On Wednesday, April 19, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Green Valley Administrative Offices located at 2215 Chadwick Street Temple Hills, MD 20748, Prince George's County Public Schools is hosting a bus driver fair. Pre-registration is preferred, and can be completed by clicking here.
PGCPS bus drivers provide the safe transportation of students and school personnel. Interested candidates must meet the following requirements:
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
PGCPS offers our bus drivers a starting salary of $18.41 per hour, with advancement opportunity up to $35.17 per hour. We also provide our employees with a comprehensive package of benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as retirement plans.
Paid commercial drivers license (CDL) training is provided to all new hires. A complete history driving record is required for Maryland drivers, a 10 year driving record is required for District of Columbia drivers and a 7 year history driving record is required for Virginia drivers. PGCPS bus drivers are expected to attend bus driver training and undergo testing. This includes:
Safety Meetings and Training
Driver Improvement Program
The Driver Improvement Program provides the driver with techniques to enable the experienced vehicle operator to know where the front, rear and sides of the bus are while driving forward, backward, and turning maneuvers. The course is structured to improve driver’s overall skills in the performance of their daily duties.
Alcohol and Drug Testing Program
Every driver submits to pre-employment and random drug testing, as well as post-accident and reasonable cause. Alcohol Testing is done randomly, post-accident, or with reasonable cause.
Applications are accepted online at www.pgcps.org. Click “Careers” and enter job code IRC87172.
For more information about the hiring of school bus drivers, contact Nicole Eubanks at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Human Resources Customer Service Center at 301-780-2191.
Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.
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