Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time


Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Bus Driver

REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation

SUPERVISES: Bus Attendant (if applicable)

TERM: 10 months (188-day calendar), Non-exempt

JOB GOAL: To operate and transport school-aged children and other authorized personnel safely and efficiently over specified routes to and from school and various activities.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • CDL Endorsement preferred, but will train if the driver does not have a CDL Endorsement
  • Meet health, mental, and physical requirements
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years

Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.


  1. Abides by all local, state, and federal traffic laws, rules, and regulations.
  2. Transports students over specified routes according to time scheduled.
  3. Maintains appropriate student conduct when students are on the bus and reports any student misconduct to the principal.
  4. Performs daily mechanical checks on oil, gas, tires, lights, and doors.
  5. Reports needed repairs to the bus garage.
  6. Cleans bus daily.
  7. Reports all accidents promptly and complete required reports.
  8. Assumes responsibility for knowing and following the safety rules and proper procedures associated with the responsibilities of the job.
  9. Checks the bus at the end of each run to ensure that all students have left the bus.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Transportation.

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


Internal Candidate

  1. Letter of Intent
  2. Resume/Vita
  3. Three Letters of Recommendation

External Candidate

  1. JMCSS electronic application
  2. Letter of Intent
  3. Resume/Vita
  4. Three Letters of Recommendation
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