Substitute Bus Driver

Job | Posted 9 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Pickens County Board of Education
Job Descriptions
RETIREMENT:                        N/A
REPORTS TO:                          Transportation Director
QUALIFICATIONS:                    1.      Valid Georgia Class B CDL driver’s license with S&P
                                                      2.      Able to safely lift 75 pounds.
EVALUATION:                          Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy on evaluation.                                 

  • Provide safe and proper transportation for eligible students assigned by the Department of Transportation.
  • Properly conduct pre/post-trip inspections.
  • Properly use appropriate lights and/or warning signals.
  • Follow proper procedures for loading, unloading, crossing highways, securing staff and assuring all students are safely away from the bus before continuing on route.
  • Properly maneuver bus including backing and using mirrors.
  • Able to operate air or manual doors.
  • Use two-way radio efficiently, following proper etiquette.
  • Accurately follow assigned route and time schedule assigned by the Transportation Department.
  • Assist in safety training for all students on assigned route.
  • Transport bus for established maintenance schedule.
  • Properly greet students.
  • Demonstrate proper use of seat belts.
  • Maintain proper speed limits, and obey all posted signs.
  • Properly follow procedures at R/R crossings
  • Maintain control of student behavior.
  • Maintain positive attitude and enthusiasm in a professional manner.
  • Dress neat and appropriately according to policy.
  • Medical requirements to qualify for bus driver including successful completion of a physical.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the job, use of good mature judgment and enthusiasm about job.
  • Demonstrate proper care of the bus, including cleanliness, checking fluid levels, etc.
  • Communicate and establish positive relationship with students, parents, and school administrator.
  • Provide all route information, accident reports and other information to the Transportation Department.
  • Keep all students and route information organized and updated on bus.
  • Attend all in-service safety meetings as required.
  • Possess and maintain valid and appropriate license, certificate and/or credentials as may be required for this position.
  • Follow work scheduling and attendance requirements in a regular, predictable, and punctual manner.
  • Review current development, literature, and technical source information related to job responsibilities.
  • Ensure adherence to good safety procedures.
  • Follow federal and state laws, as well, as school board policies.
  • Submit to random drug screening as requested.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Posted By

Pickens County Schools

550 Harmony School Rd , Jasper, GA 30143

At the following locations

Pickens County Schools Central Office

100 D.B. Carroll Street , Jasper, GA 30143

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