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Bus Driver Employment

Bus Drivers

Individuals interested in applying for a bus driver position with the Sevier County School System need to complete the following application process.

  • Individuals interested in applying for a bus driver position should complete a Support Staff Application.

    Applicants should:

    • Fill out all information requested on the application
    • Sign and date the application prior to submitting it to the Sevier County School System
  • Applicants should ontact the Transportation Department at 865-453-3568 to verify that you meet the driver's licensing and medical requirements for the bus dirver position.

  • Mail or Deliver the Application to:

    Sevier County Board of Education
    Attn:  Human Resources
    226 Cedar Street
    Sevierville, TN 37862

  • Once employment has been offered, accepted, and all required paperwork has been submitted, a representative from the Human Resources Department will contact the new employee to schedule the payroll and benefits orientation.

    New employees will receive an email with a welcome note and a confirmation of your scheduled appointment time to attend the new hire orientation. A minimum of 2 hours will be necessary to complete the orientation. This email will include the following:

    • Instructions for completing your federal background check
    • A list of items to bring with you to your orientation
    • A Summary of benefits that will be offered

    Individuals who are hired as full-time bus drivers will be discussing the following at the orientation:

    • health insurance options
    • selecting a dental and vision plan, and
    • offered supplemental life insurance options

    Please review the benefits information prior to your scheduled orientation.

  • The following items are required at the time of orientation:

    If you have further questions, please feel free to contact central office at 865-453-4671.

    • Drivers License
    • Social Security Card
    • Voided Check for Direct Deposit or a letter on bank letterhead stating routing and account number
    • Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth for Dependent and Beneficiaries
    • If seeking family insurance coverage, please bring birth certificates for children, marriage certificate and the most recent tax returns as proof of marriage
    • If an employee wishes to have experience considered for pay purposes, with a maximum of 5 years for in-kind work, documentation on letterhead from prior employers signed with contact phone numbers must be supplied. No exceptions. The letter needs to include dates of employment, state status as full time or part time, and list job duties.