Substitute Bus Driver

Job | Posted 6 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support



  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED 
  • Valid Georgia Driver's License and a Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or ability to qualify for a Georgia CDL of appropriate class with Passenger, School Bus and Air Brake Endorsement
  • Must hold or be eligible for a valid CPR/First Aid card
  • Must be able to pass state required drug screening
  • Must pass annual physical examination
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications that the Board may find appropriate and acceptable

The Paulding County School District reserves the right to accept alternatives to some of the above requirements   

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Reaching, pulling and pushing to operate air brake
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to inspect buses
  • Climbing steps
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders or horizontally
  • Seeing to monitor passengers and operate a vehicle
  • Lifting a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Repetitive pushing with right leg to operate brake
  • Ability to physically perform evacuation of the bus in the event of an emergency

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of laws, policies and procedures as stated in the Driver Reference Guide
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of school buses to transport students safely and efficiently
  • Performs daily pre and post trip inspections
  • Knowledge of the preparation of a variety of records and reports related to assignment
  • Operates bus using legal safe defensive driving practices
  • Knowledge of district policies and procedures pertaining to student discipline
  • Operate a school bus along a designated route
  • Picks up and discharges general and special education students in accordance with time schedules
  • Assures compliance with applicable traffic and student transportation laws, codes and regulations
  • Maintains order and discipline among passengers on the bus and while waiting at bus stops
  • Maintains bus in a clean and safe operating condition
  • Refuels and prepares vehicle for operation
  • Assists handicapped students with boarding, sitting and leaving the bus safely
  • Maintains video surveillance monitor equipment
  • Meets scheduled departure and arrival times as assigned
  • Administers first aid to passengers as needed

Salary:  $16.32 per hour

  • It is the policy of the Paulding County School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service. 
  • Vacancies posted for a minimum of ten (10) calendar days.  Emergency vacancies posted for a minimum of five (5) calendar days. 
  • The Paulding County School District uses the E-Verify system to verify eligibility for employment in the United States. 


Posted By

Paulding County Public Schools

3236 Atlanta Highway , Dallas, GA 30132

At the following locations

District - Transportation Department

3236 Atlanta Highway , Dallas, GA 30132

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968