School Bus Driver

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Summary Information:
Employer: Aspen School District
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Bus Driver
School / Org: Aspen School District
Location Aspen, Colorado
FTE: Part-Time
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN
Posting Date: 9 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Aspen School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

School Bus Driver

Job Description: Aspen School District seeks bus drivers to begin duties immediately. Applications will be reviewed as received until positions filled.

Reports To: Director of Transportation

Terms of Employment: 9-month classified, Non-exempt, At Will employee.

Work Schedule: As per individual assignment in keeping with assigned 9 month work calendar.

Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to safely transport students to and from school as well as off-campus school related activities.

Principle Responsibilities:
- Maintain discipline among students while they are being transported to ensure safety of all passengers on the bus
- Operate large school buses in a safe and lawful manner during varying weather, road, and traffic conditions on assigned route in accordance with Colorado Rules and Regulations Governing Operation of School Transportation Vehicles Manual
- Perform pre and post trip bus inspections and periodic student evacuation drills in compliance with district rules and regulations for passenger safety
- Operate large school buses for an extended period of time to transport students off-campus for special activity trips, driving in a lawful and safe manner in unfamiliar surroundings varying from congested city streets to mountain roadways
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested

Position Requirements:
- Minimum Education or Formal Training: High School or equivalent
- Minimum Experience: 4 to 6 years of driving experience
- Due to the safety responsibilities involved with this position, drivers must be able to communicate clearly in English both orally and in writing; bilingual Spanish is a plus
- Ability to pass state required physical exam and random drug testing per Rules and Regulations for operators of school transportation vehicles of the Colorado Dept. of Education

General Expectations:
- Knowledge of Colorado laws and rules regarding traffic safety, including traffic signs, signals, and devices   
- Knowledge of safe motor vehicle operation including checking gas, oil, signals, wipers, brakes and other components to assure proper levels and operation
- Manages oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environmental expectations) in a manner that enhances the image of public education.
- Displays willingness to learn new information
- Satisfactorily completes a course in bus driving as presented by the Aspen School District Transportation Department
- Ability to get along well with children and command their respect
- Learn bus routes and complete scheduled routes in timely manner, exhibiting flexibility as changes in schedules and routes occur    
- Develops and maintains rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in carrying out duties and responsibilities by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct
- Establish and maintain good working relationships with teachers, administrators, and all those contacted in the course of work
- Observe all district policies and procedures

Licenses or Certification:
- Current drivers license with good driving record
- Possession of or ability to obtain a Colorado Commercial Drivers License, special school bus operator's permit
- Current First Aid/CPR certification

Essential Environmental Demands:
Exposure to noise, dirt/dust, odors or fumes, hazardous materials or situations, and temperature extremes

Essential Physical Requirements:
- Occasional standing
- Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs for bus evacuation situations - possibly over 50 lbs if driving special needs school bus
- Physical ability to lower oneself to the ground, assisting students as necessary, to perform emergency evacuation from the back door of a school bus.
- Constant reaching and sitting
- Repetitive motion

Supervisory Duties: None

Primary Location: District Wide

Salary Information: $22.11/hr / Per Hour

Shift Type: Part-Time

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