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.

871 Bus Driver jobs found on Monster.

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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 Hertz rental location. The key responsibilities and accountabilities are: Provide...
BUS DRIVER - PART TIME BCCAP-Head Start Program. School Bus CDL"C" with "P" & S" endorsement. Good driving record. 10 month position. Salary $12/hr. Submit resume to F. McDaniels, 795 Woodlane Rd., 3rd Floor, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060; 609-500-0267; or *****. EEOC...
Lamont, 93241
Lamont Elementary School District Classified Employee Vacancy July 10, 2014 The following position is available for transfer/promotion for the 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR Bus Driver/Maintenance Position Requirements: Graduation from high school or equivalent Valid California Driver's License Class A or Class B Valid School Bus Drivers Certificate issued by the DMV (In possession or in process) First Aid...
Bus Driver, P/T Position, 21-26 hrs/wk. $16.50/hr. CDL bus driving permid REQUIRED. Apply online at www.d84.org...
Tampa, 33613
School Bus Driver - Carrollwood Day School, Tampa Part Time/Scheduled Events Part time School Bus Driver needed for student extracurricular activities and events during regular school calendar (August-June). Position may also involve filling in occasionally for morning and/or afternoon route drivers. Hours include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends based on scheduled events. Successful c...
Company Confidential Philadelphia, PA, 19124
Fast growing company in Northeast Philadelphia looking for quality people to join our team. Salary will be determined by experience and work history but we will train new drivers without a current CDL. Full size school bus driver and mini bus driver positions are currently available. We look to promote from within as we continue to grow. Whether you are looking for a career opportunity or a part-t...
Position Title: PT Bus Driver Date Modified: March 2014 FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt Position Reports to: Director of Transportation Position Purpose: Backup full time drivers, to transfer students to and from school and school activities in a safe and timely manner. Staff the gatehouse as needed. Essential Functions: General · Must demonstrate and support the School’s Mission. · Must have the...
Purpose: The Bus Driver safely transports assigned children to and from public school or field trips. They are responsible for maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the vehicles. Essential Functions: 1. Comply with traffic regulations in order to operate vehicles in a safe & courteous manner. 2. Follow safety rules as children are boarding and exiting bus/van and escort children across roads....
Job Summary: The bus driver is responsible to do daily inspections on the bus and to provide a safe transportation for Ira H. Hayes High School Students Duties and Responsibilities: Provide a safe environment for all students. Must be able to do janitorial services when not driving and light maintenance on the bus. Work late hours for extracurricular activities at least once a week. Lastly, to be...
DRIVER NEEDED The Potomac Valley Transit Authority is accepting applications for the position of part-time bus operator. Starting pay rate at $9.02 for Non Emergency Medical Transportation service and $11.34 for Regular Route service. Rate of pay will increase on both routes after 90 days. All applicants must have a clean driving record. Be able to pass a DOT physical and pass a pre-employment dru...
Keep the Wheels of Education Rolling! Join the Hillsborough County Public Schools transportation team as a Bus Driver. Benefits include: flexible hours; schools calendar vacation; employer sponsored health/life benefits, paid federal holidays, and veteran/spouse preference if eligible. For additional information call Transportation Services at 813-982-5521 or go to www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/transportatio...
First Student Transportation is Hiring!! Bus Drivers Mechanics THE LARGEST SCHOOL BUS COMPANY IN NORTH AMERICA First Student provides student transportation in 38 U.S. states and 9 Canadian provinces while our fleet of more than 49,000 buses serves 6 million student riders every day. We’re not just a leading school bus company - we’re one of the world’s most extensive transportation operations of...
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. Department of Transportation, but also by the...
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. Department of Transportation, but also by the...
Elizabethtown, 12932
Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District is seeking applicants for the following positions: Temporary Summer Cleaner Start immediately at $9.36/hour until 8/8. Temporary Summer Bus Driver Start immediately at $14/hour until 8/8. Substitutes for 2014-2015 school year Cafeteria, Teacher, Nurse RN, Bus Drivers & Cleaners Send letter of interest, resume, reference letters: Scott J. Osborne Superint...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER Class B License PandS Endorsement Excellent Pay! Call: 865-388-6187 Posting provided by:...
Waukena ELEMENTARY SCHOOL is accepting applications for a F/T School Bus Driverustaint position. Valid School bus driver certificate, Class B CDL w/ passenger endorsement, and current valid medical certificate needed. Exp. desired. applicant selected for employment will be required to submit DOJ/FBI fingerprinting and negative TB test results at own expense. Online application on EdJoin.org or pic...
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...
Company Confidential Nashville, TN, 37205
Job Purpose: Wanted: Experienced bus driver. Davidson County, TN Independent School SeekingExperienced School Bus Driver part time approx. 80 hours per month part-time during school year only. Must haveflexible schedule. Valid CDL with passenger and air brake endorsementsrequired. Background Check Required. Duties: * Provides a safe vehicle by observing visual defects; checking operating systems i...
The Krapf Bus Companies, located in the greater Philadelphia area, have been owned and operated by the Krapf family for over 70 years. Now entering the third generation of family leadership, the companies continue to provide the best, most efficient and safest passenger transportation for anyone in the mid-Atlantic region. We offer charter service to your favorite places, line runs to popular dest...
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