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Bus Driver Wanted

PINAL COUNTY SCHOOLS

BUS DRIVER

Mary C. O’Brien Accommodation School District is hiring a Bus Driver. 

MUST have a high school diploma or GED and be able to show original.  Must hold current AZ CDL with P and S endorsements.  Must possess CPR and First Aid training.  Must be able to pass physical and drug tests as required by ADOT.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. without assistance.

Competitive salary and paid health benefits after 90 days if minimum hours worked.

 

Submit Classified Application 

 

Open until filled

Shannon Adams, Human Resources

sadams@pinalcso.org

520-450-4479

 

Pinal County Schools

Job Description

 

Job Title: Bus Driver

Department: Transportation

Reports To: Transportation Director/Transportation Assistant

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Summary Drives bus to transport passengers over specified routes to and from school and/or to

local or distant points according to time schedule by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

 

Meet and comply with all the rules, regulations, directions and stipulations found in the current

Arizona Department of Administration--Minimum Standards for Schools Buses and School Bus

Drivers.

 

Supervises students and bus aides as assigned to the bus.

 

Complies with local traffic regulations.

 

Reports delays or accidents.

 

May drive a bus for maintenance, operate a school vehicle to obtain parts, materials, etc. relating

to transportation.

 

Reports any problems to Director of Transportation or his designee.

 

Effectively communicates with students, parents and school staff as is necessary

 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

Demonstrates attention to detail.

 

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when

dealing with emotional topics.

 

Project Management - Communicates changes and progress.

 

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development

opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

 

Student Service - Manages difficult or emotional student situations; Responds promptly to

student needs; Meets commitments.

 

Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality;

Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others'

ideas and tries new things.

 

Oral Communication - In English speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative

situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group

presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

 

Written Communication - In English writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and

interpret written information.

 

Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback;

Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to

build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to

succeed.

 

Visionary Leadership - Inspires respect and trust.

 

Change Management - Communicates changes effectively; Prepares and supports those

affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.

 

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform

well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others.

 

Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

 

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value

of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

 

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works

with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

 

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and

values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

 

Strategic Thinking - Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses.

 

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment;

Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Makes timely decisions.

 

Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Measures self against standard of excellence.

 

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals

and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

 

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats

others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility

for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

 

 

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote

quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

 

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Works quickly.

 

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action

beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials

properly.

 

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands;

Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays,

or unexpected events.

 

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are

covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

 

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility

for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach

goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

 

Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased

responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when

needed.

 

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.

 

Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each

essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 providing they do not conflict with the current

Arizona Department of Administration--Minimum Standards for School Buses and School Bus

Drivers.

 

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and must be able to produce original

document

Must meet and comply with the current Arizona Department of Administration--Minimum

Standards for School Buses and School Bus Drivers

 

Language Skills

Ability to read in English a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize

similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and

speak simple sentences in English.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,

common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and

interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral

instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized

situations.

 

Physical Demands The physical demands 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 providing they do not conflict with the current Arizona Department of

Administration--Minimum Standards for School Buses and School Bus Drivers. Must pass

physical performance test as outlined in the Arizona Department of Administration--Minimum

Standards for School Buses and School Bus Drivers

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear,

stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and

stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

unassisted. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision,

peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment The work 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 moving mechanical

parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The

employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles;

extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is

usually moderate.

Mary C O’Brien Accommodation District #903740 N. Toltec RoadEloy, AZ  85131520-450-4400

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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