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PS - Substitute Bus Driver

at Teach in Southwest Colorado

Posted: 7/10/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 57
Categories: Drivers

Job Description

Archuleta School District 50 Joint


Substitute Bus Driver


  1. CDL with School Bus endorsements
  2. Be a minimum of 21 years of age, have a satisfactory driving record as determined by the Board of Education and acceptable to our insurance carrier
  3. Must be able physically capable of performing various job duties
  4. Must pass the prescribed D.O.T. physical exam every two years
  5. Strong communication skills, ability to handle confident matters, excellent tact and interpersonal skills.
  6. Confident and cautious driving in inclement weather conditions
  7. Enjoys children and possess a positive attitude
  8. Must obtain First Aide and CPR within 90 days of employment


Must be able to work outdoors in types of weather conditions, including but not limited to wet and cold (below freezing) condition, along with exposure to fumes. Requires some physical exertion when pre tripping, chaining up, washing buses inside and out, which requires a full range of body movements including frequent bending/stooping, kneeling, twisting, squatting, lifting up to 50 pounds or more on an occasional basis.  Long periods of sitting with intermittent physical exertion are required.  Requires the ability to receive/exchange written and/or verbal instructions.


            Transportation Director


To provide safe and efficient transportation so that students may enjoy the fullest possible advantage from the district’s curriculum and extracurricular programs


  1. Perform and record pre/post trip safety inspections as required daily, document any defects or deficiencies
  2. Bus must be kept clean at all times, inside and out. Wash weekly, sweep daily, mop as needed, windows must be kept clean at all times
  3. Obey all traffic laws
  4. Observe all mandatory safety regulations for school buses
  5. Maintain discipline with students on the bus and follow established students discipline procedures, be firm, friendly and fair. Do not make treats you have no control over
  6. Report undisciplined children to the Transportation Director after you talk with the children and make contact with the parents
  7. Notify dispatch incase of mechanical failure or lateness
  8. Discharge students only at authorized stops
  9. Transport only authorized students
  10. Report all accidents/incidents and complete required reports
  11. Perform evacuation drills as required by CDE
  12. Enforces bus rules in accordance with school district policies
  13. Operate two-way radio within FCC guidelines
  14. Must attend all in-services required by CDE and Transportation Director



Salary:         Hourly

Work Schedule:         substitute assignments are on as needed basis

Benefits:         None

Hours:         As per assigned route

Applicant Notice:         This information has been adapted from guidelines by the U.S. Department of Labor, and can be used to assure the safety and productivity requirements by helping to accurately match employee qualifications with job functions.


Performance of this position will be evaluated on pre trip and driving abilities as prescribed by CDL Compliance Unit and in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Employees. Routes, buses and times are subject to change as determined by transportation needs

Primary Location: Archuleta School District - Administration

Shift Type: Part-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Laura Mijares
Title Assistant Superintendent
Phone 970-264-2228 ext. 5405
Email lmijares@pagosa.k12.co.us

Applications will be accepted beginning
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)