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Schools Bus Drivers Wanted

  • Midlakes school bus drivers report a number of outstanding rewards and benefits in transporting the most precious cargo in the world — our students!!!

    Drivers must have good knowledge of driving safety practices and traffic laws and regulations; ability to operate a bus under all driving and road conditions; ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions; ability to get along well with children and command their respect; mental alertness; dependability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. 

    »JOB POSTING: Midlakes School Bus Driver (Ongoing) 

    Possession of a valid New York State Operator's license and maintenance of such license throughout the tenure of employment in the position. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, meet Civil Service Requirements and will undergo a background check that includes fingerprinting in addition to be tested for drugs and alcohol by an independent testing laboratory. 
    Drivers all hold a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class B, with a Passenger Endorsement. Under the program, drivers must score at least 80 percent on a 115-question written examination. All new drivers must take the Commercial Drivers License Road Test conducted by a NY State Department of Motor Vehicles Inspector. Only a CDL permit is required to be hired.*
    • Competitive salary
    • Paid holidays
    • Flexible hours
    • Paid training
    • Support from a great team

    Tim Dreis, Bus Garage, 2117 State Route 96, Clifton Springs, NY 14432 (315) 548-6400.

    The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Michele Robinette, compliance officer/coordinator, at Mrs. Robinette can also be reached at 315-548-6475 or via mail at the District Office: 1495 State Route 488, Clifton Springs, New York, 14432. Inquiries concerning the application of the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005, telephone (646) 428- 3800 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TTY).


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    "I love it. I enjoy driving a big bus,"

    Wanda, Midlakes bus driver.

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    "I enjoy seeing the kids, watching
    them grow from kindergarten on up  
    — they are like family," 
    Celeste, Midlakes bus driver.

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    "My benefit is the kids, easy hours to work, 
    and just being part of the community," 
    Skip, Midlakes bus driver.

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    "I enjoy working with the children
    and my co-workers. It’s a great
    community that we work in," 
    Collette, Midlakes bus driver.

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    "We're an important part of the kids
    lives because we are the first ones out
    of the household that they see,"

    Denise, Midlakes bus driver.

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    "I’m working on 40 years
    but I'd do it all over again,"

    Mary Ellen, Midlakes bus driver.