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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834 Bus Driver jobs found on Monster.

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Company Confidential APPLE VALLEY, CA, 92392
Driver SCHOOL BUS DRIVER Apple valley Unified School District $15.38/hr to start Training Provided Applications on line www.avusd.org Additional info. (760) 247-8001 ext 1412...
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 drivers is paramount to...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER We’ll train you to be the best School Bus Driver for Regular Education and Special Needs Students. $13.00/hr after 90 days, split shift required, benefits partially paid with seniority, CDL required or will train. Must have excellent driving history, must pass background check and remain drug free. We look forward to meeting you in person Mon-Fri at Dean Transportation 46740 W. P...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER We’ll train you to be the best School Bus Driver for Regular Education and Special Needs Students. $13.00/hr after 90 days, split shift required, benefits partially paid with seniority, CDL required or will train. Must have excellent driving history, must pass background check and remain drug free. We look forward to meeting you in person Mon-Fri at Dean Transportation 2601 Veter...
School Bus Drivers Job Description Are you ready to start a career with Reliant/ MV Transportation as a School Bus Driver? We are searching for applicants who are interested in launching a Driving Career as a School Bus Driver to the New York public school students for the 2014-2015 school year.We are offering paid training to obtain the CDL, and both the S (School Bus) and P (Passenger) endorseme...
SUMMARY Transports children and staff to schools, field trips, and other locations as approved by the Center Director. Provides supervision and direction to children. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Meets expectations for delivering customer acquisition and retention, quality transportation, financial management, operational compliance, and other responsibilities as well as demonstrates expected behaviors. Tr...
Full-Time opportunity, set routes for the year and you will be put on the roster with the Department of Education. Once you are on this list, you are on it for life! Are you ready to start a career with Reliant Transportation as a School Bus Driver? We are searching for applicants who are interested in launching a Driving Career as a School Bus Driver to the New York public school students for the...
Full-Time opportunity, set routes for the year and you will be put on the roster with the Department of Education. Once you are on this list, you are on it for life! Are you ready to start a career with Reliant Transportation as a School Bus Driver? We are searching for applicants who are interested in launching a Driving Career as a School Bus Driver to the New York public school students for the...
Full-Time opportunity, set routes for the year and you will be put on the roster with the Department of Education. Once you are on this list, you are on it for life! Are you ready to start a career with Reliant Transportation as a School Bus Driver? We are searching for applicants who are interested in launching a Driving Career as a School Bus Driver to the New York public school students for the...
Budget Rent A Car is looking for honest, dependable, hard working individuals for a Bus Driver and Customer Service Representative. * Bus Driver requires some heavy lifting, walking and driving. * Customer Service Representatives requires some computer skills, walking and driving. Pay depends on experience. Apply in person at 10800 Airport Blvd., Amarillo, TX between 8am-5pm, Mon. - Friday....
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER We’ll train you to be the best School Bus Driver for Regular Education and Special Needs Students. $13.00/hr after 90 days, split shift required, benefits partially paid with seniority, CDL required or will train. Must have excellent driving history, must pass background check and remain drug free. We look forward to meeting you in person Mon-Fri at Dean Transportation 25081 Trow...
Kingman Academy of Learning has an immediate opening for a part time bus driver. Split shift schedule, Mon - Thurs approximately 4 hours a day. Interested individuals who love kids, are reliable and enthusiastic, and have an impeccable driving record should apply. Would prefer applicant has a class-B CDL with P & S endorsements but will train. Applicant must be able to pass pre-employment drug scr...
Accepting applications for Part-time Bus Driver Application & details at: iwacc.org/ employment/busdriver...
*TOP JOB* BUS DRIVER Part-time 10 Month Employee (September to June) Rate of pay: Per Non - Instructional Negotiating Unit Agreement Special Requirements: Possess NYS CDL license, 21 years of age,training requirements specified by the NYS Department of Education and NYS DMV, and NYS Fingerprint Clearance To apply forward letter of interest and resume to: Dr. Lauren J. Ormsby, Superintendent Ripley...
Looking for part-time? School District of West Salem is in need of a School Bus Driver Will Train. Approximately 4 hours per day, school year position. Starting wage $16.98/hr. Complete an application, available at www.wsalem.k12.wi.us or call 786-0700 Return to: District Office, 405 E Hamlin St, West Salem, WI 54669 Deadline: 8/10/14 or until filled....
School Bus Driver Needed St. George's Independent School Drive 77-passenger BlueBird mfsab, for morning and afternoon routes between Memphis and Collierville, and occasional field trips. CDL Certified with P or S endorsement. Email Angie Simpson at: ***** or Call: 901-457-2000 Posting provided by:...
Bus Driver: CDL License with passenger endorsement required. Approximately 25 hours per week. Self Help Enterprises Apply at 2300 W. LeFevre, Sterling Posting provided by:...
Odessa, 79763
General ODESSA FAMILY YMCA is seeking k CDL School Bus Driver for 1601 W 13th location Contact Grace Berrera at 432-334-7971...
Madison School District is seeking a school bus driver for the 2014-15 school year. Applicants must have an excellent driving record and pass a D.O.T. physical. This position requires drug testing, fingerprinting and a background check. Please apply at Madison School, 3498 Treat Hwy., Adrian, MI 49221....
CDL REQUIRED! Interested candidates must apply online at: http://pangea.geninfo.com/STANDARDPARKING/Apply/Default.aspx?openingId=3303 MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Basic Function: Responsible for the proper and safe operation of shuttle buses, transporting passengers to and from designated locations. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Performing vehicle inspections, maintaining cleanliness of bus in...
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Bus Driver

Salaries

$18,000.00 - $47,840.00
Typical Salary for Bus Driver
(111 Respondents)
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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)
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