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Bus Driver

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: December 14, 2022
Reference Code: 18866
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Transportation Services group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a Bus Driver!
Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our Central Facilities Area (CFA).
Responsibilities Include:
  • Transport INL employees to and from the Site on established routes to and from six surrounding communities.
  • Over the road driving could be up to 300 miles round trip per day.
  • The operation transports personnel from the following communities: Pocatello, Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Rigby and Mackay/Arco to INL.
  • A normal day may start as early as 4:00 a.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.
  • Detail work may include fueling, shuttle driving, sweeping/cleaning buses or cars, etc. May also include additional assigned work such as tours. Nights, weekends, and holiday work may also be required.
  • Driving a bus in the city and over the road with established routes out of 6 communities.
  • Pre and post trip inspections.


Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Able to meet/pass D.O.T. medical qualifications.
  • Must pass the passenger endorsement written test at least 2 weeks prior to start date. Must possess a passenger endorsement within 2 weeks after start date.
  • Must have a current Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B license with no L restriction.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must have 3 years of driving of a bus or heavy truck (>26,000 GVW) and able to pass a practical driving test.
  • Familiar with must adhere to all Federal, State, and local rules of the road that are applicable to their position.
  • Bus Operations is a 24-hour operation, 7 days a week that may require working any shift and/or Holiday. Time off is not guaranteed.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Knowledge of the Smith Systems Defensive Drivers Course.
Job Information
  • Wage: $26.08/hr (Rate can vary based upon individual work location, clearances, and qualifications. Rates are accurate for current posting and subject to change These are bargaining unit positions.)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
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INL Mission
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

INL Vision
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.

Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information
When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation
We have an extremely competitive salary structure and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.