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952.469.2256 22750 Pillsbury Avenue Lakeville, MN 55044

School Bus Driver Employment at Schmitty and Sons

For the past 60 years Schmitty & Sons has been providing school bus transportation for the Lakeville Area School District. We transport students in full sized (class C) bus routes, school bus vans (class A), and Type III vans. Our drivers are generally on the same route in order to create strong bonds with the Lakeville students and to be the familiar face that brings the children to school.


  • Split-Shift Bringing Children To and From School (Approximately 6 hours per day)
  • Holidays, and Non- School days Off
  • Bring your Child to Work
  • Summers Off (if desired)
  • Causal Dress Code
  • May Drive Charters for Extra Hours

Paid Training

Regardless of prior experience, all new school bus drivers are required to complete a 40 hour paid training program over 2-3 weeks depending on availability.

Training Steps

  1. Obtain CDL Permit
  2. Classroom
  3. CDL Road Test (On-Site)
  4. Route/Bus Training


  • At Least 21 Years of Age
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or the Ability to Obtain
  • Clean Criminal Background (No Felonies)
  • Fluency in English (Reading, Writing, and Speaking)
  • Possessed Driver’s License for Previous 3 Years

Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Department of Transportation Physical Exam
  • Driving Record
  • Verification of Employment History
  • Drug and Alcohol Screening

To apply please complete the online employment application or in person at the address listed below.

Schmitty & Sons School Buses
22750 Pillsbury Avenue
Lakeville, MN 5504

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