Substitute Bus Driver (District) 20-21

Posted 3 months ago
Start Date


JOB TITLE:  Substitute Bus Driver
JOB TITLE:  Bus Driver
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Transportation Director
Salary Range 14.93 per hour 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a good driving record
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must pass a drug screen & CDL physical
  • Such additional health and age requirements as the board may require
  • Have no immoral or criminal history
  • Have the ability to work with other staff members and with children
  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. Certificate
  • CDL with a P & S endorsement or Be working toward getting CDL Permit
  • Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students; provide safe and efficient transportation for District students to and from school, special events and field trips; perform daily inspections and operator maintenance of vehicle; assist in the loading and unloading of physically and mentally handicapped students as necessary
  • Drive a school bus over designated routes in accordance with specified time schedules and in accordance with regulations and laws related to pupil transportation in the State following specified schedules; transport students to and from school, special events and field trips
  • Pick up and discharge students under varying weather conditions, at established bus stops; report incidents which affect the safety of students in violation of 702 KAR 5:080
  • Maintain bus in a safe operating condition through prescribed daily vehicle inspections and driver maintenance including cleaning windows, mirrors and bus interior; check and maintain fuel, oil and water levels; check brakes, brake lights and doors; report mechanical defects and malfunctions to appropriate personnel
  • Maintain order and discipline among students on bus following District policies and procedures regarding disciplining of students and contact with school officials, parents and the public; interact with parents regarding questions, concerns and disputes
  • Perform emergency bus evacuation drills as required by Kentucky Administrative Regulations
  • Transport physically handicapped and mentally handicapped children to and from designated locations; lift and secure wheel chairs; assist in the loading and unloading of handicapped children as necessary
  • Observe applicable local, State and federal policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Fuel and clean exterior and interior of buses including picking up debris, sweeping and mopping floor, wiping upholstery and cleaning headlights daily or as needed.
  • Maintain records concerning vehicle maintenance, miles driven and number of children transported and other related matters; prepare student conduct, incident and accident reports
  • Attend safety and preventive emergency meetings when required
  • To provide safe and efficient transportation so that students may enjoy the fullest possible advantage from the district’s education services
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Will not discharge students at home or at school unless they are received by a responsible person
  • Report discipline problems to Director of Transportation
  • Notify Director of Transportation in case of mechanical failure or emergency
  • Exercise responsible decision making
  • Transport only authorized students
  • Report all accidents and complete required reports
  • Enforce regulations as set forth by school authorities
  • Other duties as assigned by Coordinator of Transportation

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Woodford County Public Schools

207 Simmons Street, Versailles, KY 40383