Employment Opportunities
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Employment Opportunities

Bus Drivers

Salary:  $17.75 Hourly

Work Schedule: AM and PM Routes

Full Time - 9 MONTHS


  • Must be able to pass the NC school bus driver written and road test
  • Must have a valid drivers license for at least six (6) months  
  • Minimum of 6 months professional work experience
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Good driving record
  • Good work references
  • Have dependable transportation to and from work
  • Ability and willingness to work with students and adults
  • Professional and positive work attitude
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job

The DMV requires all bus driver applicants to obtain a Commercial​ Learner's Permit (CLP) before scheduling behind the wheel training.


We are currently hiring for school bus maintenance technicians. 

Please see the tab "careers" for more information.

Maintenance Technicians I

Salary: $17.11

Work Schedule: Full Time 12-months


  • Possession of a valid Class C driver's license. 
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain a Class BCDL license with a P endorsement.
  • Perform safety inspections on vehicles and equipment; perform routine repair work; report safety and other priority repair work to the supervisor.

Maintenance Technicians II       

Salary: $25.48 Hourly

Work Schedule: Full Time 12-months


  • Possession of, or ability to obtain a Class B CDL
  • Ability to obtain a NC State Inspection License
  • Locate and diagnose mechanical defects
  • Work Independently
  • Professional and positive work attitude




If you have questions or concerns about your application, you may send an email to onlineapplication or call (980) 272-1049. ​​​​

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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