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APS is Hiring Bus Drivers and Custodians

Posted March 16, 2021, 4:25 PM. Updated December 7, 2021, 7:58 AM.

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Albuquerque Public Schools is accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Custodians
  • Bus Drivers

Why APS?

We offer many great benefits and support:

  • Health, Vision and Dental benefits
  • Retirement plans
  • Paid sick and vacation leave
  • Life insurance
  • employee discounts

and more!  


Become a School Bus Driver

  • CDL training and license opportunity provided
  • Paid in-classroom and behind-the-wheel training: $10.50/hour
  • Upon obtaining CDL rate of pay: $17-$21.06/hour depending on years of driving experience
  • Guarantee 6 hours/day minimum. Usual shift: 6 a.m.-9 a.m., then 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Nights, weekends, and holidays off
  • Overtime is available with most routes, field trips, and activities
  • Summer school routes available
  • Benefits


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid state driver's license with appropriate designations
  • Must be able to meet physical medical requirements fingerprints and background check, and ability to meet the requirements of U.S. Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Regulations