FORT MYERS- The School District of Lee County is holding an information session at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 1 for those interested in exploring career opportunities as a school bus driver.
The session will be held at the Lee County Public Education Center, 2855 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers.
Required job qualifications for school bus drivers include at least five years of driving experience, a satisfactory driving record and a social security card. The District will provide training for candidates who do not already possess a commercial driver’s license (CDL).
The starting pay for bus drivers in Lee County is $14.01 per hour, and the District offers flexible hours, training reimbursement and access to a complete benefits package for full-time employees.
To RSVP for the information session, please call 239-337-8640 by Wednesday, Feb. 28. Visit DriveForLeeSchools.net for additional information.
About the School District of Lee County: Lee County Public Schools is the ninth-largest district in Florida and the 33rd-largest district in the United States. The District educates more than 94,000 students in grades K-12 and is a model for others in the state and around the nation. With approximately 10,000 full- and part-time employees, the District is one of the county’s largest employers. As the District builds new schools and renovates and expands existing facilities to accommodate the unprecedented growth experienced in the last several years, the District has become one of Southwest Florida’s largest developers.