8 Hour Bus Driver Training Coordinator - Regular

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OHA 333-019-1030 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Teachers and School Staff requires that school staff be fully vaccinated or have provided documentation of a medical or religious exception and the exception has been approved or accepted.
"Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since the individual’s final dose of COVID-19 vaccine. It also requires districts to take reasonable steps to ensure that unvaccinated teachers, school staff and volunteers are protected from contracting and spreading COVID-19. 
As such, Bend-La Pine Schools staff with approved medical and religious vaccine exceptions will continue to be required to participate in weekly COVID-19 testing after March 19, 2022.  Staff with approved exceptions will not be required to mask after March 19.

Upon job offer, and prior to their first day of work, successful candidates will need to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a medical or religious exception.

Salary: $29.59 - $32.70, plus exceptional benefits
Hours per day: 8.0
Contract Days: 236

The Training Coordinator will develop, implement, and oversee a training program that meets or exceeds the Department of Education standards. The Training Coordinator will provide behind the wheel training and address school bus regulations/safety procedures; identify training requirements for both new and experienced drivers; evaluate bus drivers’ knowledge and skills; and maintain required documentation for audit in compliance with State Certification purposes and meet district/state/federal requirements.
The position requires an Oregon Class B Commercial Driver's License, a State of Oregon School Bus Driver's Certificate, CORE Instructor Certificate, Third Party Examiner Card and a School Bus Driver Instructor’s Certificate (or ability to acquire within 6 months). The employee will drive as a relief driver as needed. The Training Coordinator works under the supervision of the Transportation Director or designee.

  1. Conduct and manage required continuing education training program to maintain school bus driver’s licensing and to develop the drivers’ skill level, according to ODE, DMV and district policies.

  1. Conduct and manage driver evaluation for job performance with specific recommendations to Director regarding improvement, advancement or discipline.

  1. Conduct and manage the initial training program for new bus drivers to attain state certification, including CDL licensing, CORE instruction and first aid.

  1. Maintain driver training and certification files to support DMV licensing, Oregon Department of Education licensing and district requirements.  Maintains records and assist in ODE audits.

  1. Recertify with ODE as required.

  1. Recertify with DMV as required (3rd party tester).

  1. Evaluates bus stop locations for safety.

  1. Maintain and create driver improvement programs, including safe driving, pupil management and public image.

  1. Assist in staff meeting with educational information, using effective communication skills.

  1. Work with schools to create a partnership between drivers and school staff for pupil management.

  1. Conduct remedial training for drivers involved in preventable accidents. Help develop and maintain an Accident Review Committee.

  1. Assist in the investigation and resolution of complaints regarding driver performance, pupil management, bus routing or stop locations.  Evaluate, modify or recommend changes on routes for route path, stop locations, blind corners, narrow roads, safe crossings, traffic density and road obstacles.

  1.  Oversee and provide Type 10 and Type 20 training/testing to district employees, as required by Oregon Department of Education, for employees who drive these types of vehicles.

  1. Performs testing for initial CDL per DMV regulations.

  1. Performs testing for drivers per ODE regulations.

  1. Maintain and create test routes for ODE and DMV.

  1. Assist in interview and screening of potential school bus drivers.

  1. Prepares training records and schedules for the purpose of identifying training needs (e.g., setting up classrooms, behind-the-wheel training, CORE and refresher training) for new and experienced bus drivers.

  1. Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

  1. Performs duties as a relief driver as needed.

  1. Fulfills other related duties as assigned.

  1. Fulfills performance standards identified in the evaluation process as required by the position.

  1. Fulfills working conditions and physical effort listed below.

  1. Plans, implements and manages the District Transportation training program.   

  1. Evaluates school bus loading zones at school location for safety.
Requires the ability to sit for prolonged periods, understand and carry out oral and written instructions, work independently, make common sense decisions in potentially critical situations. Significant physical abilities include climbing, pushing/pulling, reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations and other sounds, near/far visual acuity/depth perception/visual accommodation/field of vision. Employee required to carry or drag a 125-pound weight 30 feet in 30 seconds or less. Must meet physical requirements for a bus driver as outlined in ORS.581.053.0040.
  • Operation of a school bus.
  • School district policies and procedures.
  • Laws, rules and regulations governing school transportation.
  • Safety driving techniques and motor vehicle laws.
  • Defensive driving techniques.
  • Proper procedures to follow in case of an accident.
  • Adequate record keeping procedures.
  • Overall departmental procedures.
  • Business English including reading, composition, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and letter format.
  • Knowledge of geographic area and transportation routes.
  • Basic computer skills and working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher.

Skills and Abilities:
Possess the physical ability to regularly attend work and fulfill the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Operate school bus in accordance with applicable laws.
  • Practice and follow accepted safety procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations with supervisors and employees.
  • Read, understand, and apply written instructions found in route books and district policies and procedures.
  • Operate standard office equipment, computer and calculator.
  • Work independently prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Learn, apply and explain in detail District departmental policies and procedures as required.
  • Demonstrated good oral communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Work with a diversity of public and District Personnel using tact, courtesy and good judgment.
  • Establish and maintain filing and record keeping systems.
  • Possess a valid Oregon Class B Commercial Driver's License issued by Oregon State Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Hold a current, valid Oregon School Bus Driver's Certificate and a School Bus Driver Instructor’s Certificate, CORE Instructor Certificate and Third-Party Examiner Certificate (or ability to obtain within 6 months)
  • 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 a valid Oregon Driver's License and maintain an insurable status for automobile and liability coverage.
  • Complete the physical examination for School Bus Drivers.
  • Hold a valid first aid card.
  • Abide by confidentiality requirements.
  • Adhere to the district requirements for a drug-free workplace.
  • Posses and carries current First Aid card.
High school diploma and one to two years of advanced education/experience in the specific job requirements. Prior related experience preferably in a school and/or instructional setting. The position requires the application of general principles or techniques and training not normally received in a high school.
The position requires working knowledge of several technical procedures or work activity areas and ability to teach them to others. In-depth knowledge of work-related School District policies and practices is necessary. Job proficiency can be acquired in twelve to twenty-four months. Required certifications may take 12 months to obtain.
  • Possess a valid Oregon Class B Commercial Driver's License issued by Oregon State Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Hold a current, valid Oregon School Bus Driver's Certificate
  • 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.
  • Behind the Wheel Instructor Certificate
  • Third party DMV Tester
  • Possess a valid Oregon Driver's License and maintain an insurable status for automobile and liability coverage.
  • Posses a valid 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

520 Nw Wall St , Bend, OR 97703

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Bend Transportation

501 SE 2nd St , Bend, OR 97702