AISD School Bus Driver Jobs

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The Austin Independent School District (AISD) seems to give a chance for individuals to join or pursue a career. The AISD frequently opens job vacancies for any positions. They definitely hire the individuals who can work together in providing better services for students.

One of AISD job openings which will give you a chance to pursue your career is Bus Driver. The position of bus driver in AISD is very important. In fact, the Austin Independent School District transports nearly 23,000 students daily on nearly 50 buses. In this case, AISD ensures to provide reliable, safe and professional transportation for the students.

Today, that’s your chance, to use your driving skills to keep the students safe with AISD transportation. So, if you want to pursue your driver career, it’s a great time to join AISD transportations for bus drivers and mechanics. So, let’s see some requirements for AISD Bus Drivers.

AISD School Bus Driver Jobs

The AISD Bus Driver Requirements

Certainly, there are a number of requirements that should be met by individuals who want to apply for a bus driver position in AISD. Here are they:

  • Valid Texas Driver’s License (Class C is acceptable)
  • At least 21 years old or older
  • Must have an acceptable driving record according to TPS safety standards
  • Have to pass a Department of Transportation Physical Examination and pass a drug & alcohol test

Before applying for a job position as AISD bus driver, make sure to meet all requirements from the list above.

What’s the offer? AISD kindly will give compensation and incentive for CDL Training, and reimburses your CDL fee – up to $69 in savings. Approximately $400 Bonus will be  awarded to bus drivers once six months of employment with no preventable accidents and no more than two absences. They also provide some employee benefits, health insurance, holiday fee, as well as personal and sick leave.

List of Bus Driver Job Openings

AISD is currently opening job vacancies for the Transportation division, one of them is Bus Driver. AISD requires at least 4 people to fill the position as school bus driver with different routes. Here’s for detail:

  1. Temp/Hourly Athletic Bus Driver

Job details:

  • Salary: $17.00/hour
  • Application Procedure: Apply online
  • Position Type: 06 – Transportation/Bus Driver
  • Date Posted:  3/27/2020
  • Location: Transportation Office
  • Closing Date: Until Filled
  • For Fiscal Year: 2021-2022
  • Pay Grade: MC00
  • Duty Days: HRLY
  1. Bus Driver – North Terminal

Job details:

  • Position Type:  06 – Transportation/Bus Driver
  • Date Posted: 7/1/2021
  • Location: Bus Terminal North – Nelson Field
  • Date Available: 08/03/2021
  • For Fiscal Year:  2021-2022
  • Pay Grade:BD
  • Duty Days: 208

Personal work relationships:

This position requires reporting to the Supervisor of School Bus Operations directly. The individuals should not direct supervision over other employees. When starting work, the individual also has to provide guidance to Austin ISD Transportation Department students, parents, staff, and school principals and staff as well as to the general public.

Compensations:

  • Pay Grade: BD
  • Starting Salary: $17.00/Hr
  • Social Security
  • Teacher Retirement
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Employee Discount Program

Closing Date:  Until Filled

  1. Bus Driver – South Terminal

Job details:

  • Position Type: 06 – Transportation/Bus Driver
  • Date Posted: 3/26/2020
  • Location: Bus Terminal South – Saegert
  • Date Available: 08/03/2021
  • For Fiscal Year: 2021-2022
  • Pay Grade: BD
  • Duty Days: 208

Personal work relationships:

This position requires reporting to the Supervisor of School Bus Operations directly. The individuals should not direct supervision over other employees. When starting work, the individuals also have to provide guidance to Austin ISD Transportation Department students, parents, staff, and school principals and staff as well as to the general public.

Compensation:

  • Pay Grade: BD
  • Starting Salary: $17.00/Hr
  • Social Security
  • Teacher Retirement
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Employee Discount Program

Closing Date:  Until Filled

  1. Bus Driver – Southeast Terminal

Job details:

  • Position Type: 06 – Transportation/Bus Driver
  • Date Posted: 3/26/2020
  • Location: Southeast Bus Terminal
  • Date Available: 08/03/2021
  • For Fiscal Year: 2021-2022
  • Pay Grade: BD
  • Duty Days: 208

Personal work relationships:

This position requires reporting to the Supervisor of School Bus Operations directly. The individuals should not direct supervision over other employees. When starting work, the individuals also have to provide guidance to Austin ISD Transportation Department students, parents, staff, and school principals and staff as well as to the general public.

Compensation:

  • Pay Grade: BD
  • Starting Salary: $17.00/Hr
  • Social Security
  • Teacher Retirement
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Employee Discount Program

Closing Date:  Until Filled

Bus Driver Job Description

Responsibilities:

The individuals should provide safe and efficient transportation for students who want to and from athletic events, as well as their respective schools. In this job temporary bus driver position, the applicants will be a substitute school bus driver.

Education requirements:

10 to 12 years of school, or equivalent with specialized training.  Must be certified as per the following:

  • Commercial Drivers License
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Texas School Bus Driver Training course
  • AISD Training Program for School Bus Drivers
  • Texas Education Agency Motor Vehicle Record check.

Knowledge & Skills Requirements:

The Bus Driver position really requires knowledge of AISD Transportation Department policies and procedures, as well as understanding motor vehicle laws. Applicants should be able to read and write and have effective work habits. To encourage cooperation and respect,  the applicants should be able to communicate both verbally and in writing with school officials, staff, parents, students, and the general public.

Job description:

  • To drive the bus in a safe and efficient way.
  • To identify by name students when  riding the bus.
  • To drive all trips as designated in writing and request necessary changes.
  • To report to school principal students involved in disciplinary situations.
  • To do two procedures: basic checkout and emergency .
  • To provide the reports for staff when requested.
  • To complete written reports and discuss all accidents, student injury situations and vehicle damage with the Supervisor.
  • Regularly requests funds for all vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Always attend annual driver workshops and training programs and.
  • Make sure to instruct the students on bus riding rules and regulations.

Work environment and physical effort:

The work for this position is carried out on a school bus with quite a disturbing noise level. It is possible to always deal with various conditions that are quite bad such as smoke, heat, cold, dust, darkness, dirt, temperature changes, wind, humidity and glare. Very dangerous things that may be faced are traffic accidents, stings, burns, pinched and cut fingers.

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