For school bus drivers, obtaining a basic level of fitness and maintaining a healthy weight will enhance safety, professionalism and personal wellness. The job can actually provide a good structure for making time to exercise and eat well.
Managers at school districts and bus companies say that they typically select these drivers from their existing pool of employees, and during the application or interview process, they look for candidates who have strong student management skills and understand the operation’s goals. Managers also share other qualifications and specifics of overseeing these members of the team.
There seems to be a great sense of pride and fulfillment in their work. Indeed, they’re building one of the safest vehicles on the road — a vehicle that millions of schoolchildren rely on.
JobClock Hornet from ExakTime is a wireless time clock that tracks employees’ hours, location and job activities. Digital time records are automatically sent to payroll offices, helping to increase efficiency and save money by reducing the potential for inaccuracy on paper timecards.
No organization excels with only one leader. Developing a team of leaders is essential for future growth and sustainability.
Medford Township Public Schools continually seeks out opportunities to grow its sustainability practices, reduce transportation costs and generate revenue, which have been accomplished through such initiatives as a solar project, shared bus service and running vehicles on biodiesel. From the solar project alone, the district has realized savings of $300,000 annually.
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