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Light Maintenance / Custodian / Bus Driver

Light Maintenance / Custodian / Bus Driver

September 16, 2020
                
WORK YEAR:       6 hours/day; 5 day/week; 11 month/year; time to be determined
SALARY:        Range 6 on the Classified Salary Schedule - $17.18 to 18.94/ hour - (Longevity - Depending on experience)
START DATE:        ASAP
            
JOB GOAL:        To provide students with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place in which to learn, plan, and develop.  To provide students with safe transportation to and from school.
 
Graduation from high school or the equivalent.  (1) Must have valid California Bus Driver license or the willingness to obtain one.  If necessary, the District will assist the top candidate in obtaining the bus driver license.  Must have/obtain 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.  (2) Knowledge of modern cleaning methods, materials, and equipment used in custodial and light maintenance, and grounds care.  (3) The ability to operate heating and ventilating equipment.  (4) Ability to lift 60 pound from the floor and arm lift.  (5) Ability to climb ladders to a height of 2 stories.  (6) Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.  (7) Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions.  (8) Ability to work cooperatively with administrators, principals, teachers, students and other personnel.
 
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.
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction of assigned supervisors, perform custodial, light maintenance, and bus driver functions and perform related duties as assigned.  (See individual job descriptions for Bus Driver, Light Maintenance and Custodian for further clarification on duties for this position)
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
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 light maintenance duties such as changing light bulbs, light tubes, unclog toilets and sinks, change fuses, minor paint touchups, etc.
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.
Attend all meetings as directed.
Perform related duties as assigned.
 
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE OF:
Materials, tools, equipment used in custodial work
Modern cleaning methods
Safety practices
Applicable laws, codes, rules, and regulations related to school bus transportation
CHP requirements for school buses
Basic record keeping
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
 
ABILITY TO:
Perform custodial duties at District sites as assigned
Operate and maintain cleaning equipment
Maintain buildings and grounds in a clean, orderly, and secure condition
Work independently with little direction
Operate a school bus safely
Maintain order and discipline
Maintain vehicle in a clean and safe operation condition
Lift students or goods or equipment
Perform first aid or medical care
Maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance
Sit and stand for long periods of time
Observe health and safety regulations
Able to speak, read and write in English
Communicate effectively with others
Bend at the waist, kneel, or crouch
Reach overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally
Move hands and fingers to perform job functions
See to read printed materials
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduation from high school.
 
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a valid California School Bus Driver Certificate (Class B and Endorsement PS)
Class B driver’s license with passenger endorsement
Valid First Aid/Red Cross Certificate or endorsement by the CHP
Floor and arm lift up to 70 pounds

WORKING CONDITIONS:
ENVIRONMENT:
Indoor and outdoor environment
Regular exposure to fumes, dust, and odor
Seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather conditions
Emergency call out
 
HAZARDS:
Noise and fumes from equipment operation
Exposure to chemical fumes and vapors 
Working around moving objects or vehicles
Traffic conditions
Potential body fluids
 
Application Procedure:
Applications and information may be obtained from www.biggs.org; www.Edjoin.org or Biggs Unified School District, 300 B Street, Biggs, CA 95917.
 
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 or recommendation.
In-District Procedure:

Please submit a letter of application with qualifications to Donna Cyr in the District Office or Business Office prior to the deadline.
 
Application Deadline:   09/21/2020 or open until filled
 
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 www.biggs.org. 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