Bus Driver

POSITION TITLE:  BUS DRIVER
DIVISION:  BUSINESS AND FINANCE
DEPARTMENT:  BUSINESS AND FINANCE
STATUS:  PART TIME/TEMPORARY
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  CONTROLLER
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:  NONE

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SUMMARY OF WORKThe Bus Driver is responsible for the safe transport of bus passengers. The position is charged with the operation and maintenance of the activities bus.  The Driver must maintain high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.  All Federal and state laws and institutional policies regarding confidentiality of student records (FERPA) and employee information must be adhered to.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains valid passenger licensure and first aid certification and meets physical requirements as determined by the State of Montana and Board of Trustees.
  • Follows safety precautions.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors and the public.
  • Performs pre-trip inspections and maintains a clean bus inside, making sure windows and lights are clean.
  • Maintains discipline at all times when passengers are on the bus.
  • Reports to supervisor all major disciplinary problems and actions.
  • Notifies supervisor in case of mechanical failures and lateness.
  • Discharges passengers only at authorized stops.
  • Does not leave passengers on roads or driveways during severe weather.
  • Observes all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.
  • Transports only authorized personnel.
  • Reports all accidents and completes required reports.
  • Exercises responsible leadership on trips.
  • Cleans bus following trips, fill up with diesel fuel; signs all charge slips for diesel fuel and materials.
  • Demonstrates punctuality.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge: This position requires knowledge in driving bus, communicating effectively with all people and knowledge of all applicable state and federal laws in transporting passengers.

Skills: This position requires skills in operating a bus.

Abilities: This position requires the ability to work in adverse weather conditions; follow safety procedures; communicate effectively orally and in writing; follow verbal and written instructions; establish effective working relationships.  Physical duties require ability to drive and operate a bus.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The above knowledge, skills, and abilities are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to

  • High School diploma
  • Job related vocational training
  • At least two years related experience
  • Must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License
  • Valid CDL with passenger endorsement licensure
  • First aid certification

COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKET MUST INCLUDE:

Completed Dawson Community College application
Current Resume
Cover Letter
Three references (names, addresses, and phone numbers)

INQUIRIES MAY BE DIRECTED TO:

Human Resources Department
[email protected]
406-377-9412

Qualified protected class individuals are encouraged to apply. Dawson Community College must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. If hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and authorization to work.

Nondiscrimination Policy: Pursuant to title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendment, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Executive Order 11246 as amended, Vietnam Era and Disabled Veterans Act, as amended, and the Montana State Human Rights Act, Dawson Community College has a policy of nondiscrimination in employment practices and in admissions, access to and conduct of educational programs and activities. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, handicap, or marital status or parental status. Any student, employee, or applicant for admission or employment may file a discrimination grievance. Inquires or grievances should be directed to the Equal Opportunity Director or phone 1-406-377-9412.

 

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