Specialized Transport Driver - Summer

Location
Leesburg, VA, Vehicle Operation Services
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
Closes
Nov 09, 2019
Ref
IRC4793
Industry
Automotive, Education
Hours
Part Time
This is a summer, part-time position, open to current LCPS specialized transport drivers and bus drivers .

The specialized transport driver is responsible for all activities required to safely drive a passenger vehicle transporting students and other authorized personnel to and from school and school-related events; performs related duties as required or assigned.

Responsibilities

The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to
the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed
appropriate:
* Provide safe transport of students on an assigned route according to a definite time schedule, which may
require driving during pre-daylight and dusk periods
* Before driving, inspects vehicle and checks fuel, oil, water, lights, brakes, and steering
* Operates vehicle in compliance with all traffic and safety laws and regulations
* Exhibits defensive driving habits and observing posted speed limits
* Chain-of-custody for unsupervised students under certain conditions
* Assists students getting into and out of the vehicle if necessary
* Keeps records of vehicle mileage and the number of passengers transported
* Maintains a clean and orderly vehicle
* Adapts driving methods to weather and road conditions and installs snow chains when required
* Performs basic First Aid and CPR procedures as required

Qualifications

Below are the qualifications for this position:
* Current LCPS specialized transport driver or bus driver.
* A completed physician• s certificate (School Bus Driver• s Application for Physician Certificate, form EB.001)
which is required under the provision of Section 22.1-178 of the Code of Virginia and Regulations of the
Virginia Board of Education) with controlled substance testing, annual physical examinations, and random
tests for use of controlled substances and alcohol, as prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education and
Loudoun County Public Schools.
* Completion of transit driver training requirements and/or bus driver training of Loudoun County Public
Schools.
* Knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations and local street and road system.
* Ability to perform basic first aid procedures.
* Knowledge of basic mechanical principles of motor vehicle operations.
* Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents; carry out written and oral instructions;
and operate a two-way radio.

Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of the 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 frequently required to sit for prolonged periods of time; use
hands to finger, handle, or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to
see, talk, and hear; to climb stairs and ladders; to bend, kneel, crouch, and crawl; to hold, grasp, and turn objects; to use
fingers to operate computer keyboards; and to feel shapes, size, and temperature of objects. The employee is regularly
required to maneuver the aisle of bus with ease and may be required to lift up to approximately 50 pounds

Additional Details

Salary: $17.00 per hour; Part-time

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

To submit an application online, please select • Apply Now•
To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• Resume

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