Bus Drivers

Monday, December 30, 2019
Three Rivers Community Schools
Position Details: 

Position Type: Bus Driver

Date Available: 2019-20 School Year

Reports to: Transportation Supervisor

Salary: Consistent with the current Bargaining Agreement 

Application Deadline: Until Fulfilled



The position of Bus Driver, under the direction of the Transportation Supervisor, is responsible for the safe transporting of students of the Three Rivers Community School District. Other duties involve managing the operation of the bus to ensure a safe and hazard free environment for all students




  1. Paid training provided to candidate
  2. Must be 18 or older, and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  3. Must be in possession of, or able to obtain within 60 days, a CDL license with a B, P, and S classification and Air Brake endorsements. Must have successfully completed all necessary training to be a certified school bus driver.
  4. Must be able to pass the MDE physical annually.
  5. Must be able to pass a DOT physical as required. 
  6. Meet and maintain District/Michigan Department of Education competency levels of driving skills.
  7. Meet District/Michigan Department of Education standards of past driving performance.
  8. Meet Federal DOT drug/alcohol testing requirements.
  9. Must maintain a valid Michigan Driver’s license at all times.
  10. Paid training provided to the candidate



  1. Follow all established policies, practices, and procedures in terms of duties and responsibilities of the position as delegated by Transportation Supervisor
  2. Enjoy working with children of all ages and be sensitive to their needs.
  3. Must establish and maintain effective communication with those contacted in the course of work.
  4. Perform such tasks as the supervisor may request in order to promote cooperative teamwork.
  5. Display professional behavior when working with students, families, co-workers and others in the community.
  6. Safely operate all types of vehicles used to transport pupils and perform successfully as a driver.
  7. Follow assigned schedules and routes unless permission received from supervisor.
  8. Perform a pre-trip inspection prior to each run.
  9. Understand mechanical functions of a school bus and report vehicle defects using the established form.
  10. Have knowledge of local, state and federal rules, regulations, ordinances and laws regarding school bus operation. Obey all state and federal laws.
  11. Follow all procedures, policies and directives of the district.
  12. React appropriately and independently in emergency situations.
  13. Assure that students get on and off the bus in a safe and orderly fashion.
  14. Maintain student confidentiality.
  15. Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job duty
  16. Complete other duties as assigned by the Transportation Supervisor
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