School Bus Driversdrive any type and size of school bus that may
be operated by the school district for the transportation of
passengers on regularly scheduled routes.
Please note: School Bus Driver typically work 10 or 11 months
per year. There are multiple vacancies within transportation.
OSSSalary Grade: 036
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Examples of Duties
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of training, experience, and/or education
equivalent to one year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid
experience within the last 3 years involving the regular operation
of a school bus on public streets and highways.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Possession of a valid California Special Driver Certificate for
School Buses with valid first aid certificate, if required.
- Possession of a valid California Class A or B driver's license
with passenger endorsement.
- Possession of a valid D.O.T. (Department of Transportation)
approved medical certificate.(Any moving citations or chargeable
accidents in the applicant's driving history within 37 calendar
months prior to the application date will be evaluated and may be
- Personality and character traits suited to supervision and care
of children of multiple ethnicities and cultural values,
behavioral, and physical handicaps.
May start and end work schedule at various times; may work
single split and extended splits; may work late shifts; may be
assigned varied spot times and locations; may be on duty during
NOTE:Safety-sensitive job class. Employees in this job class
will be subject to random selection for alcohol or controlled
substance testing. Supplemental Information
HOW TO APPLY
In order to be eligible for consideration, interested candidates
must submit the following by the application deadline:
- Online Application (It is important that you complete the
education and experience sections of yourapplication as completely
- Valid CA Class A or B driver's license with passenger
- Valid CA Special Driver Certificate for School Buses
- Valid Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) approved medical
A safe driving record for the last 5 years is required(Proof of
safe driving record - California DMV Report obtained after May 15,
2019 will be requiredifselected to continue in the
Substitute School Bus Driver Opportunity and Training
Candidates may obtain on-the-job training by applying to work as
a Substitute School Bus Driver. Also, the San Diego Unified School
District offers a State of California instruction course to obtain
a Class A or B Driver's License with a Special Driver's Certificate
for School Buses. For more information, you may contact the
Transportation Department directly at (858) 496-8704.
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The San Diego Unified School District provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and
prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard
to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, immigration status,
association with a group with one or more actual or perceived
characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of
absence, compensation and training. The Title IX Coordinator's
contact information email@example.com, 619.725.8000 or by mail,
4100 Normal Street, San Diego, CA 92103. It is the policy of San
Diego Unified School District to maintain a drug-free workplace. If
needed, individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities
Act (ADA) may request accommodation.