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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
School Bus Driver77

POSITION:  School Bus Drivers                                               

EFFECTIVE:  Immediately

ASSIGNMENT:  Transportation Department 

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING:  Continuous

GENERAL INFMORMATION: All Bus Drivers must meet certain requirements imposed by both the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (NYSDMV) and the New York State Education Department.  Individuals must possess a NYDMV Commercial License (Class B) license.  Individuals who do not have a Class B license, may be eligible for Bus Driver training free of charge.  During the training process, individuals earn minimum wage.  Information about paid training is listed here:

  • New York State Driver’s License - All individuals must possess a New York State Driver’s license prior to any training provided by the District.
  • NYSDMV Commercial License (Class B) Learner Permit - All individuals must possess a NYSDMV Commercial Driver Learner Permit prior to any on-the-road training provided by the District.  This is issued by the NYSDMV after successful completion of a written exam.  Further information about the exam may be obtained here:  https://dmv.ny.gov/get-cdl.  The cost is $10 and is paid by the applicant.  Upon successful completion of the test, and acceptance of a position with the District, the cost of the test is reimbursed by the District
  • New York State Department of Transportation Physical Examination – The District schedules and pays for the physical examination.
  • Drug Test – The District schedules and pays for the drug test.
  • 30 hour – New York State Education Course – This 30-hour course is offered free of charge by the Niskayuna Central School District.
  • 10 hour - Pre-Service Course - This 30 hour course is offered free of charge by the Niskayuna Central School District
  • Road Test – The District assists in scheduling the road test with NYSDMV.  The cost is $40 and is paid by the applicant.  Upon successful completion of the test (resulting in the issuance of the Class B License) and acceptance of a position with the District, the cost of the test is reimbursed by the District.  
Per NSDEA contract - $19.69/hr

The Niskayuna Central School District is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting the principles of inclusion and diversity as integral to the education of all students. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, creed, handicapping conditions, marital status, veteran status, national origin, gender or sexual orientation in our educational programs or employment.