11/20/14 - Due to a water main break affecting Silver Hill Road, please be aware of possible detours and continued work in the vicinity of Suitland High School and Drew Freeman Middle School.

Transportation Office

tel: (301) 952-6570
email:
Transpor@pgcps.org

Transportation
Last modified: 10/3/2012 12:55:32 PM
Become a Bus Driver

 Bus Driver Job Fair 2

The PGCPS Department of Transportation is currently seeking bus drivers. The position offers a starting salary of $16.68 per hour, with advancement opportunity up to $30 per hour. Paid commercial drivers license (CDL) training is provided to all new hires.  

Offered benefits include health insurance, dental, vision, and retirement plan(s). A complete history driving record is required for Maryland drivers, and a full history driving record is required for District of Columbia drivers.

Apply online for a bus driver position by clicking here


Bus Driver Training and Testing

Safety Meetings and Training

• Monthly Safety Meetings

• Training Topics: Sexual Harassment, Homelessness Training, Child Abuse Recognition, Driver Improvement Program, Alcohol Drug Testing, Fatigue & Drug Awareness Training

• Transportation Academy: Allows Transportation employees the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the pupil transportation industry for possible further advancement in the department.

Driver Improvement Program

The Driver Improvement Program provides the driver with techniques to enable the experienced vehicle operator to know where the front, rear and sides of the bus are while driving forward, backward, and turning maneuvers. The course is structured to improve driver’s overall skills in the performance of their daily duties.

Alcohol and Drug Testing Program

Every driver submits to pre-employment and random drug testing, as well as post-accident and reasonable cause. Alcohol Testing is done randomly, post-accident, or with reasonable cause.