Bus Driver

Detroit Cristo Rey High School5679 West Vernor Hwy.Detroit, MI 48209
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Position Description

Title of the position:         Bus Driver
Organization:                     Corporate Work Study  
Department:                        Transportation
Reports to:                           Director of Transportation
Type:                                       Full-Time/ 10 month
Status:                                     Salary/Exempt
General Description
The Bus Driver is responsible for transporting students to/from their work site using school owned buses or mini vans. 
Drivers are responsible for student safety, must comply with all traffic and safety regulations, and communicate with the Transportation Director.   Shifts are from roughly 7:30-10:00 am and 3:00-5:30 pm.
This position is for the 10-month school year and does not require services over the summer. 
Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Driving
    • Maintain bus driver’s license and all other legally required examinations, endorsements, and licenses
    • Comply with all traffic and safety rules and regulations
    • Complete annual driver safety refresher training course sponsored by and held at DCRHS
    • Adhere to and enforce all Safety Rules
    • Candidate must be able to perform routine vehicle inspection checks and inform Transportation Director of any maintenance problems or safety issues that need to be addressed.  
    • Immediately report any accident or incident involving the vehicle or student
    • School vehicles are intended for school and DCRHS Students only and not for personal use.  Unauthorized use or passengers are not permitted.
  • Student Safety
    • Ensure use of seat belts at all times
    • Ensure and maintain student headcount in vehicle at all times
    • Never allow unauthorized persons in the vehicle at any time
    • Never leave students at any location other than designated work site
    • Never allow student to take a ride from anyone else


High school diploma or GED
Excellent driving record, with experience driving high-school students preferred
Hold and maintain a valid Michigan driver’s license with all legally required endorsements (subject to initial and follow up verification)
Passing of an annual medical physical (paid for by DCRHS)
Signed copy of Driver Agreement and Code of Conduct Forms (attached)
Ability to operate and communicate clearly on a phone
Effectively communicate with students, parents, school staff, and others in a calm and respectful manner at all times
Sensitivity to the ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the student body
Positive attitude

The Archdiocese of Detroit is an equal opportunity employer that does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital or other legally protected status. Job ID:105926