Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3931360 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 15, 2022 Starting Date: July 5, 2022


Job Description


DATE: June 15, 2022
TITLE: Summer 7D Bus Driver (up to 35 Hours/Week)
SCHEDULE: July 5, 2022 - August 19, 2022

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.

Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, rules, and regulations related to pupil transportation. Knowledge of streets and roads within District boundaries and trip destinations. Knowledge of school operation and ability to relate effectively to students, staff, and parents. Ability to communicate specifically with drivers and dispatch via two-way radio regarding routes, emergencies, and student issues. Ability to communicate in a professional manner both orally and in writing. Ability to work as part of a team and continue learning. Ability to work efficiently and effectively with staff and the public. Ability to handle confidential matters in an ethical manner. Ability to work with and respect a multicultural population is a must.

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed, include the following:
1.Safely and courteously transports students and other staff members as assigned. Engages with students as appropriate to p
provide a safe and welcoming environment during their transportation. Most runs are early morning and late afternoon.
2.Drivers provide safe transportation of students to and from the educational setting, based on assigned or covering routes; assist
students to safely enter and exit the vehicle as needed; operate vehicle in accordance with all Federal and State traffic
regulations; complete all required documentation and record keeping as required; perform regular vehicle safety checks.
3.Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct, including the requirements of confidentiality regarding student and
personal information.
4.Demonstrate professionalism through punctuality and have consistent, reliable attendance.
5.Comply with all district policies and procedures.

1.Applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED and provide proof upon hire.
2.Patience, reliability, and an interest in working with students with social/ emotional /behavioral issues.
3.Drivers must be able to communicate effectively and clearly with parents and school and Transportation Department staff.
4.Drivers will also be part of a random screening pool for alcohol and other drugs.
5.All candidates who are offered employment will be subject to screening through the following agencies: CORI, SORI, and
SAFIS (Fingerprinting).

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

1.Work is performed while standing, sitting, and/or walking.
2.Requires the ability to communicate effectively.
3.Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulation.
4.Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, and reaching.
5.Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weight objects, up to 50 pounds.
6.Requires activities involving being around moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and
exposure to dust, fumes and gases.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 3
Salary: $26.48 to $26.48 Per Hour

Welcome to Bellingham Public Schools!

Thank you for you interest in our district. Please be advised the notification on the status on your application will be provided through SchoolSpring. You will receive further notification if you are selected to be interviewed for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bellingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 1. Applicants should apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools. 2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application and have no recorded serious violations that would prevent hiring for this position. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013. 3. This position is open until filled. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply by Monday, June 20, 2022. 4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES The Bellingham Public Schools does not discriminate in its admissions and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, housing status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability, in accordance with state and federal law. Additionally, the District does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of homelessness, consistent with the McKinney-Vento Act. The District prohibits retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination, harassment and/or who participate in an Equal Opportunity Commission investigation. If you have any questions, please contact the District’s Title IX Coordinator at 4 Mechanic Street, Bellingham, MA 02019, Phone Number: 508-883-1706.
  • At least 3 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
    Jon Theroux, Transportation Dispatcher
    60 Blackstone Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-966-3761