School Bus Driver Trainee (2018-2019 School Year)

Bakersfield City School District Bakersfield , CA 93301

Posted 2 months ago

School Bus Driver Trainee

Candidate Information

Bakersfield City School District

Bakersfield City School District is currently accepting applications for School Bus Driver Trainee sponsorship. To become sponsored for behind the wheel training an online application must be submitted along with all the documents listed under the Minimum Application Requirements below.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to learn mechanical operation of bus

  • Ability to learn traffic and school bus regulations

  • Possession of Type I school bus driver's license (district may provide appropriate training for license)

  • Physical condition and emotional stability to drive bus with 50-90 children in appropriate manner

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with staff, students, and parents

  • Completion of 20 hours classroom training (TO-1) and passage of initial qualifying state examination

  • Must pass required tests

REPORTS TO: Administrator as assigned

JOB GOAL: To learn to transport students to and from school and on extracurricular activities in safe and efficient manner

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: APPLICANTS CHOSEN WILL BE TRAINED AND ASSISTED IN OBTAINING OR UPGRADING SCHOOL BUS DRIVER'S LICENSE IF THEY CAN QUALIFY TO MEET CALIFORNIA STATE AND CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL REGULATIONS; hourly employment; training schedules to be established by Transportation Department

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the District's "Improvement of Professional Services" handbook, Board Policies and Procedures and consistent with collective bargaining agreements when applicable

MINIMUM APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current TO-1 Card (Classroom Training)

  • Original H-6 DMV printout (dated within 30 days) - This must be brought to Human Resources

  • Class B permit

  • Medical Examination Report Form

  • Medical Examiner's Certificate

  • Resume (10 year work history)

(To be considered, applicants must have a satisfactory driving record or history)

You may bring copies of your documents (except H6 DMV printout which original must be submitted) to Human Resources to be attached to your application.

This sponsorship in no way constitutes an assurance that the applicant will be hired as an employee of the District upon completion of the training requirements.

If you have any additional questions, you can contact Maria Matthews at 631-4839.

It is the applicant's responsibility to meet all application requirements and supply copies of all required documents. A separate set of paperwork is required for each application submitted. All application materials submitted become the property of Bakersfield City School District.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Some positions may require proof of privately owned automobile insurance and the possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle operator's license. Fingerprint clearance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice is a condition of appointment after all other required job conditions have been met. Must present verification of completion of Child Abuse Mandated Reporter training or obtain verification within six (6) weeks of hire and annually thereafter, as required by the California Child Abuse Neglect Reporting Act.

The Bakersfield City School District wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Positions may be re advertised or application deadlines extended at the discretion of the District. Unless otherwise notified by the District, applications received in response to this bulletin will be considered for available District positions in this classification during the current school year. Those meeting minimum qualifications, including passage of required tests, will remain active during this time. Applicants will not be individually notified of their application status.

Any candidates contacting, directly or indirectly, any member of the Board of Education and/or administration with the intention of influencing their or another candidates selection to any administrative position shall be disqualified without recourse.

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract expressed or implied and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice.

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

Bakersfield City School District prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of District employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the District's Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD's Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available upon request.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
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
Bus Driver 4 Hr (201920 School Year)

Panama-Buena Vista Union School District

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-03T00:00 Summary: Bus Drivers are qualified to drive a regular school bus including those containing special features and equipment to assist students having mobility and other access problems over designated and special routes for the purpose of transporting students to and from school. Transports students on special trips and athletic events. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: * Drives a regular or specially equipped school bus daily over designated and special routes in compliance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students, and, drives for special events. * Inspects bus prior to operation for safety purposes. Cleans windshields and headlights. Cleans the interior and exterior of buses as needed, including, but not limited to, picking up debris, sweeping and mopping floor, and wiping and cleaning upholstery. * Services bus with fuel and oil. Performs routine checks of belts, braking, turning signals, and lighting. Inspects hydraulic lifts. Reports problems or equipment malfunctions. * Maintains appropriate behavior among students on buses and while the bus is parked at bus stops. Follows District policies regarding the student control and contact with parents and the public. * Reports incidents affecting the safety of students. Maintains records of all trips. Files accident reports. Completes accurate records as required by State and federal laws and policies. * Performs first aid or emergency assistance. * Attends scheduled safety meetings and continuing education programs. * May transport students and chaperons on field trips to various locations making departure and arrival time as scheduled. * Cleans and performs minor repairs to buses such as mending seats, removing graffiti and disinfecting passenger areas. * Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position. Qualifications: * Knowledge and Skills: * Requires a complete working knowledge and understanding of safe bus driving practices sufficient to recognize problems and take appropriate action. Requires working knowledge of the operations of specially equipped buses. Requires working knowledge and understanding of State laws, rules and regulations and Education Code sections pertaining to school bus operations and pupil transportation, including those for students requiring accommodations. Requires knowledge of routine equipment servicing. Requires knowledge first aid practices. Requires sufficient knowledge of English language to prepare travel and safety logs and prepare work orders. Requires sufficient communication skills to exercise patience and maintain harmony within a work team and with students and parents. * Abilities: * The position requires the ability to perform all of the duties of the position with minimal supervision. Requires ability to drive a school bus safely and efficiently while keeping to well-established schedules. Requires the ability to read and write sufficiently to perform all of the duties of the position including understanding applicable laws, regulations and codes required. Requires the ability to use special devices and equipment for the transport of students with mobility problems. Requires the ability to maintain order among students, both while driving and at bus stops. Must be able to recognize malfunctions in equipment and take appropriate action. Requires the ability to maintain an assigned vehicle in clean and safe operating condition. Requires the ability to administer first aid to ill or injured students. Must learn designated bus routes, including stops and traffic hazards. Must be able to perform routine servicing. Requires the ability to maintain required records. Requires the ability to work productively with peers, students, parents, and members of the general public. Education and Experience: * High School diploma or GED. * Successful completion of 20 hours of classroom instruction related to skills, regulations, and safety requirements for driving a school bus and successful completion of 20 hours of instruction behind the wheel of a school bus. Licenses and Certificates: * Requires valid Commercial Class A or B Driver's License; medical examination card; valid California Special Driver Certificate with PS Endorsement, and valid First Aid Certification. Additional Requirement: * Must pass an approved pre-placement medical assessment. Application Requirements: * Resume * High School diploma or GED. * DMV H-6 required Salary and Terms of Service: Salary range (32) $18.49 - $22.53 per hour, eight (8) steps, four (4) hours per day and five (5) days per week (M-F). Holidays, sick leave and vacation benefits. Prepaid family dental, medical, and vision insurance, prepaid life insurance plan for employee only, prorated according to number of hours worked. Required Application Procedure: Apply Online. An online application and all documents supporting the application requirements noted above must accompany your application by the closing date in order to receive consideration for this position. It shall be the applicant's responsibility to supply copies of all documentation, letters of recommendation etc. or other related materials. Selection Procedure: A screening committee will evaluate each application, personal resume, and other letters of reference. Interviews will be scheduled for qualified applicants. If after interviews suitable applicants are not found, the search will continue. As required by California State Law, should you be employed by the District, your fingerprints will be taken and submitted to the Justice Department and the FBI for a background check. Processing fee will be at applicant's expense. Panama-Buena Vista Union School District Bakersfield CA

School Bus Driver Trainee (2018-2019 School Year)

Bakersfield City School District