A School Bus Driver interacts daily with children and serves as their trusted transportation to and from school. As such, a School Bus Driver should be free of any traffic or criminal violations and should have an authoritative, yet calming demeanor and a strong understanding of traffic laws. In your job description, it is important to list the responsibilities and duties of the School Bus Driver position, which may include the following:
Transport children and other passengers to and from school.
Obey all traffic laws
Maintain a clean and mechanically sound bus at all times.
Ensure the safety of all students
Verify permissions for children who ride home with friends.
Assist students with getting on and off the bus as needed.
Discipline children as needed to maintain a safe environment.
Perform inspections of the bus before and after each route.