• Bus Driver

    Posted: 03/14/2021

    Basic Information

    • Pay Rate: $14.57 per hour
    • Routes available throughout Hillsborough County
    • Must have at least five years of licensed driving experience, not to include time with a learners permit.
    • Must have and maintain a working telephone number.
    • The Transportation Department will request you to obtain a copy of your 20 YEAR driving record from the State of Florida to determine acceptability. Must have an acceptable 20-year driving record. To obtain your FL Driving record, visit: FLORIDA DMV LINK    
    • You will be required to furnish 20-year driving histories from all states or countries in which you have held a driver's license. To Obtain Driving Record from 50 States, visit: U.S. DMV OFFICES LINK
    • How do you obtain your Florida Commercial Drivers License or learners permit?  https://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/cdl.html

    The position of a bus driver in Hillsborough County is not just to drive a bus. It's to become a customer service representative of the District, and serve as a positive influence in the life of its students.

    We are looking for dedicated and compassionate professionals looking to make a positive difference in our schools and our community. We are seeking individuals who share our commitment to safely drive our students to and from school.

    Each school day, more than 90,000 Hillsborough County students board school buses to travel to and from school. The yellow bus is an icon of public education and far more than just a ride. In truth, it provides a gateway to education for students all over the county that otherwise would not get to and from school.

    Students need our “A” game every day to help them start the school day on time and prepared. Consider joining our Transportation Team knowing that what you do every day matters.

    If ready to make a career change and looking to make a difference in students’ lives, and thrive in a flexible working environment with the bonuses of paid Federal holidays, get your Summer's off and receive a competitive benefits package connect with Hillsborough County Public Schools.

    Additional Information
    Must Possess a valid C.D.L. license or a Phase I permit
    Phase I - Obtain driver manual to study for written test that consists of:
    • General knowledge
    • Passenger Endorsement
    • School Bus endorsement
    • Air Brake Endorsement

    A CDL Phase 1 class B permit will be provided by the applicant before the interview. This can be obtained at any driver's license office by completing the general knowledge, air brake, school bus and passenger endorsement written test. The CDL Class B Phase II is provided by the Transportation Department after training is completed.

    Must have an acceptable driving record for the past 20 years. The Transportation Department will request you to obtain a copy of your 20 YEAR driving record from the State of Florida to determine acceptability. You will also be required to furnish your driving histories from all states or countries in which you have held a driver's license for the past 20 years.

    JOB CODE: 54908
    Pay Grade: 21
    Step and Grade Schedule: NI-HSEF
    Job Description:
    https://www2.sdhc.k12.fl.us/jobdescrs/PDF/54908_Bus_Driver_070118.pdf?

    Click HERE to apply.