May 11, 2020

School Bus Driver

  • TrulyHired
  • Sherwood, OR 97140, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


School Bus Driver

.50 FTE / 4 hrs per day

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Paid on site C.D.L. training and testing.
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance. (including low cost options for family coverage while working part time).
  • Tuition assistance.
  • A 6% employer contribution to PERS (retirement account) upon eligibility.

TITLE : School Bus Driver

REPORTS TO: Transportation Supervisor and/or designee

PURPOSE

Operate school buses under all types of weather conditions to transport students and other authorized persons over regular "to and from" routes and on activity trips as authorized by the school district officials. Ensuring vehicle is in safe operating condition and ensuring safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from the bus. Serve as a courteous representative of the Sherwood School District.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

To perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Meet the physical and mental standards necessary to perform the duties, and responsibilities of a school bus driver as required by the State and District policies and procedures
  • Possess an Oregon Commercial Drivers' License, Type B, with passenger, air brake and school bus endorsements, demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all applicable laws and regulations
  • Possess an Oregon School Bus Drivers' Certificate and maintains a driving record within ODE requirements
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in performance of duties
  • Willingness to attend workshops and training sessions
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work harmoniously and communicate with students, parents and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspect assigned vehicles, both interior and exterior for the purpose of ensuring safety, appearance, and sanitation of vehicle. Reports deficiencies in equipment
  • Reports all possible problem areas (safety hazards, parent/student concerns or complaints)
  • Maintain interior and exterior cleanliness of assigned district vehicles; sweeping, dusting and washing
  • Maintains required licenses, certificates and first-aid card by attending required training classes and preserving a good driving record within ODE requirements
  • Operate a school bus in accordance with laws of the State of Oregon and District policy/procedures
  • Assists students and other passengers with safe loading and unloading from the bus in both emergency situations and normal transport
  • Monitor students, parents and staff members during transit for the purpose of maintaining order and ensuring the safety of passengers. Take precautions to provide for health and safety of the passengers and to protect the equipment
  • Report unsafe acts or conditions which require the attention of supervisory personnel
  • Establish open lines of communication with supervisor, administration and district staff, and cooperates to resolve problems in a professional manner
  • Assess incidents, complaints, accidents and potential emergency situations for the purpose of resolving or recommending a resolution to the situation
  • After 90 days of driving a route and class training drivers may volunteer to drive for field trips

This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an inclusive list of all of the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position's activities and requirements, the administration reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary that still reflect the essential functions of the department.

WORKPLACE EXPECTATIONS

  • Work effectively with and respond to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds
  • Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean and appropriate manner for the assignment and work setting.
  • Have regular and punctual attendance
  • Confer regularly with immediate supervisor and work under direction of trainers
  • Follow all district policies, work procedures and reasonable requests by proper authority
  • Maintain the integrity of confidential information relating to a student, family, colleague or district patron

EVALUATION

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Sherwood School District 88J and Oregon School Employees Association Chapter #103.

ADA REQUIREMENTS FOR ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb up and down step stool, bend under the desks, twist from the waist, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Open and close a manually operated bus entrance door control with a force of at least 30 pounds
  • Climb and descend steps with a maximum step height of 17 ½ inches
  • Operate two hand controls simultaneously and quickly
  • Have a reaction time of three-fourths of a second or less from the throttle to the brake control
  • Carry of drag a 125-pound person 30 feet in 30 seconds or less
  • Depress a brake pedal with the foot to a pressure of at least 90 pounds
  • Depress a clutch pedal with the foot to a pressure of at least 40 pounds
  • Exit from an emergency door opening of 24 by 48 inches at least 42 inches from the ground in ten seconds of less
  • Visual acuity of at least 20/40 in each eye, with or without corrective lenses; binocular acuity of at least 20/40 in both eyes, with or without corrective lenses; from field of vision of at least 140 degrees; the ability to distinguish the colors red, green, and yellow
  • Hearing of at least 7/15 in at least one ear
  • No mental, nervous, organic or functional disease or disability likely to interfere with safe driving or other responsibilities of a school bus driver

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

SHERWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT IS A FAIR SHARE DISTRICT

Sherwood School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, parental or marital status, age, or genetic information. Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Disabled persons may contact Human Resources at (503) 825-5000 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the District for assistance through the Oregon Relay at (800) 735-2900.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Transportation
Contact Information
  • Molly Lee, HR Specialist
  • 23295 SW Main Street
  • Sherwood, Oregon 97140

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