Section 234.091 – General Qualifications – Each school bus driver shall be of good moral character, of good vision and hearing, able-bodied, free from communicable disease, mentally alert, and sufficiently strong physically to handle the bus with ease and to make emergency repairs, and s/he shall possess such other qualifications as are prescribed by the State Board, and s/he shall hold a valid Commercial Driver’s License ( CDL ) with a passenger endorsement.
Prior to transporting students on a school bus, each driver shall meet the following requirements:
Hold a Florida Commercial Drivers’ License and Endorsements as appropriate and required by law.
Demonstrate the ability to prepare required written reports.
Be physically capable of operating the vehicle as determined by an annual physical examination.
Demonstrate physical and mental capabilities required to carry out all assigned responsibilities as a school bus driver.
The bus driver’s license shall be either posted in a conspicuous place inside the bus or be carried on the driver’s person while the bus is in operation.
Nights and occasional weekend work required.
This position requires a CDL Class “B” license, School Bus Endorsement, Passenger Endorsement and be current on all required training. This position is covered by the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. Individuals applying for this position or incumbents of this position are required to hold a valid commercial driver’s license as a condition of employment. The act requires that all such individuals be subject to pre-employment and continuing post-employment drug and alcohol testing. Failure to comply with such testing is grounds for dismissal from employment with the University. Individuals will also be subject to a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical. FDLE criminal background check required.
Health Assessment Required
Previous experience preferred.
Special instructions to applicants:
University of Florida - 7 months ago