Bus Assistant
Company: Spring Branch ISD
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Transportation, General
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $11.00 to $16.00 / Hour
Posted: 9/17/2020

Bus Assistant - School Year 2020-2021. Spring Branch ISD - Houston, TX

Position Type: Auxiliary

Location: Spring Branch Independent School District

Job Description: Bus Assistant

Job Title: Bus Assistant

Reports To: Director of Transportation or designee

Classification: Auxiliary (Skilled Labor)

Wage/Hour Status: Non-exempt

Days: 178

Salary: See Compensation Plan for Auxiliary Pay Plan, Pay Grade 301

Primary Purpose: Ride on the bus to assist the driver in providing a safe and orderly trip for the passengers.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:


Student Management:

  • Maintain student discipline on bus.
  • Assist fragile pupils with special needs.
  • Maintain personal conduct and appearance that serves as an example to children.


  • Aid driver in maintaining order and safety.
  • Perform emergency bus evacuation of students on bus, if needed: walking to rear of bus, exiting the rear door, and/or lifting students in emergency situations.


  • Maintain cleanliness of bus interior.
  • Participate in cross training
  • Establish and maintain a good rapport with students, parents, school personnel and co-workers.
  • Attend in-service training classes and safety meetings as required by the department.
  • Learn assigned routes in order to assist a substitute driver.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be 21 years and older.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to work with fellow employees.
  • Mature judgment.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Physically able to climb in and out of the school bus emergency door to assist in evacuating the bus in an emergency.


  • Day care, nursing home or related experiences dealing with special needs individuals preferred.


Equipment Used: Wheelchair lift ramp, locks, seatbelts, harnesses, car seats, special adaptive equipment.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • This position requires regular interacting with the public.

Physical Demands:

  • Repetitive hand motions.
  • Frequent sitting, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling.

Environmental Factors:

  • Work outside and inside.
  • Moderate exposure to extreme temperatures and vehicle fumes.

Spring Branch Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status or disability.


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