Bus Driver

Glen Lake Community School   Maple City, MI   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on May 8, 2024

Position Title: Bus Driver

Department: Transportation

Reports To: Transportation Supervisor

Wage/Benefits: Glen Lake Bus Driver Contract - MEA/NEA

Job Summary: Safely and reliably transport and assist students and other school district passengers to and from school, educational or sporting events, community-based programs and other special activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Essential functions under the Americans with Disabilities Act may include any of the following duties, knowledge and skills. This list is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by employees in this position. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to work at their assigned location and work times. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job.

Other essential functions of this position may include, but are not limited to the following: A. Performance Abilities - Responsibilities: 1. Operate all types of vehicles in the fleet to transport pupils. 2. Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections of your assigned vehicle as required. 3. Familiarity with the geographic service area of the District. 4. Knowledge of local, state, and federal rules, regulations, ordinances, and laws regarding school bus operation. 5. Alert and exercise good judgment concerning emergencies, disabled vehicles, and abnormal driving conditions. Conduct emergency evacuation drills as required. 6. Follow established schedules/routes. 7. Maintain appropriate fuel level of vehicle. 8. Maintain an acceptable standard of cleanliness of vehicle. 9. Monitor mechanical condition of vehicle per trip. Reporting deficiencies to Mechanic using Daily Inspection Reports. 10. Drive safely and defensively at all times. 11. Maintain behavior logs as directed by the Superintendent or his/her designee. 12. Prepare and submit Bus Conduct Reports to the Superintendent or his/her designee. 13. May be requested to attend parent meetings by the Superintendent or his/her designee. 14. Establish and maintain acceptable working relationships with other drivers, maintenance personnel, bus attendants, teachers, students, principals and community. 15. Exhibit a positive image as a representative of the Glen Lake Community School District