Job fair: Train – and be paid – this summer to drive a bus for Henrico County Public Schools in the fall

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The 2016-17 school year is drawing to a close and HCPS is looking ahead to building its team for the fall.

“We need strong bus driver candidates for our summer training sessions,” said Josh Davis, HCPS director of pupil transportation.

“This time of year we need to fill positions expected to open through summer attrition. We will be training new drivers for contracted and substitute positions for school year 2017-18. Successful candidates will also be offered part-time work in the summer.”

In addition to candidates for full-time and substitute bus drivers, HCPS is seeking full-time and substitute school nutrition services workers. Members of the HCPS Human Resources, School Nutrition Services and Pupil Transportation departments will be at Henrico County Public Library’s Libbie Mill Library on May 11 to talk with interested candidates.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online in advance at henricoschools.us/careers.

When: Thursday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Libbie Mill Library (HCPL), 2100 Libbie Lake East St., Henrico, Va. 23230

Questions? Call the HCPS Human Resources Department at 804-652-3664.

Applicants without computer access or having trouble with the online application may contact the HCPS Human Resources Department at 804-652-3664 or stop by the department office at 3820 Nine Mile Road in Henrico to use our computers and get help if needed. Candidates for full-time and substitute bus drivers must: be at least 21 years old; have a high school diploma or equivalent; have a valid Virginia driver’s license; obtain a CDL Class B instructional permit or hold a CDL Class B license with endorsements in P (Transporting Passengers)/S (School Bus) and airbrakes; pass a physical and drug test and have no felony convictions.

Henrico Schools is also slated to hold a job fair for bus drivers and nutrition workers June 6 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The job fair will be at Henrico County Public Library’s Varina Area Library.