LIVINGSTON – One more training session for persons interested in becoming substitute bus drivers for the Livingston Parish School Board will be held March 27-31 and April 3-7, according to the Transportation Department.

The training course will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, March 27, through Friday, Jan. 31, and Monday, April 3, through Friday, April 7.

It will be held in the Transportation Department Conference Room at the School Board Central Office, 13909 Florida Blvd., Livingston.

The course is mandatory and applicants must attend every class; no makeups will be offered, according to the Transportation Department.

All applicants must complete the substitute application packet and fingerprint requirement before attending class. The packet can be accessed on the School Board website.

Requirements for substitute bus drivers include being 21 or older, have a high school diploma or equivalent (must provide proof), acceptable driving record, criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, CDL physical exam and pass written CDL written test.

Applicants must email fingerprints@lpsb.org or call (225) 686-4369 to schedule an appointment for a background check and submit required documentation and pay initial processing fee.

As a part of the scheduled appointment, all applicants will be fingerprinted; there is a $55 processing fee.  

For information,contact the Transportation Department at LPPSTransportation@lpsb.org or call (225) 686-4203.

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Kevin Fambrough is a reporter at the Livingston Parish News. He can be reached at kevinf@livingstonparishnews.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @fambroughkevin.

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