SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPPORT ROLES
BUS DRIVERS & MONITORS, CLEANERS, FOOD SERVICE
CLEANER: This is routine manual work requiring efficient and economical performance of cleaning and maintenance operations for buildings, grounds, and equipment. Work is performed under the general supervision of a custodian, or other superior in accordance with established policies. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only) Sweeps and mops floors and stairs; Dusts woodwork, furniture and other equipment; Washes windows, walls, sinks, and other fixtures; Polishes furniture and metal furnishings; Empties wastebaskets, collects and disposes of rubbish; Clears snow and ice from walks and driveways; May perform a variety of grounds keeping tasks; Delivers packages and messages; Assists in the operation of a heating plant; Arranges chairs and tables and other equipment for special use of building; Repairs window shades, replaces light bulbs; Paints rooms and equipment, and assists in making minor plumbing, electrical and carpentry repairs. FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Some knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment, and ability to use them efficiently and economically; ability to perform a variety of minor maintenance tasks; ability to follow oral and written instructions; willingness to perform routine cleaning and other manual tasks; thoroughness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT: Certain assignments made to employees in this class will require access to transportation to meet field work assignments made in the ordinary course of business in a timely and efficient manner.
FOOD SERVICE HELPER DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with the preparation and service of food. On occasion, Food Service Helpers may perform cooking duties involving lesser degrees of skill than regularly required of employees in the classification of Cook. Does related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only) Receives and stores food, supplies and chemicals; Works on tray line, placing food or beverage on trays according to menu and diet requirements; Transfers trays to and from patient dining areas; Portions salads and desserts; Monitors patients' food intake; Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or by machine; Sweeps, mops and cleans kitchen; Prepares trays of between-meal nourishment’s; Slices and grinds meat, cheeses, vegetables, etc. FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of proper methods of serving food serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver and kitchen appliances; ability to follow oral and written directions and to make simple arithmetic computations; physical and mental condition commensurate with the demands of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: None is required.
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER: The work involves responsibility for the operation of a school bus or mini-van on an assigned route. In addition, a School Bus Driver is expected to perform minor maintenance tasks on vehicles to which he or she is assigned as well as to ensure the safety and proper conduct of students boarding, riding, and departing from the bus. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Transportation Supervisor or other official permitting leeway in carrying out the details of the work. A School Bus Driver also does related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Operates a school bus or mini-van on a regular schedule or on special occasions; Checks the operating condition of the bus before starting on a trip; Reports any operational defect to immediate superior; Informs children about safety practices; Maintains orderly conduct of children on bus; Keeps interior and exterior of vehicle clean and neat; Maintains records of mileage, routes, times, and incidents; Prepares and maintains maps of routes and pick-up points; May be required to operate a station wagon or other similar vehicle; May be required to perform minor maintenance tasks on the vehicle. FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of driving safety practices and traffic laws and regulations; ability to operate a bus under all driving and road conditions; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; ability to get along well with children and command their respect; mental alertness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid New York State Operator's license and maintenance of such license throughout the tenure of employment in the position. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age.