The (HSD) is trying a new approach to hiring. On Wednesday, it will host its .
Typically all open jobs positions are posted on HSD's website.
Hazelwood Patch reached out to Diana Gulotta, HSD's assistant superintendent for communications, to ask about the event and she said the district decided to host a job fair to reach more people.
"We are trying something new in order to increase the pool of drivers we have to choose from," she said, "and to increase the number of substitutes available."
The job fair will occur on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HSD Learning Center located at 15955 New Halls Ferry Road in Florissant.
On-the-spot interviews will be offered to those who qualify. All applicants must bring a resume.
"We are hoping to hire approximately 12 regular drivers and 8 substitute drivers," Gulotta said. "We thought a job fair might attract some people who have never considered being a bus driver."
Bus drivers will have a CDL license, or with training can obtain a CDL license.
The job posting states HSD offers full benefits. Starting pay is $12.87 for full-time drivers and $11.60 for substitute drivers. Applicants may apply online in advance of the job fair. For questions, call 314-953-5000.