School Bus Driver
School Bus Driver
Salem-Keizer Public Schools
*** At this time your driving record is not required to submit your application for initial review. You will need to submit a driving record in order to be considered for the interview process. You can attach your driving record by logging back into your account and adding it under 'JobID: 382 Questions' tab.
To improve student achievement by transporting students to and from school and school related activities and non-profit organizations. Drivers who serve as standby drivers, to assist other drivers and support personnel as needed.
Hours: Most Drivers depart approximately 6:00 a.m. and return about 9:30 a.m. and depart again approximately 1:30 p.m. and return around 5:00 p.m. in the afternoon. Number of hours per day: Big Bus 4-6 hours per day / Small Bus 6-8 hours per day
Application Procedure: Apply online
Pay & Incentives:
Starting substitute and training wage: $15.05/hour (subject to change) Permanent positions range from $17.90 to $22.86 dependent on length of employment with the district and previous school bus driving experience.
SKPS is offering incentives of up to $3,000 to join our Transportation team! New bus drivers with a permanent status will receive the following monetary incentives based on time worked over the employee’s first year of continuous employment:
A new driver with 90 days of route driving would earn a $500 bonus, another $500 after six months and another $500 after their one-year anniversary. A new driver with driving experience, a CDL, but no ODE certification, will receive $750 after 90 days of route driving, another $750 after six months and $1,000 on their one-year anniversary. A new driver with a CDL, driving experience and an ODE certification, will receive $1,000 after 90 days of route driving, another $1,000 after six months and $1,000 on their one-year anniversary.
- Medical, Dental, Vison
- Paid Sick Leave & Vacation Time
No experience required - paid training will be provided. Position requires a fairly clean driving record within the past three years. Please obtain a court certified copy of your driving record from the DMV for $3.00 (Type of record - CP CERTIFIED COURT PRINT). If you have lived outside the state of Oregon within the past 3 years, please obtain both an Oregon DMV record and a DMV record from the state where you previously resided. Attach these records in the “Documents” section of your application. Assistance completing the application and uploading documents is provided if needed. Please call 503-399-3061 or come in to the Employee Center at 2450 Lancaster Dr. NE between the hours 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application. Preference will be given to those applicants with work or lived experience with culturally, linguistically and racially diverse communities.
Salem-Keizer School District is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
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