School Bus Drivers – Temporary

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nakusp


Temporary/Relief School Bus Drivers

School District 10 (Arrow Lakes) is seeking temporary school bus drivers available to work on a temporary or relief basis. Temporary employment may lead to regular employment opportunities. Under the supervision of the Manager of Operations and Transportation who has overall responsibility for bus drivers; however, drivers also work closely with school administration on matters concerning student conduct.

Nature of Position

Transports students to and from school according to a pre-defined daily schedule.

Transports students on non-scheduled trips when required.

Ensures safety of students from pickup to drop off; communicates about student safety issues as needed.

Maintains order on the bus and ensures adherence to safety rules while boarding and leaving the bus.

Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections.

Performs routine maintenance inspections of bus for repairs and regular servicing.

Re-fuels bus as required.

Cleans the interior of the bus daily. Washes interior and exterior of bus as required.

Performs a thorough end-of-school year cleaning of the interior and exterior of the bus.

Performs minor emergency repairs.

Completes and submits associated reports as required. (i.e.: daily pre-trip inspections)

Maintains current First Aid qualification

Attends professional learning and safety training sessions.

Maintains documentation including trip manifests and annual student bus registration.

Ensures student safety and coordinates with school staff.

Performs other duties, as assigned by the Manager of Operations and Transportation.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills

Valid B.C.

Class 2 drivers license including a valid air endorsement.

Minimum of Grade 12 or its equivalent.

A minimum of one (1) year school bus or large passenger vehicle driving experience.

Ability to remain alert at all times while driving, and to concentrate without being distracted.

Ability to act with authority, and yet remain tactful and courteous.

Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and write required reports.

Annual Drivers Medical Examination.

Annual Driver’s Abstract.

Ability to work as a team player.

Basic knowledge of the working operation of a motor vehicle.

Courteous and co-operative manner with students, other employees and the general public.

Temporary hours can range from 3 hrs/day up to 27.5 hrs/week. The wage rate for this position is $30.69/hour as per the Collective Agreement between the Board of School Trustees for School District 10 (Arrow Lakes) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 2450. All interested candidates must apply with a cover letter, resume and proof of qualifications.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Please note that successful applicants will be subject to a Criminal Record Check.


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