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.
MLAKER TRANSPORTATION, INC. 1976 Valley View Drive Davidsville, PA 15928 814-479-2515 or 800-335-7911 814-479-2197 (fax) www.mlaker.com Are you looking for a fun exciting job, where you get paid to be on vacation??? You can become a charter bus driver!!! We are now currently accepting applications for a limited number of full time and part time positions. Being a charter bus driver is g...
Lake Elsinore Unified School District Lake Elsinore, CA
Job Purpose Statement/s: The job of "School Bus Driver" is done for the purpose/s of transporting students over scheduled routes and/or special excursions; enforcing rules, regulations, and laws to maintain safety during transport; ensuring vehicle is in a safe operating condition; and ensuring safety of students during transport, loading and unloading from buses. Essential Job Functions: * Drives...
Step 7 Nashville, TN
Location: Nashville, TN Job Title: Full Time Shuttle Bus Driver Vehicles: Airport shuttle buses Pay rate: $10.50 with increase to $11.00 after 90 days (PLUS Drivers get tips -- $30-50 / day on average) **Shift differential = $0.75/hr for any hours worked between 9:00PM- 4:30AM** Hours/Schedule: 24/7 with all three shifts available 4 x 10hr days each week (at least 2 days off in a row) Qua...
Vacaville Unified School District Vacaville, CA, 95688
VACAVILLE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SUBJECT: School Bus Driver CLASSIFICATION: Classified Personnel SALARY RANGE: $2,196.00-$2,802.00 DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY To transport students to and from school within a designated route(s) and to assure the safety of the students while passengers in the school vehicle. Employees in this classification receive general supervision from th...
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:...
Accelerate Your Career. Go Greyhound! Motorcoach Operators Now Hiring in Salt Lake City Steer your driving talent, commitment to safety and customer service focus to a company where your efforts get the most mileage: Greyhound. We’re going places, and so should you. Come drive with us. Greyhound proudly offers: • Free training (and money while you learn!) • Free travel passes • Competitive ...
Paratransit Drivers and Bus Drivers People’s Transit – Milwaukee, WI and Detroit, MI FULL AND PART-TIME DRIVERS NEEDED!! Starting wage $11 per hour! People’s Transit is searching for Driver Professionals who are interested in launching a Paratransit and/or bus driving career. The primary objective of the Driver is providing safe, reliable, and efficient transportation. Milwaukee: Looking for ...
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.re...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS ACADEMY OF HOLY ANGELS - 2014-15 academic year $17/hr plus benefits. 2 positions available at 25 hours per week. 1 position available at 40 hours per week. Experienced only with CDL and Class B. Passenger & school bus endorsements. Call Tim Podas at 612-798-2631 or email: *****...
Now Hiring - School Bus Drivers Earn up to $1,000 in Incentives Lamers - The Passenger Professionals Locations in Waupun, Ripon, Princeton and Montello For info, Call 1-800-236-8850 Apply in person or online at GoLamers.com Paid Training Permit and CDL Great flexible hours Paid Physical High Hourly Wages 401K Profit-Sharing Now Also Hiring Mechanics! Lamers Bus Lines is an EOE/AA emplo...
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 Em...
● 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...
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 comp...
Kids Need YOU! School Bus Drivers and School Bus Aides We need experienced drivers and individuals who enjoy children. Will provide proper training. Must be over 27 and be in good health and have an excellent driving record! Apply now at Jevco Transit, 1036 East State Street, Mauston or call (608) 847-7493. Your precious cargo awaits! madison.com 292320...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS ACADEMY OF HOLY ANGELS - 2014-15 academic year $16.75/hr plus benefits. 25 hours per week. Experienced only with CDL and Class B. Passenger & school bus endorsements. Call Tim Podas at 612-798-2631 or email: *****...
Full Time & Substitute Bus Drivers Needed Brookfield School District is hiring substitute/ permanent school bus drivers immediately. Applicant should have or be able to obtain a Class B CDL with S&P endorsement and must pass D.O.T. drug screening, background clearance & physical. District will provide no cost training by a certified On Board Instructor to complete certification. Will also help y...
Saint Agnes School is a K-12 Catholic school in the Frogtown neighborhood of St. Paul. We shuttle our students offsite for many of our extracurricular practices and competitions requiring bus service. Day field trips for a school of 600+ students is a regular need for bussing as well. To drive a school bus in Minnesota, you must: Be at least 18 years old. Have a commercial driver's license (CDL...
*TOP JOB* *BUS DRIVERS* CAA of Columbiana County is seeking to hire part-time CARTS +Head Start drivers 25-32 hrs/week. Requirements: An insurable Class C CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement (school bus for Head Start), a clean background check, and excellent customer service skills to be able to transport a diverse clientele throughout Columbiana County. Apply in person at: CAA...
HEAD BUS DRIVER: NYS Dept of Motor Vehicle 19A Certified Examiner certification within one year of appointment; minimum of a Commercial Drivers License Class B and school bus passenger endorsement. Experience required. Call 585-798-2700 for application....
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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
Picks up and discharges passengers by following designated route; stopping at designated locations; announcing locations; calling in delays; requesting emergency maintenance; making operator repairs.
Collects revenue by monitoring and enforcing fares.
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