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School Bus Attendant 

Location Grand Rapids, MI (Kent ISD) - School Bus  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Pay Rate Up to $17.50 per hour  
Shift Days  
Close Date  

Apply today to become part of the Dean Difference! Dean is proud to be part of our community and connecting people with purpose for more than 50 years.



  • Earn up to $17.50 per hour
  • New hire sign-on bonus up to $250
  • Full benefits package available the 1st of the month following 60 days
  • Flexible scheduling available
  • Paid training provided
  • No experience necessary
  • Weekly Pay Period
  • Make a difference in student/passenger lives every day



Safely and reliably transport and assist students and other school district passengers to and from school, educational or sporting events, community-based programs and other special activities.



  • Safely care for and protect student passengers.
  • Conduct emergency evacuation drills as required.
  • Instruct passenger riders regarding safety.
  • Establish favorable working relationships with parents, school staff and Dean staff.
  • Attend training sessions, annual in-service and workshops conducted by Dean Transportation Inc. and/or other approved agencies.
Position Requirements


  • Identify with geographic service area of school district and routes you travel.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of rules and regulations promulgated by local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of state laws and local ordinances.
  • Deal with exuberant behavior characteristics of youthful riders.
  • Administer disciplinary procedures in keeping with company and school district policies.
  • Be alert and exercise good judgment concerning emergencies and day-to-day operations.
  • Conduct a bus evacuation drill.
  • Keep accurate records and reports as required, submit in a legible condition, turn in at the specified time.
  • Conduct yourself as a professional Dean Transportation staff member at all times.
  • Secure all equipment that is required for each passenger as prescribed in company policy.
  • Be able to lift, store, and disassemble/assemble wheelchairs of a maximum weight of 40 pounds and/or other ambulatory devices required by the passenger.



School Bus Attendants are required through their employment to perform various tasks. These physical tasks require varying degrees of lifting, pulling, bending and carrying of heavy objects.

Some examples of these are:

  • Opening and closing of bus entrance and emergency doors.
  • Bending, pushing and pulling to load and unload a wheelchair, with or without a passenger, onto a lift platform, by exerting a maximum of 40 lb. of push / pull pressure.
  • Bending, supporting and otherwise physically helping passengers into and out of a school bus.
  • Carrying and lifting into and from the school bus, personal articles and adaptive equipment of various weights and sizes.
  • Bending and stretching for the cleaning and securement of equipment in the interior of the school bus.
  • Bend, stretch, pull and drag all persons, equipment or other types of articles that would be of varying sizes and weight out of emergency exits on demand.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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