Tanque Verde School District is seeking to hire a school bus driver to safely drive a school bus, van or district vehicle to transport students, district personnel and other persons as assigned on school business. This is a 30 hour per week driver position and is benefit eligible.
Example of Duties:
-Pre- and Post-trip inspection
-Maintains a daily log of bus inspection.
-Inspects bus fluids and mechanical functions and reports maintenance request to mechanic.
- Fuels bus/vehicle as needed.
-Maintains a clean vehicle inside and out.
-Drives a bus or van to transport passengers on special needs and/or regular route.
-May be required to drive special field trips or athletic events.
-Transport students in a safe manner.
-Instructs students on bus safety, providing guidance and discipline to students as appropriate.
-Refers parent complaints or discipline problems to Transportation Coordinator.
-Individuals must be able to work split shifts.
-May perform other transportation or district related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating, maintenance and procedure manuals.
-Ability to work independently.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality.
-Ability to sit for a long period of time, climb up and down stairs, kneel and crouch.
-Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and employees.
-High School Diploma or GED
-Must be able to attain or currently hold a CDL license with School Bus Driver Endorsement. (Training is available)
-CDL holders are required to sign waiver for District to check the Federal Clearinghousefor drug/alcohol violations.
-Successfully pass mandatory DOT Physical and drug screens (pre-employment)
-Obtain appropriate Fingerprint Clearance.
-Complete mandatory CPR and First Aid training.
-Safe driving record.