Substitute Bus Drivers

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


Contact Kristy Lowrey or Lynn Sarkett at 316-322-4804.

Job Description
Purpose:                     To provide safe and efficient transportation so that students may enjoy the fullest possible advantage from the district’s curricular and extracurricular programs.
Responsible to:          Transportation Supervisor/Mechanic/Maintenance, Secretary to Transportation/Director of Buildings and Grounds, and Director of Buildings and Grounds    
Payment rate:           
Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Possesses current operator's license;
  2. Completes required First Aid and Defensive Driving courses;
  3. Demonstrates aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities;
  4. Attends scheduled meetings and conferences;
  5. Passes physical examination.
  6. Demonstrates literacy in reading, writing, and following directions/instructions.
  7. Has such other qualifications as the district may find appropriate and acceptable.
  8. Health and Inoculation Certificate on file.
Essential Functions:
  1. Obeys all traffic laws.
  2. Observes all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.
  3. Maintains discipline when students are on bus.
  4. Reports undisciplined students to the proper authority.
  5. Keeps interior of assigned bus clean.
  6. Observes assigned schedule.
  7. Checks bus for mechanical defects before each operation.
  8. Notifies the proper authority in case of mechanical failure or delays.
  9. Discharges students only at authorized stops.
  10. Exercises responsible leadership when on out-of-district school trips.
  11. Transports only authorized students.
  12. Reports any accidents and completes required reports.
  13. Prepares list of students on assigned route who are eligible to be transported.
  14. Keeps accurate record of students being transported.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
  1. Requires prolonged sitting or standing, and use of equipment including repetitive motions and computer eye fatigue.
  2. Ability to handle a fast-paced, intense work environment.
  3. Must occasionally work in noisy and crowded environments, with numerous interruptions.
Statement of Acknowledgement
I have received a copy of my job description and agree to the terms of employment.
Signature                                                                                                         Date                            
Original: Personnel File
Copy: Employee

Posted By

El Dorado Public Schools USD 490

124 W Central Ave , El Dorado, KS 67042

At the following locations

Support Services

1518 West Sixth Avenue , El Dorado, KS 67042

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $12,231

% ELL Students


State Average: 11%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 231