Riverside Elementary School District #2Certified Bus Driver (Part Time)

Riverside Elementary School District #2

Certified Bus Driver (Part Time) (132)

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Job Details

TitleCertified Bus Driver (Part Time)
Posting ID132

This position is located at Maricopa Institute of Technology

**Willing to pay/train for CDL**


TITLECertified Bus Driver

CLASSIFICATION: Classified – Hourly; Split Shift (Morning & Afternoon Route)

REPORTS TO: Transportation Manager

SUMMARY: Provide safe transportation to and from schools for children



  1. Obey all traffic laws, Arizona Department of Transportation rules, and Riverside School District Policies and Procedures and observe all mandatory safety regulations for school buses and Head Start performance standards for transportation.
  2. Transport only authorized students on assigned routes, to and from school, and/or on field trips, or to and from special events and follow Arizona Department of Childcare Licensing transportation requirements.
  3. Comply with mandatory safety regulations by inspecting the bus before each operation for mechanical defects and notifying the proper authority of any mechanical failure. Note all discrepancies and/or malfunctions using the Vehicle Check List and Maintenance Log at the conclusion of each day.
  4. Ensure bus cleanliness both inside and outside by following Riverside School District procedures. Check the bus after each run for lost items and/or damage.
  5. Maintain discipline and supervision while transporting only authorized students, report undisciplined students to the proper authority and discharge students only at authorized stops.
  6. Inform students about safety requirements.
  7. Report verbally all accidents immediately and follow-up with a written report within 24 hours.
  8. Attend in-service training for continued professional development.
  9. Perform any and all job related duties assigned by the School Principal or Transportation Manager.



  • High school diploma or equivalent



  • Motor Vehicle Division Driving Record in good standing for the last 39 months retroactive from date of hire with the District
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License
  • Arizona School Bus Driver Certificate with CDL Class B, including passenger and student endorsements
  • First Aid and CPR certifications
  • A valid IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card



  • One-year experience in school bus transportation of students



  • Strong collaborative interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of English required to read and interpret schedules, memos, instructions on tools and equipment and to communicate with co-workers.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and ability to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Ability to be available for extra duty assignments such as field and activity trips as required.
  • Ability to make decisions in a variety of situations regarding priorities and effectively handling emergencies.
  • Familiarity and compliance with safety procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, teachers, parents and administrators.
  • Ability to bend, climb, stoop, kneel, lift 60 pounds, and reach to load and unload disabled students and/or move students for safety or in emergency situations.
  • Physical examination required.
  • Command of the English language to provide answers to routine inquiries, to explain bus and safety procedures and to communicate with others in obtaining information.
  • Ability to work in conditions that include an environment that has seasonal extreme temperatures, bus fumes and odors and bus noise and vibration.



  • The work environment is the normal school setting; the noise level ranges from quiet to loud, but is usually moderate. The work environment includes exposure to dirt and dust and noise and vibration from maintenance equipment. The working environment is primarily operating a school bus in all weather extremes.  The conditions include seasonal extreme temperatures, bus fumes and odors and bus noise and vibration.


Shift TypePart-Time
Salary Range$14.00 - $25.50 / Per Hour
LocationMaricopa Institute of Technology

Applications Accepted

Start Date12/20/2018