2020-2021 Bus Driver in Training 50012976

Posted 3 months ago


Reports To:          Route Supervisor
FSLA Status:       Non-Exempt
Compensation:    $7.25 (minimum wage)
Work Days:          Monday - Friday (as needed)
FTE:                      Max 20 hours per week


Bus Driver in Training


Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of a  bus driver in training is to complete the required number of hours driving a bus under a CDL permit and in a timely manner successfully obtain a CDL license and 5 year Certificate from the Oklahoma State Department of Education so that a transfer into a full time Bus Driver with benefits is achieved.

Essential Duties:

  • Drives in a safe and legal manner.
  • Observes all City, State, and Federal Laws relating to school buses. Enforces thus laws, policies and regulations applicable to school buses.
  • Meets established time schedules, follows established routes and drives in a safe and legal manner.
  • Inspects assigned vehicle for defects daily and report vehicle condition to Supervisor. Maintain cleanliness of assigned vehicle.
  • Completes necessary paperwork and reports as instructed by Supervisor.
  • Works effectively with others to dispense information and to solve problems.
  • Attends designated training sessions, workshops and meetings.
  • Maintains manner of personal dress and hygiene consistent with Departmental Guidelines and effective job performance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required):

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must possess a Commercial Driver License (CDL) Permit of the appropriate class for the vehicle driven with a school bus (S) and a passenger (P) endorsement.
  • Must obtain a School Bus Driving Certificate issued by the State Department of Education (SDE) within 90 days of hire
  • Current Motor Vehicle Report must meet established safe driving criteria.
  • Requires knowledge of City streets and the ability to read maps and written instructions.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.
  • Must be willing and available to work a split shift.


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

The working conditions and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time,
  • Exhibit manual dexterity to enter data into a computer,
  • Ability to see and read a street signs and printed material with or without vision aids,
  • Hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone,
  • Speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors and on the telephone,
  • Physical agility, able to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach
  • Ability to lift, push, pull up to 75 pounds

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the supervisor or appropriate administrator.  Oklahoma City Public Schools reserves the right to, update, revise or change job duties as the need prevails.  This document is for communication only and not intended to imply a written or implied contract of employment. The Board of Education and Superintendent may approve alternatives to the listed qualifications.

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Oklahoma City School District

miramar, Oklahoma City, OK 73111