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.
Bus Driver COTA is gearing up for expansion and we can put you in the driver's seat! Pursue an exciting and challenging career as a bus operator and you'll receive: paid training; excellent benefits; job security.and the opportunity to be part of a growing transit authority in a growing community! Qualified candidates will provide excellent, friendly service to our customers while operating a COTA...
SUMMARY Transports children and staff to schools, field trips, and other locations as approved by the Center Director. Provides supervision and direction to children. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Meets expectations for delivering customer acquisition and retention, quality transportation, financial management, operational compliance, and other responsibilities as well as demonstrates expected behaviors. Tr...
Job Title: On Call Short Bus Driver Job Number: Location:Mobile, AL Compensation: $14/hr Assignment Length: Contract Please contact our Mobile office for more information-251-533-4130 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 orien...
GRIDLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Mechanic/Bus Driver/ 8hrs per day, 12-mo position $17.50-$21.28hr. plus longevity. Valid CA Calss "B" Lic w/passenger endorsement and valid. CA Special Drivers Certificate w/current Med Examiner's Certificate. Automotive Service Cert. PU app & Job description: GUSD, 429 Magnolia St. 95948 or apply on Edjoin. (If nescessary: GSUD willing to provide training.) Deadli...
WE Transport/Towne Bus, a premier Long Island based provider of school bus transportation, is now recruiting for VAN drivers for our Bedford Central School District-in preparation for September start-up. Candidates must have a valid, clean driver's license with driving experience for at least three years. Candidates presently holding a CDL A, B or C with P (Passenger) and S (School bus ) endorseme...
Bus Driver, part-time Afternoons only. Must have CDL license. Call (501)329-8849 to apply....
BUS DRIVER Athletics PT bus driver needed. CDL & P&S endorsement required. Private school in Clay County. fax resume904-264-0375 email resume to *****...
PCCEO, The Community Action Agency serving Peoria County, is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions: Early Childhood Teacher Head Start Early Childhood Asst. Teacher Head Start Early Childhood Teacher Early Head Start Bilingual Parent Educator Early Head Start Part Time Bus Driver Early Head Start Details at: www. PCCEO.org...
Medical Driver and CDL Bus Driver It’s not just transportation, it’s an experience. We are seeking an experienced CDL Driver to provide outstanding transportation for our residents, whether they’re in need of a ride to an appointment or out for a night on the town. The right person will be extremely outgoing, reliable and knowledgeable of the area surrounding our community. Our residents always ha...
Lindsay ISD Lindsay, 76250
Groundskeeper/Bus Driver Lindsay ISD - Apply in person Mon.- Thurs. at the Administration Office located at 495 W. 6th St. in Lindsay, TX between the hours of 7:30- 3:30 pm. Salary depending on experience. Must have CDL and pass background and drug test. This job listing brought to you by The Gainesville Daily Register...
Custodian/ Bus Driver Mohawk School District is looking for a full-time custodian/bus driver & substitute custodians & bus drivers for the 2014-15 school year. Applicants must be able to work flexible hours & obtain a CDL w/ school bus endorsement. If interested, please submit a resume to: Mohawk School, Attn: Maintenance & Transportation Supervisors, 295 St. Hwy 231, Sycamore OH 44882. provided b...
THE DECATUR FAMILY YMCA is seeking a part-time bus driver to work Monday-Friday 7:00- 9:00 AM and 1:30-4:00 PM. Drivers must be at least 21 years old and be able to pass a background check and possess a CDL license with passenger endorsement. For more information contact Keith at 872-3835 Ext 114....
Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School has the following openings: BUS DRIVER AND BUS MONITOR SUBSTITUTES . Must have clean license, proper training and certification. Willing to train. Contact Bruce LaQuay, Transportation Supervisor, at OESJ CSD, 6486 St. Hwy. 29, St. Johnsville, NY 13452 or call 518-568-2014 x 107....
Get on the fast track to a more rewarding career with Alamo Rent-A-Car in Kona, Hawaii . We are committed to quality, innovation, customer satisfaction and employee development. We are a multibillion-dollar industry leader that is rapidly expanding and growing. At Alamo Rent-A-Car, exciting careers and opportunities are made possible, because how far you go is really up to you. It's a fast-paced,...
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....
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Driver SCHOOL BUS DRIVER Apple valley Unified School District $15.38/hr to start Training Provided Applications on line www.avusd.org Additional info. (760) 247-8001 ext 1412...
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 drivers is paramount to...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER We’ll train you to be the best School Bus Driver for Regular Education and Special Needs Students. $13.00/hr after 90 days, split shift required, benefits partially paid with seniority, CDL required or will train. Must have excellent driving history, must pass background check and remain drug free. We look forward to meeting you in person Mon-Fri at Dean Transportation 46740 W. P...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER We’ll train you to be the best School Bus Driver for Regular Education and Special Needs Students. $13.00/hr after 90 days, split shift required, benefits partially paid with seniority, CDL required or will train. Must have excellent driving history, must pass background check and remain drug free. We look forward to meeting you in person Mon-Fri at Dean Transportation 2601 Veter...
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...
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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.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Maintains safe conditions by complying with traffic regulations; observing traffic conditions; avoiding dangerous situations; enforcing passenger safety rules.
Collects revenue by monitoring and enforcing fares.
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