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Work for us

Come Work With Us!  

The North Clackamas School District is a growing district on Portland's Eastside. North Clackamas is known for its high quality of living. With approximately 2,000 employees, North Clackamas is nationally recognized for outstanding programs supported by the efficient utilization of resources. The North Clackamas School District strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster equity and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

The Transportation Services team provides quality support to the staff and students of North Clackamas School District with safe, timely transportation services and effective, equitable customer service while meeting all district, state and federal regulations.  

To view our available transportation positions please visit our career page and apply today for immediate consideration!  You can find all of our available positions under the "Transportation" category. 

Have questions? Please feel free to reach out to our Transportation Recruiter:

Shannon McGinnis, 503-353-5383,

Apply Today!

Classified Wage Schedule for the 2023 - 2024 School Year

  • School Bus Assistant -- Job Group B: $16.58 - $23.34
  • Van Route Driver -- Job Group C: $17.82 – $25.08
  • Bus Driver in Training -- Job Group C: $17.22 (Job Group E after training) 
  • Bus Route Driver -- Job Group E: $21.99 - $30.96

Why work for us:

  • Professional and supportive workplace
  • Strong and supportive administration and board leadership
  • Schools enriched in student diversity and equality
  • Paid CDL training and assistance
  • Competitive wage schedule per NCSA/OSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) contributions
  • Competitive healthcare packages 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Split-shift scheduling with opportunities to work extra hours

What does NCSD offer its school bus drivers?  

  • Permanent part-time and full-time bus and van route drivers.
  • Minimum of 4 hours per day. Most routes are 6+ hours long each day. All routes bid on a seniority basis.  If routes are not available the position would remain as Standby (guaranteed hours but no assigned route). Likely to gain base hours rapidly.

  • Split-shift scheduling:

    • Typical AM routes are between 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    • Typical PM routes are between 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

  • Equal pay contracts; which means your earnings are spread across the course of the entire year.  Get paid during summer when you aren't working!

  • Opportunities to work extra hours by subbing middays, taking field trips, athletic trips, etc.  

  • Salary:  Initial wage placement according to NCSD/OSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

  • PERS: The district contributes the employer portion; there is also a mandatory employee portion. Upon eligibility, which is defined as working at least six full calendar months in a qualifying position, the employee is required to contribute 6% as their employee portion, via payroll deduction. Part-time employees working at least six months and 600 hours in a calendar year will qualify.

  • Fringe Benefits: Medical, Vision and Dental health care options through Kaiser or NC Health Plan (a Regence based plan). The district contributes towards the premium based on the number of hours in base time and health plan selected.

  • The school year is approximately 183 days September through June with time off including winter break in December, spring break in March, along with all major holidays and summer!

  • Six month probationary period on all transportation perm hired positions.

  • OSEA Union Membership and Collective Bargaining Agreement

The North Clackamas School District is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. North Clackamas School District policy also provides veterans and disabled veterans with preference as required by law.  

All school bus driving positions required Pre-placement DOT physicals, physical capacity tests and DOT regulated drug testing. 

School bus driving is also a required DOT random drug testing position per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).