Frederick County Public Schools (301) 644- 5000
May 01, 2012

Please respond separately for each position.

Position: School Bus Driver (Non-Benefited)

Location: Transportation Department

  • All education that is indicated on your application must be supported by attaching a scanned copy of your high school diploma, high school transcript or college transcript.

    Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Ability to read and write as demonstrated by successfully passing FCPS pre-service instructional training course as required pursuant to COMAR 13a.06.07 paragraph .08A.
  • No more than two (2) current points on driving record and a satisfactory past driving record, as determined by the Director of Transportation.
  • Ability to use and maintain FCPS email account.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Five (5) years of driving experience, during which time you held a valid driver's license.
  • Meet all Motor Vehicle Licensing requirements for a commercial driver's license (CDL) with a passenger and school bus endorsement.
  • Satisfactorily pass the appropriate medical examination for school vehicle drivers as stated in COMAR
  • Receive a negative controlled substance test as required under COMAR 13a.06.07 paragraph .09.
  • Satisfactorily pass the appropriate medical examinations for school vehicle drivers prior to each anniversary date.
  • Maintain a driving record in accordance with COMAR 13a.06.07 paragraph .06.
  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Essential Functions:

    The School Bus Driver drives children safely to and from the various schools on regular routes and school-sponsored field trips.

    Reporting directly to the Assistant Transportation Manager, the School Bus Driver performs the following duties:

  • Follows the route description as it is written.
  • Maintains the discipline of the students.
  • Submits required forms by due date.
  • Sees that the bus is kept clean, in good mechanical condition, and see that preventive maintenance is performed.
  • Attends all in-service training meetings as required.
  • Must have excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Must maintain a clean and professional appearance.

    Other Duties:

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Transportation Manager.


  • Support Salary Scale, Grade 7, 10-month position (180 days)
  • Starting Salary $15.46


    To apply for this position, please fill out the online application by going to Or by going to selecting Jobs and selecting the Support Application. Current support employees must also apply online. No letters of interest will be accepted.

    Open Until Filled