HELP WANTED-Glens Falls School District

HELP WANTED-Glens Falls School District

Multiple Positions Available


Bus Monitors 

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidate must have the ability to work with children
District Criteria:
Works with the bus driver transporting students to and from programs.

Please send letter of interest and resume to:
Ken Chester, Director of Facilities III
Glens Falls Bus Garage
31 Glenwood Avenue
Glens Falls, NY 12801
[email protected]






The Glens Falls City School District has an opening for a full-time Bus Operations Supervisor.

Typical Work Activities: (Illustrative only)
Plans individual work schedules and assigns drivers to daily bus routes, special midday and after-school trips, and courier service;
Instructs drivers in classroom setting regarding traffic law, safe driving practices, and other topics included in the State Education Department Instructor’s Manual;
Confers with principals and parents on student behavior problems;
Dispatches bus drivers providing information on daily changes in stops and area of traffic congestion;
Assists at sites of emergency evacuation of buses or schools;
Restrains disruptive students or assists with discipline;
Monitors two-way radio channel to keep alert to traffic tie-ups caused by accidents, fires, and water main breaks;
Investigates and disposes of complaints and concerns from parents, drivers, and the general public involving any aspect of bus operations;
Supervises maintenance of mileage reports and students transported reports by each driver;
Interviews and selects drivers and attendants, evaluates work performance, and administers and/or assists with administering discipline;
Coordinates transfer of students from one bus to another bus;
Promotes safety education by attending principals’ and Parent Teacher Association meetings to discuss regulations pertaining to student management and bus evacuation drills;
Arranges for alternate transportation in the event of mechanical failures and vehicular accidents;
Coordinates bus assignments for sports, midday and after-school activities;
Assists in the preparation of budget for district or unit;
Attends occasional workshops to keep abreast of changes in the field;
Substitutes as a bus driver;
Road trains drivers to operate buses and evaluates driving ability;
Checks and clears driving record of potential bus drivers with the Department of Motor Vehicles.

District Criteria:
This position is a competitive position. A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held at later date. Candidate must meet civil service requirements for appointment following establishment of eligible list.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school diploma or possession of a high school equivalent diploma plus EITHER: (A) Five (5) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in the operation of a school bus, or as a bus operations expeditor, school bus mechanic, school bus driver trainer or instructor, or a school bus accident investigator; OR,
(B) Three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as defined in (A) above, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; OR
(C) Five (5) years full-time or its part-time paid equivalent experience in the supervision of school bus drivers and operators; OR, (D) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), and (C) above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Depending upon assignment, possession of a current Class *B* or Class *C* Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a *P* (Passenger) endorsement and *S* (School Bus) endorsement, issued by the State of New York at the time of appointment (must be twenty-one (21) years of age in order to be eligible to obtain required driver’s license).

Please email letter of interest and resume to:
Dr. Krislynn Dengler, Superintendent of Schools
[email protected]