May 11, 2020

Bus Drivers

  • TrulyHired
  • Nicholasville, KY 40356, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description




Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students; provide safe and efficient transportation for District students to and from school, special events and field trips; perform daily inspections and operator maintenance of vehicle; assist in the loading and unloading of physically and mentally handicapped students as necessary.

  • Drive a school bus over designated routes in accordance with specified time schedules and in accordance with regulations and laws related to pupil transportation in the State following specified schedules; transport students to and from school, special events and field trips.
  • Pick up and discharge students, under varying weather conditions, at established bus stops; report incidents which affect the safety of students.
  • Maintain bus in a safe operating condition through prescribed daily vehicle inspections and driver maintenance including cleaning windows, mirrors and bus interior; check and maintain fuel, oil and water levels; check brakes, brake lights and doors; report mechanical defects and malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain order and discipline among students on bus following District policies and procedures regarding disciplining of students and contact with school officials, parents and the public; interact with parents regarding questions, concerns and disputes.
  • Perform emergency bus evacuation drills as required by Kentucky Administration Regulations.
  • Transport physically handicapped and mentally handicapped children to and from designated locations; lift and secure wheel chairs; assist in the loading and unloading of handicapped children as necessary.
  • Observe applicable local, State and federal policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Fuel and clean exterior and interior of buses including picking up debris, sweeping and

    mopping floor, wiping upholstery and cleaning headlights.
  • Maintain records concerning vehicle maintenance, miles driven and number of children

    transported and other related matters; prepare student conduct, incident and accident

  • Attend safety and preventive emergency meetings when required.
  • Utilize two-way radio for bus to bus and bus to base communication.
  • Perform first aid according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Safe driving practices.
  • Provisions of the State Motor Vehicle code and Kentucky Administration Regulations

    applicable to the operation of vehicles transporting students.
  • First aid practices.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

  • Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students.
  • Maintain order and discipline among students while driving a school bus.
  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and safe operating condition.
  • Recognize equipment malfunctions and take appropriate action.
  • Learn designated bus routes including stops and traffic hazards.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Assist in loading and unloading handicapped children as necessary.

Any combination equivalent to: high school diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or demonstrated progress toward obtaining a G.E.D. as required by Kentucky law and one year experience in the operation of a motor vehicle.


Valid Kentucky Commercial Class B driver's license, including passenger endorsement; School Bus Certificate; must pass driving record check.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Support Staff > Transportation
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Scott Wells
  • 871 Wilmore Rd.
  • Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356

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