Please be aware if offered a job in the following position it will be contingent on passing a physical.


On the job training is provided to obtain the required CDL Type B Driver's License w/PS Endorsement.


These positions are 6.0 hours a day (Hours may vary)

185 Days/Year




Purpose Statement: The job of Bus Driver is done for the purpose/s of transporting students over scheduled routes and/or to/from special excursions; ensuring vehicle operation is in safe operating condition; and ensuring safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses. This job reports to Assistant Supervisor of Transportation


Essential Functions


• Advises students and other passengers of appropriate behavior for the purpose of reinforcing regulations and maintaining passenger safety.

• Assesses incidents, complaints, accidents and/or potential emergency situations for the purpose of resolving and/or recommending a resolution to the situation.

• Assists students and other passengers for the purpose of providing safe loading and unloading from buses including both emergency situations and normal transport.

• Attends meetings, training’s, etc. for the purpose of maintaining skills and meeting the certificate requirement/s of a school bus driver.

• Cleans assigned vehicles, both interior and exterior for the purpose of ensuring safety, appearance, and sanitation of vehicle.

• Conducts emergency evacuation drills for the purpose of ensuring efficiency of procedures and complying with mandated requirements.

• Drives school bus/s for the purpose of transporting passengers over scheduled routes to and from school and/or field trips in a safe and timely manner.

• Informs other school personnel, parents, etc. of events and/or practices (e.g. scheduled stops, established routes, route conditions, etc.) for the purpose of advising them of issues that may require action.

• Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections (e.g. fluid levels, tire pressure, exterior condition, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safe operating condition of the vehicle and complying with mandated guidelines.

• Prepares documents and reports (e.g. field trips reports, incident reports, inspections records, passenger misconduct, mileage logs, student counts, routing information, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or conveying information.

• Reports observations and/or incidents (e.g. discipline, accidents, inappropriate social behavior, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate personnel.

• Responds to inquiries (e.g. students, parents, other school personnel, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or direction.

• Supervises students and other passengers during transit for the purpose of maintaining safety and following district policy.


Other Functions

Assists other personnel, as may be required, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.

• Fuels assigned vehicle (e.g. oil, water, fuel, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining vehicle in a safe operating condition.


Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to afety practices; operating all School Bus in fleet, Snow Chains, Controls of School Bus, Door Controls, Gauges, Fuel Pump,Two-Way Radio, etc.; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.


KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: Wyoming rules and laws of the road; handle student discipline by approved department procedures; troubleshooting mechanical problems with bus, etc. concepts of grammar and punctuation; and safety practices and procedures.


ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. In working with others, independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; displaying mechanical aptitude; maintaining confidentiality; and meeting deadlines and schedules.



Responsibilitites include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.


Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent stoping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. The job is performed under minimal

temperature variations and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.


Experience Job related experience is desired.                                           

Education High School diploma or equivalent.


Required Testing

Federal DOT Physical,

Pre-employment Drug Screen,

Random Drug/Alcohol Screening


Certificates & Licenses

CDL Type B Driver's License w/PS Endorsement,

CPR/First Aid Certificate (by assignment),

Evidence of Insurability


Continuing Educ. / Training

Six hours annual training required by WY DOT,

Maintain evidence of insurability 



Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance