School Bus Drivers Wanted

At JCPS, we value individuals passionate about their work and committed to ensuring our students' safety and well-being. If you've never driven a school bus or require additional training, we offer CDL reimbursement opportunities to help you get started.


average annual salary


for you to get your CDL.


sign-on bonus on 91st day of employment.


opportunities and guaranteed work hours.

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Need Help?

We're here to support you every step of the way. If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact the JCPS Welcome Center. Our team is ready to assist you. Call the JCPS Welcome Center, and let's get started on your new career path.

JCPS Welcome Center

(502) 485-3370

Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Hear directly from JCPS bus drivers about what their job is like and why they consider themselves to be Mentors on Wheels.

Driving at JCPS Pays Off

We believe in taking care of our employees. New bus drivers earn $29.23 per hour in base pay and up to $38.78 per hour with bonuses. The average salary for JCPS drivers is $55,000 annually, which is competitive and reflects our commitment to fairness and equity. 

If you have a clean driving record, a valid driver's license, and a desire to positively impact your community, apply today. Join our team and be part of a dynamic and supportive community that values safety, reliability, and professionalism.

As a full-time JCPS school bus driver, comprehensive benefits include: 

  • Health insurance

  • Retirement plans

  • Guaranteed hours

  • Overtime pay

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Weekends and major holidays off