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School Bus Driver

Part-Time School Bus Driver in Charleston, South Carolina

First thingsFirst: Who are we?  

Twice the size of our next largest competitor,First Studentis the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry’s strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services to 1,100 school districts. 

Why join as a School Bus Driver? For many reasons   

  • Starting wage of $21.75/HR
  • Paid CDL Training
  • Weekly Pay
  • PTO (paid time off)
  • Paid holidays (after 30 days of employment) 
  • No Nights, No Weekends, No Holidays
  • 30 hour weekly guarantee
  • Many other great perks such as company events and activities

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  


  • 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  

*Conditions apply. See location for details.

Bus Driver Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Are there jobs available now?
      We have several part-time positions available.
    2. How many hours a week will I work?
      All positions are providing 30 or more hours per week.
    3. Can I drive for my child’s school?
      It depends on the route assignment. However, it can be arranged with other drivers for CCSD students.
    4. Is there other work available besides regular bus routes?
      Yes, field trips and charter event trips for bus drivers are available.
    5. What is the rate of pay?
      Driver starting pay is $21.75 / monitor pay is $12.50 per hour.
    6. Can I take my bus home with me?
      No, park outs are not authorized.
    7. Do I get benefits?
       Benefits are available for all employees.
    8. Do you provide training?

    Yes, we provide all the training to obtain a CDL.

    1. Do you pay for training?

    Yes, CDL Training is at $15.00 per hour. Monitor training is $10.00 per hour.

    1. When do I get my first check?

    After the first week of training.

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore 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. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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20956 - Charleston
5850 Dorchester Rd., North Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29418
  • Company:
    First Student
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Part Time
  • City:
    North Charleston
  • State / Province:
    South Carolina
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