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Part Time School Bus Driver

Company: First Student
Location: DeKalb
Posted on: October 3, 2021

Job Description:

Now Hiring Part-Time School Bus Drivers in DeKalb, IL-- $18.00-$21.00/HR Starting Wage, Paid Training & $2,500-$3,000 Sign-On Bonus/Retention Bonus!

**Work Available Now! Please reach out directly for more details, 779-903-3697.**

First Student DeKalb is Hosting Test Drive Hiring Events! Join us every Wednesday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at 2652 Wagner Court, DeKalb, Illinois, USA, 60115. Test drive your brand-new career while our knowledgeable staff guides you through our closed course while you sit in the driver’s seat! There will be an opportunity to complete an online application and for an on-the-spot interview!  

No experience necessary! We train! 

Proudly serving the DeKalb Community School District!

2652 Wagner Court, DeKalb, Illinois, USA, 60115

At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service and have genuine, caring attitudes for children. We are your friends, family, and neighbors!


We are proud to offer:

  • $18.00-$21.00/HR Starting Wage, Depending on Experience**
  • Paid CDL Training - $15/HR
  • Get Paid Weekly!
  • $2,500 Sign-On Bonus/Retention Bonus (For inexperienced drivers not fully licensed and permitted)*
  • $3,000 Sign-On Bonus/Retention Bonus (Experienced, fully permitted and licensed drivers)*
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus**
  • No Experience Necessary! We Train!
  • Life Insurance! (See location for details!!)
  • 20 Hours guaranteed per week; additional hours available (drivers avg 25-35 hours per wk)**
  • Summer School and Trip work available – Work year round with School Holiday breaks**
  • 401K Match up to $300 Available**
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Child Ride Along Program**
  • Union Shop - Teamsters 330

As a First Student Bus Driver, your major responsibilities will be to:

  • Safely transports passengers
  • Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections
  • Assists students in the loading and unloading process

Requirements of a School Bus Driver:

  • Good verbal communication skills
  • At least 21 years old
  • Valid driver’s license for at least 3 years
  • Be subject to a drug screen & physical


Through our commitment to putting customers first, dedication to safety, and ambition to deliver the best means we’ve created a working environment that you’ll love.

And, because we’re a huge company with 120,000 staff and over 2.5 billion customers worldwide, you’ll also enjoy real security, a brilliant future, and fantastic training.

Apply today to become a part of our team!

*Bonus Offer Expires 10/31/2021.

**Conditions Apply, See Location for Details. 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

Keywords: First Student, DeKalb , Part Time School Bus Driver, Other , DeKalb, Illinois

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