$3,000 Signing Bonus For School Bus Drivers
$3,000 just to drive the kiddies around? Sign me up! first student is desperate for school bus drivers and are offering up to 3000 dollars in signing bonus just being a bus driver.
now this isn't just a buffalo problem apparently this is a nationwide shortage of bus drivers more importantly CDL drivers.
The company released a news statement yesterday outlining the 5 steps to solve there problem
To immediately improve service, First Student is bringing in approximately 15 professional drivers from other areas to help fill the shortage. This is done at no additional cost to the district.
To work to have all local drivers driving local routes, an immediate 16 percent increase in starting wages, from $16.40 an hour to $19.07. This is in addition to the 2.5 percent increase implemented in September.
To improve our retention of experienced drivers, as well as attract more experienced drivers, an increase of the top driver wage of 3.4 percent to $21.75 an hour. This is in addition to the 2.5 percent increase implemented in September.
To continue to recruit and successfully retain drivers, an elevated series of wage increases starting in the 2020-2021 school year.
To aggressively attract and retain drivers, a series of sign-on incentives, including: $500 sign-on bonus for drivers with no experience, which includes paid training. $3,000 sign-on bonus for professional drivers. Referral bonuses for current employees ranging from $500 to $1,500.
Man if you want this money Apply Here