Relief Bus Driver

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Description

ICSD Human Resource Services

Classified Employee Job Description

 



CDL training will be held at Bus Garage 2726 N 100 E 06/20-24. New hires will need to be present for the training those days. Starting pay 20.11/hr.


 

Department: Transportation             Date Prepared: 01/04/2021

 

Job Title: Bus Driver/ Special Education Bus Driver/ Relief Driver

 

Classification (FLSA Status): Non Exempt

 

Lane/Salary Grade: Grade 9 / Step 1

 

Location: Bus Garage

 

 


 

General Function:

Under the direction of the School Transportation Administrators and in cooperation with School Principals, the Driver operates a school bus to designated locations to transport students, including those who are mentally or physically disabled, in wheelchairs, or otherwise require special help; transports preschool children to state preschool classes; assists in general maintenance/pre and post tripping the school bus, and performs other related duties as assigned. 

 

Organizational Structure:

 

Job Title:Bus Driver/ Special Education Bus Driver/ Relief Driver

 

Supervisor’s Title: School Transportation Administrator

 

Jobs Reporting to this Title: None

 

Summary and Overall Objective:

Under the direction of the School Transportation Administrators and in cooperation with School Principals, the Driver operates a school bus to designated locations to transport students, including those who are mentally or physically disabled, in wheelchairs, or otherwise require special help; transports preschool children to state preschool classes; assists in general maintenance/pre and post tripping the school bus, and performs other related duties as assigned. 

 

Essential Functions Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives a school bus to designated locations in accordance with time schedules and adjusts to schedule changes as they occur.

  • Picks up and discharges students; assists in loading and unloading children from the bus. 

  • Positions children on bus onto seats before fastening/checking Car Seats/Restraint Systems (CSRS) for safety. 

  • Secure wheelchairs into place on the bus.

  • Maintains departure and arrival times as scheduled.

  • Follows established procedures for emergencies. 

  • Follows appropriate bus cleaning procedures. Submits data as required, including pre trip and post trip inspections, fuel reports, as well as student counts.

  • Transports students and instructors on special trips/activities as required.

  • Enforces a Student Management Plan. Enforces and maintains a positive discipline procedure on the bus. 

  • Effectively communicates with school principals. 

  • Follows conduct procedures such as contacting parents.

  • Conforms to District policies including those regarding attendance and absences.

 

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, abilities):

 

This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

 

Mandatory Qualification Requirements: 

  • Minimum age of 21 years.

  • Have no more than 100 points recorded on a past driving record. No more than two at-fault accidents, two citations, or a combination of one at-fault accident and one citation, in a 24 month period.

 

Additional Qualification Requirements:

  • Attend required training to include Utah State Board of Education continuing education credits and licensing training and other training provided by ICSD.

  • Complete the Basic Training Course.

  • Knowledge of safe driving practices and procedures.

  • Knowledge of first aid procedures. 

  • Knowledge of provisions of the state codes applicable to the operation of school buses and the transporting of students.

  • Ability to learn emergency procedures for working with all students, to include students with special needs.

  • Ability to maintain discipline among students, as well as a safe environment for all students.

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English at a level required for successful job performance.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Must have basic computer skills to perform some of the reporting duties.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out essential duties of this position. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

  • Must have the ability to make sound decisions in the event of an emergency. 

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; and any licenses or certifications required. 

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

 

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • Experience working with children and/or individuals with disabilities

 

Job Related Experience:

 

Required Licenses and Certifications: 

  • Hold and maintain a commercial driver's license.

 

Character

  • Iron County School District expects all employees to practice high standards of moral and ethical conduct which are consistent with the values taught in our schools. 

  • All employees are expected to be law abiding, ethical and honest; and demonstrate respect for the dignity of all students, colleagues, parents and members of the community. 

  • All employees are expected to adhere to all district policies while employed. 

 

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Work Environment: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. 

  • The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. 

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; and toxic or caustic chemicals. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear. 

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. 

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. 

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • The employee must frequently push or pull up to 30 pounds and occasionally push or pull up to 50 pounds. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 
  • Must successfully complete a physical examination in accordance with the US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

 

  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and successfully pass a physical assessment prior to driving the bus. Must pass the required physical assessment annually.

 

Machines, Tools, Equipment Used: 

  • The employee frequently uses safety equipment such as seat belts and safety straps. 

 

Possible Hazards: 

  • Employees working under this position description are considered to have regular contact with students who may place the incumbent at risk to bodily fluids.

  • Contact with dissatisfied individuals 

 

Expected Work Hours:

  • Hrs/week Vary

  • Before, during and after regular school hours

 

Travel Requirements: 

  • Personal transportation to and from work is required

  • Daily local travel on bus with students

  • Some out of town travel may be required

 

Terms of Employment: 

 

Job Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.

 

This will be considered an "at will" position.  For further information regarding "at will" employment, refer to Iron County School District policy GCD Hiring Procedures.

 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

Iron County School District is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. 

 

 

Posted By

Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720
 

At the following locations

Bus Garage

2726 N 100 E , CEDAR CITY, UT 84721