Guilford County Schools
Now Hiring Bus Drivers
Bus Driver Applicants - Once certified by the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, all bus driver candidates must serve as substitute drivers for ten (10) workdays. Given a satisfactory performance evaluation by the zone transportation supervisor after the first ten (10) workdays, they are then eligible to apply for permanent positions.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB: Under general supervision, operates a school bus on assigned route(s) and schedule to provide safe and efficient transportation so that students may enjoy the fullest possible advantage from the programs and offerings of the school system. Work involves performing pre-and post-trip inspections of the bus; operating a bus; obeying all traffic laws and school bus regulations while operating the bus; observing all safety regulations and standards for school buses; and maintaining discipline of students assigned to ride the bus. Employee is also responsible for completing all required reports and securing the assigned bus before leaving the vehicle at the conclusion of a run or route. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in maintaining acceptable relations with parents/guardians of students transported and with school personnel. Reports to a Zone Transportation Supervisor for bus driving duties by the zone transportation supervisor after the first ten (10) workdays, they are then eligible to apply for permanent positions.