Lead Bus Driver

Leesburg, VA, Vehicle Operation Services
Jan 07, 2020
Jan 16, 2020
Automotive, Education
Full Time
The Lead Bus Driver assists Area Supervisors with school bus operations. The Lead Bus Driver evaluates bus stops,
routes, and employee performance; coordinates with parents, principals, and citizens; coordinates school bus availability
and out-of-service tracking; and assists Area Supervisors with responsibilities of the department.

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
* Performs routine observations of assigned routes and bus stops
* Assists in developing bus routes and route changes, in substitute coordination, and in familiarizing drivers with
route assignments
* Responds to emergency situations, including investigation motor vehicle accidents and completing accident
* Prepares annual evaluation reports, consults with the supervisor and presents assigned employees with the
evaluation document
* Explains and enforces bus safety rules to employees, students, school administrators, and the general public
* Reports defective equipment and performs related work as directed
* Must be available to drive a school bus or attend on a school bus at any time as needed


Below are the qualifications for this position:
* High school graduate or GED equivalent, minimum age of 20, and minimum of three years of experience as a
school bus driver with a proven record of mastering skills of school bus driving.
* Possess a Commercial Driver• s License with school bus endorsement for a minimum of three years and 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.
* Knowledge of school bus operations, traffic and highway safety rules and regulations, pupil transportation,
personnel management, and/or school fleet maintenance and management.
* Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents; demonstrate excellent written and verbal
communication skills; carry out written and oral instructions; and operate a two-way radio.
* Possess strong time management and organization skills.
* Exhibit the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
* Ability to perform basic first aid procedures

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

Classified Salary Scale , Level 13

This is a Non-Exempt position.

A person in this position reports to the Area Supervisor.

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.

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