Drive for SPS
Join our team and support the educational process for students by transporting students over scheduled routes and/or to/from special excursions.
- Starting Pay $20/hour
- Up to $2,000 training incentive for new drivers.
- Paid CDL Training
- Paid Medical Benefits
- Paid Holidays
- No Nights or Weekends
When operating at full capacity in a three-tier system, the Springfield Public Schools Transportation Department employs 112 bus drivers, 44 bus aides, 3 nurses, 6 supervisors, 5 transportation coordinators, 1 lead trainer, 1 mechanic foreman, 6 mechanics, 1 parts & fuel systems specialist, 1 fleet technology specialist, 4 routing & technology specialists, 1 accounting specialist, 1 payroll specialist, 1 trip coordinator, 1 director, and 1 assistant director. At full capacity we transport approximately 9,200 students to and from school each day. The fleet travels over two million miles per year.
To provide safe, efficient, and economical transportation.
To provide world-class transportation and fleet maintenance services. To provide outstanding customer service to school personnel, students, and be in an active partnership with parents and the community.
2945 E. Pythian St.
5:30 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday (when school is in session)
Phone: (417) 523-0500
Fax: (417) 523-0545
After Hours Security Office
Carver Middle School
3325 W. Battlefield Road
Recruitment & Retention Program
Current and future benefited bus drivers and bus aides can enhance pay by participating in transportation programming.
Eligible individuals can participate in one or more of the following programs:
- Attendance Program
- Safe Driving Program
- New Driver Training Stipend
Learn more here.