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Pinellas County schools looking for full-time bus drivers, assistants

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Posted at 4:41 AM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 06:50:48-04

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — Classes may be over for the summer break and the future on how schools will reopen remains unclear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite that, Pinellas County Public Schools is moving foward and hiring bus drivers.

The district is looking to hire 50 drivers and 110 school bus assistants for the 2020-2021 school year. These are full time positions with benefits.

"I came to Pinellas County Schools because I wanted to be able to further my career and I just like working with kids so it's definitely a great job, I love it. I enjoy coming to work every day," explains Lead Driver Dana Bartles.

You must have a CDL license to become a bus driver. However, the district will train you if you currently do not have one. The next class starts June 15.

To learn more about the bus driver positions and how to apply, click here.