How to Become a Bus Driver

    1. Fill out an application online
    2. Interview with the Transportation Department, if selected
    3. Process your background check (your expense)
    4. Get the BMV manual; study for the test.  BCSC will give you the manual and give you pointers on how to study for this test.
    5. Take the 4 tests at the BMV
    6. Bring a pass paper to the Transportation Office for a DOT drug screen and physical voucher
    7. Take the DOT drug screen and physical voucher to Hendricks Regional Health for processing
      Make sure you get a hard copy of your physical; you will need it for step 8
      BCSC will pay for both the drug test and physical
    8. Go to the BMV to get your permit (your expense)
    9. Bring your permit and physical to the Transportation Office for copies
    10. You will be scheduled with the trainer.  From here, BCSC will assist you in training.  You will be working with a certified trainer that will give you pointers in passing your skills test.
    11. Transportation office will order your blue card and schedule you for the 3-day schooling
    12. Train on the bus with a certified trainer
    13. Watch training videos at Transportation Office during your training session
    14. Pass your CDL road test with assistance from your BCSC trainer
    15. Go to the BMV to obtain your CDL license (your expense)
    16. Go to Transportation Office and give them a copy of your CDL license
    17. Complete paperwork at Central Office (HR department) and obtain badge

    You are now able to drive a school bus!

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