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- Virginia Beach, Virginia
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- 29 Jul 2022
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Department: Operational Services
Job Title: Professional School Bus Driver
(Level 11; 182 days employment Contract)
A. Educational Level: High school diploma or equivalent
B. Benefits Heath Insurance Coverage: 1/2 paid by the SCPS
C. Experience Desired: Successful completion of Virginia Department of Education's
training to operate a school bus and all Virginia Department of
Motor Vehicles written and practical pre-trip and on road tests
pertaining to a commercial's driver's license. Driver must also
have Current certification in first aid and Cardio Pulmonary
Resuscitation (CPR) and at least three years driving experience.
D. Physical Requirements: Requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time. Requires
significant climbing, grasping and repetitive motions. Regularly
requires the employee to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. without
assistance and assist with students weighing up to 100 lbs. May
require stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching,
standing, walking and pushing. Must be able to pass an annual
physical to operate a school bus, which includes specific vision
test to include: close, distance, color, peripheral and depth
perception vision and the ability to adjust focus.
E. Working Conditions: Occasionally subjected to mechanical break down of vehicle.
Atmospheric conditions may occasionally causes road hazards.
Also, possible exposure to a variety of childhood diseases.
F. REPORTS TO: Coordinator of Operations
F. DATE: Established July 2013
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Conduct pre-trip inspections of school bus/car for defects prior to every trip
Transports students using established routes and designated stops
Operates bus/car on approved time schedule
Stays informed and respond appropriately to schedule changes
Enforces safety rules, documents student disciplinary incidents on discipline reports and submits to appropriate personnel in a timely manner
Drives defensively under varying traffic conditions and inclement weather
Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with other drivers, teachers, students, parents and other school staff
Demonstrates knowledge of state and local laws and ordinances that pertain to the operation of school buses/cars
Accurately completes and maintains up to date route sheets on bus/car at all times
Conducts emergency evacuation drills as required by division's regulations.
Attends all in-service safety meetings
Attends first aid and defensive driving class required by school division, also attend required meetings
Takes responsibility for maintaining the bus/car by taking it to the transportation garage for scheduled maintenance and when necessary, unscheduled maintenance. Also, the driver is responsible for cleanliness of the vehicle he or she is driving
Reports to law enforcement incidents involving vehicles passing school bus stop sign and appears in court when summoned
Pass pre-employment safety and annual physical testing and all random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with policy
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Evaluation: Annual evaluation performed by Coordinator of Operations
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Sussex County School Board is an equal opportunity employer; as such, it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, political affiliation, handicapping condition, or sex in its educational programs or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position or program to which application has been made.
- Job Reference: 671156827-2
- Date Posted: 29 July 2022
- Recruiter: Sussex County Public Schools
- Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia
- Salary: On Application
- Sector: Transport & Logistics
- Job Type: Permanent