Bus Drivers-On Call Substitute

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


TITLE:                                   BUS DRIVER
DEPARTMENT:                   Transportation
REPORTS TO:                      Director of Transportation
SUPERVISES:                       N/A
The job of Bus Driver is to safely operate a passenger bus, for the purpose of safely transporting students over scheduled routes and/or to/from school district sponsored events; ensuring the school bus is operating safely; and ensuring the safety of students, during transport and while loading and unloading from the school bus.

  1. Drives a school bus or transportation vehicle over an assigned route in accordance with a time schedule.
  2. Supervises, assists and instructs students and other passengers, in the safe entry and exiting of the bus, during regular and emergency situations.
  3. Transports students, staff and chaperones on field trips, athletic activities and other special trips.
  4. Enforces District Policies and procedures related to transportation and maintains discipline on buses.
  5. Prepares student discipline citations, as needed.
  6. Maintains bus cleanliness on a daily basis, including washing, as needed.
  7. Performs minor bus maintenance checks and reports maintenance needs.
  8. May transport other materials in District vehicles.
  9. Maintains good order among students on the buses, following District Policies regarding the discipline of children and contact with parents and other citizens.
  10. Instructs students and others on proper bus behavior and emergency procedures.
  11. Insures compliance with applicable provisions of State Motor Vehicle Code as related to bus driving and transporting of students.
  12. To perform other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Transportation or the Business Manager.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid Illinois Drivers' License.
  • Possess a valid School Bus Driver Permit.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Ability to operate a school bus, exercising good judgment and extreme caution.
  • Ability to drive a school bus safely over a variety of normal and hazardous road conditions.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, the public and staff members.
  • A work history demonstrating dependability and reliability

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; intermittent stooping, kneeling, crouching and /or crawling; and continual manual hand and finger dexterity.  Generally the job requires 70% sitting, 15% walking and 15% standing.

Posted By

Grant Community High School District 124

Interstate 285 , Fox Lake, IL 60020

At the following locations

Grant Community High School

Interstate 285 , Fox Lake, IL 60020

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246