Dayton Transportation Bus Paraprofessional 2022/23

Lyon County School District
Yerington, NV, US

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Position Type:
Transportation/Transportation Paraprofessional

Date Posted:

Dayton Transportation

Date Available:

Closing Date:

Range $16.22-$22.78hourly with Employee/Employer retirement, dependent upon previous experience
Range $13.93-$19.55 hourly with Employer-paid retirement, dependent upon previous experience

Terms of Employment: Pay Grade 4 on the Classified Salary Structure (9 month, 195 days, hrs vary per route)

POSITION SUMMARY: Under supervision of the Area Coordinator cares for the needs and requirements of disabled students while riding on a school bus and/or passenger vehicle; under the directions of the driver in providing assistance for the safety and direction of disabled students while riding on a school bus and/or passenger vehicle; and to perform related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
  1. Assists the student(s) to whom they are assigned in such physical tasks as safely entering and exiting the school bus.
  2. Establish and maintain rapport with passengers. Ability to deal effectively and supervise students, maintain pupil control and report violations to proper authority.
  3. Conforms to safety standards as prescribed.
  4. Keep accurate records and submit all reports at the specified time.
  5. Must attend to child's medical needs as noticed by the District.
  6. Maintain a continual and consistently clean and disinfect bus for the safety of those students being transported.
  7. Make daily check of special equipment.
  8. Required to take Hepatitis "B" shot.
  9. Ability to take direction from and provide assistance to the Special Education School Administrator and transportation personnel.
  10. Attend driver meetings and training sessions as required unless absence is approved. May be required to sit in on an IEP (individual evaluation plan) or other District meetings for a medically fragile child who would be transported on the route.
  11. Will be responsible for helping to implement student(s) IEP.
  12. Required to attend training sessions related to Special Needs.
  13. Performs and participates in other related duties as assigned by the building administrator, Area Coordinator, or transportation designee.

ACCOUNTABILITES: Works under the direct supervision and is evaluated by the Transportation Area Coordinator.

  1. Knowledge of CPR/AED and Universal Precautions.
  2. Ability to work effectively with special needs students.
  3. Ability to interpret and apply oral and written instructions.
  4. Ability to perform several tasks and determine priorities.
  5. Ability to deal with unusual behavior and crisis situations.
  6. Ability to complete routine records.
  7. Must have knowledge of rules, regulations and practices of transportation and workplace safety.
  8. Ability to operate a two-way radio.
  9. Ability to work flexible hours and shifts at various locations.
  10. Have adequate hearing in both ears; meeting federally mandated requirements.
  11. Have vision which meets mandated requirements without glasses or with corrective glasses or lenses
  12. Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods.
  13. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
  14. Willingness to attend trainings as it relates to implementation of IEPs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Education and Training:
  1. Meet highly qualified standards cited under State and Federal regulation, which are:
    1. AA degree or higher; OR
    2. 48 post-secondary credits; OR
    3. Successful passing score on state required paraprofessional assessment.
  2. High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  3. Valid driver's license and DMV clearance.

Licenses and Certifications: Must have the ability to complete:
  1. Specialized training as needed to meet student needs as outlined in IEP's.
  2. Blood borne Pathogen and Universal Precaution Training
  3. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certificate from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or other similar organization. Certification must be maintained for the duration of the assignment. Certification training must be in-person and include hands- on component. Online courses will not be accepted.

Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the appropriate position vacancy announcement.

The physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Standing, sitting, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling. Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds or 1/3 body weight, whichever is greater, to waist height, perform a 2 to 3 person lift, and the ability to restrain student(s) as needed and in accordance with state regulations.

In compliance with applicable disability laws, reasonable accommodations may be provided for qualified individuals with a disability who require and request such accommodations. Incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Work is performed under the following conditions: Exposure to climate controlled classroom settings to outside weather with temperatures ranging from mild/moderate to extreme cold/heat. May involve exposure to noise levels ranging from moderate to very loud on occasional to frequent time periods. May involve work in crowded environments. May involve frequent to moderate lifting and other physical demands.
Hazards: Stress, anxiety, verbal and physical aggression. Classroom furniture, playground/office equipment, blood borne pathogens, communicable diseases, chemicals (as related to specific assignment), and power/hand operated equipment and machinery (as related to specific assignment).

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Lyon County School District is an equal opportunity employer and will not knowingly discriminate in any area of employment. Those include discriminatory recruiting and hiring practices against any United States citizen or legal alien on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, disability, or any other protected class and shall extend to working conditions, training, promotion, and terms and conditions of employment.

Individuals with a disability who require reasonable accommodation(s) during any step of the screening process or who have questions about qualifications should notify a representative in Human Resources. Notification may be made in person, in writing, or by calling: (775) 463-6800.


We are Lyon County School District located in Northern Nevada.
Our vision... Graduate all students to be successful in college and career.
Our Mission... Provide relevant learning opportunities that develop adaptable, persistent, and self-directed learners capable of creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking necessary to overcome complex challenges.

Lyon County School District, with over 8,500 students and 1,100 staff members is the fourth largest school district in Nevada. LCSD is comprised of 18 schools located in five unique attendance areas including Dayton, Fernley, Silver Springs, Smith Valley and Yerington. Each school boasts highly qualified instructional leaders accompanied by caring and dedicated staff, who work tirelessly to ensure the learning needs of each student are realized. The district motto of “Every Student…Every Classroom…Every Day” comes to life when you step into the classroom and see students engaged in rigorous learning opportunities. 

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