PSIS Bus Driver (RM-10079)
Job Details
Omak - , WA
High School
$17.09 - $20.30

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled: First review date 4/9/2021

POSITION: Seasonal PSIS Bus Driver

SALARY: $17.09-$20.30 per hour DOE

REPORTS TO: PSIS Facilities Manager

LOCATION: Pascal Sherman Indian School; Omak, Washington

Basic Functions: This is a Non-Exempt position. The incumbent of this position will transport children between two locations, the child’s home and Pascal Sherman Indian School (PSIS), on a regularly scheduled route. The incumbent of this position will drive a 20 and up passenger bus and will also insure that passenger safety; vehicle maintenance, general cleaning and infections control are observed at all times in adherence to the Federal Policy Guidelines.



Education and Training: .

  • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Requires a Class “B” Commercial Driver License (CDL) WITH “P” Passenger and “Air Brake” Endorsements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Requires a current Doctor’s Physical Examination Card.
  • Requires knowledge of the Colville Indian Reservation and boundaries.
  • Requires knowledge of child development and behavior management. Preferred.
  • Requires working knowledge and ability to perform minor vehicle repairs, such as changing tires, attaching chains, etc.
  • Requires skills to be a self-motivator and able to work with little direct supervision.
  • Required skills to maintain cleanliness of assigned vehicles.
  • Requires well-developed oral communications skills to convey information to parents/guardian and community members, and work cooperatively with a diverse population of children and parents/families.
  • Requires the ability to be willing to work occasional flexible hours.
  • Requires the ability to have maintained a substance free lifestyle for the last year and continue maintaining during employment, and be willing to sign and adhere to the Tribes Substance Abuse Policy.
  • Requires the ability to successfully pass criminal history and background inquiry, including fingerprinting that indicates no conviction of child abuse and neglect or serious felony prior to reporting to work.
  • Requires the ability to provide a yearly Drivers Abstract and a CDL Physical. Continued employment is contingent upon clearance on an ongoing basis.
  • Requires the ability to obtain a First Aid/CPR certification within three (3) weeks of employment.
  • Requires the ability to operate vehicles in adverse weather conditions.
  • Requires the ability to read and interpret the English language documents such as safety rules, operating and maintaining instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Requires the ability to understand and execute instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Requires the ability to keep clear and accurate reports and correspondence.
  • Requires the ability to promptly respond to child/parent/guardian needs and respond positively to potentially emotional requests for service and assistance.
  • Requires the ability to understand and interpret teacher’s instructions in order to work with groups of children, including those with special needs.
  • Requires the ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Requires the ability to work effectively and respectfully within the Colville Tribal Community and Tribal culture.
  • Requires the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all program matters.
  • Requires the ability to  stand, walk, sit for prolonged periods of time, push, lift, dig, haul, pull, reach, grasp, carry, squat or stoop, bend and twist the body while performing normal duties.
  • Requires hand, eye, arm, finger dexterity, and coordination to operate controls and use tools.
  • Requires sufficient strength to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis without labor saving devices.
  • Requires visual and auditory acuity to view moving objects such as in traffic and hear sounds and equipment prompts.
  • Requires sufficient auditory ability to project voice over children and machinery sounds

Note: Pursuant to Tribal Policy, if this position is safety sensitive it is subject to pre-employment drug testing. In addition, this position is subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing.




If required of this position, you must possess and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license and be eligible for the Tribes’ Vehicle Insurance.  In addition, this position may be subject to pre-employment background clearances.  If applicable, these clearances must be maintained throughout employment.


INFORMATION: Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 150, Nespelem, WA  99155,509-634-2846,