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School Bus Driver

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drives a school transportation vehicle within a prescribed route(s) in accordance with time schedules; picking up and discharging students at designated stops

  • Transports students and teacher on field trips to various locations; planning necessary route(s) and stops as needed

  • Maintains order an proper discipline of student passengers according to school policy

  • Conduct safety and operational inspection of assigned vehicle daily

  • Reports needed mechanical repairs when necessary

  • Services buses with gas, diesel fuel, and oil; checks and when necessary fills tires and batteries

  • Performs periodical safety drills as required by law; completing necessary reports upon request

  • Maintains cleanliness of vehicle to ensure safe operating condition

  • Completes periodic mileage and other reports including passenger counts

  • Attends various meetings regarding safety, first aid and training updates as required

  • Attends driver training programs to maintain current knowledge of Colorado Motor Vehicle Code and the Education Code as it applies to the operation of vehicles in the transportation of school children

  • Operates a two-way radio

  • Performs related duties as required

The position’s preferred qualifications:

  • Possession of a valid and appropriate Colorado Driver's License

  • Possession of a safe driving record

  • Knowledge of the provisions of the Colorado Motor Vehicle Code and the Education Code as applied to the operation of vehicles used in the transport of school children

  • Knowledge of basic first aid practices, procedures, and techniques

  • Knowledge of safe driving practices

  • Ability to read and write at a level necessary to successfully perform the required duties

  • Ability to understand and carry out both oral and written instructions in an independent manner

  • Ability to establish and maintain proper student conduct on school vehicle

  • Ability to drive a school bus safely and efficiently

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and extreme caution while driving

  • Ability to maintain valid certification as school bus driver according to state regulations

  • Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform required duties

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationship with those contacted in the performance of required duties


This position is an hourly paid position at $19/hour.