2019-2020 Substitute Bus Drivers - $25.00 Per Hour

Job | Posted a year ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Hillsborough Township School District
Hillsborough, New Jersey


Title: Transportation Driver
  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License
  • Minimum safe driving experience as determined by the board.
  • Sufficient mechanical aptitude to diagnose minor problems.
  • Ability to maintain passenger discipline to ensure their safety and well being and protect against vandalism.
  • Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.
  • Required medical information.
  • Be capable of communicating clearly over two-way radio and with the students on a regular basis and in an emergency.
  • Be capable of entering and exiting the vehicle via the emergency door.
  • Exhibit a positive concerned attitude towards fellow employees and students.
Primary Function:
  • To transport pupils in a safe and efficient manner and perform all activities related to the operation of the school bus.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to:
  • Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job.
  • Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time.
  • Speak and hear.
  • Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.
  • Communicate effectively, using proper grammar and vocabulary.
  • Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, computers, and/or controls.

Report Level:

Director of Transportation


Job Performance Indicators and Responsibilities:
1. Conducts a pre-trip safety inspection of the bus prior to every trip and completes the mileage reports.

2. Notifies the mechanic of any mechanical malfunctions and the Transportation Supervisor of safety hazards.

3. Adheres to established routes, designated bus stops and keeps to assigned time schedule.

4. Transports only authorized pupils.

5. Obeys all traffic laws and observes mandatory school bus safety regulations.

6. Maintains discipline on the bus and reports violations to the appropriate Administrator and completes required reports.

7. Reports all accidents and pupil injuries immediately to the principal and the Director of Transportation and completes required reports.

8. Participates in emergency evacuation drills in accordance with policy and instructs passengers regarding safety regulations and other bus rules.

9. Performs interior bus cleaning duties daily, cleans the windows and  exterior as needed, and refuels the vehicle.

10. Assigns each student a definite seat and provide seating charts as required.

11. Adheres to NJ Administrative Code and regulations adopted by the Hillsborough Board of Education.

12. Is familiar with the laws and regulations pertaining to safe school transportation.

13. Adheres to all driver handbook duties and guidelines.

14. Maintains the video camera on their vehicle as instructed.

15. Attends safety meetings when scheduled.

16. Follows directives from the Director of Transportation.

Universal Performance Criteria:
  1. Adheres to and enforces all school/district/state behavioral and academic expectations.
  2. Completes tasks pursuant to supervisors’ priorities.
  3. Maintains smooth workflow
  4. Communicates effectively with public and co-workers.
  5. Conveys thoughts effectively in writing.
  6. Maintains performance level in pressure situations.
  7. Demonstrates industry, initiative, and volunteers and willingly does more than required.
  8. Works cooperatively with co-workers.
  9. Uses time effectively (own/others)
  10. Develops alternative solutions to problems.
  11. Arrives punctually to work.

Terms of Employment:   As per contract, subject to renewal annually

Evaluation: In accordance with Board of Education policy.

Approved by CSA: April 2016


Posted By

Hillsborough Township School District

379 South Branch Road , Hillsborough, NJ 08844

At the following locations


379 South Branch Road , Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $19,422

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 345