Bus Driver

Job | Posted 3 years ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Incumbent must be 21 years of age or older and possess a high school diploma.  Must be able to complete the State of Georgia Bus Driver Class offered by the Emanuel County School System Department of Transportation.
Valid Class B - Commercial Drivers' License with passenger, air brakes and school bus endorsements.  Driving record must be clean as far as convictions pertaining to DUI and traffic violations for seven years prior to date of hire.
Incumbent must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function of the position.   When appropriate, reasonable accommodations will be provided to afford persons with disabilities an opportunity to perform the essential functions of the position.
Incumbent must pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test.
Incumbent must be able to provide a Criminal Background Check with results that adhere to Emanuel County Board of Education Policy GAK(1).
Must be able to read and understand the English language.
Must be able to pass an annual physical and random drug/alcohol tests.
PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS:   Demonstrates the ability to:
Maintain a safe and clean environment for all students on the bus.
Follow all duties/responsibilities outlined in the School Bus Drivers' Manual/Emanuel County B.O.E. Employee Handbook.
Follow route schedule as provided by the Director of Transportation.
All other duties and tasks assigned by the Director of Transportation.
Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of force greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated light work.
Interaction with Others:  Ability to maintain, on a regular and consistent basis, relationships that are characterized by high expectations, teamwork, and collaboration.  Ability to be flexible relative to daily routines.  Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the differences among diverse populations.
Concentration:  Ability to maintain workflow and thought processes in the presence of frequent distractions.  Ability to ignore irrelevant sights or sounds and intrusive thoughts or stimuli.  Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with only few or no errors.
Stressful Circumstances:  Ability to produce quality work when short or unexpected deadlines are presented.  Ability to adjust work processes without incident when new and unexpected directions are given relative to a project that may be in process.  Ability to maintain composure and not compound a situation when interacting with persons who may be angry, demanding or otherwise less than polite.
Independent Judgment:  Ability to complete work tasks without being given precise directions relative to work steps or the final project.
Organizational Skills:  Ability to establish priorities, simultaneously manage multiple tasks; and deliver a quality work product by a designated deadline.
Public Contact:  Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with superiors, colleagues, parents, and other individuals within and external to the school system.  Ability to demonstrate professionalism while interacting with others and to maintain constructive working relationships.
Attendance and Dependability:  Ability to report to work at the scheduled time and to seldom be absent from work.  Demonstrate prompt and regular work attendance.  Process appropriate paperwork to authorize absences in accordance with school system procedures.  Ability to complete work in a timely, accurate manner and to be conscientious about work performance.
EVALUATION:  Performance will be evaluated annually by the Superintendent or designated Supervisor in accordance with Policy GBI - Evaluation of Personnel.

Posted By

Emanuel County Public Schools

201 South Main Street , Swainsboro, GA 30401

At the following locations

Emanuel County Board of Education

201 South Main Street , Swainsboro, GA 30401

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968