LOCATION OF POSITION: Monroe One BOCES; Transportation Department
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 Month, Full Time
STARTING DATE: As Soon As Possible
1. Instructs new employees and retrains current employees in the driving of school buses or mini buses/vans in compliance with New York State laws and district procedures.
2. Observes drivers during training to evaluates their performance.
3. Plans, organizes and monitors district‑wide bus driver training and safe driving programs in compliance with state laws.
4. Monitors operators’ driving habits by both on-scene and on‑board observations.
5. Evaluates drivers in compliance with Article 19A of the State of New York Department of Motor Vehicles.
6. Reviews accident reports, discusses incidents with the bus drivers involved and reports findings to the Transportation Director or other higher-level staff member.
7. Trains drivers in the proper procedures to follow in the case of an accident or emergency;
8. Assists the Director of Transportation in communications with representatives of state and local government agencies.
9. Coordinates drug and alcohol testing.
10. Maintains records and files relative to safety and driver performance.
11. Compiles periodic, monthly and annual reports to be submitted to the Transportation Director.
1. Civil Service eligibility as a Bus Driver Trainer/Safety Coordinator:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus three (3) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in a school district transportation office and/or the operation of a bus in the transport of students.
2. Depending upon assignment, possession of a current Class *B* or Class *C* Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a
*P* (Passenger) endorsement and *S* (School Bus) endorsement, issued by the State of New York at the time of appointment (must be twenty-one (21) years of age in order to be eligible to obtain required driver’s license).
3. 19A Certified Examiner and School Bus Driver Instructor (SBDI) certification required.
4. Must meet all other State and Federal pre-employment requirements of the position prior to employment.
5. Physically able to perform essential functions of the position (with or without reasonable accommodations).