Monthly Transportation Services job fairs scheduled

Transportation Services is continuing efforts to recruit new bus drivers, with monthly job fairs scheduled to begin next month.  

The district has been working to address a bus driver shortage by adding more drivers to its roster. The job fairs will continue through July.  

“We are always looking for drivers who are dedicated and hard workers,” Transportation Services General Manager John Wilcots IV said. “Hosting these job fairs in the community is an important recruiting tool for our department.”   

The job fairs will take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Dates and locations are listed below.  

  • Feb. 12 – Barnett Motor Pool, 6700 Fairway Dr., Houston, 77087 
  • Feb. 26 – Northwest Motor Pool, 6351 Pinemont Dr., Houston, 77092  
  • March 11 – To Be Determined 
  • March 28 – Northwest Motor Pool, 6351 Pinemont Dr., Houston, 77092  
  • April 8 and 22 – Northwest Motor Pool, 6351 Pinemont Dr., Houston, 77092  
  • May 6 – Northwest Motor Pool, 6351 Pinemont Dr., Houston, 77092  
  • May 16 – Delmar Sports Complex, 2020 Mangum Road, Houston, 77092 
  • June 10 and 24 – Northwest Motor Pool, 6351 Pinemont Dr., Houston, 77092  
  • June 20 – Delmar Sports Complex, 2020 Mangum Road, Houston, 77092 
  • July 8 and 22 – Northwest Motor Pool, 6351 Pinemont Dr., Houston, 77092  

Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a valid Texas driver’s license and a motor vehicle report with less than six points. Candidates must bring their Social Security card and employment authorization card, if applicable. They must also be able to pass a background investigation, drug and alcohol screening, and a Department of Transportation physical. Applicants must also be able to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.  

Drivers will earn a starting hourly wage of $18 and will receive free CDL training. Other benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, Teacher Retirement System participation, and special trip pay options. 

For immediate consideration, interested candidates can apply online at