Drive With Us

Good Pay. Good Benefits. Good Schedule.

MNPS' bus drivers are often the first and last interaction our students have with our staff during the school day. Drivers have the opportunity to make an incredible difference in a student's school experience.

The district has 630 buses that make 26,000+ stops on any typical school day - all driven by dedicated, professional school bus drivers. We are always recruiting drivers to join Team MNPS.

Drive Nashville's Future

  • MNPS is one of the largest employers in Nashville. That means good pay, schedule and benefits, including andrive with mnps  Employee Wellness Center, retirement at 80% employer/20% employee and access to Vanderbilt Medical Center health clinics
  • There is no limit to how much overtime a driver can earn through field trips or nights and weekends - so pay can be maximized. Field trips are available in between morning and afternoon routes.
  • Drivers are paid for two weeks of winter break -when schools are closed.
  • Work over the summer months - or take them off! Employees do get summers off, but can opt-in to receive 12-month pay, or pick up summer employment.



I Don't Have My Permit, What Should I Do?

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  • Even if you have not driven professionally before, MNPS offers paid training for candidates to obtain their permit. 
  • You do not have to pay for any additional training.
  • MNPS conducts a six-week paid training period for all new bus drivers.
  • MNPS has support staff on stand-by to answer your questions during the process and to help drivers to feel encouraged and confident during training and throughout their entire MNPS career.

How Do I Apply? 

  • Apply online for a bus driver position.
  • Call us: (615) 445-4195