School Bus Driver


School Bus Driver

Renfrew County Catholic District School Board
Location: Renfrew County, Ontario
Posted: September 9th 2023
Deadline: November 5th, 2023
Salary: $19.78-$21.99 per hour

Located in Eastern Ontario approximately 100 km northwest of Ottawa, the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board (RCCDSB) operates a Catholic school system for approximately 4,580 students with a deep commitment to faith and faith development in a vibrant educational environment.  The RCCDSB has 20 schools (18 elementary and two secondary schools) in 13 communities covering 7,851 square kilometers for the welfare of 4,580 pupils.

We are recruiting for casual School Bus Drivers. These positions are working a route that includes Rolphton, Deep River, Chalk River, and Pembroke. This position will work 5-7 hours per day and is available immediately.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Business Services, the casual School Bus Driver will be primarily responsible for transporting students of various ages to and from their homes and their respective schools in a safe and effective manner. This individual will also be responsible for:

  • Following established routes and ensuring the established schedule is followed so passengers arrive at their destination on-time.
  • Maintain the health and safety of the students while transporting, loading, and unloading the students.
  • Assist students with boarding and exiting and while crossing the street while the bus is stopped.
  • Transport students on special excursions.
  • Ensure that all policies and procedures are followed while operating the vehicle.
  • Obey all rules and regulations of the Highway Traffic Act at all times.
  • Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Ensuring all students comply with safety regulations.
  • Communicating with schools and transportation services, as needed.
  • Regularly inspecting the bus for the upkeep and maintenance of seats, heating, and other equipment, and report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork as required, such as, trip and mileage logs.
  • Adhere to and enforce bus safety rules and standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Completion of Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license, Ontario school bus license Class B, is preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of safe driving experience.
  • Clean driver’s abstract.
  • Ability to read and interpret maps.
  • Excellent driving skills and habits.
  • Ability to remain attentive when faced with distractions and when sitting for an extended period of time.
  • First Aid and CPR certifications are considered assets.
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This casual position is with an equal opportunity employer and offers a wide range of assignments. This is a non-unionized position.

All interested applicants are invited to submit an updated resume including details of qualifications, experience and professional references.

It is imperative that all new applicants to the board submit an original current, satisfactory vulnerable screening criminal background check prior to commencement of employment.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

RCCDSB is committed to barrier-free selection processes and therefore if contacted for this position, you should advise the human resources department in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Contact Information
Renfrew County Catholic District School Board
Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada

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