Bus Driver

  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Jan 26, 2023
Full time Transportation

Job Description

Operates a school bus for the School District of Philadelphia. Provides transportation to students, on regularly scheduled route, to and from school, to alternate sites during the school day and after school hours, and on school-sponsored field trips. Provides transportation to School District employees from and to selected work sites. Performs minor daily preventative maintenance to the vehicle as needed.

Essential Functions

  • Drives school buses to a number of assigned routes, picking up and discharging students at designated location; transports students on field trips.
  • Supervises or assists in the supervision of students' behavior while on the bus.
  • Cleans and maintains vehicles; may assist transportation mechanics in the daily maintenance of buses which may include checking batteries, radiators and changing tires.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Candidates must be least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. 


  • Possession of a proper class license valid to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to and during tenure of appointment.
  • Class A or B Commercial Driver's License issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with a passenger and a school bus endorsement and the removal of the air brake restriction. 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated knowledge of:

  • the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • The skill necessary to operate a motor vehicle having an automatic transmission.

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Operate a vehicle safely and efficiently. Perform light manual tasks if required by work assignment. Carry out written and oral instructions. Maintain effective working relationships.


Pay Rate : $19.87 hourly