Bus Driver

Enterprise School District   Redding, CA   Full-time     Other
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Posted on March 26, 2021

Enterprise School District

Job Description

Bus Driver

Classified Position

$4,000 Sign On Bonus

Salary: $16.51 - $23.10



Under the direction of the supervisor of Transportation, the bus driver assumes the responsibility of operating a school bus over designated routes to transport students in accordance with approved time schedules. Perform routine maintenance and other related work as required.


Essential Duties

  • Makes daily inspections and fuels bus as needed
  • Drives a gasoline or diesel-powered school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students in a safe manner.
  • Transports students to and from field trips.
  • Responsible for daily cleaning of interior of the bus and weekly cleaning of exterior of bus.
  • Keeps a record of routine maintenance and submits daily report of condition of bus, makes other reports as required.
  • Keeps a daily log of mileage.
  • Enforces district policies and procedures and maintains discipline on buses.
  • Renders first aid or emergency assistance as needed.
  • Escorts students across streets, stopping traffic as needed. (Red lights on/with hand held stop sign)
  • Reports all student disciplinary problems in writing to the transportation supervisor.
  • Maintains all required licenses and certificates
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • May transport children with special needs and disabilities.


Required Qualifications: Licenses, Certificates

  • Valid California Class (B) Drivers License with Passenger Endorsement.
  • Valid California School Bus Driver’s Special Certificate
  • Valid Medical Certificate approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles or the Federal Highway Adm. Of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate or C.H.P. First Aid Test
  • Valid C.P.R. Card.

Ability to:

  • Drive a school bus and other transportation equipment safely and efficiently
  • Maintain appropriate student behavior on a school bus or other transportation equipment
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • Ability to read and interpret maps, education and vehicle codes
  • Perform appropriately in situations requiring tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with parents, teachers, students, and staff, in an open, friendly business-like manner
  • Ability to use basic mechanic tools for minor items such as changing bus lights, replacing lost screws, etc.
  • Physical ability to perform required duties.


Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of C.H.P. School Bus Driver handbook (#82.7)
  • Knowledge of safe driving and defensive driving practices, state and local traffic laws and regulations
  • Sufficient mobility to climb in and out of school buses and emergency exits and to maneuver students into and out of buses.



  • High School Diploma or the equivalent


Condition of Employment Participation in the District’s federally mandated drug and alcohol testing program.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.

  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to live, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects and occasionally may be required to lift up to 50 pounds for very short periods.
  • This type of work involves operating a student transportation vehicle, sitting during much of the assignment, but will involve walking or standing for brief periods.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.


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Enterprise School District

1155 Mistletoe Ln
Redding , CA