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 driver.

    *  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.