Bus Driver/Safety Trainer

Posted 5 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Summary Coordinates traffic safety program and instructs bus drivers in matters pertaining to traffic and safety regulations, and care of equipment by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Instructs drivers regarding district regulations, penalties for infraction of rules, or safety and conservation measures.
  • Rides with drivers to detect errors in handling students or driving vehicle.
  • Analyzes accident reports obtained from governmental agencies to determine driver's need for additional training.
  • Confers with department heads concerning such problems as accident rates and abuse of equipment, and recommends measures to improve safety records and to conserve equipment.
  • Drives a regular bus route as assigned by transportation director. 
Competencies  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies 
  • Demonstrates group presentation skills.
  • Displays authority to work independently.
  • Makes self available to staff.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Follows policies and procedures.
  • Prioritizes, plans and schedules safety trainings.
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
  • Completes safety trainings in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • Observes safety and security procedures. Reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly. 
Grade G of the approved classified salary schedule
8 hours per day, 5 days per week - 12 Month position - 7 paid holidays
All benefits as assigned for this position

Education and/or Experience                                                   
High School Diploma or GED and three to six months related experience and/or training.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid AZ CDL drivers license with passenger endorsement; must be CPR and first aid certified; must be 21 years of age or older.

Notice of Nondiscrimination
The Florence Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission or access to or treatment or employment in its policies, procedures or practices, in compliance with Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Florence Unified School District Career and Technical Education Department does not discriminate in enrollment or access to any of the programs available Accounting, Audio/Visual, Bio Science, Business Management, Business Operations, Construction, Culinary Arts, Education Professions, Fire Science, Hospitality Management, Law Enforcement, Massage Therapy, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, and Veterinary Assistant.  The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs.  The Florence Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance coordinator(s). Tony Jimenez, Title IX Coordinator, Florence Unified School District-1000 South Main, Florence, Arizona. (520)-866-3500 or Dawn Winsor, 504 Coordinator, 1000 South Main, Florence High School-1000 South Main Street, Florence, Arizona.  (520) 866-3560.


Posted By

Florence Unified School District #1

P.O. Box 2850 1000 S. Main Street, Florence, AZ 85132

At the following locations

Transportation - Florence

230 Florence Heights Drive , Florence, AZ 85132