Driver In Training

National Express Corporation Ankeny , IA 50015

Posted 5 days ago

School Bus Driver in Training

All interested applicants for a School Bus Driver position, anyone looking for a new career opportunity to experienced School Bus Drivers, begin with us as a Driver in Training. The best-trained drivers in the business work for us because we devote a significant amount of resources, training and development to our employees.

A Driver in Training will be trained by our staff to obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL), where available, obtain related School Bus Driver endorsement(s), and to learn our Company policies and procedures. Upon successful completion of the training program and successful completion of all necessary requirements for the position, the Driver In Training will be placed in a School Bus Driver role.

  • Provides safe and reliable transportation service by operating various types of school buses in transporting pupils to and from school, special events, field trips, etc.

  • Reports any maintenance problems to Maintenance in accordance with Company procedure and does not operate an unsafe vehicle

  • Reports to duty on time and maintains route on time but in a safe manner

  • Physically assists passengers in evacuation of the vehicle in case of emergency

  • Immediately reports any accident or incident per Company policy

  • Exercises student management through communication and discipline per Company policy.

  • Reports discipline problems to school officials as instructed

  • Keeps the interior of the assigned vehicle clean and presentable

  • Presents a neat and professional appearance at all times

  • Ensures vehicle is properly fueled according to facility procedures

  • Completes all required paperwork (including route change sheets, time cards, vehicle repair requests) and submits to the appropriate authority in a timely manner

  • Attends all assigned training, safety meetings and in-service meetings

  • Maintains a cooperative attitude with fellow employees, supervisors, parents, and school personnel; always promoting company goodwill

  • Prepares vehicle for inclement weather conditions, including scraping or cleaning windows, applying tire chains

  • Safely and efficiently utilizes bus equipment, including wheelchair lifts, radios and emergency equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Must be at least 21 years of age; for Tennessee, must be at least 25 years of age per state law

  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, all valid applicable state license and other required certifications to operate company vehicles

  • Must meet all local and state requirements

  • Must meet physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening; as a safety-sensitive employee, will be subject to random substance abuse screening under Company policy

  • Must satisfactorily complete and pass all training and attend safety meetings and in-service meetings in order to remain qualified

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to lift and assist students when necessary

  • Must have a high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of the school bus/van

  • Must practice defensive driving at all times and avoid vehicular and industrial accidents by practicing safe driving and work habits

  • Ability to maintain ef

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Safety & Training Supervisor

National Express Corporation

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-02-07T00:00 Getting students to school safely, on time and ready to learn. Durham School Services has almost a century of experience in providing safe and reliable transportation to student across the US. Durham is also part of a much larger family along with Petermann, Stock Transportation, Septran, The Provider, TransExpress, Safeway and Smith Bus, who come together as National Express LLC (NELLC). NELLC is one of the leading transportation companies in North America, operating 250 branches and employing 30,000 individuals. As a leader in student transportation, National Express, LLC (NELLC) is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. We are currently seeking a Safety & Training Supervisor for our Customer Service Center (CSC) in Ankeny, Iowa. Responsibilities: * Lead, design, develop and implement initial and recurrent training programs for transportation personnel. * Supervise driver trainers, by establishing objectives, standards, work schedules and accountability for job performance. * Proactively recruit individuals to apply and train them to become School Bus Drivers * Provide classroom instruction and behind the wheel training of applicants and bus drivers to ensure successful completion of training and testing; recommend upgrades as necessary * Provide on-going training and performance evaluations for all Driver employees * Administer and maintain Company random drug/alcohol testing and pre-employment drug/alcohol testing program in conjunction with corporate office. * Develop and conduct regularly scheduled Driver Safety Meetings. * Assume primary responsibility in responding to personal injury and vehicle accidents by on-scene investigation and preparing and submitting reports to the corporate office in accordance with Company policy. * Investigate customer service complaints relative to safety issues and take appropriate corrective action. * Administer and maintain Company Safe Driver Award Program. Company name is: Durham School Services * High School diploma or equivalent. Some college preferred. * 3 years as a Trainer in school bus transportation industry desired * Supervisory experience preferred; specifically experience supervising/training a driver workforce * Must complete state certification program or Durham's Training Academy for school bus driver instructor. Equivalent work experience as a Trainer can be substituted as appropriate. * License or Certification: SBDI certification required; Commercial Driver's License with Passenger and School Bus Endorsements required; * No preventable accidents in the past 36 and acceptable driving performance in the past 36 months is required * Strong working knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) and transportation related software * Strong leadership skills and interpersonal skills * Strong organizational and group presentation skills * Well-developed multi-tasking and time management skills * Ability to provide direction, coaching and mentoring to employees while creating an environment that encourages and values input and feedback * Ability to respond to unanticipated events to ensure excellence in customer service. * Ability to Investigate claims and incidents of questionable conduct, accidents etc. * Computer literacy skills in word processing and spreadsheets Durham School Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer For more information please visit http://www.durhamschoolservices.com or http://www.nellc.com. Key Words: Safety Supervisor, Driver Safety Supervisor, Driver Safety Manager, Training Supervisor, Driver Training Supervisor, Driver Training Manager, Safety, Passenger Safety, Safety Training, Safety Compliance, Safety Meetings, Safety Programs, Safety Evaluations, Safety Records, Training, Training Records, Accident Review Committee, Accident Investigation, CDL, Commercial Driver's License, Bus, Buses, School Bus, School Buses, Passenger Buses, Student, Students, Pupil, Passenger, Passengers, Transportation, Special Needs Transportation, Logistics, Operatio National Express Corporation Ankeny IA

Driver In Training

National Express Corporation