BUS DRIVER TRAINER-7933 by nuhman10


									Barren County Schools Classified Job Description
                                                                             Classification Code: 7933

APPROVED BY:           BCBOE                DATE: 10/17/02

Conduct on-the-road and classroom phases of bus driver training courses; plan, implement and
instruct safety programs for District bus drivers to assure state laws, regulations and local board
policies are met.

Must have no convictions of a felony or past criminal history, be in good health as evidenced by
completion of a physical examination as prescribed by the Board. Must be of good character and
moral behavior. Must possess a high school diploma or a GED certificate; two years experience in
the operation of a school bus; valid Kentucky Commercial driver’s license; School Bus Certificate;
completion and maintenance of certification by State Department of Education School Bus Driver
Instructor Course.

Knowledge of:
Safe driving practices and methods
Principles, methods, techniques and strategies for training of school bus drivers
Provisions of the Kentucky Motor Vehicle Code and laws applicable to the operation of vehicles in
the transportation of students and in the training school bus drivers
Principles, methods and procedures related to a large pupil transportation system
Technical aspects of field of specialty

Ability to:
Conduct bus driver training and safety programs
Operate a school bus over designated routes
Maintain accurate records
Understand and follow oral and written directions
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Observe legal and defensive driving practices
Attend meetings and remain current concerning rules, regulations, policies and laws
Possess certification with the division of Pupil Transportation

Conduct driver training instruction in accordance with the curriculum developed by the Division of
Pupil Transportation
Conduct the annual eight hour updated as required by Kentucky Administration Regulations
Evaluate driving performance of bus drivers who are experiencing traffic safety problems
Train and assist new drivers concerning student behavior management problems and situations
Coordinate communication between field drivers; monitor office and mechanical staff
Drive buses of varying sizes and complexity over designated routes in accordance with time
schedules as assigned
Prepare and maintain a variety of bus driver records, including drivers license and certificate
expiration, medical expiration and training hours required for the renewal of bus driver certificate;
operate computer terminal ; prepare transportation reports
Conduct school bus driver certificate renewal training programs; conduct safe driving and safe
working methods and procedures training programs periodically and as specifically required

Barren County Schools Classified Job Description
                                                                            Classification Code: 7933

Attend and conduct safety meetings and attend workshops to remain current concerning diving
regulations and laws
Assist supervisor as required; dispatch drivers; provide work direction to bus drivers; set up routes
for special education students, perform the duties of the supervisor in the supervisor’s absence
Implement safety program as required by the State Department of Education
Prepare billing and payroll for special trips as required
Receive documents, investigate and make recommendations on complaints from parents, school
personnel and driver and monitors
Perform related duties as assigned

Will be required to complete all required training and attend in-service sessions.
Performs assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Consistently displays self-control with parents, students and school personnel.
Maintains a clean workstation (bus, desk, office, etc.) and does maintenance as needed.
Be clean, neat and appropriately dressed.
Be consistently responsible and display an attitude of honesty and credibility.
Show enthusiasm, interest and concern for the total program and its efficient operation.
Maintains student control.
Operate equipment in a safe manner at all times.
Demonstrate positive behavior toward the purposes and goals of the Barren County Public
Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

Work year is comprised of the number of days as designated by the current school calendar and
board policy.
Salary commensurate with adopted classified personnel salary schedule.
Sick leave, personal leave and holidays provided as stated in board policy.
The employee is an “at will” employee and the superintendent may terminate this employment at
any time.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the
Board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with
Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.

My signature below denotes that I have seen and received a copy of this job description.

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