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Bus Driver

at Yankton School District

Posted: 5/15/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 33
Categories: Drivers

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:         Responsible for safely transporting students to and from

                                                            designated pick-up and drop-off points. 


A.    Education Level:              High school diploma or equivalent

B.    Experience Desired:        Experience driving school buses is preferred


C.     Physical Requirements:         This position requires constant sitting, walking and driving.   Occasional standing, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling, climbing, lifting and carrying 50 pounds or more.

D.    Other Requirements:       Must have a good driving record; a valid Class B CDL driver’s license with school bus and passenger endorsement; must speak and read English affluently; Attends district-sponsored in-services and training activities as assigned by Transportation Director.

REPORTS TO:                           Bus Supervisor/Mechanic

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM:  Transportation Director, Director of Student Services,




  1.  Transports students in a safe, timely and courteous manner by prescribed routes as assigned.
  2.  Controls behavior of children while operating bus.
  3. Communicates effectively including speaking on two-way radio.
  4. Performs daily bus safety and operational checks.
  5. Maintains assigned bus in a clean and presentable manner.
  6. Reports deficiencies to immediate supervisor for repair and maintenance.
  7. Complies with South Dakota Department of Transportation and local traffic regulations.
  8. Completes all forms, records and reports as required by state or local school district policies.
  9.   Maintains a positive working relationship with other drivers, school staff and parents
  10. Provides assistance to students boarding and disembarking the bus; assures that seat belts (where appropriate) are securely fastened and wheelchairs (where appropriate) are locked in place
  11. Maintains confidential information regarding students, their families and school matters. 
  12. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Primary Location: District Wide

Shift Type: Part-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, May 1, 2020 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)