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.
HIRING SCHOOL/ CHARTER BUS DRIVERS ACR Transportation, 178 W McLemore Ave, Memphis, TN 38106. Class A/B Lic., P/S Endorsement. 662-244-5773 / 901-949-3522 ***** Posting provided by:...
Abingdon-Avon CUSD #276 VACANCY Date of Posting : November 24. 2014 Application of deadline: Until Filled Position: Full-TIme Bus Driver/Sub Bus Driver Additional Information: Will train and certify How to apply: Send letter of interest to Mark Branch, 401 W. Latimer St., Abingdon, Illinois 61410, or by email to *****. Applications may also be picked up at the same address....
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...
Education INTERIM SPECIAL EDUCATION MATH TEACHER Anticipated Opening, Grades 5 & 6 Highly qualified in middle school math preferred. Position Available: 1/9/15 - 5/4/15 Certification: New Jersey Teacher of the Handicapped or Teacher of Students with Disabilities Salary: Contract based on MSEA salary guide. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and copies of certification to: Mrs. ...
MONTVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TRANSPORTATION Assistant Transportation Coordinator Handles multiple office responsibilities (typing, data, phones, dispatch). Computer and school bus routing experience preferred. --------- Bus Mechanic Experienced, skilled diesel mechanic. Will be responsible for routine and preventative maintenance for a fleet of school busses and passenger vans. Also assist with ...
RSU # 14 WINDHAM RAYMOND SCHOOL DISTRICT • Head Custodian - This is a 40-hour/week benefits-eligible position. Daily work schedule will include 2-10pm shift hours. Candidate will need to be available to travel to all District locations as required, though the majority of work hours will be at one location. • School Custodian - This is a 40-hour/week benefits-eligible position. Daily work schedu...
Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities Career Opportunities POSITION OPENING 1: v Bus Driver Substitute ü CDL Class B with Passenger & School Bus Endorsements ü Will provide training to help obtain a CDL ü Drives bus to transport passengers over specified routes according to time schedules POSITION OPENING 2: v Bus Rider Substitute ü Observes passengers on the bus during transpo...
● 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...
In-Valley Shuttle Driver - FT /Winter/Seasonal - Kirkwood, CA Job Summary: Kirkwood's Transportation Team is looking to hire full-time and part-time In-Valley Shuttle Drivers at Kirkwood Mountain Resort. The Shuttle Driver transports guests from various locations throughout the valley safely and securely while answering any and all Kirkwood Mountain questions. This is a very guest service-orient...
First Transit Minneapolis, MN
First Transit is now hiring transit bus drivers for our service out of Minneapolis, MN! Do you want to learn how to drive a city bus? Do you like to drive? Do you like helping people? You'll love this job! First Transit wants you NOW! We are currently hiring bus drivers for our December training classes. We are a great organization that takes pride in our employees and the work they do. Our pas...
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: In-District Applicants: -Letter of Application -Résumé or Summary of Experience -Valid California Highway Patrol Designated Trainer Certificate Other Interested Applicants: -EdJoin Application -Résumé or Summary of Experience -Three (3) Letters of Recommendation -Copy of CDL Type I School Bus Operator's Certificated -Valid California Highway Patrol Designated Trainer Certifi...
Murrieta Valley USD Murrieta, CA, 92562
MURRIETA VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 8/25/99 JOB DESCRIPTION Page 1 of 4 TITLE: SCHOOL BUS DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of 1. Provisions of the California Motor Vehicle Code, the California State Education Code, District policies and requirements, and other related regulations relative to the operation of vehicles used in transporting students. 2. Local traffic laws and regulations, includin...
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...
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...
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:...
On-line application By the closing date copies (both sides if applicable) of the following are required: 1. Valid CA Special Driver Certificate for School Buses with valid first aid certificate, if required 2. Valid CA Class A or B driver's license with passenger endorsement 3. Valid D.O.T. (Department of Transportation) approved medical certificate (if available) Must have a safe driving record f...
Charter & Tour Bus Driver Will Train qualified applicants. Must have a clean driving record. Attach your current H-6 DMV along with your application. You can download your application at www.storerbus.com or apply at 3519 McDonald Ave, Modesto, CA 95358. This listing brought to you by ValleyJobFinder.com....
School bus driver - Knox Co. CDL or will train. Call 865-388-6052. Posting provided by:...
Applications are now being accepted for substitute school bus drivers. New classes start on January 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2015. The cost of the classroom training is $50.00. On-Board training is paid by Buckeye Local Schools. Starting rate if $12.25/hr. Pick up applications at: Business Office Buckeye Local Schools 3436 Edgewood Dr. Ashtabula Oho This job listing brought to you by The...
Company Confidential Jacksonville, NC, 28541
NewToday.jpg Drivers BUS DRIVERS NEEDED STARTING SALARY: $12.67 PER HOUR Classes will be offered for persons interested in qualifying to serve as an Onslow County Schools bus driver. The classes will be conducted January 6, January 7, and January 8, 2015 from 8:30am until 2:00pm each day. Persons interested in becoming a school bus driver must have a high school diploma or GED, valid North Carolin...
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$18,000.00 - $47,840.00
Typical Salary for Bus Driver
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
Some High School Coursework
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Transports passengers by inspecting and driving bus along designated route; helping passengers; collecting revenue; maintaining safe operations.
Rate of Growth
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Completes reports by entering required information.
Maintains safe conditions by complying with traffic regulations; observing traffic conditions; avoiding dangerous situations; enforcing passenger safety rules.
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