Job Title:        Bus Driver Trainee                                              

Reports to:      Director of Transportation                                    

Dept./School:  Transportation                                                     Date Revised:  4/2019


Primary Purpose:


Three stage training program that will train individual to obtain their CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) and secure a bus driver position with GCISD.


Must be 21 years of age

High school diploma or GED

Must pass DOT physical and alcohol/drug tests

Acceptable driving record in accordance with DPS standards

Acceptable criminal history record



Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to complete required bus driver safety training

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively

Knowledge of student discipline procedures and ability to manage student behavior

Ability to train to safely operate bus




Major Responsibilities and Duties: (Mandatory Attendance Required for all stages)

Drivers that successfully pass the training program will be required to commit to 180 school workdays starting from the day they obtained their commercial driver’s license. 



Working Conditions:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Equipment Used:

School bus, safety equipment (flares, reflective signs), fire extinguisher, seat belts, car seats, broom, two-way radio