Birnie Bus Hiring Drivers and Trainees

NY1306364

School Bus Driver Trainees

Part time, split shift, mornings and afternoons for Birnie Bus Service. Openings throughout Central New York.

Summary: Position is responsible for operating a school bus and transporting school-aged children and other authorized personnel safely and efficiently over specified routes to and from schools and various activities. Position conducts pre-trip inspections; observes safety regulations and policies; enforces student discipline on the bus; and performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required):

  • Must beat least 21 years of age
  • Must possess a high school diploma (GED) or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the noted knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and have at least 1 year experience driving
  • Must pass a background check, pre-employment drug test and be able pass random drug and alcohol tests after hire
  • Must possess knowledge of, or the ability to accurately and quickly learn, local street and road systems. Must meet the mandated physical and mental requirements established by the state and the US Department of Transportation- the school division is not permitted to employ individuals that do not meet these standards.
  • Must be capable of working independently and possess the ability to understand and follow through on oral and written instructions.
  • Must possess the ability to interact with students, parents, and faculty in a positive and proper manner.

Interested candidates may also apply online at www.jointeambirnie.com


NY1303555   

School Bus Drivers

Part time, split shift, mornings and afternoons for Birnie Bus Service. Openings throughout Central New York.

Summary: Position is responsible for operating a school bus and transporting school-aged children and other authorized personnel safely and efficiently over specified routes to and from schools and various activities. Position conducts pre-trip inspections; observes safety regulations and policies; enforces student discipline on the bus; and performs related work.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required):

  • Must possess a high school diploma (GED) or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the noted knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must possess a valid commercial driver’s license to operate a school bus or must acquire one prior to the completion of the division’s classroom training course.
  • Must possess basic first aid and CPR certification or must acquire such prior to the completion of the division’s classroom training course. (Pertains to certain Drivers).
  • Must possess an excellent driving record in compliance with division standards, excellent driving skills, and must successfully complete the school division’s bus driver training course.
  • Must possess a good knowledge of procedures and federal/state laws governing the safe operation of a school bus prior to the completion of the division’s training course.
  • Must possess knowledge of, or the ability to accurately and quickly learn, local street and road systems.
  • Must possess know ledge of, or the ability to accurately and quickly learn, how to properly secure a wheelchair, car seat, and other restraining devices on a school bus.
  • Must possess the ability to maintain student discipline and ensure that student behavior is not a distraction to safe driving. Must possess the ability to recognize and report any unsafe act or condition.
  • Must remain in compliance with state/division regulations regarding the use of controlled substances and alcohol as applied to school bus drivers.
  • Must meet the mandated physical and mental requirements established by the state and the US Department of Transportation–the school division is not permitted to employ individuals that do not meet these standards.
  • Must be capable of working independently and possess the ability to understand and follow through on oral and written instructions.
  • Must possess the ability to interact with students, parents, and faculty in a positive and proper manner.

Interested candidates may also apply online at www.jointeambirnie.com