To transport students safely, efficiently and economically to and from school on a daily basis and to extracurricular events on a non-regular basis.
Applicant must :
1. Hold a high school diploma or GED certificate.
2. Submit at least two references attesting to the applicant's ability, character and personal qualification.
3. Meet car driver certification requirements.
4. Meet state requirements for appropriate licensing.
5. Meet state physical examination requirements.
6. Meet local or state standards for driver record check.
7. Meet local or state standards for driving test.
8. Possess the ability to operate all vehicle types used in transporting students.
Conducts pre-trip inspection of vehicle prior to every trip for defects.
Uses established routes and designated bus stops.
Operates car on approved time schedule.
Reports accidents and student injuries to authorities.
Conducts emergency evacuation drills in keeping with division regulations
Instructs riders regarding being responsible passengers.
Drives defensively under varying traffic conditions and inclement weather.
Drives with safety of students as first priority.
Reports personal absences in time for supervisor to secure substitute driver.
Performs vehicle housekeeping duties inside and out.
Fills gas tank and add oil if necessary.
Reports vehicle defects to supervisor.
Establishes favorable working relationships with other drivers, maintenance personnel, teachers, students, and principals.
Exhibits positive image as loyal representative of the school division.
Demonstrates knowledge of rules and regulations promulgated by local, state, and federal authorities.
Demonstrates knowledge of state laws and local ordinances.
Deals with exuberant behavioral characteristics of youthful riders.
Follows disciplinary procedures in keeping with school board policies and administrative regulations.
Remains alert, and exercises good judgment concerning emergencies, disabled vehicles and irregular special requests by parents of riders.
Dresses appropriately when driving the vehicle.
Performs other duties as assigned by the transportation supervisor.
Abides by all Middlesex County School Board Policies and Regulations.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.
Performs other duties as directed
The Middlesex County Public School District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.
Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations of classified personnel.