• We're Hiring

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.  

    Benefits include:

    • Starting Pay $20+ per hour
    • Paid CDL Training
    • Paid Medical Benefits
    • Paid Holidays
    • $2,600 incentive pay
    • No Nights or Weekends

    Apply here


  • 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.

    Transportation Hours 
    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
    (417) 523-2911

    Satellite 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


    Learn more here.