Bus Driver Employment Opportunities

Join the driving force in education and become an FCPS bus driver!

Driver pay starts at $18.82 an hour, plus benefits! 

Learn more and Apply now! (Search on "Bus Driver")


  • Competitive pay

  • Drivers are eligible for annual step increases plus cost-of-living increases based upon School Board approval. Top of scale is more than $31.00 an hour, plus benefits

Other Benefits

  • Flexible schedule

  • Paid training

  • Guaranteed minimum 25 hours/week

  • Savings for Staff program

  • Summers hours available

  • Your preschool-aged kids are allowed on the bus

  • Health insurance, Life insurance, paid sick leave, retirement plan

  • Full-time benefits for part-time work

Driver Requirements

  • At least 21 years old

  • Good driving record

  • Pass a physical exam, drug screen and background check

  • Obtain a CDL learners permit

  • Complete a five-week training program and CDL road test

  • Bus Driver I/II (US-11/12 pay scale) 

Advancement Opportunities

Many of our drivers advance to either a bus driver floater (US-13 pay scale) or a bus driver supervisor (US-16 pay scale). Many others move or return to other FCPS positions in administration, instruction, etc. Bus driving can be a good career, a good job for a season in your life, or a doorway to other opportunities with FCPS.

We pay floater drivers a higher rate of pay for their experience and ability to drive a variety of buses and routes and manage different groups of student passengers. Floaters are drivers with full benefits that fill-in for drivers who are on leave.

Learn More

For more information call 571-423-3023 or email driveforfcps@fcps.edu.

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Includes school-based and central office staff, safety and security, facilities management, human resources, financial services, information technology and all other school and central office support positions.

HR Connection

Question for Human Resources? Submit it through the HR Connection portal or call 571-423-3000 or 1-800-831-4331.