High school diploma.
Possess current licensing issued
by State of Illinois for driving a school bus.
Such alternatives to the above
qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and
Ability to achieve CPR
DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
To provide safe and efficient
transportation of students to and from school or on field
Maintains assigned schedule;
Maintains current, up-to-date record
of authorized students;
Transports only authorized
Discharges students only at
Maintains discipline when students
are on bus;
Reports undisciplined students to
the proper authority through "Bus Conduct Report" or direct
conversation with Director of Transportation, parent, principal,
Obeys all traffic laws;
Observes all mandatory safety
regulations for school buses;
Performs mandatory pre-trip,
student check and post trip inspections for every route.
Notifies the proper authority in
case of equipment failure;
Keeps assigned bus clean and
Contacts all parents with pick up
and estimated drop off times at beginning of the school year, and
throughout the year as necessary.
Reports all accidents, complete
required reports and cooperate with investigating authorities in
which bus is involved;
Exercises responsible leadership
when on out-of-district field trips;
Maintains accurate and up to date
route books, including seating charts and route notes.
Attends annual workshops sponsored
by the Regional Office of Education or other agencies, when
notified by Director of Transportation.
Performs all inspections using the
electronic inspection system properly and consistently.
Follows all department procedures
and policies as outlined in department handbook and any updates
and addendums as added throughout the year.
Assigns and maintains student
seating chart, if assigned route does not have monitor.
Able to climb 3 stairs, 3 feet in
height, multiple times a day;
Able to sit 5 hours a day (1 to 2
hours per route);
Ability to open and close school bus
door (multiple times per day depending on the number of
Ability to get from the driver's
seat, down a 12" aisle, to the rear emergency exit door in a
Ability to set and release parking
brake at every stop (could be as many as 220 times per
Ability to apply pressure to the gas
pedal and/or brake pedal; (and clutch if necessary)
Ability to do a pre-trip inspection
and a post trip inspections (which requires bending, stooping,
reaching, lifting, etc.);
Able to open and close windows from
the inside of the school bus;
Ability to carry children from the
bus (weights and sizes vary);
Ability to exit rear emergency
Infant/Toddler and Preschool Routes
Ability to lift 35-40 lbs. into car
Ability to move or adjust
Able to confidently and efficiently
secure children in safety restraints (position of hands).
Must be able to perform all duties
essential for all routes.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
174 Days Classified position salary and hours to be established
by the Board of Education.
Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the
provisions established by the Board of Education.
Per Negotiated Agreement between FSD145 and Transportation
This job description has been
reviewed and is in accordance with the American Disabilities