Henderson County Schools

Future Bus Driver (3276)

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Job Details

TitleFuture Bus Driver
Posting ID3276

Note: This posting is for those people who are interested in becoming a bus driver with Henderson County Schools. 



BASIC FUNCTION:  Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students; provide safe and efficient transportation for District students to and from school, special events and field trips; perform daily inspections and operator maintenance of vehicle; assist in the loading and unloading of physically and mentally handicapped students as necessary.



  • Safe driving practices.
  • Provisions of the State Motor Vehicle code and Kentucky Administration Regulations applicable to the operation of vehicles transporting students.
  • First aid practices.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.


  • Operate a school bus over designated routes in accordance with time schedules, picking up and discharging students.
  • Maintain order and discipline among students while driving a school bus.
  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and safe operating condition.
  • Recognize equipment malfunctions and take appropriate action.
  • Learn designated bus routes including stops and traffic hazards.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
  • Assist in loading and unloading handicapped children as necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination equivalent to:  high school diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or demonstrated progress toward obtaining a G.E.D. as required by Kentucky law and one year experience in the operation of a motor vehicle.


LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Willingness to obtain a Kentucky Commercial Class B driver's license, including passenger endorsement; obtain a School Bus Certificate. Must pass driving record check.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS: physical exam, TB risk assessment, CAN check ($10), drug screen ($20) & national/state criminal background check ($51.25). 180 days per year, minimum 4 hours per day.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$14.97 - $20.35 / Per Hour

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/17/2019
End Date06/30/2021