Gates-Chili Central School District Bus Driver in Rochester, New York
This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and routine daily maintenance check of a school bus used in the transport of students on an assigned route to and from school and on athletic and field trips. Employees of this class may also work on a seasonal basis with a town recreation department, transporting program participants between facilities or on excursions. The employee operates a full-size or mini-size school bus or van, and/or transports passengers with or without disabilities. Employees may be required to physically assist passengers to and from the bus or to operate a hydraulic lift for this purpose. Employees are responsible for the safety and conduct of passengers while in transport and may be accompanied in transit by a Bus Attendant or other staff member. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a more senior transportation employee or administrator. Direct supervision may be exercised over Bus Attendants and other staff. Does related work as required.
Essential Job Functions
Drives a school bus/vehicle on a regular schedule on an assigned route or on special occasions;
Performs a pre-trip inspection of the vehicle prior to departure and post-trip inspection after every route;
Reports all defects, mechanical and other, of the bus/vehicle to the supervisor;
Instructs or informs passengers about safety practices and procedures when embarking and disembarking bus/vehicle, while in transit, and throughout the year;
Maintains safe and orderly conduct on the bus/vehicle, including student management;
Assists passengers in boarding and exiting a bus/vehicle by providing physical assistance or operating a hydraulic lift;
Cleans and fuels assigned vehicles daily;
Operates a van, station wagon, or similar vehicle to transport objects.
Hours 24-40; Start and end times set by building location or route selection for bus drivers.