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Graves County SchoolsSubstitute Bus Driver

Graves County Schools

Substitute Bus Driver (17)

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Job Details

TitleSubstitute Bus Driver
Posting ID17
Description

BASIC FUNCTION: 
 
Temporarily replace normally assigned bus driver to operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students; provide safe and efficient transportation for District students to and from school, special events and field trips; perform daily inspections and operator maintenance of vehicle; assist in the loading and unloading of physically and mentally handicapped students as necessary.
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
 

  • Drive a school bus over designated routes in accordance with specified time schedules and in accordance with regulations and laws related to pupil transportation in the State following specified schedules; transport students to and from school, special events and field trips.
  • Pick up and discharge students, under varying weather conditions, at established bus stops; report incidents which affect the safety of students.
  • Maintain bus in a safe operating condition through prescribed daily vehicle inspections and driver maintenance including cleaning windows, mirrors and bus interior; check and maintain fuel, oil and water levels; check brakes, brake lights and doors; report mechanical defects and malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain order and discipline among students on bus following District policies and procedures regarding disciplining of students and contact with school officials, parents and the public; interact with parents regarding questions, concerns and disputes.
  • Perform emergency bus evacuation drills as required by Kentucky Administration Regulations.
  • Transport physically handicapped and mentally handicapped children to and from designated locations; lift and secure wheel chairs; assist in the loading and unloading of handicapped children as necessary.
  • Observe applicable local, State and federal policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Fuel and clean exterior and interior of buses including picking up debris, sweeping and mopping floor, wiping upholstery and cleaning headlights.
  • Maintain records concerning vehicle maintenance, miles driven and number of children transported and other related matters; prepare student conduct, incident and accident reports.
  • Attend safety and preventive emergency meetings when required.
  • Utilize two-way radio for bus to bus and bus to base communication.
  • Perform first aid according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
 
      KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Safe driving practices.
  • Provisions of the State Motor Vehicle code and Kentucky Administration Regulations applicable to the operation of vehicles transporting students
  • First aid practices.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.  

ABILITY TO:

  • Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students.
  • Maintain order and discipline among students while driving a school bus.
  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and safe operating condition.
  • Recognize equipment malfunctions and take appropriate action.
  • Learn designated bus routes including stops and traffic hazards.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Assist in loading and unloading handicapped children as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Any combination equivalent to:  high school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary Range$10.34 / Per Hour
LocationGraves County School District

Applications Accepted

Start Date03/24/2017

Job Contact

NameJason RileyTitleDirector of Transportation
Emailjason.riley@graves.kyschools.usPhone