By holding a job fair on Wednesday, Prince George’s County hopes to alleviate a bus driver shortage.

As the new school year begins, the school system is facing a shortfall of more than 190 school bus drivers.

The job fair will take place on Wednesday, August 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Skyline Administration Building, which is situated at 6311 Randolph Road in Suitland.

Bus drivers will be paid an hourly wage of $20.32. Health, dentistry, and vision insurance, as well as retirement benefits, will be provided as part of the job.

Applicants must meet these qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with a valid Driver’s License to Apply
  • At least three years of driving history
  • Communicate effectively in English
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class A or B with passenger endorsement or Class B Learner’s
  • Permit with passenger (P) and school bus (S) endorsements
  • No more than two current points on their driving record. No more than 3 points issued in the past 10 years
  • Satisfactory past driving record
  • Pass a DOT Physical Examination
  • Ability to meet special training and qualifications determined by PGCPS
  • All applicants must pre-register for the hiring event.

All applicants must pre-register (click link) for the hiring event.

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