• Become a bus driver

    EPISD Transportation is here to ensure safe transportation of students and staff.

     

    Experience & Pay Rate

    • No experience necessary
    • Current/Starting Pay Rate $13.93/h
    • Training, Licensing & other Costs*
    • Training - $200
    • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)- $65
    • Finger Prints- $45
    • Physical- $65

    *EPISD will reimburse the above costs after 1 year of service! 

     

    School Bus Driver Requirements

    • Valid Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and school bus endorsements
    • Obtain school bus driver certificate
    • Ability to pass DOT drug and alcohol test
    • Ability to pass annual physical
    • Acceptable driving record: as required by the Texas Department of Public Safety
    • Ability to speak, read and write English
    • Must pass background check

     

    Typical Work Schedule

    • Morning- 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM
    • Afternoon - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Midday -  10:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Midday routes are scheduled as needed)
    • Work hours can be extended according to need of department. 

     

    Optional Work Hours include

    • Fieldtrip Monday-Friday from 8:30am-1:30 PM
    • Extracurricular Activities
    • Monday- Friday 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Saturday- Sunday on an as needed basis 

    Interested individuals please contact the Transportation Department. Talk to Rosa Ornelas at (915) 230-2515 to schedule an appointment. 

     

    Qualifications


    Education / Certification:

    • Valid Commercial driver's license/passenger and school endorsements preferred
    • Obtain Region 19 School Bus driver Certification

    Special Knowledge Required:

    • Must be able to speak, read, and write English
    • Must be able to communicate effectively
    • Must be able to pass alcohol and drug test and annual physical
    • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
    • Knowledge of student discipline procedure and manage student behavior
    • Ability to operate school bus

Contact Us

  • 6531 Boeing Dr.
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 230-2515