the school district.

Ability to obtain school bus driver’s authorization; commercial drivers license; school bus endorsement;

first aid card; Willingness to work with children in a kind and caring manner; Be of general good health

Typical Work and Responsibilities:

  • Drive a school bus on scheduled routes and/or on all types of trips in support of district approved activities, both within and outside the school district boundaries.
  • Service, inspect and clean school buses and related equipment as required by state and district policy.
  • Maintain control of student passengers as related to safety.  Report unsafe acts or conditions which require the attention of any person other than the driver.
  • May be requried to assist students with individualized transportation needs including but not limited to mobility and equipment/apparatus needs. 
  • Complete accurate and legible forms, records and reports as required by the state and local district policies.
  • Successfully complete school bus driver training programs and courses established by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the district.
  • Operate a school bus in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington and policies promulgated by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
  • Perform other school bus driver related duties as directed by supervisor and district policies.
  • Operate and service all school bus equipment and accessories including but not limited to: fire extinguishers, highway warning kits, snow chains, sanders, first aid kits, etc.
  • Perform required operations and safety inspections of the school bus and all related equipment.
  • Clean and service the school bus to include interior/exterior sweeping and washing, installation of fuel, oil and coolant, tire inflation, etc.  
  • Operate all hand and foot controls installed in a school bus as required by Washington State School Bus specification.
  • Perform basic first aid as appropriate which may include CPR.
  • Perform other school bus driver related duties as directed by supervisor and district policies.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License
  • Maintain a valid Washington State endorsement for bus driver or ability to successfully complete school bus driver training programs and courses as required and which may be established by the school district.
  • Successfully pass a DOT Physical and participate in drug and alcohol testing as required.
  • Bus driver experience preferred.
  • Valid or ability to secure a First Aide/CPR card.
  • Clearance for State and National background checks as a result of fingerprinting, successfully pass criminal records check.
  • Ability to solve practical problems, apply appropriate judgment and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse students and parents desirable.
  • Be of general good health.
    • Expected to attend work as scheduled and model appropriate professional behavior.
    • Perform other such duties as required.
  • Willingness to work with children in a kind and caring      manner.

 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Driver Education
    Support Staff > Transportation
  • Contact Information

    • Liz Leitz
    • 411 East Saddle Mountain Drive
    • Mattawa, Washington 99349

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