Job Description

Openings as of 10/18/2019

  • Bus Assistants JobID: 48243
  • Position Type:
    Transportation/Bus Assistant

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

    Bus Assistants
    .50 FTE - Minimum 20 Hours Per Week
    Hourly Pay Range: $16.12 - $22.22
    Full Health and Dental Benefits

    Positions at 2 Terminals: Boulder and Lafayette

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    The Student Assistant is responsible for assisting school bus drivers with the safe and dependable transportation for students from birth to age 21. They assist individual and/or groups of students on the school bus to and from school and school-related events while working with the school bus driver, as a team, to ensure the safety of all on the school bus.

    -Provide support for students with disabilities, including, but not limited to the proper use of transportation equipment, attend to hygienic needs and behavioral challenges, monitor medical conditions and utilize specialized communication tools. Assisting may include moving around the bus while it is in motion.
    -Be familiar with, adhere to and enforce all policies and procedures for school bus operation and student transportation safety and conduct.
    -Assist the school bus driver in performing daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections
    -Monitor and manage behavior of all riders using management strategies and student discipline while monitoring for suspected child abuse, harassment, bullying and medical conditions.
    -May require standard first aid, body fluid clean-up, and/or provide support for students with disabilities

    -High School Diploma or equivalent
    -At least 18 years of age
    -Must acquire and maintain CDE approved First Aid certification and complete training program within 60 days of hire
    -Complete and submitted BVSD online application
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English, must pass English component of interview process

    -Experience working with children ages 0-21 years
    -Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with passengers, parents, and school staff
    -Bilingual (Spanish/English)

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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