School Bus Van Driver
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, operates a district van to safely transport students to and from school or throughout the city for Sunnyside Unified School District and McKinney Vento programming.
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledges, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).
Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections to verify proper working order of van; transports students to and from school, field trips and other outings according to schedule and safety guidelines; maintains discipline on van and prepares necessary discipline reports.
Maintains mileage and student count log; prepares accident, incident and maintenance reports as needed; writes and records repair orders; cleans and fuels van; maintains communication and effective working relationships with parents, staff and other drivers; participate in random drug testing; and performs related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge of District policies and procedures.
Knowledge of motor vehicle and passenger transportation laws.
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety procedures.
Skill in operating and driving a van.
Skill in monitoring students and maintaining order while driving.
Skill in following oral and written instructions.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments. Work requires frequent driving, walking, and standing, sitting, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds. May be exposed to moving equipment, extreme weather conditions and infectious diseases.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must possess a valid AZ driver’s license and clean driving record for five (5) years.
Upon offer of hire, the following items included in the requirements for the Commercial Drivers License and Arizona School Bus Driver Certificate must be met:
- Pre-Employment drug test
- Pre-Employment physical
- Physical Agility Test
- Successful completion of Driver’s training program
Salary Grade: 6 Hourly Pay: $12.58 Hours per Day: 6 Days in Contract: 208