USD 262 Valley Center Bus Driver (Multiple Positions) in Wichita, Kansas
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Valley Center USD 262
Position Title: Bus Driver
Position Qualification: Classified 9 month (student contact days as determined by BOE)
Reports To: Director of Transportation
Terms of Employment: At-Will
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Annual Evaluation By: Director of Transportation
Approved By: BOE
Revised: February 2015
Transports student(s) to and from school and school related programs and activities in a safe manner; prepares bus for transporting
students; communicates with faculty, staff and parents.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Valid Kansas CDL license with required endorsements.
Completed KDOT physical examination.
Must pass and is subject to drug tests as required by federal and state law and the policies regarding drug testing.
Minimum one year experience, driving in all weather conditions; minimum two hours driving bus on a school route.
Meet all state requirements for bus drivers, including defensive driving, CPR, and first aid certification.
Ability to effectively use district email.
Ability to work well with children.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure
Ability to respond to emergency situations.
Must have reliable personal transportation.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain confidentially at all times.
Must support district mission, goals and objectives.
Transport student(s) (and occasionally staff/faculty/parents) by established safety and district standards.
Obeys all state/local traffic laws and regulations.
Maintains student discipline on bus; follows district student discipline procedures.
Load and unloads only at authorized stops; deviates from established procedures only if safety of student(s) appears
to be in jeopardy; places safety of student(s) in priority position.
Exercises responsible leadership on school trips.
Keeps to assigned schedule to provide minimal school disruptions.
Files all reports required but not limited to trip incidents: vehicle related, student/parent related and road conditions.
Performs pre-trip inspections; submits bus maintenance requests; fuels busses.
Participates in regular driver personnel/in-service trainings.
Responds to routine routes, field trips, athletic events and other school related activities.
Maintain impeccable driving record.
Maintains district professional conduct, appearance and grooming standards; supports district safety requirements.
Manages all job duties with mobility, agility and dexterity and focused observation to drive vehicles and to observe
behaviors of students on the bus.
Other duties as assigned.
Regular attendance is required.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand, talk and hear. Physical exertion
to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials up to 50 lbs., stooping, bending and reaching may be required.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. Some extended hours and multiple demands
from several people are frequently required by the employee.
Employee must work in and around dust, fumes and odors, noisy and crowded environments, and work indoors and outdoors year-
round in a variety of temperatures. This position requires excellent driving skills, including the ability to operate vehicle at night. The
work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing th
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an
exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this
position and additional duties may be assigned.
I have read and understand the position description. After reviewing, I agree to perform all the functions and skills mentioned to the