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Aide School Bus 12 month

Baltimore City Public Schools
retirement plan
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
200 East North Avenue (Show on map)
February 25, 2024

The Aide School Bus will attend to the safety, care, and comfort of special education students and other students on all school buses. Assists students in boarding and disembarking from school buses. Lifts and carries students as required. Monitors student behavior on buses. Completes daily attendance of students riding the bus.


Essential Functions



  • Assists students in boarding and disembarking from all school buses. Lifts students when necessary. Assigns students to seats.
  • Adjusts safety straps and stores crutches and other orthopedic aids on the bus. Properly secures students in various types of equipment.
  • Monitors students on the bus for behavioral and physical problems.
  • Maintains bus schedules of each student on route showing addresses, telephone numbers, pick-ups, etc.
  • Follows prescribed procedures when a parent or an adult fails to meet a student at the bus stop.
  • Assists the bus driver in developing emergency evacuation plans and in performing bus evacuation drills.
  • Assists in emergency situations and efficiently and quickly evacuates students from the bus as needed.
  • Assists the bus driver in receiving information needed to complete accident reports.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies and contractual agreements; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and professional standards.
  • Reviews MVA and background records of bus personnel. Recommends and/or takes actions as appropriate.
  • Communicates with contractors, bus personnel, and school administrators regarding transportation issues.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records of all required MSDE documentation.
  • Investigations, complaint resolution, training.
  • Inbound and outbound call support.
  • Provides general and bus status information.
  • Receives transportation service concerns.
  • Reviews and approves school bus drivers and other transportation forms for correctness of time, mileage, codes, job numbers, total passengers, and operating objectives.
  • Compiles and prepares documents for data entry and enters data into various computer software applications and transportation systems.
  • Monitors and ensures daily compliance with transportation service performance standards and cost-effectiveness, policy, and operating objectives.
  • Supervises bus loading and unloading of students at one or more schools and other loading points.
  • Assist with training as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned



Maximum Salary


18.36

Minimum Salary


16.22

Desired Qualifications



  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience working with special education students is preferred.
  • Knowledge of school safety, procedural, and policy guidelines and applicable regulations.
  • Skills in communication and human relations.
  • Ability to use and care for school bus and related equipment and supplies according to written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with administrators, teachers, students, other employees, and the general public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with other departmental officials, associates, and employees.
  • Must have complex problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess excellent cross-organizational knowledge.
  • Ability to maintain records and write routine reports.
  • Skilled in the use of computer applications, including Microsoft office.
  • Possess a C Driver License
  • Must attend and pass the Defensive Driving Course within 45 days of employment
  • Must be able pass the DOT Physical



Full time or Part time


Full time

Additional Details


Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:



  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application


Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel (PSRP) bargaining unit.

This position is affiliated with the City Retirement Plan.




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