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We’re Hiring School Bus Drivers Now to Train this Summer

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the driver’s seat of a school bus?   Snoqualmie Valley School District is hiring school bus drivers now and will provide paid training during the summer break – in preparation for restarting schools August 30, 2022 for the next school year.  “When school resumes in the fall, we anticipate needing at least 10-15 more drivers to meet the needs of all our schools and student activities,” explained SVSD Director of Transportation Belle Tromp. 


Interested Candidates:  Our district provides paid training.  Once training is completed, beginning substitute drivers earn $30.12 an hour, starting the 2022-23 school year.  New drivers are typically hired into substitute driver roles, after which opportunities can turn into permanent positions; the starting hourly wage for a regular route is $31.70 in the fall.  SVSD also offers up to $2,500 as a starting incentive to newly-hired drivers, upon completing the program requirements and transporting students.  


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Join our Transportation Team!


Please consider this opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children throughout our community:

  • Would you like to work locally and help your community?
  • Do you want to work the same schedule as your children or grandchildren, with summers and school vacations off?  
  • Are you retired and looking for a way to stay busy? 
  • Do you enjoy connecting with youth?  
  • Are you looking for flexibility to supplement another part-time position?  
  • Are you a local college student looking for flexible work hours?  
  • Are you an experienced driver with an excellent safety record?
  • Would you like a part-time position with the potential for great benefits? 

If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, this could be the ideal position for you! 


Apply online at Job Opportunities. Select “Click Here to View Positions Information and Apply,” then choose Substitute Bus Driver to begin.  Questions?  Email or call 425-831-8020.


SVSD Staff:  As an additional incentive, active school employees can also earn a $500 referral bonus.  A candidate must list who they were referred by (when they apply) and then successfully complete the course and start driving for SVSD.


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