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School Bus Instructor
Catholic Charities of San Francisco

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School Bus Instructor
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Catholic Charities of San Francisco
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Job Summary

$35 per hour
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 26 days ago
Job Role
Driving Instructor, School Bus Driver
Employer's Industry

Job Description

Catholic Charities SF, the not-for-profit service arm of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, is one of the Bay Area's largest human services organizations. Catholic Charities SF provides programs and services for 70,000 people in need within the three county regions of San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo Counties. Catholic Charities SF's programs include a full spectrum of services for families and youth, single parents, aging adults, persons living with HIV, refugees and immigrants, homeless and those at risk of being homeless, individuals with physical disabilities, and incarcerated adults and youth. In conjunction with Mercy/Charities Housing Inc., Catholic Charities SF is also a recognized leader in a not-for-profit housing development.

Pay Range

$35.00 hourly


  • Conducts training program for new drivers and in-service training of currently employed drivers.
  • Maintains files on driver’s licenses, school bus certificates, physical examination, first aid training certification, in-service training hours and informs drivers of due dates and assists in preparing them for tests.
  • Prepares reports as needed.
  • Participates in the recruitment of drivers.
  • Participation in safety programs related to transportation.
  • Performs driver on-the-road evaluations and prescribes remedial or additional behind-the-wheel or classroom training for drivers.

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


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Possession of a valid California Class A or B driver license,
  • Unrestricted California Special Driver Certificate for operating a school bus
  • Valid Unrestricted California School Bus Driver Instructor Certificate.
  • Five years of school bus driving experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Safe driving practices, emergency procedures and basic requirements for the safe operation of a school bus.
  • The rules and regulations pertaining to school bus operation as set forth in the California Vehicle Code, Education Code, and the Passenger Transportation Safety Handbook (HPH 82.7).
  • The current methods of training and evaluation of school bus drivers.
  • Conducts driver training programs and to assist with driver evaluations.
  • Perform clerical functions necessary to accomplish the above tasks.
  • Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contracted in the course of work.
  • Drive a bus or other automotive equipment safely and efficiently, maintain discipline over students, follow oral or written directions, keep trip records and make reports.
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in cross-cultural situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequent bending, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, twisting, and walking.
  • Intermittent lifting, pushing, and pulling.
  • Intermittent repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment.
  • Driving is required for this position.


The work environment characteristics 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.

  • In the classroom & behind the wheel of the busDISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Department or Program: CYO Transportation
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position
Union status: Non-union
Fingerprinting clearance: Required
TB Screening: Required
First Aid Certificate: Standard First Aid required

Business Overview

Our Story

Catholic Charities' programs help people of all faiths; everyone is welcome. Though we are the social services expression of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, we operate as an independent organization; and do not contribute funds to the church in any way. In fact, 86% of your donation goes directly into our programs.


Culture & Perks

Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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