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Bus Driver - OMJST Job in Canton, Ohio US

Job Summary

Plain Local Schools
Canton, OH
Job Type
Full Time
$14.00 - $18.05 /hour

Bus Driver - OMJST

About the Job


Job Title: Bus Driver - OMJST

Worksite Location: Canton, Ohio

How to Apply:

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Job Description:

Provide courteous, orderly, punctual, and safe transportation to students in assigned vehicles along prescribed routes to and from designated buildings.

Reports to: Transportation Supervisor/Transportation Clerk

Supervises: Students and/or areas assigned by the Transportation Supervisor

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

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Must be insurable by the District’s fleet insurance carrier
  • Must be able to maneuver and handle equipment when needed, such as step ladder to clean outside mirrors/glass, general maintenance items (i.e., oil cans), power washer, safety equipment, cell phone, fueling equipment, etc.
  • Comply with all rules, laws, and regulations - transportation, safety, and other- as prescribed by the State of Ohio and the Plain Local School District
  • Attend State, County, and District meetings as required
  • Make daily bus inspection each morning/afternoon as required by State law
  • Report in writing mechanical defects, malfunctions, etc. to the Mechanics
  • Clean interior of bus, outside mirrors/glass areas daily after all trips
  • Maintain discipline on the bus and report misconduct to the Building Principal at the end of the runs; meet with Principal to discuss student misconduct
  • Remain on bus while students are loading and unloading
  • Make all required reports, oral or written, of accidents, student misconduct, bus deficiencies, time cards, absentee reports, passenger lists, etc.
  • Report to work every day at the assigned time
  • Provide a communication link between parents, students, and school
  • Meet with parents and administrators as required
  • Deal with occasional exposure to blood and bodily fluids
  • Deal with students in a friendly manner, even the occasional unruly student
  • Occasional operation of a bus in inclement weather conditions
  • Comply with all Plain Local Board of Education policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as directed

Employment Terms: Salary and work year to be established by the Board.

Details: Full-Time and Part-Time available. 1st Shift. Monday through Friday. 25-29 hours/week. $14.00-$18.05/hour. Will accept trainee. Will pay for certification. Will provide on-the-job training.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Must have and maintain a valid C.D.L. with bus endorsement. Experience working with students in an authoritative role. Such alternatives to the above as the Board may find appropriate.

Driver’s License Requirement(s): Class A CDL with School Bus Endorsement.

Available Benefits: Health Insurance, Vacation, Paid Holidays, Sick Leave, Retirement Plan Other Than 401(k).

Pre-Employment Testing: Criminal Background Check, Driving Record Check, Drug Testing, and Reference Check.

OMJ Staff Contact: RC5


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