GCPS school buses

Gwinnett County Public Schools is searching for new bus drivers.

The first of seven scheduled job fairs will be from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Central Gwinnett High School. Two more morning sessions will be offered Thursday at North Gwinnett High School and June 25 at South Gwinnett High School.

Sessions from 1 to 4 p.m. will be at Paul Duke STEM High School on June 27, Archer High School on July 9 and Meadowcreek High School on July 11.

The J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Center in Suwanee will host the final session 8 a.m. to noon July 13.

“GCPS bus drivers ‘drive’ student success so we’re committed to making sure we have the right individuals behind the wheel,” Don Moore, GCPS executive director of Transportation, said in a press release. “They are the first and the last staff members to interact with more than 130,000 students each school day. Vital members of the teaching and learning team, our drivers ensure that students arrive safely, on time and ready to learn every day.”

In addition to a flexible schedule, GCPS bus drivers are paid competitive hourly wages with benefits and paid training. GCPS also helps drivers earn their commercial driver’s licenses.

Applicants must have a safe driving record and a high school diploma or GED. For additional information call 678-225-7670, apply online at GCPSjobs.org or attend a Bus Driver Job Fair this summer.

Taylor Denman is a reporter born and raised in Gwinnett County. He came back home to seize the rare opportunity of telling stories in the county he grew up in.

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