New Employee Class Information

  • Employment Opportunities - Come and join our Transportation Team; become a School Bus Driver or a School Bus Attendant.

    Please visit the SCPS Human Resources Page under the Employment Section for additional information and to complete an online application.
    You must submit a current driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles with your application to become a school bus driver.
    • 2019-2020 Starting pay for Drivers is: $17.21
    • 2019-2020 Starting pay for Bus Attendants is: $10.69
    We help prepare you to acquire a Commercial Driver's License from the Department of Motor Vehicles.  After acquiring your learners, we will send you to the Health Services Department for a physical and for a TB screening.  After completing this you are ready to start training.

    Training - Our training is provided on site at Spotsylvania County Schools Office of Transportation Services. There are 48 hours of classroom training and a minimum of 24 hours behind the wheel training.  Our training curriculum consists of:

    • Classroom to acquire a CDL Learners (dates are provided to the right)
    • Department of Education Curriculum
    • Department of Education Curriculum for Special Needs
    • CPR, AED & First Aid Certification
    • First Observer Certification
    • Behind the Wheel training, with a Certified Trainer
    • Behind the Wheel training with students, with a Certified Trainer

    Classroom Training is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for approximately 5 days.

    Behind the Wheel Instruction is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for approximately 5 days.
    Ten Hours With Students is during regular AM & PM bus runs, after testing is complete.

    **Your pre-school children, ages one and up, are welcome to join you on the bus after training is complete.

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Training Class Dates

  • Training Classes are held once per month. 
    Please call 540-582-5125 for specific dates.

Meet the Trainers