Bus Driver Minibus

Job | Posted 4 months ago
Position Areas
Public School


Job title:

Bus Driver Minibus

Reports to:

Special Education Transportation Coordinator

Receives guidance from:

Director and/or Assistant Director of Transportation, Director of Career and Technical Education, Principal, or Assistant Principal

Overtime status: 

Compliant with position, salary and FLSA regulations 


Job Purpose:

  • In keeping a tradition of excellence, the purpose of the Bus Driver Minibus is to provide safe, courteous, and comfortable transportation for students on daily bus route; along with assisting children with boarding, exiting the bus, loading/unloading, and practice and/or implement safety plan measures in a crisis drill or actual emergency situation. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obey all traffic laws

  • Observe all mandatory safety regulations for school buses

  • Maintain student discipline on bus

  • Report disciplinary problems with students to the proper authority

  • Keep assigned bus clean

  • Keep assigned schedule

  • Check bus before each operation for mechanical defects

  • Notify the proper authority of mechanical failure or running late

  • Discharge students only at authorized stops

  • Exercise responsible leadership when on out-of-district school trips

  • Transport only authorized students

  • Report all accidents and complete required reports

  • Enforce regulations against smoking and eating on the bus

  • Lead and attend staff meetings/trainings as applicable; serve on staff committees

  • Maintain and accept responsibility for any district owned fixed asset item assigned to employee and ensure appropriate use by following district policies for acceptable use

  • Undergo periodic evaluations according to state and board policy procedures

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Regular, dependable, in person, and punctual attendance is an essential function of this position

  • Perform such other and not specifically enumerated duties as may be requested by the Board of Education, superintendent, administrator, director or established by district policy

  • Read, understand, and abide by Employee Conduct Policy, GAB, all other District, State and Federal policies, and procedures and protocols as established by RCSD and the Mississippi Educator Code of Conduct


  • Education level: high school diploma or equivalent

  • Certification:

  • Other Requirements: pass background and drug/alcohol test; possess a valid CDL driver’s license


Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. The requirements include abiding by all health requirements set forth for school bus drivers. 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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms using equipment such as a keyboard and video display terminal. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, reach, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • 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 work environment is not a standard office setting; but rather encompasses the entire active school campus both inside and outside the facilities. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and occasionally high.

Note: This is not an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job. The job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment. The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable.


Terms of Employment:

  • Salary, days and work year as established by the Rankin County Board of Education


  • Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Rankin County School Board policy on Evaluation of Employees. 

Posted By

Rankin County School District

1220 Apple Park Place , Brandon, MS 39042

At the following locations

District Office - Minibus

1220 Apple Park Place , Brandon, MS 39042