Substitute School Bus Driver

Mukilteo School District   Mukilteo, WA   Part-time     Transportation
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Posted on June 5, 2020

Applications are being accepted for substitute bus drivers.  Substitute bus drivers work a variety of shifts and are on an on-call basis.  Interviews and training courses will be conducted as needed.


  • Be at least 21 years of age and at least five years driving a passenger vehicle.
  • Valid Washington State driver’s license.
  • Satisfactory driving record.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, perform basic math, follow and interpret written/oral directions.
  • Demonstrated positive interaction and communication with students, staff, and general public.
  • Valid Washington State Bus Driver Certification; obtained by successful completion of driver training, First Aid and CPR courses.
  • Applicants must disclose any employment drug/alcohol testing within the last two years.  Test results will be verified.
  • Successful candidates will be required to participate in a mandatory bus driver training course. 



  • “B” class CDL w/ School Bus endorsement on WashingtonState driver’s license.
  • Drive and supervise students to/from school safely.
  • Handle emergency situations calmly and efficiently.
  • Be on-call for routes, starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Be knowledgeable driving all buses in the transportation fleet.
  • Know the location of each school within MukilteoSchool District.
  • Be able to drive to/from each school within efficient time.
  • Be able to read maps and data sheets for routes.
  • Maintain daily paperwork/records.
  • Conduct pre- and post-trip inspections.
  • Maintain clean bus (sweep, clean windows, wash bus).



  • 40+ hours of classroom and/or in-bus, on the road training.
  • Quiz held after each classroom day.
  • Driving hours to include driving transit-style, conventional-style, and mini buses.
  • Know basic rules of the road.


Mukilteo School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.