Bus Driver
Company: Galena Park ISD
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Transportation
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7/25/2018
JOB DESCRIPTION:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Safely transport students to and from school or on trips.
  • Assist special needs students while loading, riding, and unloading school bus. NOTE: Bus Aide will assume this duty; however, the driver is responsible and is to observe and assist if necessary.
  • Oversee the safety and discipline management of the students while loading, riding, and unloading the school bus.
  • Maintain basic operations of the bus.
  • Conduct all required bus inspections in a thorough manner.
  • Complete all required forms as specified in the Department Handbook.
  • Participate in bus evacuations and supervise bus captain training.
  • Attend all safety meetings.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Wheelchair lift and bus supplied safety equipment
  • Student Safety Vests
  • Wheelchair tie-down straps

 

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education/Certification:

  • CDL (Commercial Drivers License with air brake, passenger and S endorsement)
  • State of Texas School Bus Drivers Certification
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Must be Insurable by the District
  • Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Experience working with school age children helpful
  • In-house training in working with students with special needs*
  • Trained in securing wheelchairs (tie downs)
  • No Experience Necessary

 

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
  • Occasional heavy lifting, stooping, bending or kneeling and constant sitting
  • Exposure to seasonal weather changes
  • Regular attendance.

 

 

The foregoing statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.

ADDRESS:
Houston , TX 77015
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