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Verified Pay $23.11-$26.00 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Syracuse, New York

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Job Description

First for a reason
First Student is the largest school transportation provider in North America with more than a century of experience providing safe and reliable transportation. We work with 1,250 school districts in 39 states and 8 Canadian provinces carrying approximately five million students in 21,000 schools daily.

Now Hiring Part-Time School Bus Drivers in Syracuse, NY; No Experience Necessary! We Train!


Walk in Wednesdays! Walk-in Interviews every Wednesday from 10:20 AM-12:20 PM!

Why join as a School Bus Driver? For many reasons:   

  • Starting Pay - $23.11-$26.00/HR
  • $3,000 Sign On Bonus for Fully Credential Drivers; $1,000 Sign On Bonus for Non-Credentialed Drivers*
  • Paid CDL Training with one-year employment commitment!
  • Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision! 
  • 401K
  • Additional Hours Available - Extra Charter Route Opportunities! 


  • 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  
  • Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.

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  

*Conditions apply, see location for details. Bonus expires 6/30/24.

In the state of Washington, all technician and driving positions, including but not limited to van drivers and any other position requiring employees to drive a company-owned vehicle, are considered safety-sensitive and are therefore subject to drug and alcohol testing, including cannabis.

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. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request https://www.phila.gov/media/20210423160847/Fair-Chance-Hiring-law-poster.pdf.

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Posting ID: 914113576 Posted: 2024-05-25 Job Title: School Bus Driver