This is a 4.5 hour, 180 day position. This position is open to current district employees and substitute bus drivers only.
JOB TITLE: School Bus Driver
CLASSIFICATION: Transportation - MACP
REPORTS TO: Transportation Manager
The school bus driver operates school buses and other district vehicles in transporting passengers to and from school, special events, and other school-related activities.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Drive bus on regularly scheduled routes or on other activities.
Perform pre-trip and post-trip safety inspections, fueling and cleaning of assigned bus.
Manage student behavior and control of passengers as related to safety.
Daily maintenance of route books, bus logs, student documentation, and other data as required.
Communicate with building staff, parents, transportation personnel, and general public.
Conduct bus fire drills and emergency evacuation drills to ensure student safety.
Provide first aid to injured and/or ill students.
Observe and obey state and local laws, board policy, district rules, regulations and procedures to prevent potential damage and/or vandalism and to ensure passenger safety.
Maintain consistent presence at assigned worksite and regularly work hours specified.
JOB REQUIREMENTS; MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
Skill and ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with all individuals in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to exercise discretion and maintain trust and confidentiality.
Ability to develop positive, amenable relationships with staff , students, and public
Skill and ability to follow and give written and verbal instructions.
Ability to perform physical work both indoors and outdoors to include lifting up to fifty pounds, walking, standing and bending
Knowledge of and ability to use various equipment related to job responsibilities.
Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
High school graduation or its equivalent.
Valid Washington Driver's License, with acceptable driving record required.
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and certification by the State of Washington as an authorized school bus driver, or ability to obtain required.
Successful completion of school bus driver training course, which includes 40+ hours of classroom and in-bus, on the road training.
Be at least 21 years of age with one-year experience as driver of truck or commercial vehicle or at least three (3) years of experience as driver of a passenger vehicle.
Favorable WSP and FBI fingerprint background check.
All drivers are subject to pre-and random post-employment testing for controlled substances and alcohol.
Valid First Aid/CPR certification required.
School Bus Driver
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Other special tools or equipment used with this position:
Mukilteo School District 6