School Bus Driver

Iowa State Job Bank DAVENPORT, IA

About the Job

Durham offices are seeking candidates for school bus drivers to provide the community with the best in public school bussing services. Company offers: A great starting wage, training for Class B CDL, with air brakes and School Bus endorsement, great benefit package.At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line and our behind the scenes support. We heavily invest resources in employee recruitment and training because good employees can be hard to find. We expect all employees to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes an extensive interview process, background checks and drug testing. We are always looking for qualified drivers and quality employees. At least 21 years of age (or 18 years of age for monitors).Comprehensive benefits package, Competitive wage package, Part-time morning and afternoon hours (drivers and monitors), Limited nights or weekends, Training and development, Career progression opportunities, Community involvement, Safety for childrenResponsibilities Include:i Provides safe and reliable transportation service by operating various types of school buses in transporting pupils to and from school, special events, field trips, etc.i Reports any maintenance problems to Maintenance in accordance with Company procedure and does not operate an unsafe vehicle.i Reports to duty on time and maintains route on time but in a safe manner.i Physically assists passengers in evacuation of the vehicle in case of emergency.i Immediately reports any accident or incident per Company policy.i Exercises student management through communication and discipline per Company policy.i Reports discipline problems to school officials as instructed.i Keeps the interior of the assigned vehicle clean and presentable.i Presents a neat and professional appearance at all times.i Ensures vehicle is properly fueled according to facility procedures.i Completes all required paperwork (including route change sheets, time cards, vehicle repair requests) and submits to the appropriate authority in a timely manner.i Attends all assigned training, safety meetings and in-service meetings.i Maintains a cooperative attitude with fellow employees, supervisors, parents, and school personnel; always promoting company goodwill.i Prepares vehicle for inclement weather conditions, including scraping or cleaning windows, applying tire chains.i Safely and efficiently utilizes bus equipment, including wheelchair lifts, radios and emergency equipment.i Other duties as assigned.