Bus Driver Jobs

Bus Driver Jobs Overview


Bus driving jobs are found in both metropolitan and rural locations where they are frequently hired by transit authorities and school districts for daily commutes. Drivers also work for a variety of travel and transportation companies to take passengers to popular destinations across the country. Driving a bus requires advanced driving skills as well as the ability to follow directions, communicate with passengers and dispatchers, and keep up with maintenance and other important logs. The working hours for Bus Driver jobs can be either a highly scheduled routine or more flexible, depending on the position.

Bus Drivers spend the majority of their working hours driving or sitting behind the wheel of their vehicle. In some positions, moving baggage and assisting passengers may also be a part of the job. Many schedules worked by Bus Drivers include early mornings, late nights and weekend work.

Bus Driver Education Requirements and Qualifications


Most employers are looking for applicants who have a high school diploma or equivalent. A Bus Driver must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record. In addition, most drivers are required to have their commercial driver's license and complete a required training program. For school Bus Drivers, a criminal background check may be necessary. Municipal and travel-oriented jobs may be more flexible.

Bus Driver Job Market


According to recent statistics, bus driving jobs are expected to increase by about 9 percent by the year 2022. This represents about average job growth. Many additional openings are expected due to older drivers retiring and leaving the occupation. Similar positions include Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity jobs.

Bus Driver Salaries


Transit, intercity and charter Bus Drivers have a median annual salary of $36,600 compared to school or special client drivers who earn a median of $28,080 per year. Drivers employed by local government agencies typically earn a higher salary.
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MLAKER TRANSPORTATION, INC. 1976 Valley View Drive Davidsville, PA 15928 814-479-2515 or 800-335-7911 814-479-2197 (fax) www.mlaker.com Are you looking for a fun exciting job, where you get paid to be on vacation??? You can become a charter bus driver!!! We are now currently accepting applications for a limited number of full time and part time positions. Being a charter bus driver is g...
Snowline Joint Unified Phelan, CA, 92329
Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade Ability: Drive a school bus and other transportation equipment safely and efficiently, exercising sound judgement and extreme caution; maintain proper and positive control of student behavior on a school bus; keep records and prepare reports; understand and follow oral and written directions; be courteous, neat and clean at all times. Kn...
Coachella Valley Unified Thermal, CA, 92274
CVUSD will train applicants and assist them in obtaining all DMV and CHP requirements. The transportation department will provide the mandatory 40 hours as required by law. The maximum hours of training per day is not to exceed 3.5 hours. Upon completion of courses, trainees may become substitute bus drivers. *****Please note, only applications that are complete will be taken in consideration.***...
First Transit is Hiring Bus Drivers! First Transit provides secure, reliable student transportation services so you arrive safely and on time! Our employees are our most important resource, and we are committed to providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities! Become a part of the Nation’s largest bus company today! Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you shortly!...
First Transit is Hiring Bus Drivers! First Transit provides secure, reliable student transportation services so you arrive safely and on time! Our employees are our most important resource, and we are committed to providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities! Become a part of the Nation’s largest bus company today! Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you shortly!...
Lake Elsinore Unified School District Lake Elsinore, CA
Job Purpose Statement/s: The job of "School Bus Driver" is done for the purpose/s of transporting students over scheduled routes and/or special excursions; enforcing rules, regulations, and laws to maintain safety during transport; ensuring vehicle is in a safe operating condition; and ensuring safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses. Essential Job Functions: * Drives...
Moreno Valley Unified School District Moreno Valley, CA, 92551
DEFINITION Under general supervision, drive a school bus over an assigned route in a safe and efficient manner in the transportation of pupils; and to do related work as may be required. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Drives a school bus over designated routes according to established time schedules; picks up and discharges pupils at designated stops; escorts pupils across streets when necessary; supervises th...
California State University San Diego, CA, 92140
CSU Job Listing Details Printable version E-Mail this listing Campus: San Diego Job ID: 5439 Job Title: Bus Driver (Heavy Equipment Operator/ Bus Driver), Athletics Appointment Type: Temporary Time Base: Part-Time Date Posted: June 6, 2014 Closing Date: Open until filled Link to Apply Online: http://bfa.sdsu.edu/-person/employment/staffjobs.htm Campus Employment Homepage: http:...
First Student SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS Higher Pay for CDL Holders with School Bus Driving Experience Now Hiring STEADY PART TIME DRIVERS What we offer: Paid training Competitive wages Just work on school days What you need: - Valid NY license - 3 years driving experience - Good driving record - Like to work with children - Must be 21yrs or older Call 716-685-9864 Equal Opportunity Em...
Anderson School District Five the following opening: Bus Drivers Must possess a valid SC Driver's license with a good driving record. Starting pay $11.57 Guaranteed 30 Hours per week with state benefits which include Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement and more! Please contact (864) 260-5000 ext. 10287 for more information....
Opelika City Schools has Openings For Bus Drivers Applications for bus drivers are currently being accepted at OCS Board of Education office, 300 Simmons Street, Opelika. Qualifications: * High school diploma or GED * Must be insurable * Valid driver's license * Finger printing and drug testing (required) * Bus Driver physical examination (required) * Class B CDL license with P and S endo...
● Part-time ● Excellent Wages ● 20+ hours/week ● CDL bonus program ● Paid training/testing ● Signing bonus Badger Bus 5501 Femrite Dr. Madison Call Paul at 608-310-4870 or email ***** Equal Opportunity Employer...
Job Title: On Call Short Bus Driver Job Number: Location:Mobile, AL Compensation: $14/hr Assignment Length: Contract Please contact our Mobile office for more information-251-533-4130 Description: We are looking for a Short Bus driver to fill in for our regular driver for vacation, sick time or days off. Hours are 6am-3pm Monday-Friday. Must be available on short notice Will have to comp...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
THE LEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS SEEKING BUS DRIVERS Applicants must: * Be insurable * Attend a local free driver training for a min. of 4 hours and a State Class for 12 hours. * Pursue a Class B CDL License with P and S endorsements and have a Third Party Form from the Department of Public Safety. * Complete and pass a Physical Examination All applicants will submit to a background che...
AIRPORT SECURITY PARKING Full-Time Positions available · Ticket Writer/Shuttle Van Driver · Bus Driver CDL · Auto Mechanic Helper Ticket Writer/Shuttle Van Driver: Duties include but not limited to: Greet customers, write tickets and assign parking space, etc…Transport customers with luggage to and from Check-in/out Area and their designated parking space Bus Driver (CDL): Transport and as...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...
Driver Positions At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our front line—our drivers. We heavily invest resources in driver recruitment and training because good drivers are so hard to find. We expect all drivers to meet stringent selection criteria, which includes drug testing, background checks and an extensive interview process. The search for the right driv...

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Transportation Career Tools

Bus Driver

Salaries

$18,000.00 - $47,840.00
Typical Salary for Bus Driver
(111 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
26.7%
High School
25.6%
Bachelor's
17.4%
Associates
12.8%
Master's
5.8%
Vocational
4.7%
Certification
3.5%
Some High School Coursework
2.3%
(86 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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