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...
On-Site Interviews San Antonio ISD JOB FAIR Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Place: Lanier High School (Cafeteria) (1514 W. César E. Chávez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78207) NOW HIRING Bus Drivers and Bus Driver Assistants - $12.75 starting pay for Bus Drivers - $9.92 starting pay for Bus Driver Assistants - Paid training Bus Drivers and Bus Driver Assistants...
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...
Catcha Sanford, NC
Company North Carolina Public Schools Branch Sanford NC US Position: Pre-K Assistant/Bus Driver – Pre-K Assistant/Bus Driver Location: Sanford, NC 27331 Date: Minimum Degree Level: Minimum Experience: General Position Comments: *Must have high school diploma… or Completed the NC Dept. of Labor Teacher Assistant… Pre-K Assistant/Bus Driver Position Number: 358503 District – Site: LEE CO...
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...
First Transit is Hiring Bus Drivers! First Transit provides secure, reliable student transportation services so you arrive safely and on time! Our employees are our most important resource, and we are committed to providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities! Become a part of the Nation’s largest bus company today! Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you shortly!...
First Transit is Hiring Bus Drivers! First Transit provides secure, reliable student transportation services so you arrive safely and on time! Our employees are our most important resource, and we are committed to providing rewarding and challenging career opportunities! Become a part of the Nation’s largest bus company today! Apply online and one of our recruiters will reach out to you shortly!...
Moreno Valley Unified School District Moreno Valley, CA, 92551
DEFINITION Under general supervision, drive a school bus over an assigned route in a safe and efficient manner in the transportation of pupils; and to do related work as may be required. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Drives a school bus over designated routes according to established time schedules; picks up and discharges pupils at designated stops; escorts pupils across streets when necessary; supervises th...
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:...
Inuit Services, Inc is seeking two part time Buss Drivers at Ft McCoy, WI. The Bus Driver transports passengers to and from required locations, takes vehicles to and from maintenance locations, performs vehicle inspections and cleaning, general housekeeping duties in facilities and wash bay, accurately prepares all required paperwork and other job duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBI...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER BECOME A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER If you want a rewarding part-time job apply today!! * Starting pay $12.35 * 3 Paid Holiday * Free Training * Life Insurance * Bring your children to work with you * Benefits Available Applicants must under go a motor vehicle records check, drug, check and criminal records check. Certain rules apply!! Apply in Person Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 4pm 1608 Oakes Rd ...
● 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...
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...
Bus Drivers Applications being accepted in the Windham Exempted Village Schools for the above mentioned position. Class B CDL w/pass. and school bus endorsement preferred. Ph:330-326-2711, x501 provided by The Warren Tribune-Chronicle...
newtoday.jpg Logistics/Transportation Bus Driver AMIKids Panama City Marine Institute (PCMI) is accepting applications for a Bus Driver. Must have a CDL Class B license and excellent driving record. Must have ability to work a split shift. 40 hours/week; year round position. Pick up an application at 200 E. Beach Drive or fax your resume to 850-785-6880 EOE Web ID#: 34301267...
Seattle's premier Limousine Company based in Kenmore WA (by kenmore air) We are primarily looking for chauffeurs who want to work part or full time during weekdays and/or weekends. Here is what we are looking for? 1) Part Time Sedan/limo Drivers 2) Shuttle bus & Party bus Drivers (CDL Required with passenger endorsement) Excellent wage and gratuity. • Interesting and exciting environment. ...
Looking for Part-Time Work?! LOOK NO FURTHER!! First Student NOW HIRING!! NOT ACCEPTING WALK-IN APPLICANTS - PLEASE CALL (513) 605-1321 FOR MORE INFORMATION BECOME A BUS DRIVER WITH FIRST STUDENT: No Experience Necessary, We Provide CDL Training for Our Driver's!! Multiple Locations Available!! Champlin, MN Long Lake, MN New Hope, MN Plymouth, MN St. Paul, MN White Bear Lake, MN Brooklyn...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER-PT Must have a Class B, CDL license with passenger-school bus endorsement Please call 651-645-8649 for more information....
First Student SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS Higher Pay for CDL Holders with School Bus Driving Experience Now Hiring STEADY PART TIME DRIVERS What we offer: Paid training Competitive wages Just work on school days What you need: Valid NY license 3 years driving experience Good driving record Like to work with children Must be 21yrs or older Call 716-685-9864 Equal Opportunity Employer Cl...
19 hrs/week; $10.55-$11.64/hr. Driving Head Start children in a mini-bus with automatic transmission. Must have or obtain a School Bus Driver's License upon hire and have a clean driving record for the past 3 years. Obtain a CDL this summer. Position to begin immediately. Agency pays all costs. Please visit our web site, www.renewalunlimited.net for an application or call (608) 742-5329. An EEO/...

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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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