Overview

Bus Driver (PT) Jobs in Forney, TX at Forney ISD

Title: Bus Driver (PT)

Company: Forney ISD

Location: Forney, TX

Primary Purpose: Ensure safe and orderly transportation of students on assigned routes. Operate school bus that transports students and other authorized personnel to and from schools or other designated locations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

Satisfactory driving record.

Willing to complete requirements for the following if not previously satisfied.

Valid Texas commercial driver’s license (Class B) with P (Passenger) and S (School Bus) endorsements (Requires six written tests taken at a DPS facility, a driving test, $10 payment for permit, $60 payment for the license.)
Satisfactory results of a controlled substance test, criminal history check, and fingerprinting for a national criminal history check.
Satisfactory completion of a physical.
Satisfactory completion of a bus driver safety course (20 hours over the 1st three Saturdays of months).
Satisfactory completion of CPR/first aid training.
Satisfactory completion of a crisis intervention training (8 hours).

SPECIAL NOTES:

When employed, the district invests nearly $200 in direct costs in assisting drivers to meet job requirements (not including compensation for participation in training activities). If drivers resign their positions within one year of employment, costs the district has covered will be deducted from the employee’s paycheck at the following rate:

Resigning within 0-3 months of employment-$197.20 deducted from final check.
Resigning 3-6 months after employment-$98.85 deducted from final check.
Resigning 6-12 months after employment-$49.93 deducted from final check.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Knowledge of student discipline procedures.
Ability to manage student behavior.
Ability to operate a bus.

EXPERIENCE:

None.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Follow the assigned route and adhere to established schedules.
Keep route descriptions current. Maintain seating charts for students. It is the driver’s responsibility to maintain current route descriptions, times, stops, and have them approved by the supervisor.
Drive bus to and from extracurricular activities.
Check bus for mechanical defects before and after each operation and notify supervisor of needed repairs.
Report all accidents, vehicle damage, student injuries, and mechanical failures and complete required reports.
Keep records on bus mileage, gas and oil consumption, and the number of passengers transported.
Keep the assigned bus clean and fueled.
Supervise students while they board/leave the bus and cross the street.
Maintain discipline; report student discipline problems to the appropriate administrator.
Instruct students on safe riding rules and regulations.
Observe all traffic laws and safety regulations for school buses.
Ensure proper condition of emergency equipment, such as first aid kid, body fluid kit, fire extinguisher, and reflectors.
Operate two-way radio equipment to communicate with the transportation office.
Attend and complete required training program to maintain safety certification.
Maintain confidentiality.
Perform other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress.
Climbs in and out of the bus 6-16 times per route.
Operates within the district in all temperature conditions.

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