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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Bus Driver
Position Classification Code: G4044
Job Family: Auxiliary
Pay Level: 03
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
A School Bus Driver picks up and drops off students going to and from school, following established routes. School Bus Drivers might also transport students to special events, like field trips and after-school sporting events. School Bus Drivers work for elementary schools, high schools and even some day care centers. Split shifts, such as working during early morning and then mid-afternoon hours, are common for School Bus Drivers.
Standard Duties:
Drives a university-owned bus, providing safe and efficient transportation to the university community and its visitors. Performs routine vehicle inspection and maintenance including checking the oil, fuel, brakes, lights, windshield wipers, and water and tire pressures. Provides information and other general assistance to the university community and its visitors. Maintains records of work performed; makes timely reports of accidents, incidents, and unusual occurrences. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
Records maintenance skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to safely and efficiently operate a loaded passenger bus. Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Eighth grade
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License- First Aid/C.P.R. Certification
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-