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Head Bus Driver

Position: Head Bus Driver
Program: Transportation
Category: Non-Instructional
  • Southern Adirondack Education Center, Hudson Falls; OR 
  • F. Donald Myers Education Center, Saratoga Springs
Position Status: Full-Time
Months per Year: 12-Months
Job Posting Start Date: May 27, 2022
Position Start Date: as soon as possible
Application Deadline: Until filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Five years of training and/or experience in the operation of buses or other large automotive equipment.

SPECIAL  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  ACCEPTANCE  OF APPLICATIONS:    Eligibility for the appropriate level New York State driver's license to operate school buses at the time of application. Possession of the license at time of appointment.  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age. NOTE:

(A)   In addition, candidates must satisfY the requirements for School Bus Driver set forth in the Rules and Regulations  of the New York State Commissioner  of Education.(CDL  Class B with Passenger and School Bus endorsements).

(B)  If the position involves examination of School Bus Drivers in accordance with Section 6.16 of

Law, candidates must possess certification as an examiner issued by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at time of appointment.

(C)      Candidate must obtain NYS SED School Bus Driver Instructor (SBDI) certificate within one(l) year ofthe date ofthe appointment.

7.5 hours - 7:00am-3:00pm


DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:   This is supervisory work involving responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of buses in a school district transportation system. A Head Bus Driver oversees the driver functions.  Additionally, the Head Bus Driver must have sufficient skills and knowledge to determine the need of maintenance and repair of buses which are referred to maintenance personnel.   The work is performed under general supervision of the Transportation Safety and Training Manager in accordance with established policies and procedures. Supervision is exercised over the activities of Bus Drivers by observations and reports.  The incumbent does related work as required.





The BOCES is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. The BOCES strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender identity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, military status, including past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic or other protected class recognized by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, disciplinary action, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. The BOCES also prohibits any form of disciplinary action, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for the good faith reporting of incidents of discrimination, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in any investigation related to a report or claim of discrimination. Any employee, regardless of position or title, who subjects an individual to illegal discrimination or retaliation in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including the termination of employment. 

The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES does not discriminate in its programs and activities, including employment and admission as applicable, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, economic status, marital status, veterans' status, political affiliation, domestic victim status, use of a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog, disability, or other classifications protected under federal or state law, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The designated district compliance officer(s) will coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law. The BOCES Civil Rights Compliance Officer is: Turina Parker, Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES
 267 Ballard Road, Suite 5, Wilton, NY 12831. phone: (518) 581-3716, email: [email protected]. Complaints may also be filed with the Office for Civil Rights, New York Office, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, phone (646) 428-3800, fax (646) 428-3843.