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Title: Bus Driver II Salary Range: 36
Classified Salary Schedule B
FLSA: Non-Exempt Board Approval Date: June 19, 2001
Amended Date: May 10, 2011
Under the supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, operates a school bus over designated routes in
the home-school-home transportation of school children. Performs vehicle safety checks and routine
(Duties include but are not limited to the following):
Drive a vehicle daily over designated assigned routes in accordance with time schedules.
Pick up and discharge children.
Escort children across streets or highways, stopping traffic if necessary.
Monitor and control student behavior on the vehicle and at assigned stops in accordance with
Transport children, teachers, and parents on field trips.
Work closely with school administration and parents regarding student conduct in vehicles.
Inspect the vehicle before each operation according to a checklist for any mechanical defects.
Report critical problems to the head mechanic by phone or through the school office.
Clean the vehicle and wash the windows daily.
Make daily bus reports and other reports as needed.
Obey all traffic laws.
Observe all mandatory safety regulations for school buses.
Report all accidents and complete appropriate reports.
Install and remove chains when necessary.
Teach students how to evacuate the bus safely.
Participate in school bus evacuation drills.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Safe driving practices.
California Motor Vehicle Code and applicable California Education Code and Department of
Transportation Codes as they apply to the operation of vehicles in transporting school children.
Basic preventive maintenance requirements of automotive equipment.
Interpersonal relationship skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
First aid and precautions to prevent exposure to blood borne pathogens.
Driving in inclement weather conditions.
Drive a school vehicle and other automotive equipment safely and efficiently in all kinds of weather
Relate effectively to students.
Plumas Unified School District
Bus Driver II
Follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate effectively in English.
Maintain close communication with school authorities and transportation supervision regarding
routes, schedules, and pupil conduct.
Determine suitable alternate routes when necessary.
Install and remove chains when necessary.
Make daily vehicle inspection reports clearly and accurately.
Maintain accurate, complete and timely records.
Pass required physical exam in order to maintain license/certification.
Pass DOT required random testing.
Accommodate school schedule changes.
Red Cross First Aid/CPR certificate or equivalent.
Valid Class B Operator’s License with a Passenger Transportation Endorsement.
Valid School Bus Operator’s Certificate.
Exposure to outdoor elements throughout the duty year. Driving under varied road conditions for
prolonged periods of time. Exposure to vehicle traffic when escorting students across streets or
highways. Exposure to motor vehicle fuels, lubricants, fumes and cleaning agents. Excessive noise from
vehicles, traffic and passengers.
Seeing to inspect and drive a vehicle, monitor traffic and passengers, and prepare reports.
Speaking and hearing in person and on the telephone/radio to exchange information and provide
direction to passengers.
Sitting for prolonged periods of time to drive.
Dexterity of neck, shoulders, back, waist, arms, hands, fingers, legs and feet to operate a vehicle in the
transportation of passengers; to get into and out of, and assist passengers in getting into and out of the
vehicle; to inspect and clean the vehicle and to install and remove chains.
Bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, stretching, reaching and grasping to inspect and clean the
vehicle and install and remove chains.
Walking to escort passengers across streets or highways.
Medium to heavy lifting.
Ability to pass D.M.V. Physical.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training, experience and education equivalent to graduation from high school and six
months of experience as a bus driver or one year of experience as a heavy truck driver. Prefer one year of
experience in a position with public contact. Clean driving record from DMV.
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