PS108437 - 4 Hour Bus Driver (Pool Position)

Job | Posted 3 months ago
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Salary: $18.15 per hour plus exceptional benefits
Hours per day: 4

Bend-La Pine Schools will assist applicants in obtaining a current CDL upon hire

Under general supervision, the School Bus Driver operates school buses and/or other District vehicles to transport children to and from school and related activities in a safe, timely and economical manner. Duties assigned to employee include cleaning of buses, and inspecting the vehicle to insure safe operation. Safety and welfare of the students is always the top priority. The School Bus Driver works under the supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, or designee.
1.   Operates the vehicle in accordance with Oregon Revised Statutes, Department of Motor Vehicle Code, School Bus Driver's Manual, and District policies.
2.   Delivers assigned bus to the Bus Garage for regular maintenance and service work as per arranged schedule.
3.   Attends all meetings and seminars scheduled by supervisor.
4.   Maintains a neat, clean, and courteous presence while on duty.
5.   Reports immediately any mechanical trouble, tire problems, inoperable safety equipment, or other questionable item to supervisor or the District mechanic.
6.   Accepts the responsibility of transporting school-age children safely under all types of conditions.
7.   Applies energy conservation and maintains cost effectiveness measures while operating a school bus.
8.   Conducts a pre-trip inspection of the vehicle and reports any deficiencies in equipment to the proper authority immediately.
9.   Maintains the assigned vehicle by cleaning items such as: windshield (inside and outside), mirrors, light lenses, floors, seats.
10. Reports any problems or safety hazards which exist or occur on routing, such as: traffic, stops, physical barriers, students (both on and off the bus).
11. Maintains a current and correct route schedule - STOPS AND TIMES.
12. Greets students in a pleasant and friendly manner at bus stops.
13. Maintains a safe, orderly atmosphere on the bus at all times by seeking compliance with District policies through persuasion, verbal warnings, or completing discipline slips.
14. Administers first aid as required and takes immediate emergency action in serious illnesses.
15. Completes daily maintenance checklist accurately as appropriate.
16. Exercises good judgment and discretion in operating a vehicle in all weather and traffic conditions.
17. Fulfills other duties as assigned.
18. Fulfills performance standards identified in the evaluation process as required for the position.
19. Fulfills working conditions and physical effort listed below.
School Bus Drivers have a considerable amount of contact with students and are required to maintain discipline on the bus in order to ensure the safety of students. Exposure to inclement weather and the hazards associated with vehicular travel are routine for this position. The employee must have the physical ability to carry or drag a 125 pound person 30 feet in 30 seconds.
• Laws, rules and regulations governing school transportation.
• Safe driving techniques and motor vehicle laws.
• Operation of school bus.
• Proper procedures to follow in case of an emergency.
• Defensive driving techniques.
Skills and Abilities:
Possess the physical ability to regularly attend work and fulfill the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
• Possess an appropriate valid Oregon Class B Commercial driver's license issued by State of Oregon Department of
Motor Vehicles.
• Possess a driving record that conforms to the requirements of the State Department of Education for the issue of a
School Bus Driver's Certificate.
• Successfully pass a medical examination for School Bus Driver.
• Participate in School Bus Driver's Training Program.
• Successfully complete defensive driving training.
• Successfully complete classroom and on-the-road vehicle operation training.
• Successfully complete first aid training.
• Successfully complete and apply in-service training practices.
• Read, understand, and apply written instructions found in route books and District policies and procedures.
• Relate to students in a pleasant, courteous, and friendly manner.
• Maintain a safe driving record with District or personal vehicles.
• Adhere to the district requirements for a drug-free workplace.
• Possess a valid Oregon Driver's License and maintain an insurable status for automobile liability and coverage.
  •  Ability to exit from emergency door opening of 24x48 inches at least 42 inches from the ground in 10 seconds or less.
High school diploma. Basic ability to use grammar, spelling, punctuation, fractions, decimals and commercial arithmetic is required. This position requires no prior work experience.
The position requires general knowledge of some technical procedures or work activity. Working knowledge of School
District practices or basic policies may be necessary. Job proficiency can be acquired in six months to one year.
• Possess an appropriate valid Oregon Class B Commercial driver's license issued by State of Oregon Department of
Motor Vehicles and maintain an insurable status for automobile and liability coverage.     .
• Possess a driving record that conforms to the requirements of the State Department of Education for the issue of a
School Bus Driver's Certificate.
• Possess current First Aid card.
The statements herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of the job, the level of knowledge and skills typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work and physical requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work or otherwise to balance the workload.


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Bend-La Pine School District 1

501 SE 2nd St, Bend, OR 97702
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,490

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 19.82

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 297