Bus drivers needed: Carmel Clay Schools to hold recruiting event where you can actually drive a bus

The Daily Reformer

CARMEL, Ind. — Carmel Clay Schools is in need of school bus drivers, and the district is hoping to rev up interest with a community event where people get a chance to get behind the wheel.

The event is called “Drive-a-Bus.” Community members are invited to come to Carmel High School’s stadium parking lot on Saturday morning to test drive a bus.

District leaders say the idea of driving a school bus leaves some people too intimidated to apply for the position. The recruiting event is meant to give people a first-hand look at what it takes.

The Daily Reformer :   Family of beloved Indy youth football coach searches for answers into his unsolved murder

Carmel Clay Schools superintendent Dr. Michael Beresford says if you can navigate a large SUV through the city’s many roundabouts, then you can likely handle driving a bus.

He says being understaffed is making it challenging for students to get to school on time.

“It’s kind of a logistical nightmare…We have to solve a puzzle every morning if we don’t have the full total number of drivers that we need,” said Dr. Beresford. “Give it a go, you know! If you’ve ever wanted to drive a school bus, here’s a great opportunity.”

The Daily Reformer :   Hamilton County sets up hotline to deal with vaccine cancelations

Anyone who is hired will then undergo training until they are prepared to hit the road with students on the bus.

Drive-a-Bus event details

  • Saturday, April 17
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Carmel High School stadium parking lot

You must be at least 21 with a valid driver’s license to apply.


The Daily Reformer :   The Biden Administration is Offering Federal Employees Paid Leave to Assist Illegal Aliens Entering the US

Fox 59

Leave a Reply