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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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...
● 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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:...
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...
Driver Positions 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 driv...
Driver Positions 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 driv...
For over 70 years Krapf Bus Companies have 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, bu...
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 ...
Driver Positions 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 driv...
Driver Positions 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 driv...
Driver Positions 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 driv...
Driver Positions 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 driv...

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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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