• ECS Prospective Bus Driver Training

    *Transportation Supervisor-Andy Hinton (334) 695-9031

    *Bus Shop Assistant/State Approved Trainer-Joel Washington (334) 695-4898


    Salary Starting at $17,500

    Bus drivers employed after November 15, 2023, are eligible to receive a recruitment incentive of $3,000.  The incentive will be paid to eligible bus drivers as follows: 

    • $1,000.00 to be paid at the time of hire in the first check
    • $1,000.00 to be paid in month thirteen (13)
    • $1,000.00 to be paid in month twenty-five (25)

    Click here for Bus Driver Job Description

    1.   Obtain Class B CDL (Commercial Driver's License) with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements.

    Testing is done on Wednesdays and Thursdays only in Eufaula. Call (334) 616-6826 for information. ($25 total for all four tests)

    • CDL Manual
      -General Knowledge Test
      -Passenger Test
      -School Bus Test
      -Air Brakes Test

    2.   Physical (Individual Physician or Urgent Care)-prices vary. (If you already have a current DOT physical, it is acceptable.)

     AL Physical Examination Report Form

    After completing steps 1 and 2, please contact the transportation department by calling Andy Hinton or Joel Washington (numbers are listed above). Steps 3 through 10 will be completed at the transportation department with guidance from transportation department personnel.

    3.   FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) Clearinghouse Full Query (Free)

    4.   Pre-employment Drug Test (Free)

    5.   Set up AIM (Alabama State Department of Education Identity Management) Account (Free)

    6.   Background Check ($49.51)

    7.   Cleared with Flower’s Insurance

    8.   Theory Course (Free online course)

    9.   Behind the Wheel Training

    10. New Driver School- 3 days from 9:00 am-1:00 pm (Monday-Wednesday) and final driving test with State Department (Friday)


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