Bus Drivers

MIDWAY ISD   Woodway, TX   Part-time     Transportation
Posted on June 4, 2024
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Job Title: Bus Driver
Reports to: Director of Transportation
Dept./School: Transportation
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Starting at $26/hr - 4 hour guarantee per day. Midway is the leader in Bus Driver Compensation in the area

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


Qualifications:


Education/Certification:
Valid Texas commercial driver's license (Class B)


Special Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Must be 18 years of age
Ability to pass alcohol and drug test
Ability to complete required bus driver safety training
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to communicate effectively
Knowledge of student discipline procedure
Ability to manage student behavior
Ability to operate bus


Experience:
None required.


Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Vehicle Operation
1. Follow assigned route and adhere to established schedules.
2. Drive bus to and from extracurricular activities.
3. Check bus for mechanical defects before and after each operation and notify supervisor of needed repairs.
4. Report all accidents, vehicle damage, student injuries, and mechanical failures. Complete required reports.
5. Keep records on bus mileage, gas and oil consumption, and number of passengers transported.
6. Keep assigned bus clean and fueled.

 

Student Management
7. Supervise students while they board and leave the bus and cross the street.
8. Communicate with teachers and parents on a daily basis regarding student behavior while on bus.
9. Maintain discipline; report student discipline problems to appropriate administrator.
10. Instruct students on safe riding rules and regulations.

Safety
11. Observe all traffic laws and safety regulations for school buses.
12. Inspect bus by checking fuel, oil, water, tires, lights, brakes, and steering to ensure bus can be operated safely before driving.
13. Ensure proper condition of emergency equipment, such as first aid kit, fire extinguisher, flags, fuses, crow bar, and reflector.
14. Correct unsafe conditions in work area that could cause an accident and inform supervisory of any conditions that are not correctable immediately.
15. Install snow chains during inclement weather.
16. Report any hazardous conditions along the route.


Other
17. Operate two-way radio equipment to communicate with transportation office.
18. Work irregular hours as needed.
19. Attend and complete required training program to maintain safety certification.


Supervisory Responsibilities:
None


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:


Tools/Equipment Used: School bus, safety equipment (flares, reflective signs), fire extinguisher
Posture: Continual sitting
Motion: Repetitive hand and arm motions
Lifting: Occasional lifting
Environment: Work inside and outside; moderate exposure to extreme temperatures and vehicle fumes
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

 


This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

 


Midway Independent School District does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status or on any other basis prohibited by law. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant's job qualifications, experience, and abilities. 

 

Primary Location

Transportation

Salary Range

$17.50 - $20.58 / Hourly

Shift Type

Part-Time