BUS ATTENDANT

Location
20148
Posted
Mar 01, 2017
Closes
Apr 06, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  03/01/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  BUS ATTEND 3 2017 LOCATION:  DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION POSITION TITLE:  BUS ATTENDANT QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Understands and carries out written and oral instructions

  • Communicates effectively with students, staff and parents

  • Possesses ability to perform basic first aid and emergency treatment procedures

  • Can easily walk up and down steps of bus and aisle of bus

  • Can lift students and operate lifts, wheelchair hookups, and safety vests

  • Works well with children with physical challenges

  • National Safety Council First Aid and CPR certifications (provided during training)


ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:


The Bus Attendant reports to the Lead Bus Driver.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

The bus attendant is responsible for the comfort, safety, and physical well-being of disabled students by assisting them as they are being transported to and from school. Attendants follow specific instructions and procedures and refer nonstandard situations to a supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:



  • Provides physical assistance to students as they board and leave the bus and while in-route

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Assists with lifting, folding, unfolding, and putting wheelchairs in position

  • Assists children using adaptive devices and secures children in seats

  • Performs daily pre-trip safety inspection of all seats, restraint systems, and safety equipment prior to the bus leaving the parking area

  • Performs basic first aid and CPR procedures as required

  • Assists the bus driver in completing reports and in maintaining a clean, safe environment inside the bus

  • Assists substitute bus drivers with route information and performs related work as directed

  • Advanced level of oral fluency in English is required

OTHER INFORMATION:  OUTSIDE APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.

CURRENT LCPS CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES MUST SUBMIT AN INTERNAL APPLICATION AND LETTER OF INTEREST FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED.  THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).

IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

APPLY TO:  Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Pay Level 8

Salary Range: Refer to

183 Day Position (Prorated), Hours Vary

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