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First Student Seeking Drivers throughout Kansas City Region
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First Student Seeking Drivers throughout Kansas City Region

March 5, 2011

CINCINNATI — First Student, Inc., the nation’s leader in student transportation, is hosting several job fairs to fill more than 100 part-time school bus driver positions at its Kansas City regional locations including Parkville in Mo., and Overland Park and Olathe in Kan.  First Student seeks applicants who are committed to providing safe transportation and excellent customer service, and have genuine, caring attitudes for children. The company will provide all necessary training for those in need of a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Prospective First Student drivers have the opportunity to apply at multiple career fairs throughout the month of March including:

  • Tuesday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. KansasWorks 9221 Quivera Road, Overland Park, Kan.  
  • Wednesday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Student Parkville 6207 NW Bell Road, Parkville, Mo.  
  • Tuesday, March 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Student Olathe 18950 W. 157th Terrace, Olathe, Kan.

Prospective candidates must be at least 21 years old and able to pass all background checks and drug screens. Driver applicants must have at least three years of driving experience. They must able to safely transport students in a timely manner and complete all pre- and post-trip shift activities. Applicants should possess a sincere desire to work with the public, follow all traffic and corporate regulations, and meet additional company requirements. 

First Student offers competitive wages and a great schedule with no nights, holidays or weekends required. For further details on the hiring event or for applicants unable to attend the job fair but who would like to be considered for a position, contact First Student at (877) 285-2646. Additional information on working with First Student can be found by visiting