Mesquite Independent School District

Bus Driver (13)

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TitleBus Driver
Posting ID13

Description:          Mesquite Independent School District is seeking qualified candidates to provide

                                 safe transport of students by driving in compliance with traffic regulations over

                                 specified routes according to time schedule so that students may enjoy the fullest

                                 possible advantages from the district’s curriculum and extra-curricular programs. 


Qualifications:   Texas Commercial Driver's License (Class B)

                              Passanger (P) and School (S) endorsement

                              Must pass DOT Drug/Alcohol screening and DOT physical

                              Acceptable driving record in accordance with Texas Education Agency and  

                              Department of Public Safety standards


Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • exhibit effective communication, public relation and interpersonal skills.
  • display dependability and punctuality.


Pay Range:

Auxiliary Compensation Plan - Pay Grade 4

Employment date to be determined.

180 day work schedule.




Bus Drivers will receive $500 after the first six weeks of employment.  Bus Drivers who were employed last year will receive $500 after the first 6 weeks of school.  This will increase 5% each year with a maximum of $750. 


Bus Drivers will also receive $500 in December and June if they have met the following criteria:


Drivers: ($500.00)

  • Must be a transportation employee on the first day of staff development in the fallsemester, first day of the spring semester, and have credit for ALL mandatory monthlysafety meetings and any assignments due via Safe Pupil.
  • New hires start date must be the first day of fall/spring semester.
  • Must have no more than two absences during the semester (includes extra routes), with the exception of jury duty and military duty.
  • Have no at-fault accident(s) during the semester.
  • Have no reprimands on file.

The monetary amount awarded and eligibility will be evaluated on a yearly basis.



Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$18.50 / Per Hour
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date10/01/2013