Bus Driver

Position Title: Part-Time Bus Driver

Date Modified: January 15, 2020

FLSA Classification: Nonexempt

Reports To: Director of Facilities

Job Description:

The School Bus Driver performs driving duties for the school in accordance with the laws and regulations of the state and the policies and procedures of the school.


Essential Functions:

  • Drive a school bus over designated routes in accordance with specified time/date schedules and in accordance with the regulations and laws related to pupil transportation; transport students and teachers on athletic and educational field trips both in and out of the boundaries of the school district
  • Maintain the school bus in a safe operating condition through prescribed vehicle inspections; report mechanical defects and malfunctions to appropriate personnel
  • Maintain the school bus in clean condition, including interior windows, seats, dash area and floors
  • Maintain student order
  • Maintain current knowledge of emergency evacuation procedures and techniques



  • High school diploma or GED required, supplemented by a minimum of six months previous school bus driving experience or vocational training
  • Valid state of Texas Commercial Driver's License with P & S (passenger & school bus) endorsements
  • Must be able to take charge but deal professionally and calmly in emergencies
  • Must be able to work effectively with employees, students, parents, school administration and local law enforcement representatives


Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • While driving school buses, drivers will be exposed to seasonal heat and cold or adverse weather, while loading and unloading children, controlling traffic and inspecting equipment
  • Drivers will be exposed to fumes, dust, odors, petroleum products and ambient noise daily
  • Drivers must be able to:
    • Deal with stress from driving in difficult traffic environments, interacting with dissatisfied or abusive individuals in a positive manner
    • Possibly deal with exposure to blood borne pathogens
  • Exert 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects
  • Squat, stoop, climb, sit, for long periods of time and perform physical labor, physical mobility and stamina to participate in activities which may be strenuous

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Interested candidates should submit the SMH application, a cover letter, and resume to jobs@smhall.org.

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Saint Mary’s Hall
Michelle Small,
Director of HR
9401 Starcrest Drive
San Antonio, TX 78217


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