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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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...
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...
● 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, $9.98 per hour to start, minimum 20 hours per week. Certified diesel mechanic with state inspection licens...
Blessed Beginnings is hiring a full time or part time Bus Driver. Must have S and P endorsements. Send resume to 822 West Central Ave. South Williamsport 17702. EOE provided by The Williamsport Sun-Gazette...
Now Hiring School Bus Drivers! We need you.​​.​​.​​ and so do the children! - Fully licensed school bus drivers must have transported children in the last 12 months - No experience needed Initial Basic Requirements: - Be at least 21 years of age - Have a valid driver's license - Be able to pass a background investigation and drug test - Anoka - Arlington - Brooklyn Park - Champlin - Mi...
JBT Airport Services is an industry leading, dedicated provider of Maintenance Services to Airlines throughout North America. Our maintenance services cover the full range of service from 24 hour, 7 day per week on-site service and emergency call out, to periodic maintenance of equipment based on technical visits quarterly, semi-annually, and/or annually with supplementary emergency support and ca...
WE HAVE OPENINGS IN BLOOMINGTON!!! For over 70 years Krapf's has provided quality transportation services for most of Chester County's school districts and we rapidly expanded into Charter, Public Transit, and Para-transit. With over 1000 school buses in our fleet, we are one of the largest providers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition, we are certified by not only the U.S. Departmen...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS McIlwain School Bus Lines School Bus & Van Routes Available now! Training Classes Starting Soon. Apply @ mcilwainbus.com, Call (814) 288-1594 or stop in today! This job listing brought to you by The Johnstown Tribune Democrat...
Substitute Bus Driver Peninsula School District Must be willing to work on-call, part time schedule at various schools. Background check and pre-employment physical required. Salary: $12.00 to $13.00/hr. Training provided. Applications available at PSD Admin. Bldg, 14015 62nd Ave NW, Gig Harbor www.psd401.net or call 253-530-1044. PSD complies with all federal rules and regulations and is an ...
Now Hiring School Bus Drivers! We need you.​​.​​.​​ and so do the children! - Fully licensed school bus drivers must have transported children in the last 12 months - No experience needed Initial Basic Requirements: - Be at least 21 years of age - Have a valid driver's license - Be able to pass a background investigation and drug test - Anoka - Arlington - Brooklyn Park - Champlin - Mi...
First Student Now Hiring Part-Time School Bus Drivers At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service and have genuine, caring attitudes for children. We are your friends, family, and neighbors! First Student in WNY is proud to offer: - Competitive hourly wages - Up to $18.59 per hour Wages based on Schoo...
*TOP JOB* 2014-2015 DISTRICT & CIVIL SERVICE VACANCIES Full-Time Cleaner Asst. Wrestling Coach Substitute Bus Drivers Substitute Teachers Applications available at the Southwestern District Office or the school website: swcs.wnyric.org Applications due by November 7, 2014 EOE provided by The Jamestown Post-Journal...
The School District of Wisconsin Dells has the following full-time and part-time positions available: Bus Drivers Starting pay will be $30.28 per route If you are interested in this position, please contact: Fred Steinhorst, Transportation Supervisor School District of Wisconsin Dells 520 Race Street Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 (608-254-8783 ext. 1037) Complete qualifications (job descripti...
Job Title: On Call Short Bus Driver Job Number: 14114 Location: Mobile, AL Compensation: $14/hr Assignment Length: Contract-12-24 months 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 complete orientation Qualifications : Must have a ...
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 end...
HomesteadAmerica, a growing Columbus-based property management firm, is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fulfill the duties of part-time Bus Driver at one of our student housing properties, University Village Apartments. This is a day shift position and will require Full Time hours during peak times. This is both a challenging and rewarding position for the candidate who is looking for an opp...
CAREER OPPORTUNITY Make San Jose State University Your University of Choice Shuttle Bus Driver Job ID: 23105 Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Department: Parking Services About the Position: Parking Services maintains 6,600 parking spaces for a campus population of over 32,000 people. Parking enforcement officers write about 12,000 parking citations and respond annually...
The Belle Urban System is currently accepting applications for part-time Paratransit Bus Operators Apply at 1900 Kentucky St. by Nov. 5....

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