Sunrise Transportation is accepting applications for drivers at 4540 West Madison in Chicago and our location on Midlothian Turnpike in Crestwood.
Sunrise Southwest is accepting applications for drivers and bus aides at our Crestwood location. Bus Aides candidates who are fluent in English and Spanish are a plus.
Please bring a current Motor Vehicle Record (Court Purpose Abstract), School Bus Eligibility receipt and your current driver license.
For information on Bus Aide positions at Crestwood, contact them directly at 708.844.0800.
All Sunrise drivers undergo the most extensive training in the bus industry. Candidates undergo a minimum of 15 hours of classroom instruction which includes the School Bus Driver Safety Course. While completing that, they undergo 20 hours of hands on, behind the wheel training with an experienced safety trainer.
Because we are a drug free environment, drivers are subject to substance abuse testing at least annually and participate in a random drug/alcohol screening program.
All drivers are required to meet Illinois standards for school bus drivers by submitting to a physical examination on an annual basis.
Applicants are screened through livescan fingerprinting, this scan is run through the Illinois State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation.
We screen all driving records of our drivers at least twice each year. We want our passengers to know that they have a safe, competent person transporting them.
It is the policy of Sunrise to recruit and hire within the communities that we serve.
All of our drivers undergo in service training that includes behind the wheel and "follow" road observations and up to 20 hours of paid driver meetings each year. Driving records are checked at least twice each year and all drivers are required to complete annual physical/drug testing. Drivers are also placed in a pool for random drug testing.
Sunrise drivers have available to them a competitive starting wage, an excellent safe driver bonus program, attendance bonus, paid holidays, paid in-service meetings and employer paid life insurance benefits.
Sunrise accepts applications at all of our facilities on the following schedule:
Main Office - 8500 South Vincennes - 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday
4540 West Madison - 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday
10011 South Torrence - 8 am to 9:30 am, 1 pm to 6 pm, Monday through Friday
Midlothian Turnpike (Sunrise Southwest) 9 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday
Sunrise provides all training and pays all expenses for physicals, mandatory Illinois State Board of Education class and fingerprints. Applicants are responsible to pay the cost of the Secretary of State written examinations.