School Bus Driver Recruitment

Last Updated on: 19th August 2021, 02:06 pm

Now hiring School Bus and Van Drivers!

School bus drivers and children smiling in front of buses.

Are you patient, trustworthy and like children?!

Local Operators 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 Operators are equal opportunity employers that welcome a diverse workforce!

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:

OperatorVehicle TypeEmail/WebsitePhoneArea Covered
417 Bus LinesYellow and Wheelchair Buswww.417busline.com613-764-2192East
DC Bus LinesVan 613-831-9888West of Rideau River
Direct TransportationWheelchair bus and Vanpatricia@directtansportation.ca613-749-0660East, West and South
First StudentYellow BusRobert.chamberland@firstgroup.com437-777-6735West, Centretown
M&R TransportationVan studenttranspo@hotmail.com613-749-3375Nepean
ML BradleyYellow Buswww.mlbradley.com/apply-now613-835-2488East
Premier Bus LinesYellow Buswww.premierbuslines.ca/613-253-8863Central, Nepean
Roxborough Bus LinesYellow Bus and Vanroxboroughbus.com/careers613-821-1414Nepean, south, east
Sommer Transportation ServicesVansts.inquiry@gmail.com613-723-9677East, Centre, South, West
VoyagoYellow and Wheelchair Buslubna.haq@voyago.ca613-266-2702West