School Bus Driver (4 – 8 hrs./day, 10months/year)

Ukiah Unified School District

Ukiah Unified is looking for enthusiastic, energetic individuals willing to go the extra mile to deliver our most precious cargo safely to and from school and field trips.QUALIFICATIONS /REQUIREMENTS: (At time of application)KNOWLEDGE OF: Safe driving practicesAppropriate interaction with students, parents, staff, school administrators, general public, law enforcement, etc.ABILITY TO: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance.Operate a school bus and to drive a school bus safely, efficiently, on time, and in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulationsMaintain order on a school bus.Learn a prescribed bus route.Follow oral and written instructions.Keep records and prepare reports.Learn and carry out prescribed safety checks, bus evacuation drills and other emergency procedures.Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with students, parents, administrators, District employees, and the general publicOperate a two-way radio or other communication equipment assigned to the busRemain calm and composed in stressful situationsOperate a computer device as neededEDUCATION/CERTIFICATION/CREDENTIALING: High School diploma or equivalentPossess and maintain current as a condition for ongoing employment, a valid California Driver’s License, Certificates and endorsements from CHP and DMV to operate a school busPassing required initial and subsequent random, drug and alcohol screeningsPossess, and maintain as a condition for ongoing employment, First Aid and CPR certifications as required by DMV and CHP to operate a school busWORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (May be performed with or without reasonable accommodation)Speak, read and understand sufficiently to successfully receive/provide information to/from students, supervisors, co-workers, the public, etc.Capacity to remain in a seated position for extended periods of timePhysical ability to perform assigned duties, including sitting for long periods of time, performing emergency student evacuations, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, etc.Ability to lift and/or carry/drag up to 25 pounds to assist students during bus emergency evacuations.REVIEWED: 9/00; REVISED: 09/97, 12/03, 09/18, 06/21Ukiah Unified School District offers the following Benefits to contracted employees: $900 to new Bus Drivers who have the appropriate school bus driver’s license, or those who obtain through the district training program the appropriate license; and who complete twenty (20) days of actual service in the Bus Driver classification within six (6) calendar months of being hired by the district5% Annual Salary Increase (Steps 1 – 9)Longevity Pay (Years: 10, 15, 20, 25, & 30)Health and Welfare ($8,480/Yr. for employees contracted 4+ hrs./day)Paid Sick Leave (1 day for each month worked)Paid Vacation (8-18 days/Yr. depending on years of district service; paid as part of contract)Paid Holidays (See School Calendar)Evenings, Weekends, & Summers OffRetirement plan contributionsOpportunities for advancementJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $29,612.00 – $43,735.00 per yearBenefits:Dental insuranceDisability insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offRetirement planVision insuranceSchedule:Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:Signing bonusCOVID-19 considerations:See the Ukiah Unified COVID-19 Safety Plan & School-Site Safety Plans at Question(s):Are you willing to submit to a background clearance?Education:High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:School Bus Driving: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:CA Class B Driver’s License w/School Bus Driver’s cert. (Preferred)passenger & air brake endorsement (Preferred)medical certificate (Preferred)Work Location:Multiple locationsCompany’s website:’s Facebook page: Remotely:NoShow more

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