Bus Driver- MCPS - Marion

Company: Marion County Public Schools
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Location: Marion, USA
Employer Email: *********@*******.com (View email)
Education - Graduation from a standard high school or equivalency diploma preferred.
Experience - Have at least five years of licensed driving experience, excluding driving permit
Computer Skills - Basic understanding and knowledge of use of current technology, as
Required for the position.
Certificates and/or Licenses - Possession of a valid Florida CDL Class B with -P- and -S-
Endorsement driver license. Complete forty hours of School Bus Driver training offered by the
Marion County School System or hold a valid certificate of training provided by the State of Florida
Other Requirements - Must be 21 years of age or older. Good driving record with no more than
4 points on driver-s license. Must be examined annually by a licensed physician designated by the
School Board, per Florida Statute 1012. 45(1) and pass the physical using the approved physical
Form. Must pass the National Safety Council-s Defensive Driving Course provided by the Marion
County School System.


Necessary special requirements:

Any of the following will render an individual ineligible for this position:
- Received a citation for driving under the influence.
- Falsified an accident report.
- Received a citation for passing a stopped school bus within last five years.
- Found at fault in an accident resulting in a fatality.
- Loss of or suspension of driver-s license for traffic related offenses/violations of Florida
State Chapter 316 within last three years or for multiple no- Traffic related offenses. -
- Earned more than four points on license within the last three years.
- Received a reckless driving within the last five years.
- Received a railroad crossing offense within the last five years.
- Left the scene of an accident within the last five years.
- Failure to report an accident within the last five years.
- Sped in a school zone within the last five years.
- Received no more than two moving violations, including adjudication withheld for moving
Violations within the last five years.
- Sped in excess of twenty- One miles per hour over posted speed limit within the last five
- Received no more than twenty points on license within the last ten years.
-This refers to loss or suspension of license for reasons related to traffic offenses to include
But not be limited to failure to pay traffic fine, failure to attend driving school, failure to
Maintain vehicle
registration, poor judgment, an accident without auto liability insurance, or
Refusal to submit to a breath/blood/urine alcohol and/or drug test.
Note: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed
In a position allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
Exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
- Manifest a professional code of ethics and values at all times.
- Support activities designed to achieve priority goals identified through the District-s strategic plan.
- Perform light maintenance such as checking and adding fuel, cleaning, sweeping, and washing the bus.
- Operate the lift while loading and unloading students in wheelchairs and secure wheelchairs in place on the bus.
- Exercise maximum regard for the safety and welfare of all transported students while
Operating a school bus.
- Work closely with the Transportation Department and the school principals regarding hazards encountered on bus routes.
- Inform the Transportation Department regarding any suggested changes in route schedules or bus loads.
- Assist other school bus drivers with their routes in cases of emergencies.
- Obey all traffic laws.
- Complete and submit to the Transportation Department all required reports and
Information in accordance with the policies of the School Board of Marion County ands tate Board of Education Regulations.
- Possess the physical and mental capability of operating all school buses assigned to the
Transportation fleet.
- Address and assist with student discipline problems, aided by school administration, district personnel, and the Transportation Department, and manage students in a positive
And effective way.
- Comply with Florida State School Board Regulations and District School Board Policies
Pertaining to school bus driver certification and responsibility.
- Wear an approved uniform.
- Attend assigned workshops and training programs.
- Submit to drug and/or alcohol testing when required by the School Board, State, and/or federal policy.
- Maintain the safety of the students in an emergency situation.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
Health insurance
Paid time off
Dental insurance
Vision insurance

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable
Positions available: 10

Minimal experience: Unspecified
Gender: Indistinct

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