Transportation Position - DESE MSSD - Area III
Position: Transportation Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Bus Driver - Job ID 5024007
Job Location: Citadel School - Potosi, MO
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: DESE MSSD - Area III
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314-633-3967
Job Description:

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled

Bus Driver
Hourly Rate: $15.00 (School Term Position)

Primary responsibility is to drive a school bus to transport students with severe disabilities.


The incumbent must have the ability to perform the essential functions below either with or without reasonable accommodations.

1. Drive and handle the school bus according to Missouri State Law and program policy/procedure.
2. Follow the assigned daily route schedule.
3. Maintain a clean and safely operating bus.
4. Perform defined pre-trip inspection of bus.
5. Maintain CPR certification at the level determined by the American Heart Association or Red Cross as Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers.
6. Follow student specific special health care procedures as trained by the school nurse.
7. Follow behavior support plans of individual students.
8. Participate in training required of bus drivers to keep skills updated.
9. Perform emergency bus evacuations.
10. Accurately complete required reports on or before established deadline.
11. Lift and move 75 pounds.
12. Demonstrate effective safety skills with students, equipment, environment, etc.
13. Maintain confidentiality of parent, student and staff personally identifiable information.


1. Perform the daily self-care needs of students as required (e.g., diapering, etc.)
2. Infrequent travel for training and staff meetings.
3. Perform other duties as assigned.


1. High School diploma or G.E.D.
2. Valid Class E Driver’s License or CDL with S endorsement.
3. Ability to pass Missouri school bus driver physical.
4. Good driving record.

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position, may be accepted in lieu of the above.)

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer:  Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573) 751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at    

To Our Applicants with Disabilities:  For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619.  Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.  TTY/TDD Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.