Employment

Ashwood School District #8

 

Bus Driver Position 2018/2019, Ashwood School District (Download application here)

Starting wage and Medical/Vision/Dental benefits negotiable

Part-time (.5FTE)

Ashwood School District is a small rural district located in Central Oregon with one K-8 school. The district is seeking a bus driver to transport upper-grade students to and from Culver. Three vehicle are currently in operation, including one fourteen-passenger bus and two activity vehicles. Experience is preferred, but we will train the right candidate.

Qualifications

  • At least Eighteen (18) years of age
  • Current Oregon commercial driver’s license
  • Pass driving and criminal record checks
  • Attend all the necessary classes needed to obtain a driving permit from the Oregon Department of Education
  • Possess a valid first-aid card within 120 days of first use of District vehicle
  • Fingerprinting, pre-employment criminal records checks and urinalysis for this position are required

Position Information

  • Duty Station Ashwood and Culver, OR
  • Commute vehicle may be provided

Essential Duties

  • Drives school bus for the morning and afternoon route
  • Assesses road conditions and makes condition-related delay decisions
  • Performs proper pre-trip inspection before driving
  • Performs proper pre-trip inspection before driving
  • Performs required evacuation drills as necessary
  • Maintains a driver log with fuel receipts/mileage and vehicle maintenance records
  • Safely loads and unloads students in designated areas
  • Performs proper post-trip duties, including emptying garbage, sweeping, and securing the bus at the end of the day.
  • Washes bus as necessary or at least once a month
  • Observes all safety regulations
  • Maintains order and discipline among passengers at all times
  • Reports all discipline problems and concerns to the Board.
  • Attends monthly Board meetings for staff report
  • Schedules maintenance and annual inspection appointments, including seasonal tire changes for all vehicles
  • Arranges to attend training sessions to maintain driver’s certificate
  • Performs tire changes and battery charges
  • Competes required HR trainings each year (DPR, first aid, mandatory reporting, handling hazardous materials, etc.)
  • Communicates on the telephone, voice mail, and by email
  • Complete scheduled tasks in a timely manner with a minimum of supervision.
  • Performs maintenance tasks, including but not limited to changing flat tires, connecting and disconnecting battery chargers, jumping battery and other minor, but necessary tasks, as required
  • Reads and writes in English
  • Complies with drug and alcohol testing as required by the Oregon Board of Education and Federal DOT requirements
  • Self-motivated to complete assigned tasks and to assess vehicle conditions
  • Interpersonal skills to work with parents and students
  • Interpersonal skills to represent the school when making scheduled trips

 

Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Ashwood School District regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position.

We are willing to train the right candidate, if they are not already licensed and certified to drive a school bus in the state of Oregon.

TO APPLY, please visit www.ashwood.k12.or.us, for an application. Applicants must submit a resume and completed job application to the Deputy Clerk, at srlaughlin@ashwood.k12.or.us.

Open until filled.

Legal Reference(s):

 

ORS 332.107

Legal Reference(s):

 

ORS 294.305 - 294.565

ORS 328.460

ORS 328.542 - 328.565

ORS 332.107

ORS 332.505

 

 

 

 

Questions? Email Suzanna Laughlin at srlaughlin@ashwood.k12.or.us

 School District reserves the right to extend the closing date of, or otherwise revise this Position/Vacancy Posting, at any time. Ashwood School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process, as well as for performing essential job functions, will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.