Transportation Position - Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Position: Transportation Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Bus Driver-Granby - JOB ID# 10681
Job Location: Transportation Granby
Deadline: Jun 30, 2023**
District: Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT 06106
Telephone: 860-524-4036
Job Description:
Job Description
Title:                      School Bus Driver
Reports:                Granby Transportation Coordinator
Overview:            Responsible for maintaining a safe environment for students traveling to and from school.  School Bus drivers pick up and drop off students at stops along established routes each day within the school calendar schedule.  They may also transport students and faculty to special events, such as field trips or sporting events. Drivers must be attentive to traffic and weather conditions while staying on schedule and ensuring the safety of the passengers. They must ensure that their vehicles are operating properly and by conducting a vehicle inspection each day. Drivers are also responsible for maintaining a safe environment within the bus by enforcing rules on conduct and responding to emergencies. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Able to perform the physical requirements of the position, including the assurance that the vehicle is safe and legal to transport student’s daily.
  • Transport students to and from schools or programs safely and efficiently.
  • Communicate and report all disciplinary issues.
  • Reinforce school bus rider rules while supervising students.
  • Develop a positive professional relationship with parents, school staff, and students.
  • Ensure familiarity with assigned route and students.
  • Ensure that students unload at their scheduled stops.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both orally and in writing, with emphasis on oral communication skills.
  • Ability to handle problems and stressful situations.
  • Prepare necessary paperwork and reports.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Attend monthly safety meeting.
  • Submit to the random drug and alcohol program.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Hold and maintain a valid CT-CDL B with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements.
  • Maintain a clean criminal and driving record.
  • Maintain DOT physical qualification with current DOT medical card.
  • Must have 5 years of safe driving experience and good knowledge of local geography.
  • Must have skill and experience supervising children.
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Job ID 10681

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