Job Code: CCADC-0282
Business Name: Charles City Community School District
Job Title: Bus Driver
Job Description: Assist with the supervision and safety of students while on the bus.   The essential functions as shown following represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position requirements will vary depending on the needs of the transportation department. This position requires continuous use of independent judgement.
Skills and Job Functions. Exhibits essential dispositions and ownership of the district vision – engage, inspire and empower. Exhibits essential dispositions and ownership of the district core values – demonstrated success of always doing what is best for all kids, believes in the concept of family, demonstrated success as a committed leader, believes in the concept of passion and demonstrated success in being invitational.   Exhibits essential dispositions of being a collaborative leader and colleague – empathic, motivated and humble.   Exhibits its effective communication skills. Effective outcomes in providing students behavioral and socio-emotional support.   Exhibits patience, tolerance, persistence, and flexibility for effective outcomes for students.   Exhibits organization, growth mindset, grit and enthusiasm for effective outcomes for students.   Prompt and regular attendance.   Animated hospitality approach to students, parents, colleagues and stakeholders. Demonstrate confidentiality as needed and required.   Success in the area of cultural competency, social justice, equity and working with students from diverse backgrounds or willingness to acquire these skills. Comply with Charles City Community Schools Board Policy/Regulations and Handbook Policy.
Hiring Specifications: Drive/operate the school bus in a safe, effective and proficient manner.   Demonstrated safe driving record.   Provide guidance and training to bus associates in the performance of their respective assignments and duties.   Perform visual bus safety inspection at the start of each route. Report all vehicle damage and/or repair items using established procedures and forms.   Ensure interior and exterior cleanliness and appearance of the school bus or vehicle. Assist in providing the necessary safeguards to prevent loss of or damage to property, or failure of mechanical equipment. Assist in the inspection, opera and use of specialized equipment required by special education students. Willing to work flexible hours and shifts to meet the needs of the district and students.
Abilities: This position will require physical demands that include constant sitting and driving. There will be frequent, reaching/pushing/pulling, extreme temperature/humidity conditions, inside/outside work conditions, and lifting of up to 25 pounds. There will be occasional standing, walking, bending/stooping, climbing, carrying of 10 feet, and lifting of 25-75 pounds and 50-75 pounds. In emergencies there may be a need to lift 75-100 pounds.
Knowledge and Education: Required: High School Diploma or GED. Eighteen (18) year of age or older. Ability to obtain c Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within a 60 day period.   Ability to obtain State of Iowa School Bus Operators permit. National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). Meet requirements for mandatory trainings/screenings and professional learnings set by the district and State of Iowa. Working knowledge of city and school locations. Utilize computers to read district/office communications and to take required online training courses. Meet or exceed State of Iowa Department of Transportation physical health requirements. Meet or exceed pre-employment evaluation. Ability to use good judgement. Desired: Successful work or volunteer experience with students and children.   Supervisory experience with school age children.
How to apply: You may get your applications forms from the Personnel Office. You can also find the positions online at www.teachiowa.gov. Submit applications to the Personnel Office in the Central Office at the Middle School.   The Charles City Community School District is an EOE/AA Employer. Please reference job code CCADC-0282.
Company’s website http://www.charles-city.k12.ia.us/