Join the professionals on our transportation team. As a team member you will be an important part of the education process. Make a difference in education. Bus drivers and bus assistants are key to our students’ success. We are focused on safety, and we’ll train you!
School bus drivers must pass a rigorous background investigation including a SLED check and a DMV records check. School bus drivers must obtain and maintain a commercial driver’s license with passenger and federal school bus endorsements. They are also required to complete 20 hours of classroom instruction and pass a State Department of Education certification exam. As a part of their training, drivers also complete many hours of on the road training and pass a rigorous driving evaluation. Each driver must pass a physical performance test and is subject to random monthly drug screening. Annually, drivers attend a minimum of 15 hours of training to maintain their proficiency.
For employment information contact: Michelle Smith at 843-899-8547.
Applicants can fill out an online application.
Berkeley County School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities.
News & Info
Tyra Ramsey hired as BCSD's Director of Transportation
Among her long-term goals will be to make sure staff members in the transportation office know they are appreciated, and for parents to know their children are transported safely to and from school each day.
BCSD using electrostatic sprayers to clean buses
Berkeley County School District is equipping bus drivers with special sprayers to sanitize the school buses between morning and afternoon routes. Purchasing the sprayers is an extra step the district invested in to ensure the safety of students and staff who ride the school buses.
National School Bus Safety Week: School bus safety tips
More than 25 million children ride the yellow bus every school day, and National School Bus Safety Week (October 21-25) serves as a reminder for students, parents, teachers, and the community to keep school bus safety in the forefront.
VIDEO: When to stop for a school bus
Trooper Matt of the South Carolina Highway Patrol breaks down when you should stop for a school bus.