School Bus Driver

Job Code: 3151896

Job Details

Do you have a passion to work with children or youth, enjoy driving and excited to have
the holidays and summers off? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

Come and join our team of:

School Bus Drivers

This professional bus driving opportunity primarily consists of transporting students to and from school.

This opportunity is ideal for individuals looking for part-time and for those who prefer to work short shifts in the morning and in the afternoon. Extra hours are also available to transport students and staff on occasional field studies.

School Bus Drivers will be working on call throughout the district and will also have the ability to apply on posted vacancies.

Central Okanagan Public Schools (School District No. 23), Kelowna BC, provides education services to over 23,000 students in the communities of Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country and the Regional District of Central Okanagan.

Applicants must have:

Completed Grade 10;
A valid Class 1 or 2 B.C. Driver's License with Air Brake Endorsement or
A class 5 License with a Class 2 Learners and Air Brake Endorsement
A clear Driver's Abstract.

Applicants will be expected to:

Possess the physical condition and health to carry out the required duties of this position in a safe and efficient manner;
Maintain a high standard of safety; and excellent interpersonal skills, particularly with students;
Satisfactorily complete the District's School Bus Driver Training Program to assuming the position;
Complete a criminal record check.

The hourly wage for this position is $31.42 per hour
School Bus Drivers working on call, will get 5% of bi-weekly earnings in lieu of vacation and 4.6% of straight time earnings in each pay period in lieu of statutory holidays.

After successfully completing a probationary period and attaining seniority, School Bus Drivers working on call will receive 10% in lieu of benefits when working 20 hours or more per week.

School Bus Driver working in a permanent position will be eligible to enroll in a benefits package and pension plan and will qualify for paid leaves, including short term and long term disability.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at with cover letter and resume outlining relevant background and work experience, 3 references and a copy of a recent National Safety Code (NSC) abstract – the (N) Print.

Once you have reached the Make a Future website, please look for the Central Okanagan School District by clicking on Regions & Districts, then Okanagan and you will see Central Okanagan 23. Browse through the Job Openings to find the School Bus Driver ad and click on "APPLY ONLINE" to submit an application.

For more information contact Transportation Services 250-870-5151 or email

The Central Okanagan Public Schools thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posted On
February 17, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Part Time, Occasional
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter