We Pay for Training and Licensing! Possible Sign on Bonus for ready to work hires!!

Part-time based on local school schedules. Possible “full-time” available to the right candidates who can be hired on as a shuttle driver for Sunset Premier Shuttle 

Why would you want to be a school bus driver for Johnson’s Buses?

We treat our employees like they are a part of the family
We have many benefits to offer
A place where you can help the community
Be a positive light to the Petoskey school children
Great employee culture
Our trained bus drivers learn how to get the children of Petoskey to and from school safely. Each driver is assigned to a specific route in the Petoskey area allowing for the driver to have the opportunity to be a light in a child’s life every day. Our number one concern is the safety and health of the children riding these school buses and our staff. This job is perfect for recent retires and stay at home parents looking for a little extra to do in the mornings and afternoons. If this sounds like a career that interests you, then apply today to begin your journey to success!

What We Offer:

Paid Training (all new drivers must undergo testing which is paid for by the employer)

Free Individual Medical Insurance

Growth opportunities

Family owned and operated for over 75 years

Long term job security

Flexible work schedule


Opportunities for extra hours for extra school trips

Discounts on products and services

Responsibilities Include:

Be a positive impact on the lives of your community

Pick up children from the designated locations in a timely manner

Safely deliver children to the designated drop off spots

Maintain order and proper discipline of passengers according to polices.

Operate and help maintain school buses with cleanliness and fuel to ensure all routes can be completed.


Available to work flexible hours

Ready to hit the ground running on learning how to drive school buses

Fantastic communication skills with your team

Professional, well-groomed personal appearance

Clean driving record

Willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug tests

To follow and live out the core values of our company:

Focus on the Customer
Honest, Integrity, and Trustworthiness
Friendliness, Courtesy, and Thoughtfulness
Financial Success
Employee Success
And to maintain and continue the family legacy
During this time, Bus drivers are required to wear masks while in their bus. This rule also applies to the children who are riding on the bus. The children are placed in assigned seats which help lessen the possibility of spread of the virus.