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Driver Trainee @ Transportation for the 2018/19 SY

at Phoenix Union High School District

Posted: 4/8/2019
Job Reference #: 1767
Categories: Drivers
Keywords: driver, bus driver

Job Description

Openings as of 4/22/2019
Transportation

  • Driver Trainee @ Transportation for the 2018/19 SY JobID: 1767
  • Position Type:
    Transportation/DRIVER TRAINEE

  • Date Posted:
    6/4/2018

  • Location:
    TRANSPORTATION

  • Date Available:
    07/30/2018

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

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    Phoenix Union High School District No. 210
    4502 North Central Avenue
    Phoenix, Arizona 85012


    Equal Opportunity Employer


    POSITION TITLE: Driver Trainee DIVISION: Logistics
    WORK YEAR: 9 Months DEPARTMENT: Transportation
    LOCATION: Transportation SALARY SCHEDULE: Support Services

    STARTING HOURLY RATE RANGE: $12.02 - $12.94 PAID HOLIDAYS AND SCHOOL BREAKS (INCLUDING WINTER AND SPRING BREAK!!)

    DEFINITION:

    The Driver Trainee position participates in the Driver Training Program for the purpose/s of training for transporting of students over scheduled routes and/or to/from special excursions; learning to ensure vehicle is in safe operating condition; and learning to ensure safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses /vehicles.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1 . Acquire skills to assess incidents, complaints, accidents and/or potential emergency situations for the purpose of resolving or recommending a resolution to the situation.
    2. Develop communications skills to communicate with parents, students, teachers, administrators, other drivers, dispatchers, etc. for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information.
    3. Assist the bus driver and acquire skills to drive district buses /vehicles for the purpose of transporting regular education and/or students who require specialized transportation over scheduled routes and to/from school and/or field trips in a safe and timely manner.
    4. Acquire skills to maintain assigned vehicles; both interior and exterior (e.g., performing vandalism checks, cleaning floors/windows/seats, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring safety, appearance, and sanitation of vehicle.
    5. Assist in maintaining order on the bus and learn the process of monitoring students, parents, and/or teachers during transit for the purpose of maintaining order and ensuring the safety of passengers.
    6. Assist the students who require specialized transportation during transport, perform first aid as necessary for the purpose of meeting the immediate health care needs of passengers and provide help with seizure situations.
    7. Acquire skills to perform pre-trip inspections (e.g., fluid levels, tire pressure, lights, exterior conditions, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safe operating condition of the vehicle and meeting state requirements.
    8. Performs non-violent crisis intervention techniques and restraints for the purpose of de-escalating crisis situations to provide the best care, welfare, safety and security for all.
    9. Acquire skills to prepare documentation (e.g., daily mileage and condition reports, incident/accident reports, inspections, disciplinary and positive behavior reports, mileage, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.
    10. Acquire Arizona Commercial Drivers Class B license with passenger and school bus endorsements and obtain AZ DPS school bus certification within 90 work days of initial start date.
    11. Acquire IV Fingerprint Card within 45 work days of initial start date.
    12. Assist students in embarking and disembarking the school bus.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. High school diploma or GED preferred.
    2. Ability to obtain CDL and DPS certification within 90 days of employment.
    3. Ability to obtain a valid IV Fingerprint Clearance Card within 45 work days of initial start date.
    4. Learning and adhering to safety practices.
    5. Obtain certification in first aid/CPR.
    6. Demonstrate the ability to be licensed and operate school buses and related equipment.
    7. Ability to read maps.
    8. Able to speak, read, write and understand English.
    9. Ability to schedule activities, collate data, and use basic job-related equipment.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

    Transportation Director

    SUPERVISION GIVEN:

    None

    PREPARED BY:

    TRANSPORTATION

    APPROVED BY

    CEA/JDRC
    Talent

    EFFECTIVE
    DATE
    3/1/2018

    NUMBER

    3423







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