Openings as of 10/18/2018Transportation
NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Job Title - Bus Driver, Route 3 (4 hrs per day, 20 hrs per week) Wage Range - $16.00 - $18.10/hr
Reports to - Transportation Director
Position Purpose - To provide safe and efficient transportation so that students may enjoy the fullest
possible advantage from the district’s curriculum and co-curriculum programs.
Essential Performance Responsibilities
Conducts pre-trip inspections on the vehicle and records the inspection results.
Reports all repair needs, malfunctioning equipment and vandalism to vehicle.
Keeps bus in a clean and sanitary condition.
Obeys all traffic laws and safety conditions.
Communicates in a positive manner with students, parents, transportation and school staff.
Supervises riders and maintains discipline among passengers.
Reports incidents of misconduct to school administration and follows district policy in accordance with disciplinary action.
Conducts and reports emergency evacuation drills when assigned.
Attends all meetings as called by the Transportation Director or school administration or makes arrangements for receiving information from the meeting if absent.
Maintains a consistent time schedule for the assigned route and reports any changes to the Director of Transportation.
Suggests changes in route or stops to the Transportation Director.
Completes all required reports on time and in the manner prescribed.
Performs all duties in accordance with all existing rules, regulations and school policies.
Immediately reports all accidents and completes required accident forms.
Able to respond to all emergency situations in accordance with district policy.
Reports dangerous situations at stop locations and other route hazards.
Reports violators of the “School Bus Stop Arm Law” to Transportation Director or law authorities.
Compliance with all drug and alcohol policy guidelines and testing.
Knowledge and compliance with district bus driver handbook and the district classified employee handbook.
Satisfactory compliance with all district and state mandatory trainings.
Any other duties as assigned by the Transportation Director or school administration.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
Ability to organize and coordinate work.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and coworkers.
Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent)
Holds a current, valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with P (passenger), S (student) and air brake endorsements
Holds a valid Iowa School Bus Driver Authorization Certificate issued by the State of Iowa
Able to pass State of Iowa DOT employee physical examination requirements and pre-employment drug screening
Must have an acceptable driving record both within and outside of the State of Iowa
Must have a thorough knowledge of traffic laws and regulations
Previous passenger driving experience is a plus, but not required
Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing up to 25-100 pounds
Frequent walking, bending, stooping, and climbing
Must be able to climb steps
Be free of impairment of the use of a foot, leg, hand or arm, or other defects or limitations likely to interfere with the ability to safely control a vehicle
Must be able to sit upright in a vehicle driver position for several hours
Mandatory drug and alcohol testing
Must be able to meet all pre-employment physicals
Occasionally subject to extreme temperature and/or inclement weather conditions. Noisy and often distracting working conditions. Occasional exposure to fumes, bodily fluids, and emergency situations. Tobacco and alcohol free environment.
Terms of Employment
9-month position (approximately 180 days per year). Employment per board policies and administrative rules and regulations, and the Public, Professional, and Maintenance Employee Master Contract. 30 day probationary period of employment.
Performance evaluated annually by the Transportation Director.
Hours are NOT guaranteed.
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