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Dean Transportation hosting hiring event Friday

Driving positions, more, open at GRPS, Kent ISD

Multi-district — A daylong hiring event to fill transportation positions at Grand Rapids Public Schools and the Kent Intermediate School District will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn, 310 Pearl St. NW, in Grand Rapids.

Dean Transportation will host the event, which will focus on openings for school bus drivers, attendant and service technician positions. 

Participants will learn about benefits, pay, scheduling and workplace culture.

Dean Transportation offers starting pay of up to $23.25 per hour for bus drivers or $16.25 per hour for attendants. 

Competitive compensation is also offered for technicians, and is commensurate with certifications.

Attendees should bring a valid driver’s license. 

For more information, contact Mishelle Johnson, Dean Transportation hiring coordinator, at (616) 260-1432, or visit www.deanjobs.com.

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Riley Kelley
Riley Kelley
Riley Kelley is a reporter covering Cedar Springs, Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids and Sparta school districts. An award-winning journalist, Riley spent eight years with the Ludington Daily News, reporting, copy editing, paginating and acting as editor for its weekly entertainment section. He also contributed to LDN’s sister publications, Oceana’s Herald-Journal and the White Lake Beacon. His reporting on issues in education and government has earned accolades from the Michigan Press Association and Michigan Associated Press Media Editors. Riley’s early work in journalism included a stint as an on-air news reporter for WMOM Radio, and work on the editorial staff of various student publications. Riley is a graduate of Grand Valley State University. He originally hails from western Washington.


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