City of Boise Bus Driver in Boise, Idaho

Bus Driver



Bus Driver


$11.00 - $14.00 Hourly


Boise, ID

Job Type

Temporary - Up to 19 Hours


Teen Outreach

Job Number



5/4/2018 5:00 PM Mountain

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Summary Statement

Provides youth transportation to and from outdoor programs and playcamps. This position is open to all interested persons 19 years of age and older who have a Class B CDL with Air Brake Passenger endorsement. This position works up to 20 hours per week.

This position is designated as At-Will.

Must be available to work Fridays after 5:00PM.

Essential Functions

Provides transportation for youth ages 6-12 to and from outdoor programs, playcamp locations, and other recreation activities as assigned. Ensures safety of all passengers while being transported. Adheres to scheduled pick up and drop off times. (85%)

Performs basic safety inspection of vehicle to ensure it is safe to operate. Performs routine cleaning inside vehicle. (15%)

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Total Percentage = 100%


Required Knowledge, Experience, And Training

Requires education and/or experience to attain the following:

Valid Class B CDL with Air Brake and Passenger endorsement and two years bus driving experience.

Working knowledge of bus safety practices; relevant rules and regulations related to a Class B CDL.

Ability to safely operate bus with children and staff aboard; navigate to various areas of the City; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance; and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record.

Licensing And Other Requirements

Valid Class B CDL with Air Brake and Passenger endorsement.

Special Requirements

All applicants must be able to successfully pass City of Boise background check processes which include reference checks and criminal history checks.

Commercial Drivers License: In accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) federal regulations this position requires a Commercial Drivers License and is subject to hiring obligations together with drug and/or alcohol DOT testing requirements including Post Offer, Random, Reasonable Suspicion, Post Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for controlled substances prior to hire. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test. Please refer to City and DOT regulations for additional hiring requirements.

Drug Free Workplace: In accordance with the City of Boise Drug Free Workplace Regulation, this position is designated as safety sensitive and is subject to testing requirements including Post Offer Applicant Testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Suspicion, Post - Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for illegal drug use prior to hire. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test.

Persons in this position must have a CDL that can handle a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver.

Working Conditions

The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Efforts

While performing the duties of this job the employee is rarely lifting/carrying up to 20 lbs. Also the employee is rarely pushing/pulling up to 35 lbs. The noise level is rarely loud. Work includes sensory ability to talk, hear, touch and feel. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, reach, grasp, climb and balance. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.

Working Environment

The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, with areas of dust, odors, mist, gases or other airborne matter. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position. Work includes protected exposure to bodily fluids, and chemicals.

This position works: holidays, evenings, and weekends as required.

All temporary or part-time employees working 19 hours or less are not eligible for benefits. Please visit our website for further details