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

The HFM BOCES Regional Transportation Service is a shared service between HFM BOCES and the Johnstown and Gloversville School Districts. HFM Regional Transportation provides transportation needs for students in the HFM BOCES PTECH Programs; HFM PTECH located at Glebe Street

This position may lead to a full-time 10-Month position with some summer work available and follows the annual School Year calendar. Successful candidates will also be eligible to take advantage of HFM BOCES excellent Health Insurance coverage and will also be eligible to enter the New York State retirement system once they have successfully completed the initial training period.


Operates a school bus on a regular schedule or on special occasions;

Checks the operating condition of the bus before starting on a trip;

Reports any mechanical defect to immediate superior;

Instructs or informs children about safety practices when entering and leaving bus;

Runs errands and makes bank deposits;

Maintains orderly conduct of children on bus;

May operate a station wagon or other similar vehicle;

May perform minor maintenance tasks on the vehicle;

May be required to perform minor building maintenance and cleaning tasks.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of driving safety practices and traffic laws and regulations; ability to operate a bus under all driving and road conditions; ability to make minor repairs to the vehicle; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; ability to get along well with children and command their respect; mechanical aptitude; mental alertness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Job Qualifications

All candidates must have or be willing and able to obtain a clean Class B License with both a "P" and an "S" endorsements. Training is available depending on the qualifications of the candidate. Pursuant to Education Law, must be at least 21 years of age and possess license at the time of permanent appointment.

Civil Service Title: Bus Driver

Job Number: HFM2021SBD