Drivers & Attendants
|CHARLES COUNTY IS HIRING!
CCPS Drivers and Attendants are the reason we are able provide our community with safe and reliable bus service to and from school each day. As our county and communities grow, our need for additional transportation staff increases. Contact one of our 26 contractors to learn more about how you can receive training to become part of the CCPS transportation team.
Interested in Becoming a School Bus Driver?
Read through the Driver Requirements, complete the Contracted Driver Application, and then secure a CCPS Bus Contractor sponsor.
To secure a sponsor, call one of the contractor companies noted on the School Bus Contractor webpage linked below.
Drivers are first hired by independent bus contractors and then certified by CCPS Transportation staff.
Interested in Becoming a School Bus Attendant?
First, secure an independent bus contractor sponsor, then complete the Contracted Attendant Application.
Attendants are first hired by independent bus contractors and then certified by CCPS Transportation staff.
School bus drivers in Charles County are thoroughly trained and qualified professionals.
All new school bus drivers complete a comprehensive program including individualized behind-the-wheel training. School bus drivers are subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal background checks, random drug/alcohol testing, post-accident drug/alcohol testing, as well as reasonable suspicion drug/alcohol testing.
Each school year, bus drivers must complete thorough in-service training programs to review driving skills and increase behavior management skills. Transportation supervisors complete observations of all school bus drivers on a regular basis to ensure these skills are utilized. School bus drivers must have a satisfactory MVA driving record history and also a Department of Transportation physical/medical card.
CCPS School Bus Drivers and Attendants should review the Transportation section (pages 16-18) of the Code of Student Conduct to familiarize themselves with the rules and procedures set forth by the school system.