Bus Driver

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-848983
    • Job Location: Centennial , CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: March 13, 2023
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Bus Driver

(Part Time, Non-Exempt)

$19.85 to $27.82

Position Summary:

Under the close supervision of the Family Services Manager, this position is responsible for assisting patrons, by providing safe, courteous and timely transportation to a variety of South Suburban Parks and Recreation programs in accordance with the District's policies and all driving laws. The position conducts inspections of the vehicle and performs necessary cleaning duties to ensure a safe, efficient and clean motor vehicle. The job may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours and weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties:

  • Safely transport passengers to approved designated drop off & pick up points for a variety of programs via a bus.
  • Promotes positive customer relations and interactions by greeting patrons in a pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Operates the bus on schedule and within the designated route.
  • Regulates heating, cooling, lighting, and ventilating systems for patron comfort.
  • Conducts pre-trip vehicle inspections; performs vehicle walk through and walk-around before and after each trip; checks fluids and tires on vehicle before starting. Conducts inspections after each operation to note damage or defects including body damage, tires, radiator, lights, instruments, brakes, radio and other equipment. Informs management as needed on all safety and maintenance issues.
  • Maintains a clean bus both inside and outside; removes trash after each trip. Secures and turns in articles found in the bus.
  • Exercise good judgment and practice proper safety precautions at all times. Reports accidents and hazards.
  • Assist with program leadership and supervision while on trip.
  • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; provide information within the area of assignment; resolve complaints in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Recognize emergency and dangerous situations by reacting quickly and calmly. Completes Accident/Incident report.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and orientations.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience driving in a public or private transportation role preferred.

Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:

  • Commercial Driver License (CDL), Class C, and the ability to pass a post-offer, pre-employment DOT physical and drug test is required.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Must be insurable by the District carrier at the onset and for the duration of employment.
  • Possession of current certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid required.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local Government driving requirements and laws and workplace safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use standard defensive driving techniques.
  • The ability to successfully: drive safely, work productively without supervision within established policies and procedures and provide superior customer service.

Material and Equipment Used :

Motor vehicles including a bus, van, and/or vehicles holding more than 15 passengers. Personal computer, phone and other general office equipment.

Working Environment :

Regularly requires driving in a variety of weather conditions, ecosystems, and landscapes, regular exposure to adverse conditions such as dust, noise, and extremes in temperature. This will require negotiating streets with heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic in all types of weather and lighting conditions

Physical Requirements :

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to safely operate a motor vehicle; to walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, reach, twist and grasp, lift, carry, push, and/or pull/drag objects weighing up to 20 pounds. To operate assigned vehicles while exercising good hand/eye and foot/eye coordination; and to verbally communicate and exchange information, or hearing and listening for receiving and interpreting information and warning signals.

This list is not all-inclusive and represents examples of the work environment and physical demands.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.