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Field Trip Bus Driver

at Clear Creek Independent School District

Posted: 7/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 4398
Categories: Drivers

Job Description

Primary Purpose

  • Ensure safe and orderly transportation of students on assigned trips; operate school bus that transports students and other authorized personnel to and from designated locations.




  • Valid Texas commercial driver’s license with passenger and school bus endorsement
  • TEA school bus driver certification


Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass DOT physical
  • Ability to complete required bus driver safety training
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Knowledge of student discipline procedure
  • Ability to manage student behavior
  • Ability to operate bus
  • Possess a good driving record
  • Ability to evacuate students in the event of an accident/emergency



  • Minimum of 2 years’ school bus driver experience preferred


Major Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Operate the vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.
  2. Follow procedures established for obtaining and returning necessary trip paper work.
  3. Follow procedures established for checking out and returning buses.
  4. Follow assigned trip directions and adhere to established schedules.
  5. Supervise student behavior.
  6. Report student discipline problems to appropriate supervisor.
  7. Cooperate with supervisory staff in basic emergency procedures.
  8. Report verbally and in required written reports: all accidents, vehicle damage, student injuries, and mechanical failures.
  9. Check vehicle for mechanical defects and notify appropriate supervisor of needed repairs.
  10. Stay up-to-date professionally through the selection of quality staff development opportunities for personal growth.
  11. Research district policy, precedent, and current practices prior to taking action.
  12. Participate as an effective team member who contributes to district, department, and content goals.
  13. Demonstrate integrity and ethics.
  14. Display proficient levels of technology applications.
  15. Utilize time wisely for effective management of job responsibilities.
  16. Maintain punctuality in daily work times, appointments, and meetings.
  17. Meet task completion deadlines established by supervisor.
  18. Maintain friendly customer-service-driven interactions with all stakeholders, students, teachers, administrators, and co-workers.
  19. Work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that the goals of the school/department are met.
  20. Maintain a positive and professional tone in all communication (i.e. email, written, and verbal).
  21. Perform other duties and accept other responsibilities as assigned.


Working Conditions

Mental Demands

  • Ability to maintain emotional control under stress
  • Ability to work around high noise levels and with frequent interruptions


Physical Demand/Environmental Factors

  • Moderate walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, reaching
  • Heavy lifting and carrying 
  • Continual sitting, reaching, and repetitive hand and arm motions
  • Work outside and inside
  • Moderate exposure to extreme temperatures and vehicle fumes
  • Flexible hours
  • Evacuate students in the event of an accident/emergency


Days in Contact:  As Needed

Hours:  As Needed

Primary Location: Transportation

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, March 8, 2019 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)