Assist the driver in providing safe and orderly transportation for students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
. Lift and carry students with disabilities on and off the bus according to their individual needs.
. Supervise students as they board and leave the bus and cross the street.
. Learn and adapt to each student's special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
. Manage student behavior and report student discipline problems to appropriate administrator.
. Communicate with teachers and parents on an as needed basis.
. Become familiar with assigned route to and from school campus. Ability to assist driver with directions.
. Maintain an updated route schedule.
. Supervise use of seat belts, harnesses, or car seats by students.
. Ability to install and uninstall a variety of child safety restraint systems.
. Follow emergency procedures and help driver administer first aid, if necessary.
. Operate equipment according to established safety procedures.
. Follow established procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting, assisting students, etc.
. Become familiar with and follow procedures established by transportation and special education offices.
. Properly complete and submit required reports.
. Successfully complete all required training courses.
. Attend all required meetings.
. Help driver keep bus clean.
. Work irregular hours as needed.
. Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Superintendent.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School Graduate or GED
Ability to manage student behavior, Ability to administer basic first aid, in accordance with qualifications, friendly but firm in dealing with students, parents, school administrators and the public, emotionally stable, dependable and punctual, posses good communication skills, including the ability to read and write English, posses ability to deal with emergency situations, ability to evacuate a bus under emergency conditions and demonstrate the ability to do so without physical harm by quickly entering and exiting the rear emergency door.
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 is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. It is to be a reasonable expectation that while performing your duties you could potentially be subject to physical harm due to aggressive student behavior. It is also reasonable to expect you could come into contact with the body fluid of students. You also have the potential to come into contact with students who may have communicable diseases that are unbeknownst to you or our department due to student confidentiality laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.