Job Description

TITLE: Families In Transition Driver PAY GRADE: 32


Operate a school vehicle within an established time schedule; transport students to and from school in a
safe manner.

1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Must be 21 years of age with at least one (1) year driving experience and a clean driving record.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by
incumbents of this class.)

- Responsible for driving district vehicles, other than school buses, for the transportation of
homeless students on non-scheduled routes and irregular schedules, between district schools
and their assigned shelter locations.
- Inspect vehicle ensuring that it is safe to operate and report discrepancies to mechanical staff.
- Keep vehicle clean inside and out, and clean windows to ensure good visibility.
- Transport students in a safe manner, to include seat belts.
- Assist students with loading and unloading when necessary.
- Pick up and deliver students curb side in appropriate manner.
- Interact with students, maintaining good student/driver relationship; maintain order and ensure
safety and comfort of students.
- Complete forms; misconduct forms, accident or injury reports, mileage reports, inspection forms,
Medicaid documents.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

? Knowledge of safe driving practices and techniques, and motor vehicle laws
? Knowledge of basic first aid and CPR procedures and other emergency procedures
? Knowledge of safety and maintenance requirements of vehicle and other student transportation
? Knowledge in the safety practices and procedures for emergencies
? Knowledge of District and department procedures and policies related to Homeless student
transportation and as related to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 2002
? Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships
? Skill in both verbal and written communications
? Ability to pass Department of Transportation Annual and Random drug screens and Alcohol
Prepared: 2/09
Revised: 5/13 PSPC

TITLE: Families In Transition Driver PAY GRADE: 32

? Ability to handle children with physical impairments and in emotional situations
? Ability to read maps and knowledgeable of the metropolitan area
? Ability to make quick decisions, related to a child’s health and well being
? Ability to assist a child with limited ability
? Ability to handle verbal and possible physical challenges
? Manage students with various disabilities, often simultaneously, such as: Emotional, Physical,
Mental, Visual, Hearing, Learning, Non-Verbal, Behavior, Medically Fragile and Multi disabled.

Dangerous machinery and or hazardous chemical
Exposure to extreme weather conditions
Potential physical harm and verbal abuse
Highly exposed to body fluids, germs, lack personal cleanliness

Able to lift, push, pull or carry students or heavy items of 50 pounds or greater
Physically able to bend, stoop, twist.

Director of Transportation & Safety, Supervisor of Transportation & Safety

Classified Personnel Evaluation

Prepared: 2/09
Revised: 5/13 PSPC

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