The HISD Transportation Department is hosting a job fair at the Hester House on Monday, July 25th from 9 am to noon. The department is seeking candidates to join its staff of 1,200 employees responsible for safely ferrying about 34,000 students to and from school each day. In addition to daily routes, drivers also are tasked with transporting students to and from field trips, athletic competitions, and other events. The department provides paid Commercial Driver’s License training classes (applicants can receive up to 104 training hours), guaranteed route hours, flexible schedules, high-tech buses, and health and retirement benefits to employees. Drivers earn between $15.70 and $16.64 per hour. All new bus drivers and attendants are eligible for a $1,200 perfect attendance incentive bonus, and a $100 referral for every new employee they refer to the department. All applicants are subject to verification of work experience, certification, references, and a criminal history check. Applicants should bring two forms of identification, along with their resume, to the job fair. For more information contact Marie Mure at 713-274-1383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.