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5347 Benton Road, Paducah, KY 42003 Phone: 270-538-4000

Bus Driver Information

Process for Current McCracken County Employees to become a Certified Bus Driver


Below are steps to follow to become a Certified Bus Driver for McCracken County School, if you are already a McCracken County Employee.


Step 1.  Apply for position titled Substitute Events Driver.  You will find this located on the McCracken County website under Employment.  Here is the link:


Step 2. We will call you to set up a physical, and a drug screen at Ensite, 611 Broadway.  


Step 3After physical and drug screen are completed you fill out Self-Certification form and CDL Application, and fax those documents to (502) 564-3250. Self-Certification Form and CDL Application will be emailed to you by the Transportation office 140 T Underwood Drive, Paducah KY. 


Step 4Study for CDL Permit test.  You can choose to study for the permit test by yourself or you may wait until the class begins at McCracken County Transportation for help with the permit test.  Use these links for CDL permit test manual.

OR CDL Permit Testing For McCracken County Courthouse M - Th 8:30- 10:30 call (270)575-7276


Step 5. Training Class at McCracken County Transportation.  We will set up training classes that will last approximately 2 weeks.  You will be trained on Class B CDL, with Air Brakes, Passenger & School Bus Endorsements.