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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Company Confidential Altoona, PA, 16602
JOIN OUR EARLY CHILDHOOD TEAM! Bus Driver Wanted! Our team of professionals have brought Early Childhood Education and Family Support Services to children and families Of Blair County for over 40 years. We are currently hiring for the position of: Full/Part Time Bus Driver * 4 days per week/25-35 Hours at $12.25 an hour * Benefits include: Sick, Holiday, and Personal Time Off * Depending ...
Transportation Immediate need for drivers MOTORCOACH DRIVERS Requirements: Valid State of Michigan Commercial License with A or B, and (P) endorsements •Meet all DOT criteria-clean driving record •Work a flexible schedule 24/7 environment. Motorcoach Drivers must have at least 1yr. exp. driving a motorcoach. Hard-working, clean-cut individuals interested in a challenging opportunity shoul...
On-Site Interviews San Antonio ISD JOB FAIR Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Place: Lanier High School (Cafeteria) (1514 W. César E. Chávez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78207) NOW HIRING Bus Drivers and Bus Driver Assistants - $12.75 starting pay for Bus Drivers - $9.92 starting pay for Bus Driver Assistants - Paid training Bus Drivers and Bus Driver Assistants...
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...
Hopkins County School District Madisonville, KY, 42431
Bus Driver Trainee > Bus Driver Classified Position - 7941 All interested applicants for a bus driver position in Hopkins County Schools must first begin as a Bus Driver Trainee. Level 1: Bus Driver Trainee Pay $7.50 / hour Must pass CDL, complete training, and pass third party examination within thirty days to advance to Level 2. Level 2: Substitute Bus Driver Pay - Category 3 on salary sche...
Catcha Sanford, NC
Company North Carolina Public Schools Branch Sanford NC US Position: Pre-K Assistant/Bus Driver – Pre-K Assistant/Bus Driver Location: Sanford, NC 27331 Date: Minimum Degree Level: Minimum Experience: General Position Comments: *Must have high school diploma… or Completed the NC Dept. of Labor Teacher Assistant… Pre-K Assistant/Bus Driver Position Number: 358503 District – Site: LEE CO...
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...
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:...
Inuit Services, Inc is seeking two part time Buss Drivers at Ft McCoy, WI. The Bus Driver transports passengers to and from required locations, takes vehicles to and from maintenance locations, performs vehicle inspections and cleaning, general housekeeping duties in facilities and wash bay, accurately prepares all required paperwork and other job duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBI...
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...
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...
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...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER BECOME A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER If you want a rewarding part-time job apply today!! * Starting pay $12.35 * 3 Paid Holiday * Free Training * Life Insurance * Bring your children to work with you * Benefits Available Applicants must under go a motor vehicle records check, drug, check and criminal records check. Certain rules apply!! Apply in Person Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 4pm 1608 Oakes Rd....

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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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