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Job Title: School Bus Driver

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and safety-conscious School Bus Driver to transport students to and from school and other activities. The ideal candidate will have a clean driving record, excellent communication skills, and a passion for working with children.


  • Operate a school bus in a safe and efficient manner
  • Transport students to and from school and other activities
  • Ensure the safety of all passengers on board
  • Maintain a clean and well-maintained bus
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and school staff
  • Follow all traffic laws and regulations
  • Report any accidents or incidents to the appropriate authorities


  • Valid CDL with passenger and school bus endorsements
  • Clean driving record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well with children
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test
  • Flexible schedule

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to climb stairs and operate bus controls
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Working Conditions:

  • Work is primarily performed in a school bus
  • Exposure to various weather conditions
  • May be required to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends

Salary and Benefits: Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, and paid time off.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a School Bus Driver

What is the best way to find and hire a School Bus Driver near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified School Bus Driver applicants. Employers posting their School Bus Driver job on Indeed get about 18 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find School Bus Driver applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a School Bus Driver are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 13 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for School Bus Driver positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a School Bus Driver role?
SMS has 80% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text School Bus Driver job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as School Bus Drivers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 153% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage School Bus Driver applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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