Mississinawa Valley Full-time Bus Driver

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Start Date
03/01/2019
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support

Description


Title:   Mississinawa ValleySchool Bus Driver: If interested complete on-line application, and contact Mr. Jeff Winchester, Building Principal at 937-968-4464x2005 or email Superintendent Doug Dunham at Doug_Dunham@mississinawa.org.  

Full-time Bus Driver: starting pay based on negotiated agreement is $17.02 an hour for the 2018/2019 school year; may receive more an hour based on years experience as a bus driver.

 
Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the Principals/Superintendent, to ensure the safe transportation of students, staff, and others to and from school, residential neighborhoods, and field trips.
Essential Functions:

  • Safely drives a school bus on days when school is in session over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, loading and unloading students at designated locations.
  • Transports students, teachers and others on school field or activity trips.
  • Inspects assigned bus on a daily basis prior to transporting of passengers to ensure that bus is in good, clean and safe working order.
  • Cleans and refuels bus as needed.
  • Ensures that a communication device is in proper working order before each trip.
  • Reports all mechanical deficiencies, traffic violations, or accidents, promptly.
  • Arranges for and ensures completion of routine maintenance of bus (e.g., oil change); transporting the bus to and from maintenance and/or repair facilities.
  • Maintains order and discipline in an effective and courteous manner among students being transported in accordance with district policies and procedures; reports any incidents involving student discipline.
  • Observes and tracks route timing, such as total time en-route, time between stops, loading and unloading times or any other requested information for the purpose of establishing route efficiency, as requested.
  • Maintains and submits records and reports as required.
  • Follows procedures to ensure that no child is left alone on bus without adult supervision at any time, and that all children have departed bus at the end of all bus routes (morning, evening and during field trips or other special trips).
  • Inventories bus emergency and first aid supplies and equipment; reports needs to the Director.
  • Prepares aides and children for bus drills and ensures bus evacuation drills are held as required.
  • In case of accidents/emergencies, evacuates children according to written and practiced procedures, ensures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes a written report as required.
  • Attends and participates in trainings, and other continuing education, career and professional development opportunities.
 
Additional Duties
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned.
Equipment
  • Uses standard automotive and bus equipment, and telephone.
 
Travel Requirements
  • Travels to and from school district buildings, to vehicle service stations, field trip locations and other destinations are required. If you reside in the Mississinawa Valley School District, you may have bus parked at your residence, and you receive stipend for charging bus. Receive extra pay for transporting extra-curricular activities.  
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of all traffic laws, regulations, road signs and related information.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate the bus, conduct pre-trip inspections, and clean the bus.
  • Visual and auditory acuity within professionally determined normal ranges, with correction if needed.
  •  Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Ability to learn and comprehend information from procedures manuals and other materials. Ability to comprehend and follow traffic signs required.
  • Ability to physically move through the bus, center and classrooms.
  • Ability to maintain composure and perform responsibilities under pressure and in cases of accidents or other emergencies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
 
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard school bus environment
  • Must pass Physical each school year
 
Qualifications Profile
 
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
 
Certification/License:
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's (DMV) License.
  • Current Commercial Driver's License (CDL), class B with Passenger and School Bus endorsement.
  • We will provide training 
 
Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED
 
Experience:
  • Successful prior experience working as a bus driver, preferably in a school district or transporting children. 
 

 
 

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Mississinawa Valley Schools

10480 Staudt Road , Union City, OH 45390
 

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Mississinawa Valley Schools

10480 Staudt Road , Union City, OH 45390



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,870

State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.82

State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 15%

FTE

153

State Average: 294