Substitute Transportation Positions (Driver, Bus Assistant)

Wicomico County Public Schools
Salisbury, MD
Nov 27, 2020
Dec 02, 2020
Accountant, IT
Full Time
If you are currently a substitute or contractual employee (non-benefited) you are not eligible to work these positions and continue your current position.Previous applicants do not need to reapply.Hours: On call as neededSalary: (Contractual, no benefits included)Driver - $17.30 per hourAssistant - $11.30 per hourSubstitute Bus DriverMinimum Qualifications:High school diploma or GED equivalent. Five or more years of experience may be substituted for education.Class B Commercial Driver's License (with passenger and school bus endorsements)Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse effectively with students, parents, school staff and the general publicNo more than two (2) current points on driving record and a satisfactory past driving record as determined by the Supervisor of TransportationSatisfactorily pass the appropriate medical examination for school vehicle driversNegative result from a required pre-employment drug screenCapable of lifting 50 poundsFamiliarity with WCPS policies, procedures, goals and programs, preferredEssential Functions:Operate a school bus transporting approved passengers safely in compliance with federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, policies and proceduresMust maintain a clean and professional appearanceComplete required pre-operational and post trip inspectionsFollow written route descriptionResponsible for the exterior and interior cleanliness of the assigned vehicleAttend all in-service training meetings as requiredOutstanding attendance and punctualityFuel the school vehicleSubmit required reports and forms by due dateMaintain student disciplinePerform related work as assignedSubstitute Bus AssistantQualifications:High school diploma or GED.Some knowledge of transporting handicapped students. Ability to assist students with patience and understanding. Ability to make appropriate decisions in an emergency.Ability to drag 120 pounds the length of a school bus, lift 50 pounds and enter and exit the rear emergency door of a school bus.Essential Functions:Provide help to the school bus driver; securing passengers in their seats; assisting students boarding and leaving the school bus.Ensure that all student passengers, including those in wheelchairs, harnesses, car seats or any other seat restraining system, are properly secured in their assigned positions.Assist in controlling student behavior.Tend to the special needs and conditions of each student.Assist driver in conducting bus evacuation drills.Assist driver in maintaining a clean bus interior.Perform related work as required.