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Judy  O'Donnell
Bus Coordinator

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Swansboro Transportation Coordinator


I have been working for Onslow County Schools since October of 1995.  I have been the Swansboro Transportation Coordinator since 1997.   



We are in need of School Bus Drivers in each district of Onslow County Schools.  Please see information below regarding how you can be a bus driver.


Are you looking for employment?  Is this the job for you!  The starting pay for a bus driver is $12.67! 

Are you retired and need something to get you out of the house for about two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon or need some extra money?  Are you a stay at home Mom or Dad that may need some extra money in your pocket?  If your children are in school;  you will have the days off that they have off and your child can ride your bus,  so no sitter needed!   Pass this information on to someone you know who might be a good applicant for this job.


The next School Bus Training class is scheduled for July 5th 6th & 7th. 

Persons interested in becoming a school bus driver must have a valid North Carolina Driver's license and be at leaset 18 years of age with at least 6 months driving experience.  Potential drivers must have a good driving record and meet the physical/legal requirements set forth by the NC Department of Transportation. ( A drug screen and background check will be done on each applicant.)

 Interested individuals must meet the above criteria and must complete an application online which can be found on the Onslow County Schools website ( along with three classified professional references and proof of HS graduation . 

All applicants must complete all three days of the class.  The classes usually run from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm in Jacksonville.

If you have any questions you can reach Donna Merriman at the School Bus Garage at 455-5037.