JobID 647 : Bus Driver (#1249588)

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WELD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE - 8
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
200 S. FULTON AVENUE
FORT LUPTON, CO  80621
PHONE (303) 857-3200, FAX 303-857-3219 or EMAIL:  akaylor@weld8.org
Alan J. Kaylor, Superintendent of Schools
DATE OF POSTING:  June 11, 2019

POSITION:  Bus Driver – Weld Re-8 Schools (Class B CDL Driver) ; starts in early August. Training provided.

HOURLY RATE RANGE: $15.23/hr.– $27.49/hr depending on previous work experience. 
Position is 5.50 hrs. – 6.50 hrs. /176-Days depending on route driven. PAID CDL Training provided.
Great job with employee benefits, inquire by calling 303-857-7380

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION:  Please submit an application (available online at www.weld8.org) along with your Motor Vehicle Record and a letter of interest listing your qualifications and experiences for the position. Further information, please contact  Cynthia Borrego, Transportation Manager at 303-857-7380 or email
cborrego@weld8.org.  Applicant must apply online; supporting materials may be attached to the online application or mailed or faxed at the address listed above. 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

Applicant must be 21 years of age
Good driving record required (submit Motor Vehicle Record with application)
Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus but not required
Pass DOT medical examination and pre-employment controlled substance testing
Pass required Commercial Driver License written examinations (Class B with P2S Endorsement)
Pass the Adverse Weather and Mountain Driving State Written Exams
Pass the Colorado Dept. Of Education School Bus Drivers Rules and Regulations Exam
Pass Random Controlled Substance Testing
Pass Annual recertification testing
Applicant must have the ability to follow and understand oral and written instructions
Ability to work in school setting or with school age children preferred – must like kids!
Experience driving truck/bus or operating heavy equipment a plus. Paid CDL Training is provided

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Performs Pre/Post trip inspections on school bus
Drives Morning and afternoon Route
Cleans buses as needed
Keeps inspection and driver logs
Knowledge of School safety policies and procedures
Uses positive verbal and non-verbal skills when working with school personnel and community members at all times
Respond to emergencies
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Bus driver hours may vary on student instructional days per student calendar. Additional hours available at times for field trips, activity trips (sports, band, clubs), etc.
All employee agreements for new hire personnel shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Education. Direct deposit is a condition of employment.
No smoking is allowed in any Weld County School District Re 8 buildings.
Selected applicant must comply with the District's Drug-Free Workplace policy, DOT physical and drug screening
As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant must verify, within 72 hours
of employment, his/her legal right to be employed in the United States.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: Position open until filled.


An equal opportunity affirmative action employer
In compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Colorado law and Board of Education Policy AC (Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity), Weld County School District Re-8 does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person has been identified as the compliance officer for the district: Superintendent, Weld County School District Re-8: 200 South Fulton Avenue, Fort Lupton, CO 80621, 303.857.3200, superintendent@weld8.org.
 

 

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Weld County Reorganized School District No. Re-8

301 REYNOLDS STREET, FORT LUPTON, CO 80621-1329
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,563 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

23%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.36

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

308

State Average: 415