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Bus Monitor/Bus Driver in Training

Henderson County Schools | Henderson, KY, 42420
Posted from 6/7/2022 to 9/1/2022
Pay: 9.93 - 21.28
Compensation Type: Hourly
Position Type: Full-Time
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This position is for a bus monitor who is studying to become a bus driver.  The bus monitor would work, receive pay and benefits as a bus monitor but would be expected to take CDL licensure classes and be licensed to drive a school bus within six months of employment with Henderson County Schools. At that time the bus monitor would transition to a Bus Driver (job class 7941).

 

BASIC FUNCTION:  

Bus Monitor: Assist school bus driver in maintaining discipline while bus is in operation; maintain proper records and documentation; assist student loading, unloading and seating arrangements as required.

Bus Driver: Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students; provide safe and efficient transportation for District students to and from school, special events and field trips; perform daily inspections and operator maintenance of vehicle; assist in the loading and unloading of physically and mentally handicapped students as necessary.

 

 

     KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Bus Monitor:
  • Safe practices concerning school bus transportation.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques.
  • Applicable sections of the KAR and other applicable laws.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Bus Driver:
  • Safe driving practices.
  • Provisions of the State Motor Vehicle code and Kentucky Administration Regulations applicable to the operation of vehicles transporting students.
  • First aid practices.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

      ABILITY TO:

  • Bus Monitor:
  • Maintain proper records and documentation.
  • Assist student loading, unloading and seating arrangements as required.
  • Understand and relate to children with special needs.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Lift students according to established guidelines.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Emergency Evacuation procedures.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Bus Driver:
  • Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students.
  • Maintain order and discipline among students while driving a school bus.
  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and safe operating condition.
  • Recognize equipment malfunctions and take appropriate action.
  • Learn designated bus routes including stops and traffic hazards.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Assist in loading and unloading handicapped children as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bus Monitor: Any combination equivalent to:  high school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate.

Bus Driver: Any combination equivalent to:  high school diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or demonstrated progress toward obtaining a G.E.D. as required by Kentucky law and one year experience in the operation of a motor vehicle.  Valid Kentucky Commercial Class B driver's license, including passenger endorsement; School Bus Certificate; must pass driving record check.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Physical, TB risk assessment, Criminal background check, CAN check, drug screen and any additional training required by the Transportation Department. 180 days per year, with minimum of 4 hours per day.

Bus Monitor pay ranges between $9.93 - $13.57/hour

Bus Driver pay ranges between $15.65 - 21.28/hour

Please see our benefits information here:

https://www.henderson.kyschools.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=377163&type=d&pREC_ID=853079

Click on this link to see all of our current job postings: https://hendersonky.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

You can apply using our online application process. If you need assistance, please call 270-831-5000 to ask for a member of the Human Resources Department.

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Henderson County Schools Transportation Dept., 5675 Airline Road, Henderson, KY, 42420
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