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Lead School Bus Driver

Forest Park School District 91
Forest Park, IL Full-time
Posted on November 24, 2019

Lead School Bus Driver

Forest Park School District 91

Forest Park School District 91 is looking for a highly qualified Lead School Bus Driver. Must have a current CDL, school bus endorsement and passenger endorsement.

About the Role:

  • Transport students safely on a designated route
  • Hire and supervise all bus drivers and bus assistants in the district
  • Observe newly hired bus drivers on an assigned route
  • Plan bus routes each school year with the Assistant Superintendent of Operations
  • Determine how routes and other transportation commitments (field trips, athletic programs) are covered when drivers or bus assistants are absent
  • Contact parents to provide pick-up and drop-off times and other transportation information prior to the start of each school year
  • Contact parents if there is a change of the bus driver (district driver or outsourced vendor driver)
  • Contact out-of-district schools to coordinate transportation services for students attending a school outside of District 91
  • Contact out-of-district schools to discuss and resolve any issues related to transporting students from District 91 to the out-of-district school(s)
  • Manage all field trip requests, including approving or denying requests, assigning field trips to bus drivers and coordinating outsourced transportation when appropriate
  • Manage transportation commitments for after-school athletic programs, including assigning programs to drivers
  • Obtain and log accurate mileage information from all bus drivers for the annual Pupil Transportation Reimbursement Claim
  • Coordinate bus evacuation drills with all five schools in the district
  • Coordinate the bus safety inspections (twice annually)
  • Coordinate vehicle maintenance and/or repair for all buses
  • Coordinate moving buses if requested when idle
  • Start and run buses (while parked) during cold weather days to ensure start-up when school resumes
  • Maintain all supplies that are needed for buses
  • Pick up documents using District 91 transportation from Proviso Township Treasurer’s Office at least three times per month and intradistrict mail at least three times a week
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent of Operations

Why Join the Forest Park School District 91 Team:

  • Base salary of $24,000, plus annual stipend of $10,000
  • $2,500.00 Non-insured medical reimbursement
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance - paid by D91 Board of Education
  • Sick days - 12 days annually
  • Personal days - 2 days annually
  • Annual Work Schedule - 200 workdays, plus up to 25 hours in the month of July each year

 

*** Must have a current CDL, school bus endorsement and passenger endorsement. ***