The Aurora R-VIII School District is accepting applications for both substitute and regular route drivers.  Paid training is available.  Requirements include: 

  • Have a current Class B Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (CDL);
  • Have a Missouri School Bus Operator’s Permit “S” Endorsement, and Passenger “P” endorsement;
  • Pass a medical physical as set forth by the Department of Transportation;
  • Have normal use, range and motion of both arms, hands, legs, and feet;
  • Vision shall be at least 20/40 in each eye, with correction if necessary;
  • Distinguish between the colors of red, green, and yellow;
  • Adequate hearing for normal conversation; and
  • Be at least 21 years of age.

Pay for driving a regular route starts at $66.25 per day.  Previous experience moves a person on the wage scale.   Most morning routes leave between 6:30 and 7:00 a.m. and return by 8:00 a.m.  Routes in the p.m. leave at 3:15 p.m. and return by 5:00 p.m.   Trips for co-curricular and extracurricular events add to the opportunity for pay.    

For more information, please call 417-678-3373.