Ad Spot

Jobs openings: Madison City Schools needs bus drivers

Madison City Schools has an immediate need for bus drivers. This photograph shows a meeting at the transportation center at 217 Westchester Road. (CONTRIBUTED)
Madison City Schools has an immediate need for bus drivers. This photograph shows a meeting at the transportation center at 217 Westchester Road. (CONTRIBUTED)

MADISON – Madison City Schools has an immediate need for bus drivers.

Transportation specialist Bobby Jackson said he needs to hire bus drivers now and also for the fall semester. “We will train anyone that is interested,” Jackson said.

The starting pay for a substitute bus driver is $50 per day. A full-time driver is responsible for routes in the morning between 6:15 and 8 a.m. and in the afternoon from 2:15 to 4 p.m. Starting out, a full-time driver earns $13,000 per year plus benefits.

“We need subs now, and they would work about every day,” Jackson said. “In the fall, we will need full-time drivers because of the growth here in Madison, and some drivers are considering retirement.”

Jackson said the bus driver position “is a great job for retired people who are needing to supplement their income. It truly has a great benefits package,” he said.

A person can start working as a substitute as soon as he or she gets a bus driving certificate. “Full-time jobs are applied for online. The interview process goes from there,” he said.

An applicant must be in good health; if an emergency arises, the driver must be able to evacuate the bus. A background check is required.

Drivers leave their personal vehicles at the district’s transportation center at 217 Westchester Road in Madison and take/return buses for routes from the center.

All buses have automatic transmissions.

“We go through a rigorous training so that they are prepared. If the individual has had experience with a large truck or heavy equipment, the training may be shorter,” Jackson said. Handling behavior problems is covered in training.

Applications are available at the transportation center, 217 Westchester Road. For full-time jobs, individuals must complete the online forms on Madison City Schools’ website (madisoncity.k12.al.us). In the left column, click “Employment.”

For more information, call 256-774-4613.

Madison

Trash Pandas’ ‘A to Z Guide’ answers 100s of questions

Business Today

Trash Pandas’ President and CEO Ralph Nelson Resigns

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – April 21, 2021

Madison

Nick Samaras earns Eagle Scout rank with signage project at Madison elementary

Madison

Welcome, back! Members return to Madison Senior Center

Harvest

Hogan Family YMCA can boost children’s summer lifestyle, offers $0 join fee

James Clemens High School

Instrumentalists can improve talent at Madison Music Camp

Madison

Madison City Council members to hold town hall meeting Thursday, April 22

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Cotton Row Run Moved To Labor Day From Traditional Memorial Day Date

James Clemens High School

Alabama Consortium for Technology in Education awards James Clemens

Huntsville

Alex Cole earns Eagle Scout rank with school beautification project

Huntsville

‘Into the Woods Jr.’ to unfold on Madison Academy campus

LIFESTYLES -- FEATURE SPOT

What’s the significance of red poppies? American Legion has answers.

James Clemens High School

Massachusetts Institute of Technology selects Yewon Lee for institute

Madison

Elementary students excel in play at State Scholastic Chess Championship

Harvest

Groups can apply for Master Gardeners grant for horticulture projects

James Clemens High School

Madison teens’ yearlong practice culminates in 2021 State Scholastic Chess Championship

FRONT PAGE FEATURED

Alabama State Games Offer Academic Scholarships

Bob Jones High School

Exploravision regional win goes to James Clemens

Bob Jones High School

Alabama State Games To Offer Academic Scholarships During Opening Ceremony

James Clemens High School

James Clemens shows its tech savvy in Science Olympiad

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Jets Press rates first at All American High School Film Festival

Digital Version

Digital version of The Madison Record – April 7, 2021

Bob Jones High School

Sam Uchitel at Bob Jones founds business for Madison CEO

x