Job Opportunities!

  • Looking for a great job?

    Consider joining the KPS Transportation Team as a School Bus Driver!


    Top three reasons to be a bus driver:

    1. As long as kids get evenings and weekends off, so will you.
    2. You’ll never take work home with you. 
    3. Substitute drivers start at over $14 an hour doing what most parents do for free.

    Kalamazoo Public Schools is in the process of expanding the pool of school bus drivers available to our school district. Driving a school bus is a part-time job, requiring 2-3 hours in the morning and 2-3 hours in the afternoon (180 days). In addition to the benefits listed below, bus drivers serve as important role models for the children of our community.

    Requirements:

    • Must enjoy kids
    • Must have good driving record - no DUI convictions
    • Must hold or be willing to obtain: a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with “P” Passenger endorsement and “S” School Bus endorsements and pass a DOT physical.

    Benefits:

    • Healthcare plan
    • Paid Holidays
    • Bonuses
    • Paid Training

    All applicants are required to be fingerprinted and receive a full background check, drivers are enrolled in a mandatory drug and alcohol random testing program and receive six hours of continuing education every two years. Every applicant receives comprehensive, behind-the-wheel training to ensure that the high standards of the district are met. Kalamazoo Public Schools provides transportation for District students.  In addition, we provide academic, athletic and extra-curricular trip transportation. Our #1 goal is to transport all eligible students to and from their destination in the safest and most cost-effective manner. Come join the professionals at Kalamazoo Public Schools Transportation Department!

     

    If you are interested in applying or learning more about this opportunity please contact us at rankdg@kalamazoopublicschools.net for more information