School Bus Driver Recruitment

Local carries are currently searching for new drivers who are looking for part-time work that includes morning and afternoon routes, as well as charter and field trip opportunities.

Stay-at-home parents, bring your little ones to work with you!

Retirees, get out of the house!

New to the Ottawa workforce? Build skills and experience.

You’ll enjoy:
• COMPETITIVE WAGES ($15-$20/hour)
• Flexible hours
• Take your kids to work
• Park-outs available
• Nights and Weekends Off
• Freedom of being out on the open road (No desk work!)
• Ministry Bonus and other benefits
• Making a real difference in the lives of the families and children in the Ottawa area

* PPE is provided to all drivers to ensure proper respiratory and hygiene safety.

You’ll be responsible for:
• Safely transporting students to/ from school and activities on time
• Performing pre/post trip vehicle inspections to ensure optimal vehicle safety
• Ensuring students’ safety while boarding and exiting buses and crossing streets
• Attending paid monthly in-service safety training

To qualify, you will:
• Meet the minimum age requirements to hold a school bus driver’s license in your province (and company standard minimum 21 years of age).
• Have at least 3 years of driving experience (at least 1 in North America).
• Hold a valid (non-probationary) driver’s license and a very good driving record.
• Undergo & pass a Ministry prescribed Medical examination, criminal record search, vulnerable sector clearance and other background checks.

Local carriers are equal opportunity employers that welcomes a diverse workforce. Applications are encouraged from women, persons with a disability, and members of a visible minority.

No previous experience is required, although it is beneficial.

To apply, contact one of the carriers below or fill out our online form and we will put you in contact with one of the local carriers.

You CAN make a difference!

Driver Recruitment Operator List:

Operator Vehicle Type Email/Website Phone Area
417 Bus Lines Yellow and Wheelchair Bus 613-764-2192 East
DC Bus Lines Van 613-831-9888 West of Rideau River
Direct Transportation Wheelchair bus and Van 613-749-0660 East of Rideau river, Nepean
First Student Yellow Bus 437-777-6735 Centretown
M&R Transportation Van 613-424-3375 Nepean
ML Bradley Yellow Bus 613-835-2488 East
Premier Bus Lines Yellow Bus 613-253-8863 Central, Nepean
Roxborough Bus Lines Yellow Bus and Van 613-821-1414 Nepean, south, east
Voyago Yellow and Wheelchair Bus 613-836-0502 West