Transportation Department ( learn more )

Newton County School System

Covington, Georgia ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3955547
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 6, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2022

Job Description

School Bus Driver


Safely and efficiently transport students and authorized personnel in school buses.

Must be at least 21 years of age
Must authorize a motor vehicle report and criminal record check
Must complete and pass a physical examination
Submit to and pass a drug/alcohol screening
- High school diploma or GED required
- Valid Georgia driver’s license and safe driving record
- Must hold a valid commercial driver’s license (applicable for vehicles with a GVWR of more than
26,000 pounds with air brakes, passenger and school bus endorsements) at the time of hire. Initial school bus driver training is provided.
- Must have a minimum of five years of driving experience

1. Operate vehicle in accordance with the Laws of the State of Georgia and Newton County.
2. Successfully complete any school bus driver-training required.
3. Stay informed of emergency evacuation procedures and conduct emergency evacuation drills.
4. Attend all safety meetings as required.
5. Complete pre and post trip vehicle inspections as required.
6. Promote positive public relations.
7. Maintain student discipline.
8. Follow all route maps and directions as provided by the Transportation Department.
9. Communicate and work cooperatively with all system personnel.
10. Perform other duties as requested.

1. Ability to work as part of a team
2. Effective communication skills
3. Neat and professional appearance
4. Professional and positive attitude and demeanor



Click to View Salary Schedule:  Bus Drivers & Monitors Schedule

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 12
  • Job Category : Support Staff > Transportation
  • Employer Description

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Newton County School System is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Nyree Sanders , Director of Human Resources
    • 2109 Newton Dr. NE
    • Covington, Georgia 30014

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