Driver
National Express
Acheson, AB
Getting students to school safely, on time, and ready to learn.

Stock Transportation has decades of experience in providing safe and reliable transportation to students across Canada. Stock is also part of a much larger family along with Durham School Services, Petermann, Septran, The Provider, TransExpress, Safeway, and Smith Bus who come together as National Express LLC (NELLC). NELLC is one of the leading transportation provider companies in North America, operating 250 branches and employing over 30,000 individuals. As a leader in student transportation, NELLC is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service, and positive employee relations. For more information please visit http://www.stocktransportation.com and http://www.nellc.com.

If you’re a retiree, stay-at-home parent, self-employed or someone looking for a part-time, seasonal position with a stable income then a School Bus Driver position is perfect for you. You will be required to work mornings and afternoons Monday through Friday during the school year and get the benefit of enjoying evenings, weekends, school and statutory holidays to yourself. Think of all the time you’ll have to spend with your family or travel. Apply today!

Summary:
A School Bus Driver provides daily transportation services to students on an assigned route. The Driver interacts with Parents, Teachers, and other School Board personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Pick up passengers at pre-determined locations
Report to work on time and operate route in a safe manner
Conduct pre-trip inspections daily, using Company tools and swipe technology
Practice defensive driving at all times, and proactively avoid accidents by practicing safe driving and work habits
Lift and close bus doors daily, and assist passengers who are boarding and exiting the bus
Evacuate bus in emergency situations and physically assist passengers to evacuate
Refill fuel and washer fluid in assigned vehicle when necessary, before picking up passengers
Manage student behaviour by exercising communication and discipline as per Company policies, and report student discipline issues to the school and to the Company immediately
Report all accidents, incidents, and major or minor defects, to office immediately
Complete all required paperwork, including route change sheets, time cards, vehicle repair requests, in a timely manner
Deliver vehicle to office for repairs, preventative maintenance inspections, and repairs
Contact parents of passengers if instructed to by the Company
Attend all Company Safety Meetings
Adhere to Company standards in the operation of Company vehicles and customer service
Follow all Company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, as well as local Customer Service Center work directions and instructions
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Company

Requirements
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must hold valid provincial driver’s license and possess good driving history (no more than 3 demerit points accumulated and no speeding tickets over 24km/hr)
Must have at least 2 years of driving history in Canada
Must successfully complete the Company provided training program required by the province
Ability to obtain the provincial driver’s license required to operate a school bus
Must successfully complete a criminal background check and Vulnerable Sector Screen (VSS)
Must successfully complete medical test as per the province’s requirements
A First-Aid Certificate may be required depending on the school board
Must be available to work a split shift (both morning and afternoon shifts) on a daily basis from Monday to Friday
Must possess tact and diplomacy in dealing with students, parents, and school district/board personnel
Must be committed, dependable and reliable

Benefits
Company provides training required to obtain the required provincial driver’s license to operate a school bus
Opportunities to earn additional income on chartered routes or summer camps
Employee Referral Bonus – Earn an additional $250 if someone you refer is hired as a Driver
B.Y.K.O.B – Bring Your Kids On Board
Company provides personal protective equipment (i.e. Safety Vest)
Ongoing training & development (i.e. Health & Safety, Defensive Driving, etc.)
Incentives for good attendance and safety records
Access to group rates and discounts
No Evening or Weekend shifts
Only work on school days – Enjoy the days off on P.A. Days, Statutory Holidays, March Break, Summer
Stock Transportation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available, upon request, to candidates in all aspects of the selection process.

Physical Demands, Sensory Demands and Working Conditions
Exercise a high degree of attention and dexterity in the operation of the school bus
Keep the school bus neat, clean, and sweep the interior of school bus on a daily basis
Must be comfortable driving alone and in all road conditions (i.e. rush hour traffic, snow-covered roads in winter, etc.)
See detailed chart below

Required
Frequency (Rare-1, Occasional-2, Always-3, Continuous-4)
Weight / Height
Rare 1-4%, Occasional 5-32%, Always 33-65%, Continuous 66-100%

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Physical Demands
Sitting
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Standing
Y

x

during safety evacuation
Walking
Y

x

during safety evacuation
Running
Y

x

during safety evacuation
Bending
Y

x

in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation
Climbing
Y

x

36" from ground
in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation
Crouching
Y

x

in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation
Crawling
Y

x

in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation
Kneeling
Y

x

in and around vehicle, pre-trip inspection, child check, safety evacuation
Lifting
Y

x

25lbs
lifting and closing bus doors, retrieve equipment, safety evacuation
Carrying
Y

x

50lbs
assisting with loading and unloading passengers, safety evacuation
Pulling with arms
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Pushing with arms
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Reaching above shoulders
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Reaching at shoulder height
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Reaching below shoulders
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Gripping
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Gross motor skills
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Fine finger movements
Y

x

during operation of vehicle
Neck movement and rotation
Y

x

during operation of vehicle, keep straight, turn to check vehicle mirrors
Stepping ankle motion
Y

x
10lbs
during operation of vehicle
Sensory Demands
Vision
Y

x

to see the roads
Awareness
Y

x

awareness of surroundings, stay vigilant of dangers
Intellect
Y

x

operate vehicle and transport passengers safely
Communication - verbal
Y

x

talk to passengers, parents, school personnel, Company staff
Communication - written
Y

x

fill out forms and reports
Working Conditions
Noise
Y

x

noise from passengers and vehicle
Vibration
Y

x

vibration from vehicle
Lighting
Y

x

sunlight, street lights, headlights
Dust
Y

x

dust from roads
Chemicals
Y

x

diesel or gasoline fuel, oils, washer fluids
Hot temperatures
Y

x

summer weather, no air conditioning in bus
Cold temperatures
Y

x

winter weather
Time pressures
Y

x

adhere to route times

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Acheson-Edmonton
Work Locations Edmonton 26955 Ellis Rd C/O STOCK 5101 Acheson T7X 6N3
Job Driver Canada Bus
Organization Canada Bus
Schedule Regular
Employee Status Driver or Bus Assistant
: Part-time
Job Level Day Job
Travel No
Job Posting Jan 28, 2019, 3:10:23 PM