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Process for Getting Bus Certificate

 

1.      Complete online application for bus driver position.

a.      Log onto http://www.alsde.edu/TeachInAlabama

b.      Click on the Create New Account button below the screen

c.      Once you create a user name and password, log in to complete application.

d.      Be sure to check the box for Bus Driver.

e.      Be sure to include valid email addresses for people you list in references.

f.       A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required. NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

2.      Get a background check done in either Auburn or Columbus.You must first register online at www.cogentid.com/AL. Then go to one of the places listed below.

 

Pak Mail                                                      Abundle of Care

300 North Dean Rd #5                                1123 Brown Ave

Auburn, AL                                                   Columbus, Ga

 

3.      Obtain a copy of your MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) from Driver License Center in Opelika (Alabama Residents). Bring us this document so that we can confirm you meet our insurability requirements and make a copy of it.

DOCUMENT

COST

MVR

$9.00

DOT PHYS.

$60.00

BACKGROUND CK

$51.40

TESTING FEE

$25.00

LEARNERS PERMIT

$36.25

CDL LICENSE

$56.25

TOTAL

$237.90

We are located at:

Phenix City Schools Transportation Center

809 12th Street

Phenix City, AL 36868

 

 

The Driver License Center in Opelika is located at:

1220 Fox Run Ave # 102

Opelika, AL 36801                                                                     Estimated Fees for Alabama Residents

(334) 742-9986

4.      Take a D.O.T. physical and successfully pass it.

5.      We will give you a booklet to study for the written part of the CDL test. You may stop by the bus barn with your MVR and request a study booklet.

6.      Take the written test in Opelika, AL( Alabama Residents Only ) at the Driver’s License center. Georgia residents must take the test at a Georgia Driver License Center

7.      If you pass the written test, they will give you a 3rd party test form to give to us. We will train you for the pre-trip and road test.

8.      Attend New Driver School (4 days, including road test for CDL) and successfully pass the road test.

9.      Start your new career driving school buses!!!!

 

NOTE: Fees are NOT charged by the Phenix City Schools. They are charged by the State of Alabama, Background Check Provider and the medical provider for your physical.


1212 9th Avenue | Phenix City, AL 36868-0460 | (334) 298-0534