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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Head Bus Driver 2017-18Head Bus Driver

There is an immediate opening for a Head Bus Driver in the Transportation Department. This is a 12-month position, 1:30 – 10:30 PM, Tuesday – Saturday.  Current CDL Class B license, with P and S Endorsements required. The ideal candidate will have their School Bus Driver Instructor (SBDI) Certification and/or be a NYS 19-A Certified Examiner, or be willing to work towards these certifications in their first year of employment.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Drive a bus on one or more regular routes as required

  • Drives a bus on field trips and other special trips as required

  • Assists in assigning bus drivers to routes; relays route assignments and other pertinent instructions to subordinate drivers;

  • Instructs bus drivers on the use/care of equipment in order to ensure driver compliance in such areas as bus cleanliness, proper street crossings, bus stop locations and other related activities and trains new employees, as necessary;

  • Professionally answers the phones and relays information to drivers;

  • Maintains, either manually or through an automated system, simple records, driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR), such as mileage, fuel consumption, maintenance records, attendance, etc.;

  • Prepares simple reports on driver activities on a monthly basis or as required by district policy;

  • Provides input and assistance to the director for preparation of the department budget;

  • Performs dispatching duties requiring the operation of a two-way radio;

  • Assists in the planning and creation of bus routes including homeless student transportation and shuttles;

  • Provides input to director for staff evaluations;

  • May provide behind the wheel training for new bus drivers;

  • May conduct yearly road tests of bus drivers as required by law;

  • Creates testing schedules;

  • Enters and accurately tracks field trips;

  • Follows up on and responds to complaints, as needed;

  • Uses computer applications or other automated systems such as Bus routing software, spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail, and database software;

  • Receives program requests, develops, and maintains routes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Transportation

  • Respond to communications from parents and administration

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Dependability, with a good knowledge of the bus operations, roads and bus routes in the school district; ability to understand, interpret, transmit instructions, and evaluate subordinate personnel; flexible, able to demonstrate empathy, ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the essential duties of the position; excellent customer service skills; ability to use computer applications such as bus routing programs, spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail, payroll, and database software; good judgment, physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$17.00 Per Hour

The East Irondequoit Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Mary Grow, Civil Rights Compliance Officer, at East Irondequoit Central School District 600 Pardee Road, Rochester, NY 14609, telephone, (585) 339-1250 email mary_grow@eastiron.monroe.edu  

Inquiries concerning the application of the East Irondequoit Central School District’s non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, telephone (646) 428-3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).