THIS POSITION IS OFFERED BY FIRST STUDENT, INC. CONTACT KEVIN HANSEN, CONTRACT MANAGER (907)789-7352 FOR MORE INFORMATION
Primary Responsibility is to safely transport passengers in multiple types of vehicles, including those with manual and automatic transmissions.
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Drives a regular route, is a regular, spare or charter driver.
Completes pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the bus utilizing Zonar technology, including child checks.
Assists students in the loading and unloading process.
Cooperates and communicates with school personnel, parents and students.
Attends all safety and training meetings.
Conducts emergency evacuation from the bus, including exiting from the emergency door.
Opens and closes service doors and moves up and down steps multiple times daily.
Cleans the insides of the bus including sweeping, dusting and cleaning windows. Cleans outside windows of the bus.
Other specialized functions as required by contract.
Minimum Education & Certifications Required:
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Possess or have the ability to obtain CDL Operator’s license with required endorsements
Experience & Skills Required:
- Good verbal communication skills.
- The ability to work early morning hours.
- Must be able to work without direct supervision.
- Must read and understand street signs, route sheets and maps.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions (include amount of travel) :
Ability to successfully complete dexterity test and DOT physical
School bus yard /Office/On-the-road
Physical requirements include:
Pushing/Pulling Opening service door, emergency door, bus hood, steering, windows, applying service & parking brake, adjusting mirrors,
Lifting Bus hood, trash box, challenged passenger into their seats, wheel chocks, tire chains, maneuvering wheel chairs and assistive devices, emergency equipment. Up to 40 lbs.
Walking Crossing lot, up and down bus aisle, around exterior of bus
Sitting Up to 2-3 hours while driving
Climbing Steps in and out of bus, cleaning windshield, under hood inspection
Reaching Under hood inspection, cleaning windows, applying tie-downs, safety vests, car seats, adjust mirrors, opening emergency door from ground, checking roof hatch, applying service brake, clutch and accelerator
Handling Doors, knobs, switches, handles
Hearing Detecting problems with passengers on bus, emergency vehicles, unusual engine noises
Bending/Stooping/Squatting Pre-trip inspection, applying tie-downs, sweeping, checking for sleeping children
Seeing Driving, reading street signs, route sheets
Talking Communicating with passengers, parents, school officials, dispatch,
Dropping From emergency door to ground
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