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SPED Driver

Company: First Student
Location: Portland
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Now Hiring Part-Time SPED Drivers in Portland!

At First Student, our SPED Drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service and have genuine, caring attitudes for children. We are your friends, family, and neighbors!

We are proud to offer:

  • $22.00- $ 27.95 per hour (we pay more for experience)
  • 40 Guaranteed Hours each week.  (Potential for additional hours
  • Immediate Routes and Summer Work Available 
  • $2,000/$2,500 for non-credentialed/training pay*
  • $2,500/$3,000 for non-credentialed/NO training pay*
  • $6,500 for fully credentialed*
  • Training completion pay available upon request.
  • Extended Paid Training during Summer after you get license
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Company Pays for Permit Tests, Permit Cost and License Cost
  • Weekly Attendance Bonus
  • 40 Hours Paid Time Off front loaded (September to September)
  • Extra Work Available (Trips / Yard Work)
  • Annual increase in pay
  • Company Benefits: First Student offers all employees Medical, Dental, Vision and a 401K  plan*.Medical benefits offered through Kaiser Permanente, Dental benefits provided by Cigna Dental, Vision benefits through VSP and a Wells Fargo ran 401K plan.

*Additionally, First Student covers 65% of an employee’s medical (employee only) for the first year and 100% by year 5

As a SPED Driver, your major responsibilities will be to:

  • Safely transports passengers
  • Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections
  • Assists students in the loading and unloading process

Requirements of a SPED Driver:

  • Good verbal communication skills
  • At least 21 years old
  • Valid driver’s license for at least 3 years
  • Class C CDL with Passenger and School Bus endorsements ONLY

Through our commitment to putting customers first, dedication to safety, and ambition to deliver the best means we’ve created a working environment that you’ll love.

And, because we’re a huge company with 120,000 staff and over 2.5 billion customers worldwide, you’ll also enjoy real security, a brilliant future, and fantastic training.

Apply today to become a part of our team!

*Conditions apply, offer expires 10/31/2021


We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

Keywords: First Student, Portland , SPED Driver, Other , Portland, Oregon

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