Cle Elum-Roslyn School District


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Posting ID129

TITLE:  Bus Driver


            Reports to:       Accountable to transportation supervisor


            Duties and Responsibilities:


1)     Keep an accurate record of driving time and mileage.


2)     Complete accurately all other reports, forms, or records required by the district or state.


3)     Drivers are responsible for the condition of their buses.  They shall report all deficiencies and need for repairs to the supervisor/mechanic by means of a written work order.

4)     Buses shall be swept and cleaned daily.


5)     Before each run the driver shall check the following:

  1. Brakes
  2. Lights
  3. Stop signs and other safety devices
  4. Warning signal lamps
  5. Windshield
  6. Hatches, safety lock and emergency door warning systems


6)     Once daily before the first time the bus is driven, the following shall be checked:

  1. Oil level
  2. Water level
  3. Power steering level
  4. Fuel
  5. Tires
  6. Oil pressure
  7. Hatches, safety lock, emergency door warning systems
  8. Air Brake system cycle
  9. 1st Aid Kit
  10. Fire extinguisher




7)     Drivers shall notify the supervisor of dangerous conditions, or unsafe acts, which exist on his or her run.


8)     Operate a school bus in accordance with the laws of the Sate of Washington and policies promulgated by OSPI WAC 392-144, and RCW 28A.400.300-340


9)     Maintain control of student passengers as related to safety.


10)  Successfully complete school bus driver training programs and annual courses established by OSPI and the school district. Drivers must maintain current first aid, appropriately endorsed driver’s license, and a current DOT medical certificate signed by an authorized DOT medical examiner as conditions of employment.


11)  Operate wheelchair lift and assist students loading and unloading from the school bus (only on lift bus).


12)  Communicate effectively with parents, staff, and public.


13)  Assist ill or physically impaired students to enter or exit a school bus through the passenger service door.


14)  Provide assistance to students in evacuating the bus in any accident or other emergency situation.


15)  Install tire chains (ability to lift 50 pounds) and perform all pre-trip inspections as required by district practice.


16)  Perform other school bus driver-related duties as directed by supervisor of transportation.


17)  Comply with reasonable requests made by Transportation Supervisor and other district administration.





  1. High School graduate.
  2. Be at least 21 years of age.
  3. Valid Washington State driver’s license; Class B, CDL with appropriate endorsements.
  4. School bus driver authorization issued by OSPI.
  5. First aid qualified (eight-hour Red Cross or equivalent).
  6. Meet all requirements of WAC chapter 392-144 and 28A-400, 300-340 RCW (drug testing, disclosure, finger printing). And maintain compliance with state rules and regulations for school bus drivers.
  7. Excellent driving record free of major infractions.
  8. Complete 5 year driver license abstract required by OSPI.
  9. Physically able to drive and perform all duties related to school bus driving.
  10. Provide a copy of a current valid medical examiner’s certificate from a certified CDL medical examiner.





Shift TypePart-Time
Salary Range$18.26 / Per Hour

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/16/2018
End Date04/26/2020

Job Contact

NameRosa OvertonTitleTransportation Director