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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CRANE SCHOOL DISTRICT is now accepting applications for the positions of: BUS DRIVER TRAINEE $7.90 HOUR – Training beginning November 8, 2014. SUBSTITUTE BUS DRIVER $9.95 HOUR – WITH CERTIFICATE BUS DRIVER $11.52 HOUR 188 days 7.5 hrs day. High school diploma, GED or equivalent life experience required. Must obtain and maintain AZ Commercial Driver’s License and AZ Bus Driver’s Certificate...
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...
Bus Drivers & Bus Monitors UTICA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for Bus Drivers & Bus Monitors. Responsible for safe & efficient transportation of special needs students. Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED; valid NYS Driver s License; Federal regulations with NYS Commercial Driver s License must have a new S (school bus) endorsement; must be 21 years of age or older; able t...
Company Confidential PROSPECT PARK, PA, 19076
General Interboro School District Seeks applicants for the following position: BUS DRIVERS and BUS MONITORS Part Time Positions Bus Driver must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, Passenger Endorsement PA S Endorsement Card, Any Additional CDL Requirements.  Please visit our website and click our Careers tab www.interborsd.org Any questions, please contact Human Resources a...
The Gorham Transportation Department has an immediate need for the following positions: * BUS DRIVER - (30 hrs.) * SPARE BUS DRIVERS If interested, please send cover letter, resume, 3 letters of reference and a completed application to: Rhonda Warren Superintendent's Office 75 South Street Gorham, Maine 04038 Applications close when suitable candidates have been selected. Application ava...
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...
School Bus Driver & Paratransit Driver ● 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...
Campbell County School Division TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT has openings for School Bus Drivers and Bus Aides. Looking for school bus drivers in all four attendance areas, 21 years of age, good character, good health, have valid Va. Operator's license or CDL; good driving record, paid training, $10.03 per hour to start, minimum 20 hours per week. Bus aides and sub bus aides wanted in all areas. Appl...
Selma Unified School District Selma, CA, 93662
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...
Friendly and outgoing people to drive school buses in the Bastrop and Cedar Creek area. Must be able to pass criminal background check, drug screen, DOT physical & obtain CDL with P&S endorsement. Training provided. Sign on Bonus. Job is located Bastrop, Texas SUMMARY Responsible for transporting children from school to home or from home to school. Picks up children along scheduled route and ...
Friendly and outgoing people to drive school buses in the Bastrop and Cedar Creek area. Must be able to pass criminal background check, drug screen, DOT physical & obtain CDL with P&S endorsement. Training provided. Sign on Bonus. Job is located Bastrop, Texas SUMMARY Responsible for transporting children from school to home or from home to school. Picks up children along scheduled route and ...
San Diego Unified School District San Diego, CA, 92140
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...
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:...
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...
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...
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. Dallas, TX, 75201
General Responsibilities: The Courtesy Bus Driver is an essential member of the airport location team and is the brand ambassador, providing the fastest, easiest, and most valued experience to our customers. This team member is responsible for the safe, friendly, efficient transportation of customers between multiple airport terminals and the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group rental location. The ...
Get your Driver career started today! MV Transportation has MULTIPLE FULL TIME openings as well as a few PART TIME opportunities available. Don’t miss your chance to get your career on the road to success. A career with MV Transportation means access to state-of-the-art communication tools and techniques, opportunities for advancement , and the chance to make a difference in the lives of the disab...
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...
The Hertz Corporation Dallas, TX, 75201
General Responsibilities: The Courtesy Bus Driver is an essential member of the airport location team and is the brand ambassador, providing the fastest, easiest, and most valued experience to our customers. This team member is responsible for the safe, friendly, efficient transportation of customers between multiple airport terminals and the Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group rental location. The ...

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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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