WHITE SALMON VALLEY SCHOOLS
$19.88-$24.33 per hour DOE
SUBMIT APPLICATION, and LETTER OF INTEREST TO:
Niki Clifford, Human Resources Administrative Assistant
White Salmon Valley School District
PO Box 157, White Salmon, WA 98672
Operates school buses under all types of weather conditions including but not limited to fog, rain, hail, sleet, snow and ice. Transports students and other authorizes persons over "regular to and from school" routes, and on field, extracurricular and special or extra activity trips as authorized by the school district officials.
Drive a school bus on scheduled routes and/or on all types of trips in support of district approved activities, both within and outside the school district
Inspect and clean school buses and related equipment as required by state and district policy
Maintain control of student passengers as related to safety. Report unsafe acts or conditions which require the attention of any person other than the driver
Complete forms, records and reports as required by the state or local school district policies
Successfully complete school bus driver training programs and courses established by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction or the school district
Operate a school bus in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington and policies promulgated by the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Perform other school bus driver related duties as directed by local school district policies
Hearing capability must be sufficient to detect and distinguish traffic sounds occurring from any direction outside the bus, such as horns, whistles, sirens, trains, bells, etc.
Vision - 20/40 in the best eye, with or without corrective lens
Must be 21 years of age and have at least five years of experience as a licensed driver of a passenger vehicle.
Must possess a valid Washington State School Bus Driver’s Authorization or be able to obtain one upon completion of district provided training.
Must possess a valid Class B Commercial Drivers License with passenger endorsement, school bus endorsement, and air brake restriction removed, or be able to obtain one upon completion of district provided training.
Must be able to certify a good moral character, meaning that:
never been convicted of drug use, sale, possession or transportation
never been convicted of molestation, abuse, injury or neglect of a minor
Must not have been convicted of:
Hit and run driving
Driving or in physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated
Negligent homicide while driving·
Must not have incurred three or more speeding tickets, including driving too fast for conditions, within the last 5 years.
Must not have had your driver’s license suspended for any reasons having to do with operation of a vehicle
Operate all school bus equipment and accessories including but not limited to fire extinguishers, highway warning reflectors, snow chains, first aid kits, etc.
Perform required operational and safety inspections of the school bus and all other related equipment
Clean the school bus to include interior/exterior sweeping and washing, fueling, etc
Operate all hand and foot controls installed in a school bus as required by Washington State School bus specifications
Perform basic first aid as appropriate including CPR
Legible and accurate completion of forms, records, time sheets, trip requests, route studies, trouble reports, misconduct reports, accident reports and other clerical activities as required
Speak English to communicate with students, parents, district staff and concerned individuals regarding all aspects of their job related activities
Must possess sufficient strength and agility to assist ill or physically impaired students to enter or exit a school bus through the passenger service door
Sufficient strength and agility to move about in an overturned bus as required to provide assistance to students in evacuating the bus