School Bus Driver

Job | Posted 5 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


JOB TITLE:          BUS DRIVER    
DEPARTMENT:   Transportation 
REPORTS TO:    Transportation Director
FLSA STATUS:     Non-Exempt
HOURLY RATE:    $12.15- $16.74 

SUMMARY:  Ensures students and other official passengers are transported safely and efficiently to and from school and other school related events (field trips, athletic events, etc.).

• Transports passengers (students, teachers, parents, etc.) to and from school and other district sanctioned events.
• Maintains order and discipline of students and other passengers on bus per prescribed policies, prepares conduct reports as needed.
• Demonstrates and explains emergency evacuation procedures to passengers in accordance with Transportation Safety Training.
• Maintains daily mileage and route logs as required.
• Updates route maps and directions as needed.  Transports students, etc. according to official route directions.
• Obeys all traffic laws and observes all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.
• Performs as a substitute bus driver as needed.
• Conducts a daily pre-trip safety inspection of the vehicle.  Communicates with teachers, principal, monitors and other officials as needed.
• Operates wheelchair lift, and loads and unloads and safely secures passengers confined to wheelchairs, when applicable.
• Monitors the activities of Transportation (Bus) Monitors as they relate to their actions with students and the public.
• Unwavering belief that all students can be successful.

• Ability to operate a standard or automatic transmission motor vehicle and foot controls with two feet simultaneously. 
• Ability to use two-way communication equipment.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
• Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community members.
• Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies.
• Ability to handle confrontation and conflict without an emotional response.

Education & Experience:
• High School diploma or equivalent; 2 years driving experience
• Arizona Class B Driver’s License with air brake, passenger and school bus endorsements
• Arizona School Bus Driver Certification
• Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that meets minimum requirements
• CPR and First Aid Certification desired


Posted By

Altar Valley Elementary District

10105 S. Sasabe Rd , Tucson, AZ 85736

At the following locations

District Office

10105 S. Sasabe Road , Tucson, AZ 85736