New Braunfels

Bus Aide (3186)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleBus Aide
Posting ID3186

Primary Purpose: 


Ride bus and help driver ensure safe and orderly transportation of students with disabilities. 





High School Diploma or GED.


Special Knowledge/ Skills:

Ability to follow verbal instructions and communicate effectively

Ability to operate safety equipment and adaptive equipment

Ability to work well with children with disabilities

Ability to work well and cooperatively with the driver of the bus





Major Responsibilities and Duties:


Student Management


  1. Assist students with disabilities on and off the bus according to their individual needs. (Students should not be lifted to get on or off the bus)

2         Cooperate with the bus driver to load and unload students using the bus lift mechanism when they are unable to load or unload using the normal service door route. 

  1. Supervise students as they board and leave bus and cross street.
  2. Learn and adapt to each student’s special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
  3. Manage student behavior and report student discipline problems to appropriate administrator.
  4. Communicate with teachers and parents on an as needed basis regarding student behavior while on bus.


Routes and Schedules


  1.      Become familiar with all routes to and from school campuses to be of assistance to driver.
  2.      Assist driver in maintaining an updated route schedule.




  1.      Supervise use of seat belts, harnesses, or car seats by students.
  2. Insure that all students, including those in wheelchairs, are secured

           safely for transport in the bus.

  1. Follow emergency procedures and help driver administer first aid, if


  1. Operate equipment according to established safety procedures.
  2. Follow established procedures and techniques to perform job duties

           including lifting, assisting students, etc.




  1. Become familiar with and follow procedures established by transportation

           and special education offices.

  1. Cooperate with the bus driver to keep the bus clean.
  2. Be available to work irregular hours as needed.



Supervisory Responsibilities:





Equipment Used:


Wheelchair lifts, ramps, locks, and special needs adaptive equipment



Working Conditions:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent walking, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling; moderate lifting. Work outside and inside; work around vehicles and machinery with moving parts; moderate exposure to extreme temperatures (hot) and vehicle fumes.


The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeStarting at 10.23 / Per Hour

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/02/2021

Job Contact

NameBrian GibsonTitleTransportation Director