SAISD Hiring Bus Drivers

September 5, 2019

Do you want to make a difference in the community? Join our transportation team. We are hiring bus drivers.

We offer a starting salary of $14.75/hr.  In addition, hiring and recruitment incentives are available. New bus drivers are eligible for a one-time, new employee hiring incentive of $500.00 to be paid in two equal installments of $250.00.  Current full time drivers, monitors, and mechanics are also eligible for a recruitment/finder’s incentive for each new certified full time bus driver he/she successfully recruits to join the department. The recruitment incentive of $500.00 will be paid in two equal installments of $250.00. Details of the New Employee Recruitment and Hiring Incentive can be found here

Other benefits include:

  • Flexible hours
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement (TRS) benefit

To apply for open vacancies, click here.  All interested applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of experience level. If hired, applicants will receive free on-the-job CDL and certification training. 

Bus Drivers Requirements:

Pre-Employment

  • Criminal background check by fingerprint
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Drug test

Post-Employment

  • Class B CDL Testing Process
    • 4 written tests - general knowledge, air brakes, passenger, school bus
    • Complete a pre-trip walk, skills test, and driving test
  • Certification
    • 20-hour state certification
    • First aid/CPR

For more information, please contact the SAISD Department of Transportation at (325) 659-3608 or the Human Resources Department at (325) 947-3838 x718.