Columbus City Schools To Hire 300 For Transportation Positions


UPDATED: Tuesday May 7, 2013 6:03 PM

Columbus City Schools announced on Tuesday that it is hiring 300 people to drive buses for the district.

According to a news release, the district is expanding its routes for the 2013-14 school year and is hiring bus drivers as district employees.

More than 300 positions are open for people with good driving records, customer service skills and a "desire to join a stable and growing organization."

Free training is available for those without experience who want to drive buses. The training program consists of classroom and behind-the-wheel instructions, preparing bus drivers for the CDL written and road examinations.

Salaries for bus drivers start at $11 per hour.

Job fairs will be held:

May 14, 2013             CCS Employees                  Columbus Education Center (CEC)                                                                             270 E. State Street, Lower Level Assembly                                                                             Room, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                      
May 15, 2013             First Student Employees     East High School, 1500 E. Broad Street                                                                             6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
May 16, 2013             General Public                   East High School, 1500 E. Broad Street                                                                             6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
May 18, 2013             General Public                   Gye Nyame Place, 2830 Cleveland Avenue                                                                             43224 (the corner of Lakeview and Cleveland                                                                             Ave.) 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Those interested must apply in person.

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