Substitute School Bus Route/Activity Driver

Substitute School Bus Route/Activity Driver​

Meeker School District Re-1 is seeking individuals to become a substitute school bus route and activity driver.  While it is preferred that applicants hold a current CDL Class B P2S license, the district will train approved applicants in obtaining this license. 


Meeker School District Employment Requirements:

Possess or have the ability to obtain a valid operator’s license (endorsement CDL Class B-P2S)
Be a minimum of 21 years of age
Pass a background check
Pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test and submit to a random testing program.
Driving record must meet insurance provider’s and School District requirements
Pre-service training for appropriate vehicle and duties
Drive activity trips and substitute on bus routes as needed

Annual Requirements:

Pass CDE annual basic knowledge written test
DOT Physical every other year
Submit to random drug/alcohol testing
Practical performance evaluation


State Requirements:

Pass CDL Basic knowledge written test
Pass CDL passenger endorsement written test
Obtain driving permit

School District Transportation Requirements:

Pass CDE annual basic knowledge written test

3rd Party Tester:

Pass CEL Practical vehicle pre-trip inspection test
Pass CDL practical driving skills course test
Pass practical road course test
Obtain a DOT Physical Certificate
Obtain or hold a current First Aid Certificate



Salary is based on years of driving experience with a Class B- P2S endorsement.
Colorado Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA) Member
Paid Summer’s off
Annual license requirements paid for by the district, such as drug tests, physicals, testing fees and any other licensing fees associated with your CDL Class B P2S license.
Paid CPR/First Aid training (class and certificate fees only)


Applications can be printed from our websites employment opportunities page under classified applications HERE or picked up at:
Meeker School District Re-1
Jessica Browning – Human Resources Director
555 Garfield Street
Meeker, CO 81641

Applicants are asked to provide the following along with their completed application

  • Resume

  • 3 letters of reference

  • Copy of CDL- if currently held

Applications can be submitted to any of the following:

Jessica Browning-Human Resources Director
555 Garfield Street/P.O. Box 1089
Meeker, CO 81641
Phone: 970-878-9040
Fax: 970-878-3682

Timeline: Review of applications will begin immediately.

Salary: Bus Driver Salary Schedule can be found HERE. Starting pay as low as step one and as high as step 10 based on years of experience.

The educational programs, activities and employment opportunities offered by Meeker School District RE-1 are offered without regard to race, color, sex (which includes marital status), sexual orientation (which includes transgender), religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, disability or need for special education services.  Inquiries regarding alleged unlawful discrimination or harassment should be directed to the Meeker School District superintendent, 555 Garfield, PO Box 1089, Meeker, CO 81641, Phone (970) 878-9040; or to The Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1961 Stout Street, Third Floor, Denver, CO 80294, Phone (303) 844-2991.