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Summary Information:
Employer: Carson City Schools
Position Type: Administrative/Support
Categories: Bus Driver
School / Org: Transportation Department
Location: Carson City, Nevada
FTE: Full-Time
No. of Positions: 1
Salary: $13.45 - $17.20 / Per Hour
Posting Date: Monday, 20 May 2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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Carson City Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):

Bus Driver

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SALARY and BENEFITS: Grade 18. Range begins with Step 1 = $13.45 per hour. 4.00 hours per day, 181 days per year with benefits according to the classified negotiated agreement. Employer-paid retirement, health and life insurance, sick leave benefits and personal leave. A new classified employee may receive up to a maximum of five (5) years of previous outside work experience. The prior position must be similar in nature and written verification of employment from the previous employer must be submitted to Human Resources upon employment. Per Administrative Regulation No. 311.1.

NOTE: During the training period the trainee will be a temporary employee and will not be entitled to any benefits except FICA and Workman's Compensation Insurance. After successful completion of the training and licensing period, trainee would become a regular probationary employee and will be eligible for benefits according to the classified negotiated agreement.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent. A typical qualifying entrance background is completion of training in school bus operations with two (2) years continuous service as a Bus Driver for the Carson City School District or equivalent experience and longevity performing bus driving duties in a related field with the acquired knowledge and abilities listed below. Bilingual preferred.

Must be able to pass the pre-employment drug screen, physical, and lift test.

This is a replacement position.

General Job Description:

Under general supervision operates a school bus and/or other passenger vehicle; to perform simple bus maintenance as required; and to perform related work as required.

Experience or training required:

Knowledge of: Provisions of the Nevada Motor Vehicle Code and the Nevada Educational Code applicable to the operation of vehicles in transporting students and other passengers; operation of a bus and passenger vehicle; appropriate safety precautions and procedures.

Ability to: Maintain vehicles in a clean and safe condition; maintains detailed records accurately as required; monitors student passengers’ behavior and responds within general guidelines; performs first aid as required; operates vehicles maintaining and observing legal and defensive driving practices; understand and carry out detailed oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective proactive relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Any combination of training, education, and experience, which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. A typical qualifying entrance background is completion of training in school bus operations, first aid and forty (40) hours of experience and training performing the duties of a school bus driver.

Licenses or Certificates required:
Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent certificate, a valid Nevada Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a passenger endorsement, a current standard First Aid/CPR Certificate, and an original Social Security Card.

The Job Functions:
Positions in this class operate an assigned bus or passenger vehicle on a regularly scheduled route and time schedule. Incumbents may operate a bus or other passenger vehicle for special events as assigned. Positions in this class perform work, which is highly structured, which seldom varies and is performed in accordance with established procedures. Incumbents receive instructions only when unusual circumstances arise and after training are expected to perform duties without constant supervision. All work is review periodically

Essential Job Functions:
Drives and operates a District bus or passenger vehicle, transporting students and other passengers as authorized; monitors and controls student behavior while riding on the school bus using set, established and documented procedures; communicates with school authorities and parents regarding student behavior; assists students as necessary when boarding and exiting a school bus and/or passenger vehicle; assists passengers as necessary crossing streets adjacent to bus stops; conducts required emergency evacuation drills as required; transports students and other passengers on field trips to various locations, choosing the best route making departure and arrival times as scheduled; prior to operation, inspects vehicles for safety purposes and reports any deficiencies;drains air brakes and insures cleanliness of vehicle after use; keeps detailed records and reports as required; may assist with driver training; performs minor vehicle maintenance; and performs related work as required.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Strength: Heavy Work - Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Incumbents must be in good physical condition and must take a periodic physical examination. May work in conditions of dust, fumes, gas, odors, heat and cold.

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