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.
School Bus Driver Richmond-Burton S.D. #157 P/T driver. Must have or be able to obtain IL CDL and school bus permit. Pick up application at: 4213 US Highway 12, Richmond, IL 60071 Posting provided by:...
Bus Driver, P/T Position, 21-26 hrs/wk. $16.50/hr. CDL bus driving permid REQUIRED. Apply online at www.d84.org...
10 hrs/wk, 9 ½ mth program yr; $7.93-$8.75/hr. Retirees welcome. Works with the teacher in planning and doing learning activities with the children while in transport to and from the Head Start Center. Must have a clean driving record for the past 3 years and have a school bus driver’s license (mini bus-automatic) or get within 90 days of hire (paid by agency). Please visit our web site at www.ren...
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....
Adecco Transportation is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a School Bus drivers. This is a temporary to hire opportunity. Most runs are morning and afternoon each day. Great position for retired person. $13 plus per hour with benefits, work 3 paid for 5. Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below! Responsibilities for this Drivers job include: Clean NYS driver l...
Community Action Partnership of Cambria County Johnstown, 15901
Community Action Partnership of Cambria County has the following positions available. Full Time Family Services Specialist: Numerous Head Start locations, $9.52/Hr Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and 1 yr. exp. in community organizing or group organizations. Part-Time Curriculum Support Aide: Approximately 24 Hrs/week, location: Johnstown City Center $7.73/Hr Qualifications: High School...
Board Of Ed Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, 12901
PLATTSBURGH CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for: - School Bus Driver (Deadline: Aug. 15) and substitute - School Monitors - Food Service Helper - Custodial Workers Must be a Clinton County resident. Applications are available at the: District Office 49 Broad Street Plattsburgh, NY 12901 This job listing brought to you by The Press-Republican...
The Courtesy Bus Driver (CDL REQUIRED)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 key responsibi...
Mandan Public Schools is currently seeking: Paraprofessionals $11.68-$14.60 M-F; 9 months; follows school calendar Mechanic/ Bus Driver $17.25-$21.57 M-F; Full-time; 12 months; CDL Req'd Core Technology Specialist $18.11-$22.64 M-F; 12 months; Fulltime Starting salary dependent on experience Apply online: www.mandan.k12.nd.us Job Opportunities or Application forms available at: Mandan Publ...
Donahue Academy a K-12 school in Ave Maria is seeking a Part-time Bus Driver. Our school transports students to the Naples area in the a.m. as well as the p.m. each school day. There are also sports event in which the bus may be needed. Interested individuals should hold a Class C CDL training license and will be required to be fingerprinted and take a Safe Environment Class offered through the Di...
BRATTLEBORO TOWN School District's Early Education Services is now hiring! BUS DRIVER Early Education Services is seeking safety-conscience person who enjoys working with young children to transport students in the Westminster area. Position requires a morning and noon run, up to 20 hours per week for both full year and school year, beginning immediately. Bus monitor on every route. High school di...
School Bus Driver needed to transport for a very easy morning route only, Monday - Friday. Must be qualified....
First Transit is NOW HIRING for Full-Time Transit Bus Drivers!! POTENTIAL SIGN-ON BONUS!! BECOME A BUS DRIVER WITH FIRST TRANSIT: No Experience Necessary, We Provide CDL Training for Our Driver's!! First Group provides secure, reliable transportation services for all passengers to arrive safely and on time, while delivering outstanding customer service. Our employees are our most important resourc...
BUS DRIVER Life Care Center of Plainwell, Michigan Full-time position available. (EOE/M/F/V/D) Requirements Must have a CDL license with passenger endorsement and a good driving record. Experience with the geriatric population is preferred. Professional Development We understand that you want to succeed not only as a person but also as a professional. At Life Care Centers of America, we believe in...
Job Summary: Drives and maintains the appearance of the interior of the bus. Provides safe, reliable, and efficient transportation. Communicates with passengers and dispatchers/road supervisors including the use of a 2-way radio and PA system. Pay rate: $10.40/hour Qualifications: Must have CDL Class B or higher with Passenger & Airbrake Endorsement (must have both to be considered for interview)...
Northeast Parent & Child Society, a Northern Rivers Family Services affiliate, one of New York State’s most innovative human service agencies, invites application for a full-time Bus Driver I/Support Services Asst. Responsibilities for the Bus Driver I/Support Services Asst. position include, but not be limited to, the following: Providing the safe transportation of students on board NPCS buses; f...
BUS DRIVER Part-time, with potential for full-time needed to drive in the Saint Charles area for Semcac Transportation. Must have CDL with passenger endorsement. For more information and application go to: www.semcac.org or contact Barb Thompson (507) 864-8202 or ***** Applications must be postmarked by August 29, 2014. E.O.E...
Wilson Public School is taking applications for a full time, certified route School Bus Driver and a full time Elementary Custodian. Applications can be picked up at the Superintendents office, 1860 Hewitt Road, Wilson, Oklahoma, Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 3:00pm. E.O.E....
STORER COACHWAYS San Francisco, 94124
BUS DRIVER - FT IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! Company Storer Coachways Location San Francisco, CA Position Type Full Time Experience Unspecified Education Unspecified Will train qualified applicants w/a clean driving re cord. Signing bonus $1,000 if SPAB or School Bus Cert. Attach H6 DMV printout with your application. Download your application at www.storerbus.com . Apply at: 300 Toland Street, SF, CA 9412...
DRIVERS Now Hiring Part-time SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS No exp necessary, we train! 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. Currently we have an opportunity available in the Southern York, PA area. First Student proudly offers: Competitive Hourly Wages Free Training...
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$18,000.00 - $47,840.00
Typical Salary for Bus Driver
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
Some High School Coursework
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Transports passengers by inspecting and driving bus along designated route; helping passengers; collecting revenue; maintaining safe operations.
Rate of Growth
Size of Industry in 2006:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Organizes work by obtaining route assignment; completing paperwork; obtaining fare box.
Picks up and discharges passengers by following designated route; stopping at designated locations; announcing locations; calling in delays; requesting emergency maintenance; making operator repairs.
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