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Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES School Bus Attendant - Continuous Recruitment in Johnstown, New York

HFM BOCES is seeking school bus attendants. This is a 10-month position with possible hourly work over the summer.

A school bus attendant rides on a school bus for the purpose of assisting the driver in maintaining order and seeing to the needs of handicapped student passengers. This is routine work of ordinary difficulty involving responsibility for overseeing the loading and unloading of student passengers and for administering to their needs, comfort and conduct while in transit on regularly scheduled bus trips to and from school. Supervision is exercised over the conduct of student passengers as required. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES (Illustrative but not exhaustive):

  • Rides on a school bus for the purpose of assisting pupils to climb aboard and alight from bus; Assists parents in helping handicapped children board and alight from bus including securing wheelchairs on school bus;

  • Seats and places student passengers as required;

  • May operate a lift to load and unload handicapped student passengers and secures restraint devices and wheel chair locks;

  • Maintains order on bus and makes certain that student passengers are seated while bus is in motion;

  • Informs students about safety practices;

  • Assists students and driver as needed.

  • May help young pupils to cross the street in safety;

  • May maintain daily log of problems encountered and actions taken.

  • The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Job Qualifications

Residency: Residency in Hamilton, Fulton, or Montgomery County or within the OESJ Central School District is required.

Security Clearance: Formal job offer/selection is contingent on ability to obtain a fingerprint security clearance through the TEACH system prior to working. For more information:

Civil Service Title: School Bus Attendant

Job Number: HFM2021SBA