BCS Bus Driver FAQs

Buncombe County Schools are in need of School Bus Drivers!

Some of the frequently asked questions (FAQ's) we are asked.

What is the salary for a Buncombe County Schools Bus Driver?
Bus Driver Pay Scale: $16.39 - $19.27 Hourly (depending on years of experience)

What are the work hours?
Typically, hours are anywhere from 6:00 am to 8:00 am and 2:30 pm-5:00 pm.

Hours and times may vary from school to school depending on the route and other factors that are unique to that school or district. 

What are the Qualifications and Steps needed to obtain a CDL?
NCDOT Qualifications and process

What if I already have a CDL either from another county in North Carolina or another state?
Please contact the Buncombe County Schools Transportation Department @ 828-232-4240 so we may answer your questions based upon the individual(s) situation. 

How do I become a School Bus Driver for Buncombe County Schools?
Look for a training class date you can attend here and review the steps on that page.