Transportation Employment - Join Our Team!

  • Follow these steps to become a Waller ISD school bus driver:

    Students practicing bus safety

    • Have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Driving Record (run by W.I.S.D).
    • Pass 5 written tests based on information in the DPS Commercial Drivers Handbook (copies are available for check out from the W.I.S.D Transportation Department). When all 5 tests are passed, a permit is issued to permit training behind the wheel.
    • Pass the DPS driving test - which takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes – and CDL is issued. (All written tests must be passed before the driving test is given).
    • Pass the DPS School Bus Driver physical.
    • Pass USDOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration drug testing.
    • Complete a 20-hour DPS School Bus Driver Certification Program within approximately six months after obtaining license (An 8-hour renewal course is required every three years).
    • For more information contact Robyn Spell at (936) 372-2116 ext. 1510.