Part-Time Temporary Transportation Institute Program Assistant - School Bus

Des Moines Area Community College
Transportation Institute/Des Moines

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Job Title:

Part-Time Temporary Transportation Institute Program Assistant - School Bus


Transportation Institute/Des Moines

Job Number:


Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Part-time Temporary Staff Positions

Application & Position Information Call:

Megan Ellsworth at[email protected] or 515-965-7190

Salary Information:

$22.15 per hour.

Job Summary:

Part-Time Temporary Transportation Institute Program Assistant – School Bus.

Deliver training and implement specifically designed college and/or company transportation programs for School Bus Drivers.

Essential Functions:

Conduct and instruct students on the safe and legal procedures for pre-trip inspections, range and road training according to DMACC TI established guidelines.

Continually focus and guide students on the development of the basic skills required to safely and legally operate a school bus on the public roadway in all types of road, terrain and weather conditions.

Maintain student records and information with respect to the Transportation Institute student training jackets for each individual trainee.

Upon referral from the Director/Assistant Director, tutor students in specific content areas or practical application where remediation assistance is required.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Four years commercial vehicle operator experience and at least 2 years school bus experience.

Current Class B commercial vehicle driver’s license, including air brake, school bus and passenger endorsement, without any disqualifying convictions as outlined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Pre-employment drug testing is required, as is a release authorizing past/current employers to provide information related to alcohol and drugs. After employment, employees will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing in accordance with DOT regulations.

Pre-employment medical exam as required by DOT.

Strong communication skills.

Ability to plan, organize and manage time.

Ability to remain patient in a variety of driving situations.

Ability to pass a DMACC TI road test.

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of individuals coming from diverse backgrounds.

Access to email for communication and scheduling.

Desired Qualifications:

Training experience in transportation industry.

Knowledge of current software applications.

Knowledge of current DOT/FMCSA rules and regulations.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Posting Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications.

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Nondiscrimination Statement::

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment), and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure (HR3010). Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6857, [email protected]. Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S Ankeny, Blvd, Bldg 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6216, [email protected]. Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone 312/730-1576, fax 312-730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339, email [email protected].


DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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