Snoqualmie Valley School District bus with hiring sign on side of bus.

Snoqualmie Valley School District

Bus Drivers Needed

"New bus drivers can earn up to $2,500 in starting incentives!"

Beginning at $30.12 Hour

Interested in making a positive impact in your community while enjoying a flexible schedule and the potential for great benefits?

Snoqualmie Valley School District provides paid training. Once training is completed, beginning substitute drivers earn $30.12 an hour, starting the 2022-23 school year. New drivers are typically hired into substitute driver roles, after which opportunities can turn into permanent positions; the starting hourly wage for a regular route is $31.70. SVSD also offers up to $2,500 as a starting incentive to newly hired drivers, upon completing the program requirements and transporting students.

Candidates must have good driving skills and an excellent driving record. This is a great opportunity to earn supplemental income that is close to home.

The District will provide necessary training, including Commercial Driver License (CDL), for all new hires. Applicants will be contacted with more information after submission of a completed application.


  • Minimum five (5) years of driving experience
  • Good driving record free of all major violations such as DUI, negligent driving and limited number of minor violations as defined in WAC 180-20-215. A recent Department of Licensing abstract will be required and can be obtained from any Dept of Licensing office or online at

Wage: $30.12 - $33.70 per hour.

Benefit Eligibility:

  • Substitute Bus Drivers:

Insurance: Substitute Bus Drivers are not eligible for insurance unless they work or are anticipated to work at least 630 hours in a school year at which point they will become eligible for medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, basic life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.*
Retirement Plans: This position is eligible for a 403(b) TSA Retirement Savings Plan.
Paid Holidays: This position is not eligible for paid holidays.
Paid Time Off: This position is not eligible for paid time off.

*Snoqualmie Valley School District benefits are administered by the Washington State Healthcare Authority (HCA) under the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB). Eligibility for benefits is determined by the number of hours employees are anticipated to work during the school year (September 1 through August 31). Any employee who is scheduled to work 630 hours or more for SVSD in a school year, including substitute work, is eligible for benefits. Eligibility will be re-established at the start of each school year.

Bus drivers are a vital part of ensuring all students have safe access to an education. Enjoy the option of schedule flexibility and district-provided paid training.


Flexible Work Schedule

Job Updated 4/3/2023

hiring manager

Belle Tromp, Director of Transportation



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