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HELP WANTED: ACPS Hiring School Bus Drivers

ACPS is hiring bus drivers. (Photo Grace Billups Arnold/The Zebra Press)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Looking for work? Alexandria City Public Schools has openings for full-time bus drivers. The position pays $22.18 to $27.30 per hour, depending on driving experience and licensing. Paid training is offered to hires who do not possess a CDL license.

According to the ACPS website’s job description, “The Bus Driver transports students over scheduled routes and/or to/from special excursions; ensures vehicle is in safe operating condition; and ensures safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses. This job reports to the Transportation Supervisor.”

Job-related experience is desired but not required. Good work history and driving record required. A high school diploma or GED is preferred but not required.

Applicants must be certified in CPR/First Aid and SET (State Efficient Transport) Certification Behavior Intervention Training. Applicants will also be required to pass a fingerprint and background check and submit to a TB skin test.

Potential hires must submit proof of covid-19 vaccination. Exemptions for medical and religous reasons will be reviewed. If hired, all health and safety protocols in place must be followed.

To learn more and apply, click HERE.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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