BUS ATTENDANT - 180 DAY (SUBSTITUTE)

Location
Manassas, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 29, 2018
Ref
00029240
JOB STATUS: OPEN

EFFECTIVE: 09/28/2018

POSTING DATE: 09/28/2018

CLOSING DATE: 06/30/2019 04:30 PM

POSTING NUMBER: 00029240

LOCATION: Transportation

POSITION TITLE: BUS ATTENDANT - 180 DAY (SUBSTITUTE)

REPORTS TO:
Office of Transportation Services' Route Manager. The Administrative Coordinator, Supervisor of Bus Operations, and Director may provide guidance and direction.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma, general education (GED), or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read a standard road map.

Ability to function under various conditions, i.e., noise and other distractions; use good judgment; and react well to emergency situations.

Ability to establish and maintain a strong working relationship with bus drivers, students, school personnel, and others.

Ability to recognize students' medical conditions and take appropriate action to meet students' needs.

Ability to perform emergency first aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Ability to deal with various student behaviors.

Ability to recognize and report malfunctioning equipment.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to submit accurate and complete written reports.

Ability to operate wheelchair and child safety restraint systems and hydraulic wheelchair lifts, by remote and manually.

Ability to operate a two-way radio.

STATE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certificate and completion of Prince William County School Division's school bus attendant training requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here 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 regularly required to walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and must be able to smell smoke, fuel and other odors. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision; and the ability to adjust focus and discern colors.

The employee must have sufficient strength and agility to move, lift, and secure students weighing up to 50 pounds in passenger safety restraint systems and with assistance move, lift and secure students weighing 50 to 100 pounds. In addition, the employee must be able to exit and re-enter the bus emergency door to assist students off the bus in emergency situations.

BASIC FUNCTION/NATURE OF WORK:

The bus attendant assists the bus driver in providing safe transportation for students with special needs to and from the school and their authorized bus stop location. Work includes providing for students with special needs, assisting students on and off the bus, and securing students in wheelchair and child safety restraint systems. The bus attendant complies with School Division policies and regulations; Office of Transportation Services' oral and written instructions; and state and/or federal laws.

DIMENSIONS:

N/A

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK:

Work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a World-Class Education.

Understand and comply with conditions of published regulations, written departmental operating procedures, and a supervisor's oral instructions.

Assist the school bus driver in pre-trip, during the trip, and post-trip inspections, checking for defects.

Administer first aid and/or cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when required.

Assist students having medical emergencies while on the bus.

Assist students to board and exit the bus as necessary during normal bus operations and during emergency bus evacuations.

Secure students for transport using child safety restraint systems when students' needs require the use of such systems.

Operate special equipment, such as two-way radio, wheelchair lifts, assistance devices and wheelchair safety restraint systems.

Conduct routine inspection of wheelchair and child safety restraint systems for proper operation, and report needed repairs to supervisory personnel.

Complete REDII Event Report forms and submit through the bus driver to the school principal or designated school administrator when disciplinary problems occur.

Complete and submit an accurate weekly time and leave report in accordance with the published schedule.

Attend required training and meetings.

Promote a professional and positive image.

Complete other duties as assigned.

SALARY:
Hiring Range: ($13.96/hour)

DAYS: 180

FULL TIME/PART TIME: Part Time

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