Website French American School of Puget Sound

Job Duties include:

  • Drive one AM & potentially two PM bus routes.
  • Fuel the bus as needed and turn in receipts.
  • Maintain respectful and orderly conduct on the bus.
  • Maintain daily logs.
  • Notify maintenance needs in timely fashion.
  • Report safety-related concerns in timely fashion.
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned to this position.

Job Requirements:

  • Dependable, reliable and experienced school bus driver.
  • Must pass a background check, MVR, and drug test.
  • Approximate route times: AM is 6:45 – 8:30. PM either 3:30-4:30 or 3:30 – 6:00 (if two routes).
  • Route originates on Mercer Island and will travel either to Seattle neighborhoods or Bellevue / Redmond neighborhoods.
  • Willingness to provide excellent customer service in keeping with FASPS standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission, values, and philosophy, especially related to diversity and the environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least seven (7) years of licensed driving experience.
  • Three (3) years of commercial driving experience (bus driving a plus) preferred.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B with a Passenger (P) Endorsement is required, and an S endorsement is preferred but not required.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively.
  • Successful completion of DCYF background check.
  • Submit and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screening and DOT physical screening; and on-going random tests required per DOT regulations.


  • Rate either $138 or $175 per school day.
  • School offers excellent Health and dental benefits.
  • Additional income from Field trip driving at a rate of $37/hour.
  • Permanent part-time position from September to mid-June.
  • Possibility of additional summer camp work.


Send resume and cover letter to the Transportation team: Victoria Paolacci-Mellor, Facilities, Office and Transportation Director & Covid-19 site Coordinator and Tyler King Facilities, Office and Transportation Assistant at No phone calls.