Join Our Team: Now Hiring Bus Drivers in Lucas County

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities? Phoenix Residential is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as bus drivers in Lucas County. As a bus driver, you will play a vital role in providing safe and reliable transportation for our clients, ensuring they have access to essential services and activities. Here’s what you need to know about the position:

Physical Requirements

As a bus driver at Phoenix Residential, you must be able to meet the following physical requirements:

  • Safely operate a motor vehicle in all weather conditions.
  • Regularly enter and exit a motor vehicle.
  • Provide supervision and assist clients with varying levels of disabilities to enter and exit the vehicle.
  • Operate motor vehicle passenger and wheelchair restraints.
  • Operate motor vehicle wheelchair lift and/or ramp on accessible vehicles.
  • Be able to lift up to 50 to 75 pounds.
  • Work a variety of time frames, including early mornings, afternoons, evenings, and rotational weekends as needed.


To qualify for the position of bus driver, candidates must meet the following prerequisites:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • At least 25 years of age with a minimum of 5 years of driving experience.
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License.
  • No more than 2 vehicle moving violations within the last 24 months.
  • Cannot be on any medications that would prevent driving clients.
  • No suspension of driver’s vehicle operator’s license within the last 3 years.
  • Must pass criminal, sex offender, and Ohio caregiver background checks.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (training is provided).


Joining Phoenix Residential as a bus driver comes with a range of benefits, including:

  • Paid time off available after one year of employment.
  • Ongoing training opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Competitive hourly wage of $17.

How to Apply

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career as a bus driver with Phoenix Residential, we encourage you to apply today. To submit your application or learn more about the position, please visit Join our team and become part of a compassionate community dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities to lead fulfilling lives.


At Phoenix Residential, we are committed to providing exceptional care and support to individuals with disabilities, and our bus drivers play a crucial role in making this possible. If you’re passionate about making a positive impact and possess the necessary qualifications, we want to hear from you. Apply now and join us in creating opportunities for independence and inclusion in Lucas County.