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bus driver / grounds / custodian

bus driver / grounds / custodian

April 21, 2022
Salary:      Range 7 on the Classified Salary Schedule.  Full-time employees are provided with Major Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee and dependents.
                 $19.22 to $20.18 (District employees includes longevity)
Work Year:    261 Days Year; 8 hours/day; 5 days/week; 12 months/year
Starting Date:    As soon as possible.
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  Must possess or obtain through Biggs Unified a valid California School Bus Driver’s License (Class B and Endorsement PS).  Must have knowledge of safe driving practices, and provisions of the California Motor Vehicle Code and Education Code that are applicable to the operation of vehicles in transporting school children.  Must have the ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions and the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors, principals, teachers, students, community and other personnel.
Must be self-motivated and reliable. Must have:  1) knowledge of materials and equipment used in grounds care,  2) knowledge of the use of basic mechanical tools in performing minor repairs, 3) ability to lift sixty pounds from ground level to table top level, and 4) ability to stay on feet for long periods of time.
Personal Qualities: 
Maintain a professional appearance; meet District standards for physical and mental health; demonstrate enthusiasm for assignment; demonstrate good work ethics; and demonstrate ability to maintain cooperative relations with others.
Under the direction of assigned supervisors, perform custodial, light maintenance, grounds and bus driver functions and perform related duties as assigned.  (See individual job descriptions for Bus Driver, Light Maintenance/Custodian, Grounds for further clarification on duties for this position)
Drive a school bus; transport student to and from school; transport children and teachers on field trips if assigned; maintain bus safety; clean bus regularly; inspect bus for needed repairs; pick up and discharge students at bus stops; escort children across streets; stop traffic if necessary; report safety incidents; maintain discipline on the bus; cite students for infractions; communicate with parents; plus perform other related duties as assigned.
Perform custodial duties at assigned site; request supplies; clean classrooms, offices, cafeterias and other facilities; sweep, scrub, mop floors, vacuum rugs and carpets, strip, wax and refinish floors, shampoo and spot clean carpets; dust and polish furniture, light fixtures, and woodwork; clean chalkboards, trays and erasers; empty and clean waste receptacles and pencil sharpeners; clean and adjust shades or blinds; clean, scrub, and disinfect student and staff restrooms; wash windows and wall; clean sinks, mirrors and other bathroom fixtures; stock supplies and replenish as needed; pick up paper and other debris around the school grounds and buildings; drive a vehicle as necessary; plus perform other related duties as assigned.  Perform light maintenance duties such as changing light bulbs, light tubes, unclog toilets and sinks, change fuses, minor paint touchups, etc.
Under general supervision; to provide students with an attractive and safe, natural environment in which to learn in Biggs Unified School District, and perform other assigned duties.
Attend all meetings as directed.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Safe driving practices
Applicable laws, codes, rules, and regulations related to assigned activities
Technical aspects of transportation
Health and safety regulations
First aid and medical care and emergency evacuation procedures
CHP requirements for school buses
Proper lifting techniques
Preventative maintenance practices
Basic record keeping techniques
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
Operate a school bus and other transportation vehicles (Biggs Unified will train employee)
Maintain order and discipline among students while driving a school bus
Maintain vehicle in a clean and safe operating condition
Recognize equipment malfunctions and take appropriate action
Observe legal and defensive driving practices
Learn designated bus routes including stops and traffic hazards
Lift students according to established guidelines
Perform first aid or medical care
Meet schedules and time lines
Understand and follow oral and written directions
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Maintain and submit, in a timely manner, routine records
Observe health and safety regulations
Maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance
Sit for extended periods of time while operating buses
Hear and speak to exchange information
Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally
Bend at the waist, kneel, or crouch
Move hands and fingers to perform job functions
See to read printed materials
Possession of a valid California School Bus Driver Certificate prior to driving
California Class B driver’s license with passenger endorsement
Valid First Aid/Red Cross Certificate or endorsement by the CHP
Floor lift and arm lift 60 pounds
Driving a vehicle to conduct work
Emergency call back
Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions
Regular exposure to fumes, dust, and odors
Subject to noise and fumes from equipment operation
Exposure to chemical fumes and vapors such as gasoline and diesel fuel
Working in a cramped or restrictive work chamber
Working around moving objects or vehicles
Traffic conditions
District Applicants only:  Send letter of application with qualifications to the District Office.
Application Procedure:   All of the following information must be received before your application will be considered for this position: 1) classified application; 2) at least two letters of recommendation.  A resume without an application will not be considered.   Applications and information may be obtained from Biggs Unified School District, 300 B Street, Biggs, CA 95917 or or
Application Deadline:    May 2, 2022 or until filled
Biggs Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Sub. instructional aide pool

Sub. instructional aide pool

Work Year:  On call
Salary:   $15.06/hr
Start Date:  As needed
Minimum Qualifications:

PERSONAL QUALITIES: Maintain a professional appearance; meet District standards for physical and mental health; demonstrate enthusiasm for assignment; demonstrate ability to maintain cooperative relations with others.


Graduation from high school and some applicable experience, education or training related to the program area.  Recent experience in working with children or youth groups desirable.   


Knowledge and Abilities:

Ability to understand and work effectively with children.  Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.  Ability to engage in strenuous physical activities.  Ability to perform simple clerical work.  Ability to type or drive if required for the particular position.  Ability to maintain harmonious working relationships with teachers, other employees, students, and parents.


Bilingual (Spanish) preferred, not required.


Position Description:

Under the direction of a classroom teacher, assists in the classroom with the instruction of children as assigned.  Assists with duplication of materials, playground and lunchroom supervision; performs various clerical duties including typing, filing, copying, taking attendance; correcting tests and proctors examinations; prepares teaching aids and performs other duties as assigned or required.


Application Procedure:

Applicants must submit a Classified application, resume, and letters of recommendation. Applications may be obtained from or Biggs Unified School District, 300 B Street, Biggs, CA 95917.


Application Deadline:   Until a list has been established.


Equal Opportunity Employer

NOTE:  We will accept the following applications at any time:  Substitute Teacher *, Coaches, and Substitute classified, such as Custodian, Instructional Aide, and Cook. We can only accept your application for a current job opening.  If you have an application on file from a previous position, you may request that application be pulled for the current position. Job announcements and applications may be obtained at the Administration Building at 300 B Street in Biggs, or All application materials must be received by the deadline.  For more information please call (530) 868-1281, X250 for the Human Resources office.

The applications for certificated and classified are on this web page.  Please see all required documents to be included with the application on the job announcement.
Thank you.
 Equal Opportunity Employer