120 2012R OTR Bus Driver by bdy52T3r


									                                              Notice of Position Vacancy
                                               Kalispell Public Schools
                                                  233 First Ave. East
                                                  Kalispell, MT 59901

                                                       July 16, 2012

Job Number:            120-2012R

Job Title:             Over-the-Road Bus Driver, multiple positions may be available

Department:            Facilities and Transportation

Salary:                $15.88 per hour plus layover rates and mileage, non-exempt, benefits eligible.

Recruitment:           Open to the Public.

Job Responsibilities

         Provides safe and efficient transportation for students to activities and sporting events.
         Observes and obeys all traffic laws, state and federal safety regulations.
         Adheres to District safety and discipline requirements.
         Interacts with students, parents, and staff in a positive manner.
         Completes paperwork and reports as required.
         Reports mechanical problems to the Facilities and Transportation Office or designee.
         Assists in monitoring behavior, situations, and seating while students are on the bus.
         Keeps bus clean and presentable at all times.
         Substitutes for regular route drivers.
         Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

         Montana Bus Driver Certification upon employment with proper endorsements; AND,
         Clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

         One year or more of commercial driving experience.
         Experience interacting with K-12 students.
         Valid First Aid certification at time of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

         Knowledge of state and federal safety regulations and traffic laws.
         Ability to pass a criminal background check.
         Ability to recognize and respond appropriately to identified mechanical or safety issues.
         Ability to obtain and maintain first aid certification upon employment.
         Ability to evacuate a bus in the event of an emergency.
         Ability to maintain effective professional relationships with staff, students, and parents.
         Ability to follow and issue directions.
         Skill, dedication, and aptitude for working with students.
         Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.
         Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
        Ability to sit for extended periods of time, stoop, bend, lift and carry items up to 50 pounds.
        Ability to maintain student confidentiality.
        Ability to maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels.
        The job of an Over-The-Road Bus Driver is a Medium Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of
         Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, US Department of Labor. Medium
         Duty involves exertion of 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds frequently, and/or up to
         10 pounds continuously to move objects.

Application Procedure

        Please submit a letter of interest and a District application (Located on Job Opportunities page) to Human
         Resources, Kalispell Public Schools, 233 First Ave East, Kalispell, MT 59901.

Closing Date

        Open until filled; however, the review of applications will begin on August 1, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Successful candidate will be required to submit to a Federal background check including fingerprinting. Employment
is contingent upon satisfactory results of the background check and passing physical/health/drug screening. Kalispell
Public Schools invites applications from and will give consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race,
creed, nationality, age, or sex. Kalispell Public Schools is a tobacco and drug free environment.

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