Become a Bus Driver or Bus Monitor

Full-time and part-time positions are available. Full-time work consists of five or more hours a day with 184 days in a school year. Full-time employees who drive a split shift with a break in the middle of the day are eligible for benefits. Bus drivers with the ϳԹ District receive a competitive salary package. Highlights are listed below.
  • Paid, on-site training is provided at the rate of $20.87 per hour for full-time hires with no experience and $16.00 per hour for part-time hires.
  • ϳԹ bus driving experience may be considered for higher wages for full-time employees.
  • Military veterans may receive credit for up to three years of active duty service.
  • Except for four training days, drivers have the same holidays as students.
  • There is no required weekend work.
  • Opportunities are available to earn extra pay, such as working during the summer or driving for school field trips or athletic events.

Flexible, part-time hours are available for those interested in working less than five hours a day, to include driving a route on set days, such as Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or driving a route only in the morning or afternoon. Part-time drivers do not qualify for District benefits.

The ϳԹ District pays for all or part of the following benefits for full-time drivers:

  • State health insurance;
  • Dental insurance;
  • Long-term disability;
  • Basic life insurance;
  • Sick leave; 
  • Retirement;
  • Employee Assistance Program; and
  • Gym membership.

Other optional benefits include short term disability, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care. In addition to the state Public ϳԹ Employees Retirement Plan, the District offers a matching 403(b) plan. 

The HCSD Transportation team transports over 15,000 students to and from school every day.  We provide our drivers with fully paid Commercial Driver’s License training while they receive competitive pay and outstanding benefits.   
Competitive Pay

Hourly rate is determined by verified years of experience.

Bus Drivers Pay $20.87-$32.72 per hour
Bus Monitors Pay $12.03-$18.86 per hour

 

 

 

Bus Drivers Compensation & Benefits

Compensation and benefits values linked to the circles below are based on verified years of experience.

Bus Monitors Compensation & Benefits

The Houston County Board of ϳԹ Transportation Department

311 Bear Country Boulevard
Warner Robins, GA 31088