School bus drivers transport America’s most precious passengers. This is an ideal opportunity for stay-at-home parents, retirees, or anyone looking for some extra income. Come join our team of part-time employees for field trips and school routes. We even offer the extensive training required to obtain your commercial driver’s license (CDL-B).
-Starting Salary: $17.69/Hour
-All employees receive an annual $2,000.00 retention bonus paid in $200.00 increments over 10 months.
-Applicants who already hold CDL-B, Airbrake, Passenger, and SBC certifications receive $500.00 ($250.00 after six months, $250.00 after one year).
-Eight (8) paid holidays, one (1) paid snow day.
-Perfect attendance bonuses.
-Opportunity to become a full-time transit operator.
-No cleaning, sweeping, or fueling.
-Physical and drug testing paid by the MTA.
-Ability to bring your children to work.
-Transport students to and from school in a safe, caring manner.
-Conduct a complete vehicle safety check before and after use.
-Attend and participate in safety meetings.
Optional extra work: school field trips and commercial charters.
Successful applicants must:
-Be 18 years of age or older.
-Hold a valid driver’s license for a minimum of two years.
-Have an excellent driving history (more than three recorded moving violations during the past two years will disqualify your application).
-Bring a current copy of their Motor Vehicle Record.
-Read and speak English sufficiently.
-Pass a DOT physical examination in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
-Pass a DOT drug/alcohol screening in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
-Pass a New Hampshire criminal background check.
-Be a high school graduate or have a GED.
Please note that anyone applying for a job as a bus operator must inform the MTA of all previous employment as the driver of a commercial vehicle within the last 10 years.
1. Save the employment application to your computer (for example, on your desktop).
2. Open the application from your PC. This allows you to fill out the application electronically.
3. Signature: If you do not have an Adobe Digital ID, leave the signature field blank. Your signature will be required when you come in.
4. When finished, click on “Email Application” to send us your filled-out application. If you do not use Outlook, please select “Use Webmail,” and follow the prompts.