Transportation Position - Special School District
Position: Transportation Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Bus Driver
Job Location: Special School District of St. Louis County
Deadline: May 31, 2023**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
Job Description:
Bus Driver
REPORTS TO:   Transportation Supervisor
DEPARTMENT:   Transportation

The primary responsibility of the Bus Driver is to operate a school bus to transport students between assigned pick-up locations and school or school-sponsored activities. Ability to effectively communicate in a positive and professional manner throughout the workday.

  • Transport students by bus and or van-type vehicle to and from school and extra curricular activities in a safe and timely manner, obeying all traffic laws, schools district regulations and observing all mandatory safety regulations.
  • Conduct and document pre-trip and post-trip inspections to check for cleanliness, safety equipment, proper mechanical functions and adequate fuel level.
  • Conduct trip inspections after each run to check for sleeping children, vandalism, cleanliness and lost articles.
Education and Experience
  • Vocational Preparation: (Experience)
  • Must currently hold or qualify for a Class B Commercial Driver’s License, a School Bus
  • Driver’s endorsement and passenger endorsement.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Must currently hold or qualify for a Class B Commercial Driver’s License, a School Bus
  • Driver’s endorsement and passenger endorsement.
Specific assignments that have additional or modified ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS will have those differences considered at the time of assignment.
  • Regular attendance is required to provide consistent support of the department’s student transportation assignment.
  • Currently hold or be able to qualify for a valid Commercial Driver’s License Class B,
  • School Bus endorsement, and obtain a passenger endorsement to operate a bus and/or van-type vehicle (mobility).
  • Read and understand route instructions (Reading Requirement).
  • Secure student’s entering and exiting the vehicle (Dexterity).
  • Assist students entering and exiting the vehicle (Dexterity).
  • Clean assigned vehicle (Dexterity).
  • Prepare written operation and maintenance reports (Writing Requirements).
  • Operate a two-way radio or similar device (Communicating Requirements).
  • Visually inspects vehicles for district and state transportation regulations (Sight
  • Requirements).
  • Observe students while entering, leaving, and riding on the bus for behavior management and safety (Sight Requirement).
Physical Demands (Strength)
  • Exert 59 to 100 lbs. of force occasionally (33%), and/or
  • Exert 25-50 lbs. frequently (33-66%), and/or
  • Exert 10 to 20 lbs. of force to move objects
The information contained in this job description is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.  Please visit our website at for full job description and salary schedule

The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Salary Starting at $17.71/hr to $24.76/hr based on experience.  

Terms of Employment:
Five, six, seven, or eight-hour days for the SSD school year.

  • Group benefits plans for medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Enrollment in Missouri public school retirement systems
  • 11 Paid holidays
  • 6 PTO days per year
  • Employee assistance program
  • Healthcare spending account

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.