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Job Title:

School Bus Driver

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Posted Until:







1st Shift


Full Time


Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Director of Transportation and dispatchers, this individual is responsible for safely transporting student s to and from school following assigned routes and schedules. Drivers may also sign for field trips, extra-curricular activity runs, etc. normally within a 50 miles radius of Valley View District boundary, but occasionally to more distant locations.
Some of these duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Report to the dispatcher for job assignments before am routes and your pm start time.
Drives school bus on assigned routes, picking up and discharging students at designated locations.
School bus routes vary from day to day, based on the requirements placed on the Transportation department.
Depending on needs of department you can expect, on a daily basis, the possibility of being assigned a route/activity that may/will exceed your estimated punch out time.
Besides driving routes you may also be expected to drive activities and field trips when needed.
Maintains order on the school bus filling out appropriate reports as necessary.
Completes full DOT inspection of assigned bus before leaving the Transportation facility each day.
Maintains the cleanliness of the bus and fuels daily.
Reports any deficiencies needing repair or maintenance.
Files all required reports.
Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of the school bus; observes posted speed limits; and reports any accidents or damage to the appropriate Supervisor.
Ability to adapt to the special needs of the students
Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Must be at least 21 years of age
Friendly and positive disposition in dealing with students and staff
Ability to supervise groups of students, while driving a bus.
No break s or suspension in Illinois Driver license for three years
Able to pass physical (pre-employment and annually) , includes ability to lift 75 lbs., back x-rays, T.B, drug and alcohol testing
Must hold or have the ability and requirements to obtain the required license and permit for Illinois School Bus Driver
Ability to successfully complete special education certification program
Bilingual a plus

WORKING CONDITIONS: The work year for this position is 180 days.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should apply online at

SELECTION PROCEDURE: Interviews with selected applicants will be held as soon as practicable. Start date to be determined after interview process.


The district offers excellent fringe benefits, including life, health and dental insurance.

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