Job Description

  • School Bus Driver JobID: 54586
  • Position Type:
    Transportation/Bus Driver

  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2021

  • Location:
    796-Transportation

  • Date Available:
    Immediately

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

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    School Bus Drivers
    0.5 FTE - (20 - 30 hrs/wk)

    Hourly Pay Range starting at $20.60 an hour (with opportunities for additional stipends)

    MULTIPLE POSITIONS AVAILABLE

    Training for positions is available throughout the school year
    Positions at 3 Terminals: Boulder, Nederland, 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.

    Summary:
    Responsible for the safe operation and basic maintenance of a vehicle transporting students to and from schools or school-authorized events, in accordance to policies and procedures. Duties include, but are not limited to assuring the safe operations surrounding the transportation of all riders; student management and discipline; maintaining schedules and route reference materials; and communication with parents/guardians, students and school officials.

    Benefits:
    -Paid CDL Training
    -Free high quality health and dental benefits
    -Paid Sick Leave
    -10 Paid Holidays throughout the school year
    -Colorado PERA participant
    -403(b)
    -Tuition Reimbursement
    -Monday-Friday work schedule

    Responsibilities:
    -Be familiar with, adhere to and enforce all regulations, policies and procedures for school bus operation and student transportation safety and conduct.
    -Drive a District vehicle on an established route or activity trip, emphasizing safety while maintaining assigned scheduled times.
    -Monitor and manage behavior of all riders while being responsible for a safe and collaborative environment on the bus.
    -Report to assigned terminal at required times and maintain assigned scheduled times with an emphasis on safety.
    -Maintain assigned vehicle cleanliness and route guides.
    -Accept responsibility for the safe transportation of students and assure they are all accounted for after each run, route or trip.
    -Provide input to dispatch, routing and supervisors.
    -Maintain professional communication and demeanor with all district employees, students and community members.
    -Communicate on a two-way radio system in accordance with Federal Communications Commission regulations.
    -Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    Required:

    -High school diploma or equivalent
    -Complete and submitted BVSD online application
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English
    -Must pass Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Physical Examination; required upon hire
    -Must pass transportation equipment evaluation within 30 days of hire
    -Currently hold a valid Colorado Driver's License
    -Possess or obtain a Colorado Commercial Driver's License Class B with P and S endorsement no airbrake restriction within 30 days of hire
    -Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC) required upon hire
    -Submit a current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Must be insurable and maintain insurability per Colorado School Districts Self Insurance Pool (CSDSIP) standards (
    MVR Insurability Standards); required upon hire
    -Proficient in PC operations
    -Child Safety Restraint Systems for School Buses; must acquire within 30 days of hire
    -Two-way radio systems; required upon hire
    -Must maintain all required certifications throughout employment

    Preferred:
    -Experience working with children ages 0-21 years
    -Up to and including one year experience in School Bus Transportation

    -Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations
    -Bilingual (Spanish/English)


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

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at
    http://bvsd.org (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 -
    http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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