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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BUS DRIVERS F/T, M-F, split shift. High school. $13.00 hr. Min. CDL class B w/ P&S endorse. Must have clean criminal & driving record. Apply 11am - 3pm, 3101 Pass-a-grille Way, St Pete Bch eoe/dfwp Reference Code:100422051602...
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...
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...
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:...
Pacific Western Transportation Ltd Ontario, CA
Century Transportation is currently seeking career oriented School Bus Drivers to join our team! Drivers are responsible for safely transporting students on a daily basis and must be committed to providing superior service. Commitment, patience, maturity, and initiative are all required qualities.Position Requirements:A valid driver's license is required (training provided for Class B)Must be able...
State of Oregon Bend, OR
You may contact this employer directly. (Obtain the contact information to print or add to your jobs.) Having difficulty using this button? * This employer conducts drug screens and background checks * Requirements: * High School Diploma or equivalent * Must hold current Oregon CDL with passenger endorsement driver's license and a current valid medical card * Current Standard First Aid and ...
Corporate Coach Charter Has exciting career opportunities for experienced Charter/Tour Motorcoach Operators. The ideal candidate would hold Commercial Driver’s License Class A or B, with P and Air Brake Endorsements. Why work for Corporate Coach Charter? At Corporate Coach Charter we offer competitive pay plus benefits. Our attractive rate of pay and the fact gratuities are always included on t...
Disney Worldwide Services Lake Buena Vista, FL
Whisking Guests off to their next magical destination is just one of the many benefits of being a Bus Driver at the Walt Disney World® Resort. As a Bus Driver, you transport our Guests daily from reality to fantasy both safely and efficiently. Bus Drivers receive a starting rate of $11.15/hour. As a Cast Member in Bus Operations, you will be driving multiple routes, based on Guest demand, across...
Navistar Inc Tulsa, OK, 60532
Position Purpose and Requirements: Basic Requirements: Valid driver's license as required by state; and possess the appropriate class drive license (CDL), as required by the state to operate the bus Additional Requirements: Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to...
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...
newtoday.jpg Education Okaloosa County Head Start is looking for: Qualified Bus Drivers (FWB) Must have valid CDL with passenger endorsement and can pass a background check. Call 850-651-0645 or submit resumes to: ***** Web ID#: 34301160...
BUS DRIVER POSITION for CEFS Head Start 0-5 Program – Sullivan. Must be 21. High school diploma/GED required. Must have a valid driver’s license, and a CDL Bus License and/or able to obtain a School Bus Eligibility Receipt from the Secretary of State Drivers License Facility. 32 hrs./wk. M-Th. Must meet pre-employment requirements. Send resume, application, and high school diploma/GED to C.E.F.S....
M.S.A.D. #51 - Cumberland / North Yarmouth Bus Driver *26-40 hours per week School year position *A CDL license with a bus driver endorsement is required. Please submit a letter of interest, resume or a non-teaching application prior to 3:00 PM, Thursday, October 2, 2014 to: Jeffrey Porter M.S.A.D. #51 Superintendent of Schools P.O. Box 6A, 357 Tuttle Road Cumberland, ME 04021 Or ema...
Penn National Gamin St. Louis, MO
Don’t just work. Work Happy. A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino St. Louis we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry. An individual could be successful if they possess the following....

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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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