The Bus Driver is responsible for the safe operation of College-owned buses in the transportation of athletic teams, clubs, organizations or other College affiliated groups being transported to College related functions and for routine care of the buses.
The Bus Driver will report to the Athletic Director, who reports to the VP of Student Services, who reports to the President of the College.
Qualifications for Position
Individual must hold, or be able to secure, a valid CDL license with Passenger Endorsement
Individual must be able to pass a health physical, to include a vision test as mandated by State and Federal laws
Individual must be currently CPR certified or capable of receiving certification
Individual must be attentive to surrounding environments to include traffic, road conditions, and weather conditions
Individual must have excellent driving skills and a good driving record
Individual must be safety conscious
Willingness to attend all training required by the College
Previous experience operating a bus
Previous experience operating a motor vehicle requiring a CDL license
Familiar with general first aid procedures
Air Brake Certification
Completion of a pre-trip inspection checklist of the bus to be driven
Driving of the bus to and from various College sponsored functions, including overnight stays, where required
Completion of a post-trip inspection checklist
Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of bus interior
Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of bus exterior
Report mechanical problems to appropriate personnel
Assist with loading and unloading of buses
Work with Athletic Director and other staff on scheduling of trips
Assist Coaching staff as necessary
Perform other duties as assigned
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
This position will work closely with the Athletic Director in the scheduling of trips, to include time of departure, trip duration, down-time, and estimated time of return. Coach or other College staff will normally be present on all trips for guidance.
Position is expected to follow all Kaskaskia College policies and procedures, along with all local, state and federal laws and regulations. Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, fairness, and responsibility."
This position will require frequent contact with students, staff, and outside agencies.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position requires evening and weekend travel as well as some overnight travel. Additionally, the athletic programs make occasional out-of-state trips per year for periods up to 8 days in length.
Kaskaskia College is seeking applicants for the above position, which will be responsible for driving college owned vehicles to safely transport students to desired destinations. Flexible schedule, along with travel and weekend activities are required. Position will begin August 1, 2019 that includes successful applicant being available to provide bus driving services after that date.
Requires valid, unrestricted Illinois driver’s license and valid CDL with passenger endorsement as well as strong knowledge of safety in providing driving services. Requires responsive and strong communication and human relations skills. Previous driving experience required.
The position has an hourly pay of $13.00 per hour.
To receive consideration, employees must submit cover letter, resume and Kaskaskia College Application posted at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr, as soon as possible to:
As an AA/EEO employer Kaskaskia College is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. A full job description is available at www.kaskaskia.edu/hr.