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Are you ready to join the Transportation team at HISD? Click the “Apply Now” button below.

The HISD Transportation Department provides students with safe, professional and efficient transportation. Every day, our team provides transportation to and from school as well as educational field trips, athletic competitions, and events. Coordination of these events requires a great group of professional bus drivers, a competent support staff and a well-maintained bus fleet.

HISD Transportation is the largest single district provider of school bus service in the state of Texas. The department employs more than 1,200 employees and has roughly 1,000 buses in service. It uses 950 buses to transport approximately 34,000 students to and from school daily, traveling more than 87,000 miles a day and about 18 million miles each year.


If you're looking for a way to help serve the children of your community in a rewarding career, you've come to the right place! HISD is looking for the best individuals to become a part of our transportation team.

We offer:

  • $250 Sign on bonus
  • $1200 Attendance incentive
  • $100 Referral incentives - UNLIMITED
  • CDL training classes
  • Starting pay at $16.16 hourly
  • Guaranteed minimum of 5 hours per day
  • Health, dental, vision and other benefit options
  • Teachers Retirement System participation
  • 403 (b) retirement plan options
  • Requirements

    Of course, we are looking for the best to provide safe, reliable, and punctual transportation for our students. Therefore, we require the following:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Valid Texas driver's license
  • Ability to pass a background investigation
  • Motor Vehicle Report below 6 points
  • Ability to pass drug/alcohol screening
  • Ability to pass DOT physical
  • Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing
  • Customer service orientation
    If you think you've got what it takes to be a part of our team, contact Transportation Human Resources at 713-613-3068 for more information.

    Upcoming Events

    Transitions Hiring Event Bayou City Event
    9401 Knight Rd
    Houston, TX 77054
    Thursday, April 20th, 2017
    9:00am to 2:30pm 

    Make It Right Job Fair
    Lakewood Church
    3700 Southwest Freeway
    Houston, TX 77027
    Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
    8:30am to 3:30pm

    Near Northwest Management District Community Job Fair
    5740 W LITTLE YORK
    Houston, TX 77091
    Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
    10:00am to 1:00pm