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Transportation/Bus Driver

Date Available:
2020-21 school year

Salary:  Per schedule for Substitute Bus Driver until fully credentialed & granted continuous employment.  Per schedule for Bus Driver once granted continuous employment.

 Work Year:  Student attendance days

  Hours:  Per schedule for training and continuous employment.

 

Summary of Position:   Assisting in the educational growth of Huron Valley School students by providing safe and reliable transportation.

   

Requirements:  Successfully pass interview for bus driver.

Successfully pass Huron Valley Schools transportation department training program.

    • Classroom instruction
    • Behind the wheel instruction
    • Written and driving skills test
  • Meet Michigan school bus driver certification requirements.
    • Minimum hours of instruction
    • Satisfactorily pass knowledge examination.
  • Meet state and federal requirements for appropriate licensing.
    • Commercial Driver's license with Group B, P & S endorsements with air brakes
  • Meet D.O.T. physical examination requirements.
  • Meet local, county and state standards for driving skills test.
  • Meet local and state standards for driving record check.
  • Must have never failed a local and state mandated requirement of drug and alcohol testing, pre-employment, on the job, or random, and must continue to do so through course of employment.
  • Be declared a continuous employee by the Department Supervisor once all expectations have been met.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct pre-trip inspection of your assigned vehicle as required.
  • Use established routes and designated bus stops.
  • Conduct emergency evacuation drills as required.
  • Instruct student riders regarding safety.
  • Drive defensively under varying traffic conditions and inclement weather.
  • Drive with safety of students as first priority.
  • Establish favorable working relationships with other drivers, maintenance personnel, bus attendants, teachers, students, principals and total school staff.
  • Bus drivers shall achieve self-improvement by attending training sessions, in-service and workshops conducted by Huron Valley Schools or other approved agencies.

 

Abilities:

  • Operate all vehicle types in transporting students in school district.
  • Identify with geographic service area of school district and routes you travel.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of rules and regulations promulgated by local, state and federal agencies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of state laws and local ordinances.
  • Deal with exuberant behavior characteristics of youthful riders.
  • Administer disciplinary procedures in keeping with school policies.
  • Be alert and exercise good judgment concerning emergencies and day-to-day operations.
  • Shall be able to conduct a bus evacuation drill as required by Transportation Management.
  • Keep accurate records and reports as required, submit in a legible condition, turn in at the specified time.
  • Conduct yourself as a professional Huron Valley Staff Member at all times.
  • Other duties as required.

  

Education and/or Experience:  High School Degree or higher.
 
Language, Mathematical and Reasoning Skills: Ability to speak and write effectively.  Ability to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations.  Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral format and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
Physical Demands:  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, talk, and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands or arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust and focus.
 
Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 The work environment is normally quiet but can be noisy on occasion.

 

Method of Application:  Apply on-line at hvs.org or complete an application at the Transportation Department  located at 2366 S. Milford Road, Highland, MI  48357

 

 NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, it is the policy of the Huron Valley School district that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex age, disability, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment.   Inquiries should be addressed to:
Chief Human Resources Officer
2390 S. Milford Rd.
Highland, MI  48357

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