Part-Time Bus Driver
Are you ready for a change for the better and an improved quality of life? Then this could be the job for you! Iowa Western Community College is currently seeking a part-time Bus Driver to join our exciting and student-focused team, at our beautiful SW Iowa Campus, in Council Bluffs Iowa. This is a great opportunity for someone who has driving experience in the following areas:
Operating various types of buses that will transport students and other passengers to and from designated locations, overnights and weekends; adjust and plan travel routes if necessary.
Make routine checks and inspection of bus and equipment for proper operation, safety, and maintenance.
Observe and follow all applicable federal, state, local laws, and regulations governing commercial transportation.
Follow school district guidelines regarding student management and discipline; report incidents to proper personnel.
Maintain required records of bus usage and reports of operation.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of commercial transportation vehicles
Knowledge of federal and state traffic laws and regulations
Knowledge of bus evacuation procedures
Skill in driving commercial transportation vehicles with air-brakes
Skill in performing minor maintenance and safety checks of commercial vehicles
Skill in evacuating students during an emergency
Ability to pass a background check
Typical Physical Demands:
Operation of Class B motor vehicle requiring frequent upper body movement; repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers to include grasping both firm and light; primarily right side to operate door opener.
Seeing to drive and to observe work performed.
Hearing and speaking to communicate with students, parents, and other staff.
Frequent reaching to clean windshields, adjust mirrors, and open/close windows.
Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, turning, reaching, carrying, pulling, pushing, climbing (bus steps) and extensive sitting.
Continual lifting and carrying of 0 - 20 lbs. Floor to chest and overhead.
Frequent lifting and carrying of 20 to 80 pounds. Floor to chest and overhead.
Occasional lifting, carrying and pushing of up to 180 pounds in emergency situations to drag or lift injured students to evacuate bus.
Typical Working Conditions:
Exposure to driving a school bus during adverse weather and traffic conditions, extreme temperatures, vehicle exhaust, odors, poor ventilation, and intense noise.
Exposure to abusive or uncooperative individuals.
Exposure to working around and with machinery having moving parts.
Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
Required: High School Diploma or GED
Required: Must have and maintain a valid CDL Class B/passenger license and school bus driver certification. Minimum of 6 years general driving experience
Benefits: We have free access to our brand new Wellness Center and fitness classes at no cost to employees and their spouses.
Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination:
It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal employment and educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices. Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Kim Henry, or ADA Coordinator, Samantha Larson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. More information at https://www.iwcc.edu/about/statement.asp.
IWCC participates in the E-Verify program.