Plainfield, IL, US
Jan 13, 2021
Position Type:
Substitutes: Non-Licensed/Substitute Bus Driver

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Transportation Services

  • Date Available:
    2019-2020 School Year

  • Closing Date:
    Open until filled

  • Please download the attached document for a full Job Description.

    Primary Function (Job Goal)
    To safely transport authorized students daily to and from school and extracurricular activities.

    Reports To (accountability)
    Director of Transportation Services or designee

    Supervisory Responsibilities
    Monitors passengers during transit for the purpose of maintaining safety and discipline and reporting discipline problems to the proper authority using district policies and procedures.

    21 years of age
    Valid Illinois Commercial Driver's License or verification from Secretary of State stating eligibility
    Valid Illinois School Bus Permit or verification from Secretary of State stating eligibility
    Pre-placement Medical Exam, including drug/alcohol screening and tuberculosis clearance
    Pass a Regional Office of Education Fingerprint/Background Clearance including Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Pass both :
    • Physical Examination and Certificate for Illinois School Bus Driver as provided by the Secretary of the State of Illinois.
    • Medical Examination Report For Commercial Driver Fitness Determination as provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    Physical Requirements
    The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant finger dexterity in order to operate a two-way radio when needed. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing.
    Must be able to demonstrate and perform the emergency, evacuation procedures as described and defined by the Illinois School Bus Driver Training Curriculum and endorsed by the Illinois Secretary of State, Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Board of Education. These procedures involve, but are not limited to, sitting on floor of the school bus at the rear door and scooting out the rear door to the ground, and assisting students safely off the bus.
    The job is performed in a motorized vehicle in all types of weather and traffic conditions.

    Terms of Employment:

    At-Will Employee Status
    Completion of mandated training through Global Compliance Network within first 45 days of employment.

    Application Process:

    On-line application only


    Starting at $15.42 per hour


    Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of Educational Support Personnel.

    For more information on this position, please read the full description document.

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