Posted Date: 08/10/2021
In a special meeting this afternoon, the Board of Education approved a $2,000 signing bonus for full-time bus drivers.
“We currently have 15 full-time openings for bus drivers,” Chief Communications Officer Chris Payne said. “These signing bonuses will be paid out of Vision 2025 funds for recruitment and retention efforts. This is for full-time bus driver positions.”
In order to receive the bonus, bus drivers must agree to stay with Union Public Schools for one complete year. In the event they leave the position early, they will have to pay the entire bonus back to the district.
“It has been so difficult finding enough drivers, that we feel this one-time sign-on bonus is necessary in order to get more attention for these critical positions,” Payne explained.
Applicants interested in becoming a bus drivers are encouraged to visit https://union.tedk12.com/hire/Index.aspx