School Bus Drivers

First Student   DeKalb, IL   Full-time     Transportation
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Posted on August 1, 2020

First Student now Hiring in DeKalb.

School Bus Drivers
$17-$19.75/hour starting wage*
Paid Training*
Child Ride Along Program

$1000-$3000 Sign-On Bonus*

Big Bus, No Big Deal
Driver Hiring Events
Tuesdays, August 4th, 11th, and 18th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2652 Wagner Court, DeKalb, IL 60115
Questions? 815-748-2901

On-the-spot interviews and the opportunity to test drive your brand-new career while our knowledgeable staff guides you through our closed course.

Equal Opportunity Employer

*Conditions Apply. See Location for Details.
Bonus Offer Ends 8.31.2020

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:

  • $17.00-$19.75/Hour Starting Wage, Depending on Experience*
  • Paid Training*
  • $1,000 Sign-On Bonus (For inexperienced drivers not fully licensed and permitted)**
  • $3,000 Sign-On Bonus (Experienced, fully permitted and licensed drivers)**
  • 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*
  • 6 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 background check, 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.