Bus Driver Specialist

Eugene, OR, US
Jan 12, 2019
This is a 6 hour per day position, on the student attendance day work schedule.

Performs specialized and relief bus driving activities of the Transportation Department. Drives busses to safely transport students between bus stops and schools, on field trips, or as assigned. 

Essential Functions:
  1. Safely drive, in relief, regular and special education bus routes as prescribed by assigned route and time schedule, and specified bus stops. Modify route temporarily in response to traffic and weather conditions.
  2. Carry out all functions of a school bus driver on relief bus routes including assurance of safe riding practices, maintenance of student discipline, proper operation, and proper care of all types of school busses. 
  3. Assist with route orientation and training of route drivers to new stops, route changes, and time changes. 
  4. Assist with training in proper methods of stop execution, turnarounds, loading and unloading, transfer procedures, and control of students. . 
  5. Drive busses for field trips, athletic events, and special excursions as assigned.  
  6. Perform other related work as required, including drive any district route with, at times, little to no notice. 


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work independently and provide routing guidance to drivers.  
  2. Thorough knowledge of the local geographic regions, school locations, District bus routes, and transportation equipment. 
  3. Ability to drive safely under pressure of time constraints, student misbehavior, hazardous road conditions, and traffic demands.  
  4. Thorough knowledge of the operation and capabilities of District busses and bus equipment. 
  5. Punctuality and ability to pace activity to meet time schedules.  
  6. Knowledge of student behavioral management techniques and ability to control large groups of students.  
  7. Ability to represent the District's objectives of courtesy and responsibility to the public.  
  8. Ability to remain available for evening or weekend classes or driving assignments.
  9. Experience differentiating practices for diverse populations.
  10. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse students, staff, and community populations.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Possession of a valid State of Oregon School Bus Driver's License.  
  2. Successful completion of core classes, training in first aid, a physical examination, and faultless driving record.  
  3. Five years (5) of successful driving experience.
  4. Three year's experience as a bus driver.

Additional Information:

Complete application in its entirety.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed, there are no exceptions.

We do not accept walk-in, faxed, or applications via mail.  All applications must be submitted using the GovermentJobs website.  It is your responsibility to submit a complete application.  Submitting an application does not guarantee any candidate an interview.  Candidates are interviewed by appointment only.  If you apply to more than one job, an application is required for EACH job posting.

ALL required documentation must be scanned and attached in order to submit an online application.

Upon offer of employment applicants must obtain a fingerprint clearance from the Oregon State Police Department and the FBI through a process authorized by the Eugene School District 4J.  Applicants would be responsible for the one-time fingerprint clearance fee.


An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eugene School District 4J does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender or sexual orientation in admission or access to the treatment of employment in its programs and activities as required by state and federal law.  If you have any complaints, please contact the HR Department at (541) 790-7670.

It is the District's policy to provide qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with applicable law.  Applicants wishing to claim veterans' preference must provide the following military documents verifying their eligibility:
Veterans : A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pension.
Disabled Veterans : A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicants veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).
For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted to the District at the time of application submission.


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