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Location: All Schools

Competition #: 14494

Open To: Everyone

Date Posted: June 27th, 2022

Closing Date: July 29th, 2022 - 12:00pm

Additional Information:






Closing Date:           Ongoing

Start Date:                Immediately


Northland School Division No. 61 is seeking mature individuals to work as Spare Bus Drivers in all of our communities.  Spare school bus drivers will also be given first opportunity when a full-time bus route becomes open. 


Applicants must possess a Class 1 or 2 license with S Endorsement. 


Northland is prepared to offer training opportunities for applicants who do not possess appropriate credentials. 

  • Wages during training
  • All expenses paid while training
  • Re-imbursement of all expenses related to obtaining license


Please contact Susanne Jones – Transportation Manager at Susanne.jones@nsd61.ca or call (780) 624-2060 ext. 6172.  You may also visit your local school to complete a Drivers Abstract Consent form, criminal record declaration and submit a copy of your driver’s license along with your resume. 


Kindly note that offers of employment will be conditional on receipt of a satisfactory check for a criminal record of the candidate.

Northland School Division Communities with Division Operated Busing

Calling Lake – Calling Lake School

Chipewyan Lake – Chipewyan Lake School

Conklin – Conklin Community School

East Prairie – Hillview School

Fishing Lake – to Cold Lake Schools

Fort Chipewyan – Athabasca Delta Community School

Gift Lake – Gift Lake School

Grouard – Grouard Northland School

Paddle Prairie – Paddle Prairie School

Sandy Lake – Pelican Mountain School

Wabasca/Demarais – St. Theresa, Mistassiniy & Career Pathways Schools



Northland School Division Communities with Contract Operated Busing

Anzac – Contact Sparksman Transportation

Elizabeth – Contact TUK Consulting

Fishing Lake – Contact Glen Christensen or Fishing Lake Metis Settlement

Fort McKay – Contact Sparksman Transportation

Janvier – Contact Sparksman Transportation

Peavine – Contact Norma Noskey, Al Anderson or Dorothy Anderson


Please contact Susanne Jones at (780) 624-2060 ext. 6172 to be put in touch with one of the contractors listed above if you are interested in becoming a spare driver in one of these areas.  Please note, the contractors operate under their own policies and training costs may differ from Northland School Division.