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2200 Eureka Way
Redding, CA
(530) 241-3261

POSITION: Bus Driver
6.5 hours per day, 10 months per year


$18.08 – $19.94 Dependent upon experience

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9/30/2021 11:55 AM Pacific


Under general supervision, to safely drive a school bus or transportation vehicle over an assigned route in the transportation of students; to apply safe-driving principles in vehicle operation; to maintain buses in a clean and safe condition and perform minor bus maintenance; and to do other related work as required.


Drives a school bus or transportation vehicle over an assigned route in accordance with a time schedule; boards and discharges student passengers; assists in loading and unloading of pupils and equipment; transports the students, staff and chaperones on special trips and field trips; enforces District policies and procedures and maintains discipline on buses; prepares daily reports of mileage, time, and student loads; maintains bus cleanliness on a daily basis; performs minor bus maintenance; checks and reports maintenance needs; fuels buses; renders first aid or emergency assistance as needed; may transport other materials in District vehicles; during times when buses are not in use, positions in this class may be assigned to general maintenance and clean-up activities in the transportation department.  Also, may be assigned to pick-up and deliver mail, with this assignment the driver will pick-up and deliver mail to schools; mail packages and film; receive shipment of supplies and materials and delivers to school and central office; keeps records; loads and unloads surplus materials.



Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade; a work history demonstrating dependability and reliability; good driving record; must be able to qualify for District insurance coverage; and some experience in the operation of heavy vehicles.


Safe driving practices; the provisions of the California Motor Vehicle Code and Education Code applicable to the operation of a vehicle in the transportation of students.


Drive a school bus or vehicle safely over a variety of normal and hazardous road conditions; maintain order among students on a bus; make simple reports; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, the public and staff members.


Valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License, Class B; valid California School Bus Driver’s certificate; First Aid certificate issued by the American Red Cross or the California Highway Patrol; valid medical certificate approved by the Department of Motor Vehicles or the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions that apply to all job classifications listed above.  

While performing the duties of a driver, the employee is regularly required to use hands, fingers and arms to reach and feel.

Seeing to read a variety of materials

Frequent hearing and speaking to exchange information

Frequent sitting for driving

Climbing in and out of a vehicle and stairs of buildings

Sitting, standing or walking for extended periods of time

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching

Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally

Proper lifting techniques

Use of hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms

Walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and on occasion lift and/or move with the assistance up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the depth perception.

Requirements / Qualifications

Bus Drivers transporting students for the Shasta Union High School District must meet the following qualifications:
*Valid CA Motor Vehicle Operators License, Class B
*Valid CA School Bus Driver Certificate
*Valid First Aid Certificate

  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume

Comments and Other Information

The Shasta Union High School District (SUHSD) is committed to equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. The hiring process and employment shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, actual or potential, family or marital status or the exclusion of any person because of pregnancy or related conditions, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Section 504 Reasonable Accommodation: Principal Education Services 2200 Eureka Way, Suite B, Redding, CA 96001, (530) 241-3261 Title IX Coordinator: Associate Superintendent of Human Resources 2200 Eureka Way, Suite B, Redding, CA 96001, (530) 241-3261
Valid CA School Bus Driver Certificate, Valid First Aid Certificate

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $18.08
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $19.94 Dependent upon experience