School Bus Driver
- Career Level
- Entry Level
The Transportation Department is one of the most vital units in Lake County schools. With 351 caring employees, approximately 18,000 students are transported on 248 buses daily. Our drivers, monitors and staff make sure that our district's youngest members get transported to and from school safely. Lake County Schools is located less than an hour away from Orlando. We are looking for dedicated bus drivers to join our team.
All applicants for this position start as relief employees with the opportunity to bid for permanent positions by seniority. There is a high need for bus drivers and relief drivers are often able to obtain permanent positions.
Don’t have a CDL, no problem!
A valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) class B is required. However, free training is provided to obtain a Class B CDL with passenger & school bus endorsement, plus a 40-hour training class to be DOE (Department of Education) certified in the State of Florida.
Job openings are for Groveland, Clermont, Leesburg, Mount Dora, Eustis and Tavares locations.
Starting pay at $10.78 an hour. Once in a permanent position, there is eligibility for monetary attendance awards and additional pay for years of experience.