• TO BECOME A BUS DRIVER

    Step 1          File an application for employment with the Petal School District,
                        either online or at the School District Central Office and check
                        on the availability of bus driver positions

    Step 2          Obtain a CDL (commercial driver’s license), with P (passenger)
                        and S (school bus) endorsements

    Step 3          Attend the State Bus Driver Certification course required by
                        the Mississippi Department of Education and given through
                        the Petal School District

    Step 4          Pass a health physical required by the Mississippi Department of Transportation


    For more information on Steps 2-4, you may call the Petal Schools Pupil Transportation Office at 583-4320.