Madison City Schools Transportation
  • If you are interested in becoming a school bus driver for Madison City Schools, please contact our transportation department at (256) 774-4613

  • We are delighted that you are interested in driving a school bus for Madison City Schools.  We are always looking for safe, conscientious drivers to join our team of transportation professionals.  If you currently have a CDL with Passenger and School Bus (PS) endorsements, please proceed to the bottom of the page to apply for one of our openings.

    If you do not have a CDL, you will need to complete the following steps:

    • Study the Commercial Driver License (CDL) Manual.  You can download a copy from this site: Alabama CDL Handbook 2019
      You do not need to study the sections on Combination Vehicles, Doubles and Triples,  Tank Vehicles and Hazardous Materials
    • Take written test at Huntsville or Decatur DMV
    • Get a background check.  Register on-line for fingerprints here: https://www.aps.gemalto.com/ al/index_adeNew.htm
    • Register with the FMCSA Clearinghouse and consent to a limited query
    • Get a pre-employment drug screen
    • Schedule training with one of our in-house trainers
    • Create an AIM Account with the Alabama State Department of Education
    • Go to State Department of Education Training Class :   12-hour course offered over 3 days
    • Apply on-line for a bus driver positition
    • Get DOT physical

    Once you have successfully completed all of the steps above, you can begin driving for us.  Give us a call, and we would be happy to assist you along the way!