Bus Driver Trainer

Alexandria, Virginia
Apr 10, 2023
Sep 13, 2023
Full Time
Job Description

The job of Bus Driver Trainer was established for the purpose/s of providing classroom and behind the wheel training and addressing school bus regulations and safety procedures; evaluating bus drivers' knowledge and skills; maintaining required documentation for audit in compliance with State Certification; and transporting students over scheduled routes.

This job reports to the Transportation Support Supervisors.


Education: High-school diploma. Additionally, targeted job-related education that meets organization's prerequisite requirements.

Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Certifications: Must be certified, or be able to obtain certification, by the Virginia Department of Education to train school bus drivers.

Essential Functions
  • Attends safety meetings and training relating to state and district requirements for the purpose of presenting and/or acquiring information.
  • Conducts classroom and behind-the-wheel bus driver training for the purpose of presenting, reinforcing and/or developing bus driver skills.
  • Coordinates a variety of programs (e.g. award programs, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or recognition.
  • Evaluates performance of bus drivers and applicants for the purpose of ensuring that basic skills levels are met and are in compliance with state certification requirements.
  • Informs bus drivers and applicants (e.g. rules, regulations, laws, procedures, etc.) for the purpose of providing information for follow up action and/or proper procedures.
  • Maintains manual and electronic documents, files and records for the purpose of documenting activities and/or providing an up-to date reference and audit trail.
  • Oversees bus driver licensing, training requirements and certificate status (e.g. driver's licenses, physicals, drug screenings, CPR/First Aid, etc.) for the purpose of providing training and/or ensuring compliance with all state, federal and administrative requirements.
  • Performs functions of a school bus driver for the purpose of meeting the district's transportation needs.
  • Performs mandated observations, ride-alongs and bus evaluations for the purpose of ensuring compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. activity reports, training handouts, safety information guidelines, driver evaluations, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to bus drivers, other district personnel, state officials, etc.
  • Schedules training and testing by non-district personnel for the purpose of ensuring compliance with all state, federal and administrative requirements.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


Primary Location:
Salary Range:
$23.53 - $28.95 / Transportation SUP-04
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