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Bus Driver - Part-time

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TITLE: Bus Driver

DEPARTMENT: Motor Pool

REPORTS TO: Grounds & Housekeeping Manager

CLASSIFICATION: Staff-12 months

EFFECTIVE DATE: TBD

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part -Time 

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for safely transporting students to and from the university +++9-school or other school-related activities. They must follow a set schedule and route, ensuring the safety of all passengers. In addition to driving, they may also have additional responsibilities, such as conducting pre-trip inspections and maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the bus.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Operate a commercial bus following a set schedule and route.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all passengers.
  • Conduct pre-trip inspections of the bus to ensure it is in good working condition.
  • Maintain a clean and healthy environment on the bus.
  • Communicate with students and staff as needed regarding bus schedules or upcoming events.
  • Report any accidents, incidents or issues that occur during transport.
  • Attend required trainings and meetings as necessary.
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Skill in the operation of commercial passenger vans or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the greater Frankfort area and surrounding areas.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance on small commercial vehicles, and to identify vehicle problems and malfunctions.
  • Knowledge of requirements and standards related to the safe and efficient operation of light commercial vehicles.
  • Knowledge of basic first-aid and/or CPR techniques.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local traffic laws and regulations governing the operation of a commercial passenger vehicle.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibility.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Light physical effort. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
OTHER DUTIES:
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A valid commercial driver's license (CDL) with a passenger endorsement
  • A clean driving record, with no violations or accidents in the last three years
  • A high school diploma, or equivalent
  • The ability to pass background check.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to handle unexpected situations calmly and confidently.
Licensing and Certifications:
  • All certified Kentucky School Bus Drivers must possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a school bus endorsement (S) and passenger transport (P) endorsement.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT

I have received, reviewed and fully understand the job description for ____________________. I further understand that I am responsible for the satisfactory execution of the essential functions described therein, under any and all conditions as described. 




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KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.

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