School Bus Driver

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


A Rewarding Career working with our next generation. Perfect for those just retired that need a additional income. Work Mornings, Afternoons, or both. Safety First and Always! We will provide a SAFE work environment for you and the students following the CDC guidelines and providing PPE. Let us get back to work and transport our kids back to school!

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED; we offer FREE training!!!!

Up to $1,250.00 Sign on Bonus for Drivers with CDL, P1, S endorsements

Up to $1,000.00 Sign on Bonus for Drivers w/o CDL

Scholl bus drivers are responsabile for safeely transporting students to and from school and realted events. School bus drivers pick up students as a designated location, such as street corners or private homes and drop them off at schoo.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Transport students in a timely manner to and from school and to and from school activities following district safety procedures and applicable State Board of Education rules and regulations.

2. Operate and safely drive a school bus in either good or adverse weather, road and traffic conditions while transporting passengers to school or special events. Comply with traffic regulations while operating vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.

3. Communicate bus rules/safety and behavior requirements to passengers; and address improper behavior immediately while using appropriate interpersonal communication skills.

4. Communicate with student's parents to solve inappropriate or unsafe behavior utilizing strong interpersonal communication skills.

5. Assist students/passengers boarding and unloading the bus when necessary, including wheelchair students and adaptive equipment.

6. Inspect buses daily identify and report deficiencies. Perform vehicle maintenance procedures such as fluid/fuel levels, tire pressure checks, wash/ clean internal/external, and install tire chains, and any other normal daily maintenance as required.

7. Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort.

8. Responsible to know rules, regulations (Federal, State and District) and laws concerning operation of a school bus; and comply with all traffic regulations.

9. Complete all records/reports timely and accurately such as pre-trip, post trip, route logs, mileage, student counts, seating charts, student reports, time sheets, and stop arm violations and submit to Transportation Department.

10. Read maps, follow written and geographic directions according to route / trip logs.

11. Performs other duties as assigned by leadership.

12. Operation of a two-way radio.

13. Maintain cleanliness to ensure safe operating conditions.

14. Responsible to work with Harlow's Safety Manager on the implementation and compliance of all DOT and OSHA rules and regulations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid and/or eligible to hold a CDL drivers license to operate a school bus as required by State Law with passenger "P", school bus "S" endorsement with no airbrake restriction and a good driving record. Drivers must comply with part 391 of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and obtain/ sustain US DOT Medical Examiners Certificate. Obtain/ sustain First Aid/CPR certification upon hire if required.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one passengers, parents and other employees of the organization.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this 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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel or crouch; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Other Qualifications: Must pass a drug/alcohol screen; and criminal background check. Candidate must also be a minimum of 21 years old.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this 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 regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions. Comply with two-way radio procedures.

Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

Judgment: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitment.


CATEGORY: Transportation

BONUSES / INCENTIVES: Up to $1,250.00

RATE OF PAY: $17.00 to $20.00 Per Hour DOE

DIVISION: Harlow's School Bus Service



Full time
Canton, SD 57013, US