Bus Driver Job Fair

Job Fair on June 25 to Hire Bus Drivers
Posted on 06/20/2019
Students leaving a school bus

The School District of Palm Beach County Transportation Services Department is hosting a bus driver job fair on Tuesday, June 25. The job fair will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3376 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach. 

Individuals are encouraged to submit an application prior to the fair using the online application system. Those who have submitted an application will receive an interview during the job fair. Those needing assistance with the application will be assisted with the process during the fair.

Those without a registered application are encouraged to bring their work history including addresses, contact phone numbers, supervisor’s name(s), and their Driver’s License (note: a driving record would also be helpful), and staff will be available to help them input their application into the system. If time allows, those individuals may receive an interview or will be scheduled for a time in the near future.

To expedite the application process, please obtain and submit a complete driving record (Lifetime Driving History) online or by visiting your local Department of Motor Vehicle Service Center, Tax Collector’s Office, or Courthouse.  If you have relocated from another state, you must provide a complete driving record (Lifetime History) from that state as well.

Minimum requirements for the School Bus Driver position are the following:

  • Must be a licensed driver for at least five (5) years.
  • Have a good driving record with no more than two (2) moving violations within an 18-month period and no more than one moving violation per year for the last three (3) years.
  • Must be clear of any suspensions or revocations for driving while intoxicated/under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol (DUI/DWI) within the last seven (7) years.
  • The driving record must be clear of the following infractions for the previous seven (7) years:
    • Leaving the scene of an accident where there was an injury or property damage.
    • Reckless driving resulting in an accident.
    • Fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer.
  • The driving record must not show a pattern of:
    • Violating the law.
    • Unsafe or reckless driving.
    • Unwillingness to comply with the law.

Successful candidates will be paid $11.04 per hour up to 80 hours during training. Successful trainees who become school bus drivers will receive a starting pay of $14.42 per hour, full benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as the ability to participate in a Retirement Program. For additional assistance, please contact us at 561-242-6515 or 561-242-6512.

Bus Drivers Needed (Flyer) 

The School District of Palm Beach County