Class B CDL-(PS) Bus Drivers

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Start Date
08/17/2019
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support

Description

CLASSIFIED POSITION(S) AVAILABLE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR:

Loveland Transportation     Class B CDL-(PS) Bus Drivers    
 
SALARY:    Commensurate with salary schedules
Guaranteed hours and full benefits

Requirements:
Must be at least 21 years of age
Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license
Class B CDL with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements
Excellent communications skills
Able to work shifts assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:          
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
Transports authorized students to and from school.
Transports authorized students to and from extra-curricular activities as necessary.
Observes all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.
Obeys all traffic laws.
Maintains discipline when students are on the bus.
Inspects bus before each operation for mechanical defects.
Reports student misconduct to the proper authority.
Keeps assigned bus clean and reports any mechanical problems to the transportation supervisor.
Maintains an assigned schedule.
Picks up and discharges students only at authorized stops.
Reports all accidents and completes required reports in a timely fashion.
Posts and enforces bus regulations such as smoking and eating bans.

 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must have successful prior work experience.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. 
The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to
10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT  
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. 
Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

 

About Our District
Loveland City School District covers more than 16 miles and overlaps three counties—Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren. The District surrounds the City of Loveland
and reaches into Symmes, Goshen, Hamilton, and Miami Townships. Loveland Schools serves a population of 50,000 residents, including the City of Loveland.
 
TRANSPORTATION
The Loveland City School’s bus fleet serves more than 5,000 public and private school students daily. Our school buses travel 977 miles each day for private school
transportation and 2,415 miles for public school transportation. Buses cover 16 square miles of the Loveland School District, as well as providing transportation to
students from non-public schools who are within 30 minutes of the school they would have attended if they were enrolled in Loveland Schools. There are currently
18 different area non-public schools receiving bus service.

 

Job Title: Bus Driver

 

                                                                                   

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

Provide safe and timely transportation for school children attending Loveland City Schools by performing the following duties

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  1. Must be at least 21 years of age.

  2. Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license.

  3. Class B CDL with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements.

  4. Excellent communications skills.

  5. Valid certificate/license as issued by the Ohio Department of Education.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS

  1. Report to work regularly and on time, prepared to perform appropriately assigned duties throughout the day, in service to students, staff, and the community.

  2. Prepare for and perform all assigned duties required by one’s job description in a positive and collaborative manner.

  3. Follow justifiable directives issued by the established chain of authority with a learning-oriented attitude and seek support when needed.

  4. Identify, report, and/or if possible control unsafe conditions or safety hazards in order to maintain safe and secure working and learning environments.

  5. Demonstrate professional respect and integrity when interacting with students, parents, staff, community members and other stakeholders.  This includes and is not limited to verbal, nonverbal, personal and electronic interactions.

  6. Comply with federal laws, state statutes, Board policies, and related administrative guidelines that prohibit coercive, harassing, threatening, retaliating, bullying or discriminating conduct.

  7. Communicate in a truthful, timely, compassionate, and empathetic manner about any matter of interest to the District following the appropriate chain of authority.

  8. Manage District property and assets in an ethical and responsible manner in accordance with federal laws, state statutes, Board policies, and related administrative guidelines.

  9. Maintain confidentiality of information as required under federal laws, state statutes, Board policies, and related administrative guidelines.

  10. Report actions, through the appropriate chain of authority that may represent violations of federal laws, state statutes, Board policies, and related administrative guidelines.

  11. Refrain from unethical activity that may reasonably interfere with the legitimate operational interests and goals of the District.

  12. Comply with all other federal laws, state statutes, Board policies, and related administrative guidelines.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Transport authorized students to and from school.

  2. Transport authorized students to and from extra-curricular activities as necessary.

  3. Observe all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.

  4. Obey all traffic laws.

  5. Maintain discipline when students are on the bus.

  6. Inspect bus before each operation for mechanical defects and after to ensure bus is empty.

  7. Report student misconduct to the proper authority.

  8. Keep assigned bus clean and report any mechanical problems to the transportation supervisor.

  9. Maintain an assigned schedule.

  10. Pick up and discharge students only at authorized stops.

  11. Report all accidents and complete required reports in a timely fashion.

  12. Post and enforce bus regulations such as smoking and eating bans.

 

OTHER INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION

 

  1. Ability to work effectively with others.

  2. Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues and administration. 

  3. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 

  4. Ability to write routine reports and documents. 

  5. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, parents, agencies, teachers or members of the school community. 

  6. Ability to effectively present information to administration, staff, public groups, and/or Board of Education.

  7. Frequent requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, and stoop.

  8. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 

  9. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and sometimes loud.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities

 

REPORTS TO:

Transportation Supervisor

 

STATUS:

Classified

 

SALARY:

Based on training and experience in accordance with the district salary schedule.

 

 

 

 

“Other Duties as Appropriate”

 

This job description is only to be interpreted as a basic guideline of your job responsibilities.  As a district we require employees to perform duties as assigned that may not appear on this job description.  District human resources will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by their supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

 

 

Approved By:   Board of Education

Approved Date: 8/7/18

 

 

Posted By

Loveland City School District

801 South Lebanon Road , Loveland, OH 45140
 

At the following locations

Loveland Transportation Office

570 Loveland Madeira Road , Loveland, OH 45140



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,028

State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

22.09

State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 15%

FTE

614

State Average: 294