Scituate Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

SCHOOL VAN DRIVER


Scituate Public Schools
Scituate, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3197961 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 14, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Job Summary

Responsible for operating a school van to transport special and general education students to and from their home and school according to Scituate Public Schools, state and federal guidelines. Under general supervision, this position reports to the Business Finance Manager.

Responsibilities and Duties

Drives a school van on an assigned route in order to pick up and discharge students.
Performs daily pre-trip inspection as required by Massachusetts State Law.
Properly fasten and secure as required by Massachusetts State Law.
Inspects the van to ensure that all necessary safety equipment (ie, flares, fire extinguisher and first aid kit) is present.
Maintains student discipline by verbal directions, reminders and written discipline reports according to district guidelines.
Communicates with students, parents, staff and administrators.
Demonstrates an interest in and empathy for children.
Reports van malfunctions or suspected van malfunctions in writing to Bus Mechanic and/or Transportation Coordinator.
Operates warning lights for student pick-up, discharge and operates hazard lights at railroad crossings.
Operates a two-way radio properly.
Reads and follows instructions from written materials: maps, route sheets, pre-trip instructions, field trips, etc.
Completes required forms.
Performs emergency first aid.
Attends in-service and training programs as required.
Sweeps daily, keeps interior clean.
Reports all accidents and completes required forms.
Checks inside of van after each route and at the end of the day.
Keeps updated routes on van.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools or his/her designee.

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required.
Proven experience and skill in the operation of a passenger school van.
Considerable knowledge of the operation of basic automotive equipment.
Thorough knowledge of Massachusetts Transportation Laws.
Valid Massachusetts License, 7D Certificate.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate to children.
Ability to pass a physical exam.
Employment based on successful completion of Fingerprint and CORI background check.

Other

Reports to the Business Finance Manager
This is a 10-month position based on the school year.
Salary to be determined.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1


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The Scituate Public Schools have a commitment to maintaining an educational environment and workplace where bigotry and intolerance, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, homeless status or disability are not tolerated and where any form of intimidation, threat, coercion and/or harassment that insults the dignity of others and interferes with their freedom to learn or work is unacceptable.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Scituate Public Schools have a commitment to maintaining an educational environment and workplace where bigotry and intolerance, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, homeless status or disability are not tolerated and where any form of intimidation, threat, coercion and/or harassment that insults the dignity of others and interferes with their freedom to learn or work is unacceptable.

Job Requirements
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Paul Donlan, Director of Business and Finance
    606 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy
    Scituate, Massachusetts 02066
    Phone: 7815458759
    Email: pdonlan@scit.org