Substitute Transportation Attendant

Suitland, MD, US
Jul 01, 2020
Job Title:
Substitute Transportation Attendant (2020-2021)

Suitland, MD, US

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Department Description:

Employee is responsible for the safety and comfort of handicapped and elementary school children riding on a school bus. Completes related work as required. Work is performed under the supervision of the Bus Driver and Bus Driver Foreman.

Brief Description:

The Transportation Attendant (Substitute) will be working in the absence of a permanent Transportation Attendant.
This is a part-time hourly and substitute position - Works 5-8 hours per day
Education Requirement: High School Diploma or State High School Equivalency Certificate

Salary: $11.50 per hour

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2021

Detailed Description:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Helps children on and off bus;
  • Aids children in crossing street;
  • Loads and unloads children in wheel chairs;
  • Assists in keeping discipline on school bus;
  • Places children in seat belts, making sure they are securely fastened;
  • Discusses with the school Principals and parents problems which arise on bus;
  • Assists children who become ill on bus;
  • Makes and prepares reports.

  • Job Requirements:


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Good knowledge of care and discipline of handicapped and children with special needs;
  • Ability to deal patiently and effectively with children;
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with school Principals and parents;
  • Sincere interest in helping children who are handicapped and have special needs and in their safety;
  • Physical strength and agility; and
  • Willingness to work in varying and adverse weather conditions; patience and understanding; good physical condition.


    Some experience in working with physically handicapped and/or children with special needs and completion of a standard high school course preferably supplemented by training in child behavior and traffic safety; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


    None required.


    No direct supervisory responsibilities.


    The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and see. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, lift, pull, push, grasp, climb and balance. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs. and/or 100 lbs. when operating a wheelchair lift and assisting a special-needs student.


    The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.



    Additional Details:

    Substitute employees are not eligible for leave, pay for holidays not worked, or other fringe benefits. This appointment also doesn't entitle the employee to any special considerations for employment in a permanent position and service credit isn't earned.

    Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

    Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment

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