Bus Driver

Job | Posted 9 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Category: Bus Driver/Regular Time /Transportation
Location: District Wide
Date Closing: Open until filled

Work Schedule:  School Year with additional hours for trips if available and wanted.

SALARY:  Bus Driver Salary Schedule, paid training and Class B CDL.

SUMMARY:  Drives bus safely and properly, transporting students over specified routes according to time schedule.  Maintains discipline according to school procedures.  Complies with traffic regulations.


  • Drives a school bus on a prescribed route which will not be altered unless directed to do so by the Director of Transportation or Highway/Road Official.
  • Operates buses according to CDE rules and regulations, federal laws, local laws, school policy and regulation.
  • Performs and properly completes daily pre-trip inspections; reports any defects to proper authorities.
  • Keeps the bus as clean as possible, inside and outside.
  • Fuel bus when scheduled.
  • Keep route map current and time as close as possible.
  • Keeps seating chart up to date
  • Keeps the current list of students who are eligible to ride the bus.
  • Operates route in as friendly manner as possible.
  • Keeps scheduled route times as close as possible.
  • Maintains communication with riders and parents.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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.

Satisfactory driving record as determined by the local Board of Education policy.  Must pass a physical exam including a drug test.

Must be able to obtain a CDL P2 S License.  Must pass all required tests and examinations approved by the Colorado Department of Education and Colorado Department of Revenue, Motor Vehicle Division.  Must possess a Standard Red Cross First Aid Certificate.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supervises students while transporting them.

Ability to read and comprehend required tests and manuals.  Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with children and other district employees.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:  Ability to work in a friendly manner with co-workers and students.  Ability to read and understand maps.  Ability to pass required tests and training programs.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 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 sit and occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.  The employee frequently repeats the same hand, arm or finger motions many times. The employee frequently uses the hand strength to grasp tools.  Continuously driving on the job.  The employee may occasionally have to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds such as as a student.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in temperatures above 100 degrees and below 32 degrees and occasionally will walk on slippery surfaces.  The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints and interact with the public and other workers.  The employee has direct responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of others.  The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud to where you have to raise your voice to be heard.

Benefits include: PERA retirement, paid time off, short and long term disability, other optional benefit elections.  Employees who are regularly scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week as defined by their position are also eligible for the district’s health insurance.

Additional information: *Salary/pay rate is determined based on position classification and employee’s qualifications and experience relevant to the job description requirements. Full pay range may be found on the appropriate salary schedule. Salary schedule link below.  Employees hired into a position are rarely qualified to receive the maximum of the pay range shown on the salary schedule.

Procedure for application:
Applications and transfer request (for current employees) are available online at http://www.moffatsd.org. (Employment) Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  www.moffatsd.org

Application Process:  Moffat County School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.  Apply online at www.moffatsd.org


 In compliance with Title VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Moffat County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. English speaking ability will not be a barrier to participation and admission to District programs. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees or need for special education services. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the District.  Compliance Officer for Title IX – Jill Hafey, Superintendent, Chris Whetzel, Assistant Superintendent, 600 Texas Ave, Craig, CO  81625, 826-6343.

En cumplimiento del Título VI y VII del Acto de Derechos Civiles de 1964, Título IX de la Enmienda de Educación de 1972; Sección 504 del Acto de la Rehabilitación de 1973, la Discriminación de Edad en Acto del Empleo de 1967, el Acto de los Americanos con Discapacidades, el Acto de no Discriminación de Información Genética de 2008 y la ley de Colorado, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1 no discrimina ilegalmente en base a raza, color, sexo, religión, origen nacional, ascendencia, credo, edad, estado civil, orientación sexual, información genética, discapacidad o necesidad de servicios de educación especial en la admisión, acceso, tratamiento o empleo en programas educativos o actividades que opera. Capacidad de hablar ingles no será un obstáculo para la participación y admisión a programas del Distrito. Se han establecido procedimientos de queja para los estudiantes, padres, empleados o necesidad de servicios de educación especial. La(s) siguiente(s) persona(s) han sido identificadas como el oficial de cumplimiento para el Distrito. Chris Whetzel, Condado de Moffat Distrito Escolar RE-1, 600 Texas Ave, Craig Co 81625, 970-826-6343, chris.whetzel@moffatsd.org


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Moffat County School District

600 Texas Avenue , Craig, CO 81625

At the following locations


998 Rose Street , Craig, CO 81625