BUS DRIVER

 

Position Title:           Bus Driver

Reports To:               Director of Operations

FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt

Length of Contract:  180 Days (Salary and work year to be established by the Board of

                                                               Education.)

 

SUMMARY:

The Bus Driver, under the supervision of the Director of Operations, is responsible for operating school buses at a rate of speed considered safe, as dictated by road and weather conditions.  He/she represents the South Conway County School District by communicating with scholars and the public through his/her interaction with others on the job.  The Bus Driver’s primary responsibility is to maximize safety while driving and supervising scholars in his/her care.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

The Bus Driver will be evaluated by the Director of Operations, in accordance with the provisions of the Board of Education policy on evaluation of Professional Personnel.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE:

Hold a current Certified Drivers License; Pass a physical from a certified practitioner; Pass all appropriate background checks; Previous school bus driving experience preferred.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hand and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The ability to travel to other buildings or local training sites may be required for professional development opportunities. The position requires the individual to sometimes work irregular or extended work hours in order to meet demands of the position.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is moderately quiet to loud, depending on daily operations.  The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.

 

South Conway County School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer