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Amherst County School District

Bus Assistant (15)

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Job Details

TitleBus Assistant
Posting ID15
Description

Reports to: Coordinator of Transportation

 

General Definition of Work: Performs human support work providing assistance to the school bus driver in maintaining discipline; assisting students boarding and leaving the school bus, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the close supervision of the bus driver.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with loading, transporting and unloading of all students on the assigned bus
  • Assists students with special transportation needs such as wheelchairs, braces, crutches, etc.
  • Assists with the security of students on school buses and observes the special needs of individuals
  • Assists the driver in maintaining adequate discipline

This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting and speaking or hearing, frequently requires using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires walking, work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and Bodily Fluids; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

 

General knowledge of the transportation of students; ability to assist students with patience and understanding; good physical and mental health; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, parents, students and the general public.

A high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate is required.

 

Contract Period: 10 months

 

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Amherst County Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Shift TypeSubstitute
Salary RangeSubstitute
LocationTransportation Department

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/09/2019