Applications are being accepted by the College Place School District for a Bus Driver- 2 Assignments. This assignment is being posted for internal and external consideration at this time. Interested internal candidates will need to apply online by 4:00 pm Thursday, September 14, 2023 to be considered prior to external candidate applicants.
POSITION & BENEFITS:
Job Title: Bus Driver
Reports to: Transportation Supervisor
Bargaining Group: None
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position: 4-4.5 hours per day, 190 days per school year (10 months)
Assignment 1: 6-8am and 2-4pm
Assignment 2: 6-8am, 1:30-4pm
Salary: $22.44 – $25.26 (educational incentive available in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreement as negotiated)
Anticipated Start Date: 09/12/2023
Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision, FSA/DCAP, Life/AD&D through SEBB (School Employee Benefits Board); and Retirement through DRS (Department of Retirement Systems) for eligible employees
Additional Benefits: Optional 403(b) retirement plan; Optional DCP (deferred compensation program) retirement plan
Leave: 9 sick days (pro-rated for mid-year hires), 10 paid holidays
High School Diploma or its equivalent (GED)
Maintain a current valid Washington State Drivers License;
Maintain a current valid CDL with Passenger and School Bus Endorsement;
Maintain required driver inservice trainings;
Maintain current First Aid certification;
Knowledge of technology for communication;
Knowledge of Washington State Pupil Transportation Procedures and requirements;
Skill to work with children.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain student transportation services by driving a school bus on scheduled routes and/or on all types of trips in support of district approved activities, both within and outside the school district boundaries.
Maintain decorum and discipline of students on the bus by following building handbooks and District discipline procedures and policies.
Operate a school bus in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington and District policies promulgated by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Maintain a safe student transportation environment by performing required operational and safety inspections of the school bus and all related equipment as required by the laws of the State of Washington and District policy and procedures and by immediately reporting any mechanical defects and safety hazards to the Transportation Supervisor.
Facilitate student safety by being prepared to provide first aid when necessary.
Maintain District records by legible and accurate completion of forms, records, time sheets, trip requests, route studies, trouble reports, misconduct reports, accident reports and other clerical type activities as may be required.
Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational trainings and required bus driver inservices.
Protect the District by keeping information confidential.
Demonstrate the importance of safety by maintaining a safe and orderly working environment and following safe work practices.
Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results as needed or requested.
WORKING CONDITIONS: The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:
Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling.
Generally, the job requires:~ 5% lifting ~ 40 lbs.
~ 55% of the work day standing, reaching, bending, stooping, walking
~ 40% of the time working from a sitting position
This job is performed under temperature variations consistent with indoor and outdoor temperatures.
This job may require interaction with students displaying aggression, non-compliance, and other conduct problems.
(~) denotes approximation
The College Place Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, and gender diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons more than 40 years of age disabled, and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in application process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact the College Place Public Schools Administration Office. This holds true for all district employment and opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX/RCW 28A.640 compliance officer Marissa Waddell, 1755 South College Avenue, College Place, Washington, 99324, (509) 525-4827, email@example.com and/or Section 504/ADA coordinator, Jim Fry, 1755 South College Avenue, College Place, Washington, 99324, (509) 525-4827, firstname.lastname@example.org.