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Do you want to drive a bus?

We are always looking for quality drivers who want to be a member of our transportation team. Here's how!

How to Get Your CDL License

  1. Go to the Revenue Office to pick-up the Class B CDL Packet to receive certification for Class B CDL, with the Air Brake certification, the passenger endorsement, and the School Bus Endorsement. You must bring a certified birth certificate or a passport. Cost of packet is $50 (You will be reimbursed for this packet upon hiring).

  2. Study sections 1-5 & 10-13 in the CDL Manual, and the 'S' Endorsement study handout given to you with the book.

  3. Go to the Arkansas State Police testing site at 1120 W. Monroe in Lowell to take your written test.

  4. After the written test are taken and all passed, return to the revenue office for your permit and then contact Trisha Labit to schedule time for Training and Testing of the following:

    • Pre-trip Inspection

    • Basic Skills Course

    • Road (Driving) Test

  5. Most driving tests can be taken at our yard by our 3rd party examiner. When you pass this test you will return to revenue office for your License.

What happens after you receive a license?

According to Law, the Transportation Office will need the following items for your file:

  1. Copy of your new updated Driver's License

  2. Copy of your Social Security Card

  3. Application on file (for newly hired employees only)

  4. Physical Exam (appointment made and paid by SSD)

  5. State and Federal Criminal background checks (ran by employee of SSD)

  6. Child Central Registry Check (ran by employee of SSD)

  7. Drug Test (scheduled/paid through Transportation Dept.)

We do a Criminal Background Check on all newly hired employees.

By Law, we check ALL CDL LICENSE Holders driving record twice a year.

NOTE: Any Driver's record may be checked at any time at the Transportation Supervisor’s request, or if any suspicion of violation exists that has not been reported to the Supervisor.