Substitute Bus Driver

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


Position Title
Bus Driver
Department Transportation
Reports To Transportation Manager Status Classified
Board Approval Existing Position Contract None - On call Assignments
Position Focus Support our District Policy of “believing human beings are the single most important element in all interactions.”  We must establish priorities that respond to the needs of our students, staff members, and community and serve as the driving force behind all our actions focusing on excellence in everything we do.” Demonstrate sincere concern and dedication to establish and maintain cooperative, positive daily interactions with all staff, students, parents and vendors.  Always foster team environment to accomplish established goals and objectives. Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations and board policy.
Accountability Directly accountable for individual roles and responsibilities as assigned by the District Office and contained in this job description. 
Requirements Valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with P & S Endorsement
Corrected Vision Sufficient as Required by DOT
Pass Extensive Background Check
Pass Drug Screening and Random Drug Screening Tests
Pass Physical and Agility Test required by DPS and DOT
Industry Specific Knowledge and Experience:
  Compliance with Federal and State DOT Regulations
  Knowledge of Local Area Highway System
  Operate All Types of Busses and Vehicles
  Strong Commitment to Safety
Flexibility in Working Hours Based on Demands and Requests of Transportation Director
Team Player
Cooperate with Supervision and Staff At All Times
CPR Certified
First Aide Certified
Efficiently Operate Pager/Telephone/Radio
Physical dexterity, coordination, mobility and visual acuity to safely operate a school bus and perform essential functions of the position.
Walking, Speaking, Listening, Seeing, Bending, Climbing Stairs

General Responsibilities
  • Place the Welfare of All Children First and Foremost in Completion of All Duties. This includes all children riding your specific bus and all other children at the school.
  • Maintain an effective, professional demeanor at all times by establishing and maintaining rapport with all contacts including: children, parents, staff and supervision.
  • Consistently be aware that you are representing Stanfield Elementary School to the general public and be outgoing, friendly, and willing to help where required.

Pre-Trip and Post-Trip
  • Complete pre-trip checklist as required by DPS and DOT and forward to Bus Mechanic as needed for repairs to be scheduled each day. This includes but is not limited to:  inspection/adjustment of brakes and all other safety devices, operation of safety exits, check and restore all fluid levels, inflation of tires to acceptable PSI, cleanliness and appearance of bus.
  • Immediately notify the Director of Transportation and Bus Mechanic of any problems, which would be a safety hazard and prevent the bus from operating until repaired.
  • Daily complete all vehicle mileage and fuel reports and forward to Transportation Director and/or Bus Mechanic as instructed.

  • Answer all telephone, pager and radio communications as quickly as possible.
  • Relay information in a professional manner concerning any problems or unusual occurrences encountered before, during and while driving the bus either loaded or unloaded.

Loading, Driving and Unloading
  • Strictly adhere to all traffic laws at all times.
  • Correctly follow all routing instructions making adjustments for unusual conditions encountered en-route and immediately notifying the Transportation Director/Dispatch.
  • Follow all established safety and DPS and DOT procedures when loading and unloading children/adults.
  • Always maintain a helpful courteous rapport with all parents and people during loading and unloading.

  • Ensure all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner and given to Transportation Director/Dispatch.
  • Complete driver’s log as required by DPS and DOT.

Special Assignments/Requests
  • Complete all special assignments and requests in a timely manner.
  • Keep appropriate personnel advised of progress.
  • Request additional help and information as required

This job description is intended as an outline of major requirements and responsibilities and does not preclude assignment of other duties not specifically listed.  This job description may be changed without notice and modified as necessary to meet the requirements of the job.
Existing Position - 03/28/05, Human Resources

Posted By

Stanfield Elementary School District 24

515 S. Stanfield Road , Stanfield, AZ 85272

At the following locations

Stanfield Elementary School District

515 South Stanfield Road , Stanfield, AZ 85172

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 143