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School bus driver

Position Type Part-time
Start 12/06/2019
School Name French American School of Puget Sound
City, State Mercer Island, WA 
Posted 12/06/2019

School Bus Driver

Job Description

Job Duties include:

  • Drive one AM & two PM bus routes.
  • Fuel the bus as needed and turn in receipts to Facilities, Office and Transportation Director.
  • Maintain respectful and orderly conduct on the bus.
  • Maintain daily logs.
  • Notify Facilities, Office and Transportation Director of maintenance needs in timely fashion.
  • Report safety-related concerns to Facilities, Office and Transportation Director in timely fashion.
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned to this position.

Job Requirements:

  • Dependable, reliable and experienced school bus driver.
  • Flexible, communicative and a team player
  • Must favorably pass a background check, MVR, and drug test.
  • Approximate route times: AM is 6:45 - 8:30. PM is 3:20 – 6:30.
  • Route originates on Mercer Island and will travel to Seattle neighborhoods of Magnolia and Queen Anne in the morning and Bellevue and Redmond in the afternoon.
  • Willingness to provide excellent customer service in keeping with FASPS standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission, values, and philosophy, especially related to diversity and the environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least seven (7) years of licensed driving experience.
  • Three (3) years of commercial driving experience (bus driving a plus) preferred.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B with a Passenger (P) Endorsement is required and an S endorsement is preferred but not required.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively.
  • Successful completion of DCYF background check.
  • Submit and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and DOT physical screening; and on-going random tests required per DOT regulations.


  • $35 / hour
  • Number of days
  • Additional income from Field trip driving and other needs as assigned
  • Permanent part-time position
  • Please email resume.


Victoria Paolacci-Mellor

Facilities, Office and Transportation Director


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