Okaloosa County School Board

Fort Walton Beach , FL

Bus Drivers

Okaloosa County School Board
Fort Walton Beach, FL Full-time
Posted on September 1, 2019

Okaloosa County School District

Bus Drivers Needed! Insurance & Good pay

  • Crestview 689-7301
  • Niceville 833-4203
  • Ft. Walton 833-3555

If the sound of children laughing, singing and playing is music to your ears, were interested in talking with you. We have an immediate opening for a School Bus Driver with a valid CDL license. The successful candidate will have experience driving a bus as well as working with children, and were anxious to talk with anyone who has transported grade school-aged kids to school in the past. Our Bus Drivers are an essential part of our educational system, and we value their contributions. We offer excellent bonus opportunities and a competitive salary to the right individual.

Bus Driver responsibilities:

  • Transport children to and from school in the mornings and afternoons
  • Verify permissions for children who ride home with friends
  • Maintain a clean and mechanically-sound bus at all times
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Perform inspections of the bus before and after each route
  • Ensure the safety of all students
  • Discipline children when required to maintain a safe and healthy environment
  • Assist students with getting on and off the bus when required
  • Attend monthly safety meetings
  • School Bus Driver skills
  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • CDL license required1+ years experience driving a school bus (training provided for the right candidate)
  • No at-fault traffic accidents in the last 5 years
  • Clean driving record (no traffic citations in the last 5 years)
  • Ability to carry out assigned route on time
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 2+ years working with children preferred