Bus Driver

Job | Posted a year ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Bus Driver
   Hours will vary but will be between 6:00am – 9:30am for the morning shift and 2:00pm to 4:30pm for afternoon shift.
   Monday – Friday, school days only, with a guaranteed minimum of three hours.

   The salary range is $21.35 per hour per the 2017-2019 salary schedule for the district transportation unit. 
Line of Authority:      
   Responsible to the Manager of Transportation.
Primary Function:     
   Provide safe and proper transportation of all students. 
Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Under direction of the transportation manager, ensure safe transport of all students.
  • Ensure proper safety measures are enforced at all times for all students.
  • Monitor and enforce student discipline in accordance with district policy.
  • Report any concerns regarding students to the principal, or transportation personnel in accordance with district procedures or policies.
  • Assist in evacuation of students in emergency situation in accordance with district procedures.
  • Understand and use all emergency equipment on the bus such as the two-way radio, reflectors, fire extinguishers, first aid kits, and body fluid clean up kits.
  • Communicate with parents as needed.
 Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:
  •  Perform other general duties to ensure safe transportation of students. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Ability to positively work with children.
  • Must be familiar with guidelines for the safe transportation of students.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students in order to monitor and correct student behavior and assess and implement needs of students.
  • Ability to work as a team member with staff and parents.
  • Ability to understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to students.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Physical Requirements:
  • Physically capable of meeting all performance responsibilities required with students, including frequent standing, and walking, stooping,
    bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling and regular heavy lifting/assisting of students and communicate with staff, students and parents.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and/or up to adult-size body weight with two to three person lift.

    To be considered for this position, please apply on-line at: http://www.applitrack.com/isd197/onlineapp/default.aspx
    Position will remain open until filled.



Posted By

Independent School District 197

1145 Medallion Drive , Mendota Heights, MN 55120

At the following locations

Transportation Center

1145 Medallion Drive , Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,408

% ELL Students


State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 200