Bus Driver

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Description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School Diploma or GED preferred
  2. Valid Georgia Commercial Driver’s License with an S and P Endorsement (must be at least 21 years of age to obtain license); required to have held a valid driver’s license for a minimum of the 3 previous years
  3. Lifting, bending, sitting for prolonged periods, and upper body mobility
  4. Pre-employment and annual physical examination; must successfully complete bus driver training
 
REPORTS TO:   Transportation Director
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Demonstrate prompt and regular attendance.
  2. Assume personal responsibility for obeying all traffic laws and for compliance with the regulations of the Department of Public Safety governing the operation of school buses.
  3. Assume major responsibility for the safety of children on the bus conforming to safety regulations.
  4. Perform pre-trip inspection of bus as required by department regulations and post-trip inspection for children who may be left on bus.
  5. Maintain external and internal cleanliness of bus as required for safe comfortable operation.
  6. Maintain discipline when students are on the bus.  Report behavior problems and student damage to the bus to the appropriate administrator.
  7. Follow assigned schedule, arriving at school with students no earlier than necessary and discharging students only at authorized stops.
  8. Exercise responsible leadership when on out-of-district school trips.
  9. Transport only authorized students.
  10. Report delays, accidents, and unusual situations to the Transportation Department.
  11. Monitor/operate communication devices for essential and emergency transmissions only.
  12. Attend required training meetings, Orientation, State Safety meetings, and all other meetings as requested.
  13. Maintain cordial relations with parents, administrators, other employees, and the general public.
  14. Enforce regulations against smoking and eating on the bus.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator.
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  181 day position. Salary based on board approved salary.
 
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the Transportation Director or designee.

Posted By

Worth County School District

103 ELDRIDGE ST , SYLVESTER, GA 31791
 

At the following locations

Transportation

103 ELDRIDGE ST , SYLVESTER, GA 31791



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,225

State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.66

State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students

9%

State Average: 12%

FTE

449

State Average: 968