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Custodian at CGJSHS (Classified Staff) - USD 417 is seeking applicants to fill a benefits-eligible Custodian position at CGJSHS. Base hourly rate is $15 - higher rate for related experience. For more information contact Tom, USD 417 Building Maintenance, at tvanvalkenburg@cgrove417.org or 620-767-5192.

Activity/Substitute Bus Driver (Classified Staff) - USD 417 is seeking applicants to fill an opening as a route substitute/activity driver. Assistance training and obtaining a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with S&P Endorsements will be provided.

Route substitutes make $33.00 per route and fill in for regular route drivers, typically with at least a week's notice. Training is provided to learn a route before a substitute is expected to drive a route on their own.

Activity drivers make $17.50 per hour, with a guaranteed 4 hours of pay for each trip. Activity drivers bus students to and from locations for athletic competitions, field trips, etc. during the school day in the afternoon/evening, and occasionally on Saturdays.

Route substitutes/activity drivers will be offered any benefits-eligible regular route driver openings before those positions are advertised.


1. High school graduate or equivalent.
2. Hold a valid Kansas Commercial Driver’s License (C.D.L. B or A with S & P Endorsements) OR ability to attend training and obtain Kansas Commercial Driver’s License.
3. Thorough knowledge of traffic laws, bus regulations, district policies, rules, and transportation regulations.
4. Good driving skills.
5. No serious driving violations.
6. Ability to pass a bus driver physical examination.
7. Ability to pass a Medic First Aid Course.
8. Ability to pass a Defensive Driving Course.
9. Ability to maintain good discipline on bus.
10. Ability to get along well with students, patrons, and staff; exercising courtesy and tact.
11. Must be 18 years of age or over.
12. Must attend and/or watch required safety meetings.
13. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as are determined to be appropriate and acceptable.

If you would like to request further information about becoming a school bus driver for USD 417, please contact Matt at 620-767-5192 or mweaver@cgrove417.org.








Notice of Non-discrimination:   USD #417 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nancy L. Meyer, 17 S Wood Street, Council Grove, Kansas 66846 (620)767-5192