The Wicomico County School System is accepting applications from parties interested in becoming independent school bus contractors.  Applicants must be able to provide a certified school bus and qualified driver services to provide school bus transportation services for students attending Wicomico County Public Schools.

Basic Qualifications:

*  A completed "Application for Eligibility to Receive Wicomico County Board
of  Education School Bus Contract(s)."

*  A completed criminal background check at applicant's expense.

*  Provide proof of financial resources to purchase a school bus meeting minimum 
requirements and cover operational expenses for 30 days.

*  Ability to provide certified primary school bus driver and substitute school bus 

*  Be free of any existing or potential conflicts of interest with the Wicomico County 
Board of Education.

*  Three years’ experience operating a small business or three years’ experience in 
student transportation or related field is preferred.

*   If a partnership or corporation, provide copies of legal documents, establishing the 
partnership or corporation including organizational  document.

*   Three professional references

All applicants are subject to results of a criminal background record check. Applications are available from the Purchasing Department at the Wicomico County Board of Education.  Applications must be submitted to the Purchasing Department.