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School Bus Driver

Company: San Diego Unified
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:



School Bus Driversdrive any type and size of school bus that may be operated by the school district for the transportation of passengers on regularly scheduled routes.

Please note: School Bus Driver typically work 10 or 11 months per year. There are multiple vacancies within transportation.

OSSSalary Grade: 036

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Examples of Duties

To view the detailed job description for the School Bus Driver,click here.

Minimum Qualifications


Any combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to one year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience within the last 3 years involving the regular operation of a school bus on public streets and highways.


  • Possession of a valid California Special Driver Certificate for School Buses with valid first aid certificate, if required.
  • Possession of a valid California Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsement.
  • Possession of a valid D.O.T. (Department of Transportation) approved medical certificate.(Any moving citations or chargeable accidents in the applicant's driving history within 37 calendar months prior to the application date will be evaluated and may be considered disqualifying.)
  • Personality and character traits suited to supervision and care of children of multiple ethnicities and cultural values, behavioral, and physical handicaps.


May start and end work schedule at various times; may work single split and extended splits; may work late shifts; may be assigned varied spot times and locations; may be on duty during lunch period.

NOTE:Safety-sensitive job class. Employees in this job class will be subject to random selection for alcohol or controlled substance testing. Supplemental Information


In order to be eligible for consideration, interested candidates must submit the following by the application deadline:

  • Online Application (It is important that you complete the education and experience sections of yourapplication as completely as possible.)
  • Valid CA Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsement
  • Valid CA Special Driver Certificate for School Buses
  • Valid Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) approved medical certificate

A safe driving record for the last 5 years is required(Proof of safe driving record - California DMV Report obtained after May 15, 2019 will be requiredifselected to continue in the selectionprocess).

Substitute School Bus Driver Opportunity and Training

Candidates may obtain on-the-job training by applying to work as a Substitute School Bus Driver. Also, the San Diego Unified School District offers a State of California instruction course to obtain a Class A or B Driver's License with a Special Driver's Certificate for School Buses. For more information, you may contact the Transportation Department directly at (858) 496-8704.

Additional Information

The San Diego Unified School District communicates information regarding the hiring process via email. Please be aware that the District is not responsible for messages blocked by your email service. In an effort to allow our emails through your personal spam filter, you can add to your safe senders list.

The San Diego Unified School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, immigration status, association with a group with one or more actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Title IX Coordinator's contact information, 619.725.8000 or by mail, 4100 Normal Street, San Diego, CA 92103. It is the policy of San Diego Unified School District to maintain a drug-free workplace. If needed, individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request accommodation.

Keywords: San Diego Unified, San Diego , School Bus Driver, Other , San Diego, California

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