• 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 $17/hour
    • Up to $4,000 training incentive
    • Paid CDL Training
    • Paid Medical Benefits
    • Paid Holidays
    • No Nights or Weekends

    Apply here


  • The Springfield Public Schools Transportation Department includes over 120 bus drivers, 45 bus attendants, three nurses, six supervisors, three lead drivers, three dispatchers, six mechanics, a mechanic foreman, a parts clerk, a fleet technology specialist, four routing/technology specialists, an accounting clerk, a payroll clerk, and a trip coordinator. We transport approximately 7,700 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:

    • Driver Referral Program
    • Peer Coaching
    • Attendance Program
    • Safe Driving Program
    • New Driver Training Stipend


    Learn more here.