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OIympia Transportation Department Now Hiring
OIympia Transportation Department Now Hiring
Wednesday, December 04, 2019

The Olympia Transportation Department is currently looking for people that are interested in serving as substitute bus drivers and substitute bus aides.  The Olympia School District offers paid training for people that are learning to become bus drivers.  The starting wage is $17 per hour.  All people have to do to get started to become a bus driver is pass their CDL test. All of the over the road training is conducted with the Olympia Safety Officers using Olympia buses and your final testing is with one of the Olympia Safety Officers.  

In order to get started, visit, click on Links, click on Employment (under Our District), click on Online Application Site, and then on the left-hand side of the page, click on Transportation (under Categories). Please then click on Substitute Bus Driver and fill out the application.  If you are interested in more information on how to become a bus driver, please contact Mr. Walsh at 309-379-6011 extension 1111 or via email at

The Transportation Department is also looking for individuals that would like to serve as substitute bus aides.  Starting pay for substitute bus aides is $12.50 per hour.  If you have questions about what this entails, please contact Mr. Walsh.  You will have to follow the same applications steps listed above and select the Substitute Bus Aide category in order to be considered for the position.

Serving as a substitute bus driver or a substitute bus aide is a great way to serve the Olympia community.  Please contact Mr. Walsh today if you are interested in helping out.