Parks & Rec Bus Driver
City of Boise

Job Info

Summary Statement

Provides transportation to and from Boise Parks and Recreation youth outdoor programs, playcamps, and senior activities.

This position is open to all interested persons age 19 and older who have a Class B commercial driver's license (CDL) with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements.

This position works up to 19 hours per week; must be able to work Fridays after 5:00 p.m.

This position is designated as At-Will.

Essential Functions

Provides transportation to and from outdoor programs, playcamp locations, senior activities and other recreation activities as assigned. Ensures safety of all passengers while being transported. Adheres to scheduled pick up and drop off times. Performs basic safety inspection of vehicle to ensure it is safe to operate. Performs routine cleaning inside vehicle.

Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.


Valid Class B CDL with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements and two years' bus driving experience.

Working knowledge of bus safety practices; relevant rules and regulations related to a Class B CDL.

Ability to safely operate bus with children, adults and staff aboard; navigate to various areas of the City; display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public and other organizations; communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance; complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations; maintain prompt and regular attendance; and perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving record.

Licensing and Other Requirements
Valid Class B commercial driver's license with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements.

Special Requirements
All applicants must be able to successfully pass City of Boise background check processes which include reference checks and criminal history checks.

Must be able to pass a driving record check.

Commercial Driver's License: In accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) federal regulations this position requires a Commercial Drivers License and is subject to hiring obligations together with drug and/or alcohol DOT testing requirements including Post Offer, Random, Reasonable Suspicion, Post Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for controlled substances prior to hire. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test. Please refer to City and DOT regulations for additional hiring requirements.

Persons in this position must have a CDL that can handle a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver.

Working Conditions

The physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Efforts
While performing the duties of this job the employee is rarely lifting/carrying up to 20 lbs. Also the employee is rarely pushing/pulling up to 35 lbs. The noise level is rarely loud. Work includes sensory ability to talk, hear, touch and feel. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, reach, grasp, climb and balance. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.

Working Environment
The work environment will include inside conditions, outdoor weather conditions, with areas of dust, odors, mist, gases or other airborne matter. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position. Work includes protected exposure to bodily fluids, and chemicals.

This position works: holidays, evenings, and weekends as required.

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