Tonasket School District
Position Opening: School Bus Driver – Aeneas Valley Route
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Tonasket SD is a public school located in rural north-central Washington. It is one of the largest geographical districts in the state!
The Tonasket setting is rural with magnificent topography of mountains and valleys. The Okanogan River, part of the Columbia River system, flows through the town of Tonasket. There are many lakes in the area, some large and others quite small. The climate is best described as semi-arid with four definite seasons.
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Our Mission and Culture
Focused on learning and linking learning to life.
Embrace a welcoming and collaborative school climate that encourages staff and student initiative, dynamic learning, a sense of community, and ethical decision-making, while promoting and valuing mutual respect, safety, health, and our rural heritage.
The Tonasket School District is currently looking to fill a School Bus Driver – Aeneas Valley Route position.
The Tonasket School District is now accepting in and out-of-district applications for:
School Bus Driver – Aeneas Valley Route
- 4.5 hours per day
- Starting December 2023
- Class B Washington State CDL Driver’s License with air brakes, school bus, and passenger endorsements, a current OPSI School Bus Driver Authorization, a clean driving record, must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening, possess current first aid card and a current medical card.
In-district requests close November 28, 2023
Open until filled for out of district applications.
APPLICATION PROCESS (In-District):
To request a transfer (within classification), submit a letter of interest to Anitra Atchison in the district office.
APPLICATION PROCESS (OUT-OF-DISTRICT):
To apply for this position, applicants must complete the online application and submit materials through the online system. Go to the district’s website at: http://www.tonasket.wednet.edu. Instructions for completing the online application are found on the Employment link. Please call the district office at 509-486-2126 for help if needed.
School Bus Driver
REPORTS TO: Transportation Supervisor
WORK DAYS: As assigned
Operate a school bus in a safe and efficient manner, transporting students to and from school and school activities in accordance with state law and district policies and procedures.
Drive assigned school bus on assigned routes and/or school activities in according to state law and district policies and procedures.
Attend required training courses and meetings.
Instruct and conduct students in emergency bus evacuation drill procedures.
Instruct and manage students in safe and proper school bus conduct.
Maintain knowledge of and follow District policies and procedures.
Work cooperatively with all staff.
Be punctual, regular, and dependable in performing duties and responsibilities.
Clean school bus interior and exterior.
Fuel school bus.
Install rear tire chains.
Complete all required forms and paperwork accurately and promptly.
Other duties as assigned.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees or organizations.
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts, by addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
- Physically able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or
- move up to 100 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Mac computer experience to read email.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee frequently is required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative or those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving
mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
High School diploma
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Washington State driver’s license with Class B CDL and passenger and air brake
Current School Bus Driver Authorization.
Current first aid card.
Current medical card.
Current Type I School Bus Driver Physical Certification.
MANDATORY CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Successful clearance of the FBI and Washington State Patrol fingerprint background check.
Successful Washington State Sexual Misconduct clearance.
Completion of Federal I-9, Employment Verification Eligibility form.
Tonasket School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator, Kevin Young, 509-486-2126, email@example.com; Title IX Coordinator, Billy Monroe, 509-486-2161, firstname.lastname@example.org; and 504 Coordinator, Kristi Krieg, 509-486-2126, email@example.com. [35 DO Highway 20 East, Tonasket 98855-9601]
El Distrito Escolar de Tonasket no discrimina en cualquier programa o actividad sobre la base de sexo, raza, credo, religión, color, origen nacional, edad, veterano o militar, orientación sexual, expresión o identidad de género, discapacidad, o el uso de una perro guía entrenado o animal de servicio y proporciona un acceso equitativo a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar preguntas y quejas de supuesta discriminación: Coordinador de Derechos Civiles, Kevin Young, 509-486-2126, firstname.lastname@example.org; Coordinador del Título IX, Billy Monroe, 509-486-2161; email@example.com; y Coordinadora 504, Kristi Krieg, 509-486-2126, firstname.lastname@example.org. [35 DO Highway 20 East, Tonasket 98855-9601]