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Dayton Area School Consortium

Dayton, OH (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3866322
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: July 21, 2022

Job Description


Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, to ensure the safe transportation of
students, staff, and others to and from school, residential neighborhoods, and field trips.

Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma or GED.
• Meets all mandated health requirements.
• Documented evidence of a clear criminal record at the time of hire and every five years thereafter.
• Meets qualifications defined in the current Ohio Revised Code, Ohio Pupil Transportation Operation & Safety Rules, and school board policy.
• Completion of the Ohio Pre-service School Bus Driver Training Program.
• Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a school bus endorsement and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.
• Satisfactory pre-employment and ongoing random drug test results.
• Ability to physically manage students with disabilities.
• Ability to anticipate and deal with stressful traffic and weather conditions.
• Demonstrates maturity and ability to work with students and their families.
• Training in first aid, CPR, and physical/behavioral management techniques.
• Congenial disposition and strong interpersonal skills.

Qualified candidates apply online via the Dayton Area School Consortium at

Responsibilities and Essential Functions
• Operates the bus according to all motor vehicle laws.
• Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures.
• Promotes a favorable image of the school district.
• Practices defensive driving techniques. Maintains established routes and time schedules: Note:  Safety is the top priority even if delays disrupt the bus schedule.
• Transports only authorized passengers. Picks up and unloads students only at approved stops.  Keeps route sheets up-to-date. Offers routing suggestions.
• Performs pre-trip and post-trip safety inspections. Checks fire, emergency equipment, and first aid supplies. Prepares written inspection reports.
• Offers help when students ask or their behavior suggest they need assistance.
• Remains on the bus to supervise loading and unloading procedures. Never leaves keys on an unoccupied bus
• Operates the wheelchair lift. Ensures that wheelchairs are properly secured before the bus starts.
• Inspects harnesses, restraints, and other safety devices. Immediately corrects or reports unsafe conditions and/or defective equipment.
• Is prepared to assist students with medical or other health emergencies.
• Monitors student behavior. Enforces safety regulations. Maintains high standards and upholds the student conduct code.
• Promotes the proper use and care of school property. Reports student discipline problems, vandalism, and other related concerns.
• Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
• Complete Public School Works Training as required by the district.
• Reports evidence of suspected child abuse as required by law.
• Assumes responsibility for the interior/exterior cleanliness of the vehicle.
• Reports vehicles that fail to comply with traffic regulations (e.g., failure to stop for flashing bus lights, passing in prohibited zones, etc.)
• Uses proper protocol when operating bus communication equipment.
• Immediately reports all traffic citations and accidents. Promptly documents all accidents/injuries.
• Reports road hazards along the bus route to the transportation supervisor.
• Conducts emergency evacuation drills that comply with current state standards.
• Reports equipment malfunctions in writing.
• Fuels the vehicle and reports insufficient fluid levels (e.g., oil, windshield washer, brake, transmission, etc.) to the mechanic.
• Shares in the responsibility for authorized field trips. Documents mileage.
• Remains available to teachers and students during the trip when instructed.
• Assists with additional runs as needed after completion of assigned route.
• Provides advance notice when a necessary absence is anticipated.
• Promotes a positive image of the transportation department. Wears appropriate work attire and maintains a neat appearance.
• Participates in training necessary to maintain a commercial driver’s license.
• Participates in staff meetings and professional growth activities as directed.
• Maintains a positive and courteous attitude when dealing with others.
• Accepts responsibility for personal decisions and conduct.
• Strives to develop rapport and serve as a positive role model for others.
• Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Substitute
    Support Staff > Transportation
  • Contact Information

    • ITC ITC
    • 8050 N High Street, Suite 150
    • Columbus, Ohio 43235

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