Full-time Bus Route Driver with Extracurricular Driving

Job | Posted 4 months ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Heritage CUSD #8, with school sites in Homer (K-8) and Broadlands (9-12), is seeking a full-time bus driver for AM/PM route driving and extracurricular driving during the school year which may include evenings and occasional Saturday duty. 

  •     Must be at least 21 years of age
  •     Must hold or be able to obtain a "Class B" CDL license and a school bus driver permit (school district will support all costs for obtaining and can provide training and support in this process)
  •     Must have held a valid driver's license for the past three consecutive years and have a good driving record
  •     Must be able to pass the annually required drug and alcohol screenings and physical examination
  •     Must attend required course(s) of instruction for school bus drivers
  •     Must be able to pass annual state required physical (school district covers all routine costs)
  •     Good Human Relations & Communication Skills
  •     Punctuality, Safety-awareness, and Attention to detail on required paperwork

Morning routes with pre-trip begin approximately 7am and afternoon routes prior to dismissal for the beginning of 2020-2021 school year at 12pm 5 days per week as district returns to in-person learning.  Evening activities and occasional weekend are scheduled on a rotating basis with other drivers, but significant extra pay beyond the regular route salary listed below is a certainty available for interested drivers and updated rates for new contract are listed below:

Pay scale as follows:
Regular Route                                       $16,325.00 year       
Charter                                                      $14.00 per hour         
Special Ed Driver                                        $20.00 per hour             
Sports Shuttle                                            $23.00 per hour           
The district provides single-paid health care benefit for full-time driver (95% Health Alliance IERMP policy coverage) with a variety of options available including family/spouse/dependent, vision, dental, life, and other assorted coverages at employee cost.  Coverage levels and co-pay options (two plans at present) are available through IERMP coverage with Health Alliance. 

Interested candidates please contact Tom Davis, Heritage Superintendent, at tom.davis@heritage8.org or telephone 217-896-2421 ext 135 or through Heritage District Office 512 W. First Street, Homer, IL 61849

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Heritage Community School District #8

206 E Diller St , Broadlands, IL 61816

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Heritage CUSD #8

206 E Diller St , Broadlands, IL 61816

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



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