Three opportunities to kickstart your career with Henrico County Public Schools

HENRICO, Va., April 27, 2023 — As the school year winds down, Henrico County Public Schools is searching for more potential employees in various roles committed to supporting our students. HCPS is hosting three upcoming job events where you can speak with human resources representatives and see if a career with us is right for you.

On May 2, an all-encompassing event will contain information about several positions, including bus drivers, nurses, custodians and more. On May 6, the “Drive the Bus” event returns, offering interested candidates the ability to get firsthand experience behind the wheel of a school bus (sign up at The third event, set for May 16, focuses on opportunities for school nutrition services.

HCPS Job Fair 
When: Tuesday, May 2 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Tuckahoe Area Library, 1901 Starling Drive, Henrico, Va. 23229
Who: Candidates for bus drivers, school nutrition staff, teachers, substitute teachers, school nurses and temporary instructional assistants.

HCPS “Drive the Bus” Event
When: Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Glen Allen High School, 10700 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, Va. 23060
Who: Those interested in becoming bus drivers are invited to drive a course in the parking area and learn about the advantages of becoming an HCPS bus driver. Members of the media are invited to attend and the department director is available for interviews.

School Nutrition Services Job Fair
When: Tuesday, May 16 from 10:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Where: Glen Allen Branch Library, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Henrico, Va., 23060
Who: Candidates for school nutrition staff.

The school division is offering newly hired bus drivers a bonus of up to $3,000, paid in installments throughout the year, when they join our transportation team. HCPS has also offered new safe driver and attendance incentives to drivers already on staff. Extended full-time contracts for up to 219 days are available for candidates interested in working during the summer.

Candidates for full-time and substitute bus drivers must: be at least 21 years old; have a valid Virginia driver’s license; be able to 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 a drug test. Don’t worry if you don’t have bus driving experience — if you’re a qualified driver candidate, you’ll be paid as you train.

More information is available at, or you can call the HCPS Human Resources Department at 804-652-3664.