Transportation - School Bus Driver

Harford County Public Schools - MD
Bel Air, MD
Jul 28, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER Transportation This position carries the responsibility of transporting Harford County Public School students to and from school and on assigned field trips in a safe and efficient manner. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE These items are intended only as examples of the various types of job duties to be performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is a similar, related, or logical assignment to the position. Operates a school bus in a safe manner, obeying all state laws and local policies. Performs field trips as assigned. Displays appropriate conduct at all times when representing Harford County Public Schools. Maintains a clean and sanitary school bus. Detects and immediately reports mechanical problems or any defects of the bus to the appropriate personnel. Works cooperatively with the school bus attendant and with Transportation Department, county and school staffs. Proficient in the use of and able to clearly demonstrate the proper use of a wheelchair lift, wheelchair tie downs (side, forward (L/over center buckle), retractor) and orthopedic devices. Complies with HCPS policies and procedures at all times. Effectively controls emergencies utilizing the appropriate procedures. Remains free of controlled substances contained within the Harford County Public School Bus Operator Controlled Substances Testing Policy. Performs other operator related duties as outlined in the HCPS School Bus Driver/Attendant Handbook and Administrative Procedures. SALARY Starting hourly rate of $15.70 REQUIREMENTS Must hold and maintain a valid Maryland (or state of residency) Commercial Driver's License with all required endorsements. Must satisfy all requirements listed in the Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.06.07. Able to communicate effectively with fellow employees, students and the public. Able to lift 40 pounds. HOW TO APPLY Employment applications are accepted online only. To access the application, visit the Current Job Openings section of the HCPS website at If you have questions or require assistance to complete the online employment application, contact the Human Resources Office at 410-588-5238. DEADLINE Online employment applications will be accepted until position is filled. The Harford County Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic identification, political affiliation, or disability in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs for employees. Inquiries related to the policies of the Board of Education of Harford County should be directed to the Manager of Communications at 410-588-5203. This document is available in alternative form upon request. To request disability-related reasonable accommodations, please notify a staff member in the Human Resources Office at the time you are contacted for an interview. AFFIRMING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT IN PRINCIPLE AND PRACTICE