Full-Time Bus Driver (Anticipated Opening)

Location: Watervliet City School District
Hours: 6:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (8 hours/day w/1-hour unpaid lunch)
Some weekends/Evening hours required
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $21-$23/hour M-F ($31-$33/hour weekends)
Including Liberal Fringe Benefits and Health Insurance

Duties and Responsibilities (Illustrative Only)

  • Operates a school bus on a regular schedule and on special trips that will include some evenings & weekends;
  • Checks the operating condition of the bus before starting on a trip;
  • Reports any mechanical defect to immediate supervisor;
  • Maintains orderly conduct of children on bus;
  • May be required to perform minor maintenance tasks on the vehicle.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Good knowledge of driving safety practices and traffic laws and regulations;
  2. Ability to operate a school bus under all driving and road conditions;
  3. Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions;
  4. Ability to get along well with children and command their respect;
  5. Mental alertness, dependability and good physical condition;

Minimum Requirements

  1. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age and must satisfy the requirements for School Bus Driver set forth in the Rules & Regulations of the NYS Commissioner of Education;
  2. Possession of Certified Driver’s License with an “S” School Bus Endorsement;
  3. Appointment is subject to fingerprint clearance.

Interested candidates should apply to:

Mr. Keith Heid, Business Manager
Watervliet City School District
1245 Hillside Drive
Watervliet, New York 12189

Post Date: November 15, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled