Scituate Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

SCHOOL BUS DRIVER - SCITUATE LOCAL ROUTE(S)


Transportation
Scituate Public Schools
Scituate, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3461350 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: May 13, 2021 Starting Date: September 1, 2021

Job Description
Job Summary

Responsible for operating a school bus to transport students to and fro their home and school as well as related activities according to Scituate Public Schools, state and federal guidelines. Under general supervision, this position reports to the Director of Business and Finance.

Responsibilities and Duties

Drives a school bus on an assigned route in order to pick up and discharge students.
Performs daily pre-trip inspection as required by Massachusetts State Law.
Inspects the bus 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 bus malfunctions or suspected bus 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 bus after each route and at the end of the day.
Keeps updated routes on bus.
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 bus.
Considerable knowledge of the operation of basic bus mechanical equipment.
Thorough knowledge of Massachusetts State and Federal Bus Transportation Laws.
Valid Massachusetts license with CDL Class B with Passenger and School Bus endorsements. No air brake restriction. Also current DOT School Bus Certification.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate to children.
Ability to pass a physical exam.
Employment based on successful completion of a CORI background check.
10-month position

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Scituate Public Schools!

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. The Scituate Public School System is a member of METCO. Candidates who have a strong commitment to active antiracism are encouraged to apply.

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
Valid Mass Commercial Driver's License with passenger and school bus endorsements. No air brake restrictions. Ability to pass a physical exam. Employment based on successful completiotion of a CORI background check and SAFIS fingerprint check. 15-25 hours per work. Hours would be 6:30AM to 9 AM and 2 PM to 4:30PM. Salary based on experience. This is a union position.
  • 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
    Robert Dutch, Director of Business & Finance
    606 Chief Justice Way
    Scituate, Massachusetts 02066
    Phone: 7815458759
    Email: rdutch@scit.org