Job: Bus Assistant

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Posted: 10/10/2017

Job Reference #: 5048

Job Description

Openings as of 10/19/2017
Transportation

  • Bus Assistant JobID: 5048
  • Position Type:
    Transportation/Bus Assistant

  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2017

  • Location:
    Transportation

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    GRADE:
    4311 (11)
    Starting Salary Range:
    $10.50 - $10.60
    POSITION CONTROL:
    3503
    DEPARTMENT:
    Transportation
    ACCOUNTABLE TO:
    Lead Transportation Specialist
    FLSA STATUS:
    Non-exempt
    The WESD Transportation department is an integral part of the education of all students within our school district, as the school bus is an extension of the classroom.
    • Transportation department staff are eligible for free training and free uniforms.
    • Benefit eligible positions
    CLASS SUMMARY: Under general supervision, incumbent(s) ensures safety of students on the buses and other school property by enforcing school rules and policies pertaining to student behavior. In addition, incumbent(s) assists with bus cleaning and tracks records and attends conferences for bus incidents.
    DUTY
    NO.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    FRE-
    QUENCY
    BAND/
    GRADE
    Maintains order on the bus according to state law and District policy by monitoring student behavior. Daily
    70%
    A1
    Assist in the cleaning the bus including floors, seats, windows, exterior, and disposing of trash. Daily
    12%
    A1
    Keeps records of all warnings and prepares behavior incident documentation when appropriate. Attends conferences with principals and parents when behavior becomes an on-going problem. Daily
    12%
    A1
    Acts as a liaison between staff, student and parents by promoting positive relations between the school, students and parents. Daily
    6%
    A1
    Performs other duties as required. As
    Required
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
    • Valid cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification within 30 days of hire;
    • Valid First Aid certification within 30 days of hire.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
    • Proficiency in English and another target language.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Working with children;
    • Identifying and responding to hazardous situations;
    • Applying school disciplinary procedures;
    • Maintaining safe environment for children;
    • Knowing school rules, policies and disciplinary steps;
    • Applying standard safety procedures;
    • Using computer software related programs;
    • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
    The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
    The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.





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