Rocky Mountain School District No. 6


CW24-13 Casual School Bus Driver

CUPE (External)

Location: Windermere Operations

Competition #: 17034

Open To: External

Date Posted: April 2nd, 2024

Closing Date: April 30th, 2024 - 4:00pm

Job Start Date: May 1st, 2024

Compensation Rate:

$28.39/hr, as per the Collective Agreement 440

Hours Per Week:


Additional Information:

School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain) is now accepting applications for Casual Bus Driver in the Windermere Zone.

The School Bus Driver is responsible for the safe operation of school buses used to transport students on prescribed routes within the School District. The School Bus Driver may also participate in the busing of students on curricular and extracurricular field trips both inside and outside the district. Independent judgment and initiative is exercised in the safe and timely operation of the school bus. Effective interpersonal relationships and skilled communication are key components to being successful in this role. Work is performed under the general direction of the Operations Supervisor.                                     

Examples of Work

  1. Safely operates the school bus on established routes throughout the school district and on trips.
  2. In accordance with appropriate motor vehicle regulations, completes pre-trip and post-trip safety checks on the school bus and reports problems to supervisor and/or bus mechanic.
  3. Performs daily, weekly and annual cleaning of the school bus, as per the requirements in the National Safety Code and School District practices.
  4. Promotes a positive environment while operating the school bus by supporting appropriate student behavior in accordance with District policy and regulations.
  5. Consistently demonstrates a firm, fair, courteous and patient approach when communicating with students, staff, parents and other members of the public.
  6. Educates students on school bus safety.
  7. Reports, road hazards and accidents.
  8. Attends meetings and workshops as required.
  9. Complete and maintain all documentation in accordance with all applicable regulations, policies and practices.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  1. Knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Act, ICBC regulations, National Safety Code and other regulations applicable to the operation of a school bus.
  2. Demonstrated ability to operate a school bus in a safe and responsible manner.
  3. Knowledge of emergency procedures and safety equipment.

Required Training, Experience and Certification

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Minimum 5 years driving experience and an acceptable driving abstract.
  3. Valid Class 2 Driver’s license for the Province of British Columbia.
  4. Pass annual driver medical in accordance with School District practice.
  5. First Aid would be an asset.

Rate of Pay

$28.39/hr, as per the Collective Agreement 440

For further information, please contact Brian Nickurak, Operations Supervisor, 250-342-6814

Electronic applications are required from all applicants. If you are qualified and interested in the above competition, please submit your electronic application (including at least two references who have supervised you) by Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 4:00 pm (MST), via Make a Future Job Code # 3705225

Thank you for your interest in School District 6. Please note, only candidates moving forward in this process will be contacted for an interview.

School District 6 (Rocky Mountain) celebrates equality and diversity in the workplace. Our commitment is to ensure equity in employment, and we affirm and welcome applicants from all backgrounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and age, except as prescribed by law.