Casual School Bus Drivers

Reporting to the Manager of Transportation, the positions are responsible for transporting students and adults to a variety of locations and venues.

Hours of work vary, including shorter shifts, early mornings, afternoons, weekends and perhaps overnight trips.

Key Responsibilities & Expectations:

  • Transports students and/or equipment on local, out of town and overnight field trips in accordance with routes and schedules
  • Directs, monitors and disciplines students and ensures compliance with safe loading, riding and unloading procedures
  • Consults with Manager regarding student behaviour
  • Monitors two-way radio and cell phone
  • Conducts pre-trip and post-trip inspections in accordance with BC Motor Vehicle Act, BC Air Brake Manual, National Safety Code and BC Professionals Drivers Manual
  • Reports defects to Manager, assists in assessing maintenance problems and performs minor running maintenance and emergency repair
  • Ensures interior cleanliness of school bus
  • Completes paperwork
  • Secures bus and office
  • May provide emergency first aid
  • Other duties as required


  • This position requires a valid BC Class 2 Drivers license with air brake endorsement, appropriate first aid and CPR certificate and clean driver’s abstract
  • Safety-minded, courteous and able to demonstrate customer service
  • Enjoys working with and being around young people
  • Ability to read and interpret maps
  • Ability to deal with passenger misconduct situations
  • Ability to complete and maintain a log book
  • Ability to problem solve, such as navigating through detours and unanticipated events

Criminal Record Check

Must pass and maintain a clear criminal record check for the purposes of working with children.

Application Details

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found. Please respond with a cover letter and résumé to:

Sharon Comeau, Head of Transportation
St. Michaels University School
3400 Richmond Road
Victoria, BC V8P 4P5
[email protected]

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Once a successful candidate is hired, the posting will be removed from our Current Opportunities page. Thank you for your interest in our school.

St. Michaels University School is one of Canada’s leading co-educational, independent day and boarding schools.

Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community. Our students come from over 20 different countries and our school community represents over 40 different ethnic backgrounds. Our graduates attend the top universities in the world, many of them on scholarships. The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth, which has earned them national and international recognition, including several Prime Minister’s Teaching Awards.

The school pursues academic success in an environment where the character and the self also grow.

For more information about St. Michaels University School, please refer to the rest of our website.