Transportation Services Job Fair is happening April 3!


Dallas ISD’s Student Transportation Services Department will host a job fair on Saturday, April 3, 2021, from 9 am to 2 pm. The job fair is an in-person event, which will be held at 5151 Samuel Blvd. in Dallas.

The job fair represents the district’s efforts to recruit more bus drivers in preparation for the 2021-2022 school year. Drivers must be at least 21 years old. Candidates with or without a commercial driver’s license (CDL) are invited to apply. The district will provide on-the-job training for those accepted candidates who do not have a commercial driver’s license.

The starting pay is $20.37 per hour for current commercial driver’s license holders. The starting pay for CDL trainees is $10.37 (Non-CDL/CDL Permit) and $16.63 (CDL/No School Bus Endorsements).

Student Transportation Services will award $200 to any Dallas ISD staff member who refers a candidate who is hired as a bus driver.

Registration is required to attend the job fair. Prospective candidates can register online at Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply prior to the job fair at

Any candidate who would like to know more about becoming a school bus driver can join virtual Q&A sessions every Tuesday at

For more information, contact Marla Knapp, Recruiting and Retention Coordinator, at 972-925-3451.

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