Bus Driver

Job | Posted 4 years ago
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Non-Instructional Support

Description

YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO APPLY

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Operate school buses under all types of weather conditions including, but not limited to sun, fog, rain, sleet, hail, snow, and ice.  Transport students and other authorized persons on "to and from" school routes in regular, special education, vocational, or extracurricular trips as authorized by the local school system.
SPECIFIC DUTIES
  • Successfully complete school bus driver training program and courses as prescribed by the state and local boards of education.
  • Operate the school bus in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Conduct thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspection of the school bus and its special equipment
  • Maintain orderly conduct of student passengers.  Report unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Operate the school bus in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia and the policies of the state and local boards of education.
  • Conduct emergency evacuation drills as required by the local school system.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with school staff and public.
  • Complete legible, accurate and required reports in the prescribed manner and on a timely basis.
  • Provide maximum safety for passengers while on the bus and during loading and unloading.
  • Clean and service the school bus which includes sweeping, washing, fueling, checking oil and coolant levels, etc., to the extent prescribed by the local school system.  Report needed repairs.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the local school system.
  • Maintain routes and schedules as planned by the local school system personnel.
  • Report any hazards along the existing route to the appropriate school official.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • The minimum age to qualify as a school bus driver is eighteen (18) year of age.
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid Commercial Driver's License in either Class A, B. or C depending on the type of vehicle to be driven with the proper P and S endorsement, or a valid Class P (Instructional) license.  The Class P necessitates that a driver licensed for that type vehicle accompany the person with the instructional permit.
  • Must pass a physical examination by a licensed Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy within 60 days prior to the date of employment in accordance with the approved examination (DE Form 0514) prescribed by the State Board of Education.
  • Good moral character
  • Minimum of two years driving experience.  (does not have to be a school bus)
  • No addiction to the use of intoxicating liquor or narcotic drugs.  Successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.
  • Mental and emotional stability, which ensures the normal driving competency and efficiency.
  • Appearance and personality.

Posted By

Screven County Schools

Attn: Dr. Myers P.O. Box 1668 , Sylvania, GA 30467
 

At the following locations

Screven County Schools

Attn: Dr. Myers P.O. Box 1668 , Sylvania, GA 30467



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,819

State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.03

State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students

19%

State Average: 12%

FTE

339

State Average: 968