Substitute Drivers Needed

Substitute School Bus Drivers Needed

Benefits of working with the Port Angeles School District:

  • Enjoy flexible hours
  • Work mornings, afternoons, or both!
  • Perfect job for retirees, people looking for extra income, people who want to be home during the holidays, and anyone that enjoys working with children!
  • Starting pay $21.61
  • Training provided
What does it take to be a school bus driver?
  1. Enjoy interacting with children
  2. Good driving skills, a good driving record
  3. Positive attitude and great people skills

If this sounds like you, then school bus driving could be a good fit for you!

Steps to becoming a school bus driver:
  1. Fill out the application online at: https://www.applitrack.com/portangelesschools/onlineapp/
  2. Obtain a current driving abstract through Washington Department of Licensing (DOL)
  3. The district will screen your application.
  4. If you are granted an interview, your references will be checked.
  5. If you are invited to attend class, have your fingerprints checked at the District Office Bldg., 905 W 9th St. in Port Angeles. Cost of fingerprinting is $80.
  6. Get a DOT physical from a licensed, certified medical examiner. Cost ranges from $100 to $250.
  7. Get your Commercial Learner's Permit from DOL. You will have to pass a four-part written exam for General Knowledge, Passenger, Air Brakes, and School Bus. Costs are $35 for the tests and $40 for the CLP.
  8. Obtain a current First Aid Card.
  9. Attend all classroom sessions and driving times as they are assigned. Classroom content will consist of the CDL Driver Guide and OSPI School Bus Driver rules and regulations.
  10. Classroom and driving sessions will cover CDL Guide chapters 11, 12 and 13.
  11. On completions and passing of all classroom and driving lessons, the Driver Trainer will schedule a CDL Skills Test. Cost is $110.
  12. On passing, you will return to the DOL to add CDL to your License, with P and S endorsements, and have the Air Brake restriction removed. Cost $27 to $112.
  13. Port Angeles School District reserves the right to terminate training at any time.

Fee Summary

Expense Fee
DOT Physical Examination $100 to $250
Fingerprinting $80
DOL Knowledge Exam $35
Commercial Learner's Permit $40
Skills Test $110
Add CDL endorsement WA License $27 to $112 ($10 plus $17 times numbers of years remaining on license)

For more information contact

Port Angeles School District Pupil Transportation Center @ (360) 452-9714