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    Substitute Bus Drivers Wanted

    Excellent Benefits:
    CDL Bus/Passenger training provided. School Bus Work schedule aligned with the school calendar. Drivers typically work four hours each day. This work schedule is great for parents of school-aged children.
    Apply online through our TalentEd Hiring Portal linked here

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    Thank you to all PCPS Bus and Car Drivers who work hard to safely transport the children of Powhatan County every day.

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About Us

Powhatan County Public Schools operates a fleet of 81 buses and 40 vehicles with approximately 75 contract drivers, six assistants, and six substitute drivers. Our first pick up is approximately 6:30 in the morning and our last drop off is approximately 4:50 in the afternoon. With an average of 40 students per bus, we transport about 4,000 students daily. We provide bus service to general education and special needs students as well as extra-curricular school activities. We operate 22 High School routes, 39 Middle/Junior High routes, 38 Elementary routes, and 6 Special Needs routes. Of the Middle/Junior High and Elementary routes, 36 are double runs.
Our staff members include a director, an administrative assistant, a bus garage supervisor, a driver dispatcher, and a parts coordinator. All are dedicated to the safety of our children. In addition to contract and substitute drivers, we have four fleet maintenance employees who service and maintain our fleet in tip-top condition. Our technicians are ASE certified and receive ongoing staff development on proper procedures dealing with school bus maintenance.

Our office is located at 3975 Old Buckingham Road. Our staff is ready to respond to your questions and provide you with quality customer service.

Office Hours: 6:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday

Transportation Department Phone Numbers: 804-598-5706 or 804-598-5709
In the event of an emergency after hours please call: 804-363-8929

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Bus Routes

Parents, Please be aware that posted bus times are approximate and may be subject to a 5-10 minute window. We work to update times as changes occur. Your exact address may not appear but you should find the address closest to yours for bus number and approximate arrival times. You are always welcome to contact Dispatch at 804-598-5706 for bus information. Thank you for allowing us to safely transport your children.