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School Bus Driver $25.00 - $28.75 per hour + Up to $4,500 Sign-On Bonus!

Posted: 11/15/2022

First things? First: Who are we??  

Twice the size of our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services to 1,100 school districts. 

Why join as a School Bus Driver for many reasons:  

  • $25.00 -$28.75/HR
  • 20 Guaranteed Hours
  • Completion Pay during training
  • $2,500 Sign on Bonus for New Drivers (not credentialed and do not obtain CDL by end of class)*
  • $3,500 Sign on Bonus for New Driver (who obtain CDL by end of Class)*
  • $4,500 Sign on Bonus for Credentialed Class A/B CDL with All Endorsements*
  • Company Pays for Permit Tests, Permit Cost and License Cost: Out of state license could alter this*
  • 5 Paid Holidays
  • Extra Work Available (Trips / Yard Work)
  • Annual increase in pay**
  • 401(k)

 About the Position                                

  • Join our team of professional drivers dedicated to getting students to and from school safely
  • Drivers enjoy the support of our industry leading technology to guide them through their daily routes
  • Prioritize vehicle maintenance by conducting pre and post trip vehicle inspections
  • Provide support to students by assisting with boarding and exiting the bus 


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