1141 - School / Special Function Bus Driver


Under the direction of the Transportation Supervisor, operates a school bus to designated locations to transport students, including those who are mentally or physically disabled, in wheel chairs, or otherwise require special help; transports pre-school children to state pre-school classes; transports students to community school classes; assists in general maintenance/servicing of the school bus and performs other related duties as assigned.


  1. Hold and maintain a Utah commercial driver's license, first aid certificate, and within first year, complete 18-hour basic course.
  2. Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.


  1. Previous experience in a public school setting or public transportation setting.
  2. Previous experience with persons with special needs.


  1. Ability to work independently.
  2. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  3. Ability to learn special needs of particular individuals.
  4. Ability to maintain discipline among students.
  5. Knowledge of safe driving practices and procedures.
  6. Knowledge of first aid procedures.
  7. Knowledge of provisions of the state codes applicable to the operation of school buses and the transporting of students.
  8. Ability to learn emergency procedures for working with mentally and physically handicapped children, pre-school students and community school students.
  9. Ability to learn to operate a radio.

 This position may change or evolve in the future, but is not limited to the following:

  1. Drive a school bus daily to designated locations in accordance with time schedules.
  2. Pick up and discharge students; assist children in getting on/off the bus.Lift and position children on bus and into seats before fastening/checking seat belts.
  3. Lock wheelchairs into place on the bus.
  4. If appropriate, wait for parents to receive children upon delivery at home.
  5. Adjust pick-up procedure to school starting times.
  6. Maintain departure and arrival times as scheduled.
  7. Follow established procedures for emergencies.
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  9. Maintain discipline on bus.
  10. Service bus with gas/oil, check tires/battery, and clean interior and wash bus.
  11. Prepare monthly log and other reports as required.
  12. Transport students and instructors on special trips/activities as required.
  13. Conform to District policy regarding attendance and absences. Attendance must be adequate to perform the above listed essential job functions.


  1. Other duties as assigned

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Not limited to the following:

  1. Physical ability to perform the above listed essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
  2. Physical, mental and emotional requirements-will be developed when needed for purposes of reasonable accommodation.

NOTE: This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.

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