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Frederick County School Buses
  • Quick Facts

    • Over 700 school bus runs daily

    • Buses travel more than 12,000 miles daily

    • Buses travel more than 2.4 million miles each year

    • Buses inspected every 5,000 miles
  • Online Job Portal

    Online Job Portal

    Contact

    FCPS Transportation Department
    540-667-2770

    Patsy Grim, ext. 68110
    Kim Neff, ext. 68112

  • Job Requirements

    Anyone wishing to apply to enter the FCPS School Bus Driver Training Program must:

    • Be at least 21 years old
    • Have a good driving record
    • Pass a pre-hire drug screening
    • Pass a criminal background and child abuse check
    • Successfully complete a school bus driver’s physical exam which meets Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles and Department of Education requirements
    • Have employment references
  • Salary and Benefits

    • Bus drivers and bus aides in training are paid $12.00/hour
    • Contracted bus drivers earn $86.49-$149.22/day based on experience. An attendance bonus is also available.
    • Contracted bus aides earn $72.00-$124.20/day based on experience. An attendance bonus is also available.
    • Benefits for contracted bus drivers and bus aides include sick leave, personal leave, health insurance (including dental and vision), retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System and group life insurance.
    • Bus drivers and bus aides may bring two of their children or grandchildren (up to age 5) to ride on the bus they drive. This helps eliminate the need for drivers to secure childcare in order to work.

    Substitutes

    • Call-in substitute bus drivers earn $86.49/day
    • Call-in substitute bus aides earn $72.00/day