School Bus Driver - Permanent Float

Transportation

Transportation378 State StreetCharlotte, MI 48813
Full Time
Transportation

Position:                    School Bus Driver- Permanent Float
Hours:                        Guaranteed 6 hours/day **Benefit Eligibile**
Location:                    Charlotte Public Schools
Reports To:                Transportation Supervisor
 
JOB GOAL:  A float school bus driver is responsible for safe operation of the school bus according to district policy as well as state and federal regulations. This position is not assigned a regular route; however, is guaranteed a minimum of 6 hours of work per day. Additionally, a school bus driver must effectively manage student behavior while the students are on the bus.  The key functions of this position include completing vehicle inspections as required by state and federal regulations, safely transporting students to and from school, sporting events, and field trips, managing student behavior, dispensing gas, diesel, and propane fuel, keeping his/her bus clean, successfully completing continuing education classes as required by the State of Michigan, and any related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be a high school graduate.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain a CDL B with school bus and passenger endorsements and no air break restrictions. Training provided for qualified candidates.
  • Must be able to pass the MDOT CDL physical, and random drug & alcohol screenings.
  • Must attend beginning school bus driver classes within 60 days of hire date.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, parents, and students in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Willingness to learn new technology and techniques.
  • Able to establish and follow routines.
  • Ability to be flexible in various situations.
  • Ability to maintain discipline, tact, courtesy and good judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
     
  • AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
    Assessment / Evaluation
  • Complete vehicle inspections as required by state and federal regulations.
  • Safely transport students to and from school, sporting events, and field trips.
  • Manage student behavior.
  • Dispense diesel, propane, and gas fuel.
  • Keep his/her bus clean.
  • Successfully complete continuing education classes as required by the State of Michigan
  • Any related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:     Until Filled.
TO APPLY:                        Please visit our website at www.charlotteorioles.com and complete an online application.

Charlotte Public Schools complies with all state and federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and with all regulations of the U.S. Department of Education.  It is the policy of Charlotte Board of Education that no person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, or handicap shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity for which it is responsible.

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