Non-CDL Driver Sub-2998 Phoenix Campus

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


  Location:  Phoenix Campus
  Employee Status:    Temporary
  Hours Per Week:  As Needed
  Work Calendar:  10-Month
  Pay Rate:  $16.25
  Other:   Drivers are tasked with the vital responsibility of protecting our students
  on their way to and from school. Drivers make sure that students get to
  school and back home safely every day.They are required to know their
  students and be aware of their different disabilities in order to make their 
  transportation times as comfortable and safe as possible.They are the
  first school workers to greet students in the morning and the last to
  wave goodbye to them in the afternoon.
The Non-CDL Route Driver is responsible for safely operating the state vehicle according to a set daily schedule. He/she must ensure that the vehicle is in good operating condition at all times, pick up and drop off students as per the schedule, maintain order and security in the vehicle and obey all laws, regulations and rules of conduct. The Non-CDL Driver must also deal with residents and members of the public in a courteous and respectful manner. This includes receiving complaints about schedules and levels and quality of service.
The Non-CDL Driver must make note of and report on any such complaints and respond in a courteous and respectful manner. It is critical for the Non-CDL Driver to operate the state vehicle in a safe manner. Failure to ensure the safe passage of students to and from school may result in serious liabilities for the School. Operating in an unsafe manner may result in injury or even the loss of life, which would have tragic consequences for the community as a whole.
Position is responsible for operating a state vehicle and transporting school-aged children and other authorized personnel safely and efficiently over specified  routes to and from schools and various activities. Position conducts pre-trip/post-trip inspections, observes safety regulations and policies, enforces student discipline in the vehicle and performs related work.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years driving experience.
  • Be prepared to participate in the ASL classes provided by the Agency
  • Be prepared to learn a vocabulary of frequently used word to communicate in ASL with students and staff.
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check or Fingerprint Clearance Card as position requires by policy or statute
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State Business
  • Positions working directly with students must obtain CIT (Crisis Intervention Training) CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Valid Arizona State Drivers License in good standing as provided by a report run by the MVD.
  • Must be willing to participate in annual and random drug and alcohol testing.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years driving experience.
  • Policies, procedures, and programs of the immediate work unit
  • Principles and practices of administration and management
  • Agency or program rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Arizona rules/regulations related to pupil transportation.
  • Reading of gauges and indicators of a vehicle and to prepare a report.
  • Operate assigned vehicle in a safe manner and by the statutes of Arizona
  • Maintain courteous and professional manner
  • Follow scheduled route within allotted timeline.
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively so others will understand.
  • This position requires pre-employment drug testing and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of employment.
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
For more information contact the Recruiter at:
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754

At the following locations


7654 North 19th Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85021