Jun 05, 2020

Bus Aide

  • TrulyHired
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

This is a posting for an application pool. The hiring department may not have an opening at this time but will draw from the pool as needed.

FLSA STATUS : Non-Exempt

POSITION OBJECTIVE : This is the first level in the series. Incumbents are responsible for monitoring and securing special needs and other students. Monitors bus equipment use and student behavior and safety.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES : (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
Ensures the safe loading and unloading of students to and from destinations, to include operation of specialized equipment for attending to students with special needs, including car seats, wheelchairs, seat belts, lifts, and/or other applicable equipment.Monitors daily school bus activities to ensure proper student conduct at all times, and adherence to appropriate disciplinary controls.Performs routine cleaning and bus maintenance activities, to include attending to spills and cleaning of body fluids.Responds to and/or resolves inquiries and/or concerns from parents, demonstrating compassion and understanding.Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE : (positions in this class typically require):

High School Diploma, or G.E.D.; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS : (positions in this class typically require):

Licensing Requirements:
  • Ability to obtain First Aid and CPR Certifications within 30 days of employment;
  • Ability to complete wheelchair and special needs handling training.

KNOWLEDGE : (position requirements at entry):

Knowledge of:
  • Customer service principles;
  • First aid practices.

SKILLS : (position requirements at entry):

Skill in:
  • Providing customer service;
  • Maintaining order among students on a bus;
  • Operating, maneuvering and/or controlling the actions of safety restraint and wheelchair lift devices
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.


Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 125 pounds of force for testing, up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, and extreme temperatures.


The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

RTW = Return To Work Retiree
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
Support Staff > Supervisory Aide
Support Staff > Transportation
Contact Information
  • Shaun Holmes
  • 3811 N 44th Street
  • Phoenix, Arizona 85018

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