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Employment - Transportation

The Brandywine School District Transportation Department regularly accepts applications for school bus drivers and bus attendants.  Applications for both positions must be submitted online.  Click here for our online application information page.

 

Bus Driver and Bus Aide Application Information

 

·         MANDATORY – You must have a checking, savings, or credit union account for direct deposit (Required by State Law)

·         MANDATORY – Need original Social Security Card (we make a copy for the payroll department)

·         Completed online application

·         Never convicted of a drug related crime

·         Never convicted of a Class A or Class B felony. Felony based on causing death, felony sexual offense, or felony against public administration (bribery, etc.)

·         No sentence for any other felony extending into the past 5 years

·         Never convicted of any crime against a child

 

FOR DRIVERS ONLY:

·         Completed as part of online application the Transportation - Authorization for Release of Records form. 
·         Commercial Drivers License – CDL-B (or CDL-A) with Passenger Endorsement.  Transportation Office will assist in obtaining proper license and endorsements.

·         If licensed in Delaware less than 5 years, provide driving record from all other state(s) in which you were licensed for the past 5 years.

·         If licensed in another state, must hold CDL-B (or CDL-A) with passenger and school bus endorsements in home state.  Provide 5 year driving record from home state, complete Delaware school bus driver training (class and on-the-road driving) and meet all other requirements (annual physical, TB tests, drug screening, background check, etc.)

 

DELAWARE SCHOOL BUS ENDORSEMENT QUALIFICATIONS (For Drivers only)

·         No more than 5 points

·         No D.U.I. suspension, revocation, or disqualification for moving offenses in last 5 years

·         Never convicted of a drug related crime

·         Never convicted of a Class A or Class B felony. Felony based on causing death, felony sexual offense, or felony against public administration (bribery, etc.)

·         No sentence for any other felony extending into the past 5 years

·         Never convicted of any crime against a child

 

CDL SELF-STUDY (For Drivers only)

The CDL drivers manual can be obtained from the Brandywine School District Transportation Office, the State of Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (either at one of their facilities or online at the Division of Motor Vehicles web site).  Click here for the online State of Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles Commercial Driver License Manual
·         Study Sections 1 thru 4 and Section 10 in CDL book.  Review Section 5 (we do not have air brakes but there may be a question about them on the test).  Study the multiple-choice question and answer packets (from the Transportation Office).

·         BEFORE YOU GO TO MOTOR VEHICLE TO TAKE TESTS, GET A CDL TEST FEE WAIVER FROM THE TRANSPORTATION OFFICE.  There is NO reimbursement if the Applicant pays for the CDL permit.

·         Three DMV Commercial Driver tests are required – General Knowledge, Passenger, and School Bus

 

After you obtain your CDL permit and have received a DMV receipt indicating that you have passed the written School Bus Driver test, submit to the Transportation Department.  The Transportation Department will schedule your classroom and on-the-road training, fingerprinting, Child Protection Registry clearance and pre-employment drug testing. 

 

The Transportation Department will schedule your DMV driving test during your on-the-road training.

 

STATE TRAINING (For Drivers & Aides)

You will be registered for a 2 day class for School Bus Employment and provided location and times.

 

PHYSICAL

FOR DRIVERS:  A work physical must be completed (at your initial expense) on the State of Delaware School Bus Driver Physical form.  Keep your receipt (full or partial reimbursement for out-of-pocket physical exam fees may be possible after you work for us for 90 days).  The original, signed form must be submitted to the Transportation Office.  Call the Transportation Office if you have had a recent USDOT physical. 

FOR AIDES:  A completed Bus Attendant/Aide Health Certification is required (no reimbursement is available)

 

TB TESTING (For Drivers & Aides)

A “negative” TB test is required within 12 months before your date of hire or within 2 weeks after your date of hire.  If you have not had a recent TB test, you can have your doctor do one while performing your physical examination.  We will not reimburse you for out-of-pocket expenses for a separate TB test.

 

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK (For Drivers & Aides)

The Transportation Office will schedule a fingerprinting appointment with the Delaware State Police at applicant’s expense. 

 

 

 

Directions to the Transportation Department

 

From the Claymont Area:  Heading south on Governor Printz Blvd. (which becomes Northeast Blvd. at the city limits) in to Wilmington, turn left on East 30th Street (which becomes Todds Lane); continue onto Todds Lane and follow to Edgemoor Avenue and turn left.  After turning left Edgemoor Avenue dead ends at the bus yard.

From the Wilmington Area:  Heading north on Northeast Blvd., turn right onto East 30th Street and follow the same directions as above after turning on East 30th Street.

 

It is the policy of the Board of Education of the Brandywine School District (“District”) that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age or disability, be subjected to any discrimination prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, as amended; American with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and other applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders. This policy applies to recruitment, employment, and subsequent placement, training, promotion, compensation, continuation, probation, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment over which the District has jurisdiction. Any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at 302-793-5000.

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Como norma de la Mesa Directiva del Distrito Escolar Brandywine, ninguna persona será discriminada, por razones de raza, color, credo, sexo, nacionalidad, edad o discapacidad según está prohibido por: el Acta de Derechos Cíviles de 1964 (Civil Rights Act of 1964), según enmendado; el Acta de Discriminación en el empleo por edad (Age Discrimination in Employment Act), según enmendado; el Acta de Americanos con Discapacidades, Sección 504 de el Acta de Rehabilitación de 1973 (American with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973), según enmendado; Las Enmiendas Educativas Titulo IX del 1972 (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972); y otras leyes, regulaciones, y Ordenes Ejecutivas que apliquen. Ésta norma aplica a durante el periódo de reclutamiento, colocación, adiestramiento, promoción, compensación, continuación, libertad condicional, despido, y otros términos y condiciones de empleo sobre los cuales, el Distrito tiene jurisdicción. Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor comuniquese del Departamento de Recursos Humanos al 302-793-5000.
Last Modified on October 8, 2013
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