FWCS Jobs - Bus Drivers

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SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE!!  $2,000 sign on bonus paid throughout the school year in $500 increments.

Unlimited referral bonus - Up to $1,000 per referral

Bus Drivers have a huge impact on the students of Fort Wayne Community Schools. As the first and last person students interact with each day, bus drivers have an incredible impact on the well-being of students.

Bus Drivers receive excellent training, excellent benefits and a great support team that cares for your success. Don’t have a CDL? We can help. Apply to be a Bus Assistant now and we’ll training to become a bus driver. 

Pay ranges from $18-26.73 an hour and flexibility in your schedule is possible (full-time, part-time). 

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  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Supplemental life, family life and accidental
  • Sign-on bonus (up to $2,000)
  • Referral bonus (up to $1,000 per referral, no limit)
  • Eligible applicants may receive assistance completing the process of obtaining a CDL


There are also several Substitute Bus Driver positions available. If you are interested in a Sub Bus Driver position, please apply to this posting.



Drive a school bus to transport students safely and efficiently to assigned locations along designated routes.


1. Pick up and discharge students in accordance with established time lines; observe legal and defensive driving practices, in all weather elements and road conditions.

2. Maintain order and discipline among passengers on the bus; report behavior issues to appropriate personnel; assure student understanding of bus rules.

3. Conduct required daily safety inspections of buses; inspect interior, exterior and engine of buses to assure safe operational condition; report mechanical malfunctions or other problems as needed.

4. Collaborate with departmental supervisor or administrator in establishing and maintaining student bus stops and transportation schedules.

5. Maintain and update routing sheets; contact parents or guardians to establish route pick- up or delivery times as assigned; notify appropriate supervisor of changes in routes.

6. Maintain buses in a clean and safe operating condition.

7. Load and unload students as required; utilize and assist students with wheelchair lifts as needed.

8. Operates a two-way radio to communicate with bus garage personnel. 9. Perform related duties as assigned by the Administrator to meet the particular needs of the building/unit.

For School Lift Bus Driver: Additional Duties:

1. Transports ambulatory and non-ambulatory students in accordance with established timelines; observe legal and defensive driving practices, in all weather elements and road conditions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee is required to have dexterity of hands and fingers. The employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent will be performing assigned duties which require bending, kneeling, twisting, and reaching overhead, above shoulders and horizontally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. The incumbent will be required to lift, carry and/or push moderately heavy students weighing more than 50 pounds as assigned, and have the ability to evacuate a bus in the case of an emergency. The employee shall meet all performance standards as directed by the State of Indiana in regulations created by the School Bus Safety Committee. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.


Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and sufficient training and experience to perform assigned duties. Incumbents must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License issued by the State, meet State Department of Transportation physical requirements, and abstain from narcotic drug use and excessive drinking. The employee must have sufficient physical and mental abilities to operate a school bus in a safe manner.                   





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