School Bus Drivers
Minneapolis Public School District - Minneapolis, MN

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Position Available:

School Bus Drivers

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Job Title: School Bus Driver - 5 positions available and Requisition ID number: 5841

Close Date: 12:01 AM on

Organizational Unit: Transportation (10000103)

Location: Transportation (0750)

FTE: 1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: Transportation(09)

Functional Area: Drivers


Under general supervision, operates school transit bus on assigned routes to and from school and special events; provides safe and secure transportation service to students.

Work is performed in a transit vehicle in a traffic environment, with moderate physical requirements.

Required to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds.


Drives students to and from school and special events.

Monitors students and enforces District policies and rules of conduct.

Reports behavior issues and other concerns to supervisor.

Performs daily vehicle inspections, and assures the bus is operating correctly.

Conducts complete post-trip interior inspection of school bus for remaining students before leaving bus.

Inspects vehicle, and identifies vehicle problems requiring additional maintenance and repair.

Cleans the bus interior, sweeps the floors, and cleans windows and seats.

Completes all required written reports on a daily basis.

Knowledge of

Safety rules and regulations, and safe driving techniques in all road conditions.

Local geographical area, road systems, and City and state traffic regulations.

First aid and CPR.

Capabilities, operational characteristics, adjustment and preventive maintenance of the type of vehicles to which assigned.

Skill in

Operating vehicles in a safe manner, in compliance with all traffic laws, District policy and procedures, and state and local regulations.

Following and maintaining safety standards.

Adjusting and performing preventive maintenance on the vehicles to which assigned.

Recognizing potentially hazardous situations on the road and taking appropriate action.

Reading and understanding a variety of plans and maps.

Maintaining accurate records of work performed.

Working without close supervision in standard work situations.

Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities;.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

Education, Training and Experience

High School Diploma or GED equivalent is preferred.


Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota State Commercial Driver's License with school bus/passenger endorsement.