May 11, 2020

Transportation Shop Assistant

  • TrulyHired
  • Abilene, KS 67410, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Abilene Public Schools, in Abilene, KS, is currently seeking full-time Transportation Shop Assistant.

High School Diploma or equivalent.Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the Central Office (after employment offer is made). Complete state-required physical examination for Bus Drivers (after employment offer is made).
Valid CDL license with required endorsements.Meet all State requirements for Bus Drivers, including Defensie Driving, CPR and First Aid CertificationAt least one year experience in driving some type of motor vehicle (which may be a private automobile), including experience throughout each of the four seasons.Successfully complete behind-the-wheel training.Desire to continue career improvements by enhance skills and job performance.
Duties Include:
Washing and fueling vehiclesWashing and fueling busesLight shop workBeing a substitute bus driver

Essential Functions
Ability to provide clean, safe, and reliable transportation to ensure students benefit from District programs and activities Ability to ensure all activities conform to State school transportation guidelines Ability to communicate and work effectively and cooperatively with members of the school district and the community. Ability to react to change and frequent interruptions in a productive and positive manner, meeting deadlines as assigned.Ability to operate all vehicles and equipment as necessary.Ability to implement and follow the vision and mission of the District.
Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
Requires prolonged sitting.Requires turning, and reaching.Requires driving skills, including ability to operate vehicle at night.Must work indoors and outdoors during the school year.Must work in noisy, crowded, stressful environments, with numerous interruptions.Must work in and around dust, fumes, and odors.
General Responsibilities:
Ability to implement and follow all Kansas school transportation regulations.Ability to implement all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.Ability to maintain discipline when students are on the bus.Ability to report those students who do not obey rules to the proper authority.Ability to keep assigned bus clean.Ability to keep to assigned schedule.Ability to check bus before each operation for mechanical defects.Ability to notify the proper authority in case of mechanical failure or lateness.Ability to discharge students only at authorized stops.Ability to exercise responsible leadership and good judgment when on out-of­ District school trips.Transport only authorized students.Ability to report all accidents and complete required reports.Ability to enforce regulations against smoking and eating on the bus.Ability to observe and follow all school district policies at all times.Ability to respond to information requests in a cooperative, courteous, and timely manner.Ability to implement and follow all District health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.Ability to perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities as directed by the Director of Transportation.
Term of Employment: At will

Evaluation: Performance effectiveness evaluated in accordance with Kansas Statutes and Board of Education Policy.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Transportation
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Abilene Public Schools
  • 213 N Broadway
  • Abilene, Kansas 67410
  • Phone: 785-263-2630
  • Fax: 785-263-7610
  • Email: click here

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