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Company: Los Angeles Unified School District
Contact Name: Roy

Job Details: Light Bus Driver (Transportation) **WE PAY MORE THAN OUR COMPETITORS** Date: Oct 21 2019

Job Reference: 479001
Job Category: Transportation Jobs [ View All Transportation Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Employer
Employment type: Full Time
Degree: High School
Experience: 1 years
Location: Los Angeles, California, 90017
Job Skills: Desirable Qualifications
Knowledge of:
•California Vehicle Code, District School Bus Driver’s Manual, and traffic ordinances of local governmental agencies within the District boundaries
•Minor bus repairs and adjustments
•State Department of Education, Department of Vehicles, and California Highway Patrol regulations pertaining to student transportation and bus operations

Ability to:
•Dive a bus safely in heavy metropolitan traffic in accordance with the requirements of transportation schedules and traffic laws
•Promote and maintain student safety and proper behavior on a school bus
•Act quickly and appropriately in emergencies
•Relate effectively with students on the bus and with their parents
•Work effectively with District personnel
•Operate two-way radio equipment in accordance with applicable regulations
•Operate mobile data terminal
•Operate a computer workstation to access transportation software
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Job Description

A Light Bus Driver operates a “conventional” school bus of up to 28,000 pounds gross vehicle weight that transports less than 78 passenger capacity with the engine typically in front of the driver seat.

Job Responsibilities
The duties consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
•Operates a school bus in transporting students to and from school and other locations as scheduled
•Maintains proper student behavior and safe riding practices on a bus
•Inspects assigned bus prior to and at the end of each run for mechanical condition affecting safety of operation, physical condition, and to ensure that no students remain on the bus
•Renders first-aid and operated fire extinguishers when necessary
•Performs related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements
Graduation from a high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency.

Six (6) months of experience in driving a bus or truck


Successful completion of a course in school bus driver training given by the LAUSD Transportation Services Division

Special Physical Requirements:
•Ability to reach overhead and safely lift, carry, push, or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds; and to assist students with disabilities on and off the bus
•Good physical condition as required in order to obtain a California School Bus Driver Certificate

Special Note:
A valid California Driver License, Class A or B, with Passenger, Air Break, and School Bus endorsements.
A California School Bus Driver Certificate with no restrictions except:
•A First-Aid Test Waived restriction if in possession of valid First-Aid Card
•A Conventional or Type 2 Bus Only restriction (41 passenger or more)
•An Automatic Transmission Only restriction
•Effective January 1, 1995, all employees in these classifications are subject to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) regulations for drug and alcohol testing as required by the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991

Important Note:
In order to be considered for employment, it is the responsibility of ALL candidates who pass the exam to maintain a valid CA Driver License and California School Bus Driver Certificate at all times.

Paid premiums for your choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans

Membership in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS)

Two Weeks of Paid vacation to start; three weeks after five years of year-round paid service

Paid Holidays: 12 days

Interested candidates should visit LAUSD’s Talent Acquisition & Selection Branch site to apply

NOTE: Positions in this job classification my be offered on a 9, 10, 11 month basis per year- salary and paid time off will be adjusted accordingly. Positions in this job classification may be subject to additional furlough days.

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The Los Angeles Unified School District intends that all qualified persons shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion

Reasonable accommodations in completing an application and testing are available to individuals with disabilities. Please call (213) 241-3455 for more information

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