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June 13, 2022

Rooks Creek School District is looking for two full-time school bus drivers.

School bus drivers' pay is $18/hour and $36/route. Routes are normally less than an hour. Drivers must have proper valid certification to drive a school bus. The district will pay for physical and state training once hired. 

Morning routes are from 7:15 am to 8:00 am. Afternoon routes are from 1:00 pm 
 to 1:45 pm and 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm. There is also a morning Algebra Route and Sports Route which pay $36/route.

Any CDL holder who will or already drives a yellow school bus to transport pre-primary, primary or secondary school students from home to school, from school to home, or to and from school-sponsored events must obtain a School 
Bus Endorsement (S). To apply for a School Bus Endorsement, you must:

Be age 21 or older.

Possess a valid and properly classified driver's license issued by the Secretary of State.

Successfully pass a written Passenger Endorsement (P) and a written School Bus Endorsement (S) exam administered by the Secretary of State.

Successfully pass a skills/drive test in a yellow school bus of the proper class for which the driver will be using the Passenger and School Bus Endorsements.
Affirm under penalty of perjury that you have not made a false statement or knowingly concealed a material fact in any application for a School Bus Endorsement.

Not have been repeatedly involved as a driver in motor vehicle accidents or repeatedly convicted of offenses that indicate disrespect for traffic laws.
The CDL School Bus Endorsement (S) is a federal CDL endorsement and is not the same as the State of Illinois School Bus Permit (SBP) program.

Any driver who transports school children 12th grade or below on behalf of a school or school bus company to/from school or for any curriculum based activities must have an SBP. This SBP requirement is mandatory regardless of the size of the vehicle.

Any driver transporting Illinois school children in a yellow school bus, requiring a CDL, will be required to have the Passenger endorsement, the School Bus endorsement and the proper class School Bus Permit (SBP).

If interested in these positions please contact Todd Bean, Superintendent at 815-743-5346 or email your resume and letter of interest to Todd Bean, Superintendent at 

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