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Main route for this position is driving students to Havana.  To place students as the number one priority by practicing safe operation of a school bus when picking up and delivering students to and from: school, field trips, and extracurricular events and to demonstrate care of school equipment.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid and properly classified Illinois driver's license.
  • The valid license must contain an "S" endorsement.
  • Must have three or more years of driving experience free from: 
  1. Revoked driver’s license.
  2. Suspended driver’s license.
  3. Cancelled or disqualified driver’s license. 
  • Possess a School Bus Driver’s Permit as issued by the Illinois State Board of Education or successfully complete the School Bus Driver Preparation Program as set forth by the Illinois State Board of Education. 
  • Must consent in writing to the release of results of reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing by the employer of the applicant to the Secretary of State.
  • Successful completion of random drug screenings required to operate a school bus.
  • Must not have caused a fatal accident as a result of the unlawful operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Not have been afflicted with or suffering from any mental disability or disease within the last five years.
  • Successful completion of bus driver physical required to operate a school bus. 
  • Successful completion of fingerprint based criminal background check (IL State Police and FBI), sex offender and violent youth offender screening.


Per negotiated contract.

How to Apply

Applications can be mailed to Mr. Brent O’Daniell - Superintendent, Beardstown CUSD #15, 500 East 15th Street, Beardstown, IL 62618.  Or emailed to odaniellb@beardstown.com    Please send a cover letter. Resume, license information, transcripts and three (3) references.

Contact Ms. Cindy Swartz, Director of Transportation, for questions at: swartzc@beardstown.com 

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