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Bus Monitor

at Madison Country Schools

Posted: 3/7/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1187
Categories: Other/General
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Job Description

 

CLASS TITLE:  BUS Monitor

REPORTS TO:  Director of Transportation

EXEMPT STATUS:  Non-Exempt                          

APPROVED:  January 14, 2016- Order #2016-1720

BASIC FUNCTION: 

Ride a school bus for exceptional children and assist school bus driver in maintaining discipline while bus is in operation; operate mechanical lift.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • Assist exceptional children on and off the bus and escort children across street upon return home; lift children as required; assure responsible adult meets students leaving the bus.
  • Operate equipment, including wheelchairs, tie-downs, seat belts, harnesses, mechanical lift and other adaptive equipment as necessary.
  • Assist driver in assuring seat belts, harnesses and wheel chair clamps are secured as required.
  • Assist parents and school personnel with safe loading and unloading of students; coordinate seating of exceptional students as required by State Transportation Guidelines.
  • Consult with and assist bus driver in documentation of student information, record-keeping and completing route surveys.
  • Attend in-service meetings and training courses as assigned.
  • Monitor and assist students while bus is in operation.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Emergency Evacuation procedures.
  • Communicate with classroom aides, teachers, principals, and parents concerning student background, medical problems and behavior as appropriate.
  • Maintain regular attendance.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

      KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Operation of mechanical lift, wheel chairs, seat belts, restraining harnesses and wheel chair clamping devices.
  • Safe practices concerning school bus transportation.
  • Problems and concerns of students with special needs.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques.
  • Applicable sections of the Kentucky Administration Regulations and other applicable laws.
  • Health and safety regulations.

ABILITY TO:

  • Maintain proper records and documentation.
  • Assist student loading, unloading and seating arrangements as required.
  • Understand and relate to children with special needs.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Lift students according to established guidelines.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Emergency Evacuation procedures.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights up to 50 pounds

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to:  high school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate as required by Kentucky law.  Completion of bus assistant training.



Primary Location: Transportation Department

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:00 AM
(Eastern Standard Time)