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School Bus Driver

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School Bus Driver

Driving a school bus can be both rewarding and stressful all at the same time. You're responsible for the transportation of people's kids of all ages. Naturally there are many different roles you will have to perform. While some states will have additional requirements passing a physical exam in good health, a minimum of 18 years of age and a high school diploma will often be enough to qualify as a driver. Many school districts are always looking for drivers and this is an area of expected job growth.

To begin, check your local school district website for driving positions that may be available. If no driving jobs are listed, a quick call to the district can probably get you to the school transportation department. Since school bus drivers are often in demand in higher populated areas, you can inquire about any open positions or even ask to be added to potential candidates if a position opens in the future. You can also check with other surrounding school districts if they are suitable to your commuting time.

If the thought of driving that big yellow bus concerns you, worry no longer. Once you've been hired you will receive the necessary training to take on the task. Your training will include classroom learning and behind the wheel experience. You will learn how to backup, properly turn the large vehicle and navigate the narrow neighborhood streets. In this training process you can obtain your required CDL (Commercial Driver License), if you don't already have one.

Beyond the basic training you will need to bring some personal experience to the job. A school bus driver needs to be able to maintain order on the bus and interact will both students and parents in a helpful and friendly manner. There may be times in which you find yourself or a student in an emergency situation. Remaining calm and taking the necessary steps to remedy the circumstances at hand are all part of the job. It's a great responsibility to transport other's children to school or school related functions and one that needs to be treated accordingly.

Aside from the friendships you may make as a school bus driver, there are some additional benefits that come with the job. Driving a school bus will generally be a part time job and during school season. This schedule allows for summers off if you are able to do so or perhaps driving for summer camp transportation. Otherwise seasonal summer jobs are another option to maintain employment. If you think driving a school bus is something you would enjoy click on the link below to search your local area school districts.

National Center for Education Statistics - Search for Public School Districts

    • Bus Driver
      Oakcrest School Vienna, VA, USA
      We are seeking an experienced school bus driver for our growing transportation program. Responsibilities include driving a daily route to and from school, as well as driving for class field trips ...
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      Apple Bus Company Harrisonville, MD, USA
      Come Work for Apple Bus Company Today We have positions available in the St. Joseph and Raymore ... Minimum Age of 23 Current Valid Driver's License for a Minimum of the Past 3 Years Authorized to ...
    • Class B CDL - Bus Driver - Paid Training! - Part Time - Harwood, MD
      Student Transportation of America Harwood, MD, USA
      Student Transportation of America (STA) is now seeking school bus drivers for Fall routes in the Wilkes-Barre, PA area. These part-time positions offer the following benefits: PAID Training
    • School bus driver
      Middledorf Bus Company Clinton, MD, USA
      School Bus operator to do local field trips, athletic trips and school routes in metropolitan area. Must have class B CDL with Passenger and School bus endorsements
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      Army National Guard Washington, DC, USA
      ... bus companies as a tractor, trailer, heavy truck, or bus driver. Earn While You Learn Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these ...
    • School Bus Driver
      Krapf School Bus New Park, PA, USA
      Red Lion Bus, A Krapf Family Business is Hiring! No experience required - You'll receive free PAID CDL training; enjoy profitable, part-time morning and afternoon employment with nights, weekends ...
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      Krapf School Bus Spring Grove, PA, USA
      Red Lion Bus is Hiring! No experience required - You'll receive free PAID CDL training; enjoy profitable, part-time morning and afternoon employment with nights, weekends, and holidays off (unless ...
    • School Bus Driver CDL (Baltimore County, MD)
      Reliable Transportation Baltimore, MD, USA
      School Bus Driver must have a clean driving record and CDL license with P&S endorsement. Immediate start. Current school bus drivers working in Baltimore City and surrounding counties are preferred
    • School Bus Driver
      Must possess a Class B CDL License w/ "P" (Passenger Endorsement) & "S" (School Bus Endorsement) . Benefits: Supplemental insurance is offered through ALFAC - Life, disability, preventive medical ...
    • Shuttle Bus Driver
      Bullseye Parking Hanover, MD, USA
      A driver in the Bullseye Parking market is responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of ... Transports customers by shuttle bus to and from the off airport parking facility to the airport ...
    • School Bus Driver
      Lonergans Charter Service Inc Millersville, MD, USA
      Class B commercial drivers license with a passenger and school bus endorsement required or WE WILL TRAIN YOU to get your license for free (with a dedication of a year of service to our company). You ...
      Fauquier Co Government and School Warrenton, VA, USA
      School Health Nurse, RN Food Services Associates Bus Drivers Teachers Rate of pay is $100-$150 per day for Teachers and Nurses, starting at $11.60 per hour for Food Services Associates, and starting ...
    • CDL Class A Driver OTR
      Interland Inc. Fredericksburg, VA, USA
      ... BUS, TRAIN TICKETS. APPLY TODAY, IF YOU HAVE CDL CLASS A !!! 708-415-8710 or 630-312-8464 ext. 224, 225 www.interland-inc.com
    • Truck Driver - Earn $80,000-$100,000/Year - 99% No-Touch Freight
      Hirschbach - Lease Purchase Chantilly, VA, USA
      Paid transportation(flight, car rental or bus), meals(breakfast, lunch and dinner), and hotel ... From drivers to dispatchers, technicians to senior managers, we are all in - 100% as a team to win ...
    • Class B Delivery Truck Driver (20794)
      ProDrivers Jessup, MD, USA
      We can't qualify drivers who only have bus driving experience. * Local routes (home daily) * Monday-Friday (some Saturdays required during peak season) * 6AM start time, 8-10 hour day * Driver will ...
    • Driver
      Broadmead Cockeysville, MD, USA
      Ability to operate the wheelchair lifts on the bus for those residents requiring such assistance ... Requires current valid drivers' license and/or commercial driver's license. * Requires a clean ...
    • Assistant Fleet Maintenance Manager
      Reliable Transportation Baltimore, MD, USA
      Works closely with the bus drivers and driver supervisors providing status of maintenance and budget requirements. May review financial and budget variances, review repair orders or code and approve ...
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      Amazon Flex Brinklow, MD, USA
      If you are an account manager, accountant, accounting, actor, actress, admin, administrative, administrative, artist, assistant, barista, bus boy, busboy, busboy, busser, cabbie, cab driver, cab ...
    • Shuttle Operations Dispatcher-(Class B CDL with Passenger Endorsement)
      LAZ Parking Washington, DC, USA
      Dispatch plays a vital role in aiding our drivers and delivering service to our customers ... Driving a shuttle bus route when needed.Additional duties as assigned.Education (if needed):High ...
    • Full Time & Weekend Package Delivery Drivers
      Ccjj Logistics Co Winchester, VA, USA
      As a Package Delivery Driver, you'll be loading, transporting, and delivering items to clients or ... Commercial experience could include pizza delivery, school bus driving, and most other positions ...
    • Delivery Driver
      Alliance Logistics Sparrows Point, MD, USA
      Alliance Logistics is currently seeking delivery drivers for full-time FedEx driver positions. This ... years (moving van, bus, Uber, Lyft, Amazon, MTA Transportation etc.) * Ability to pass a drug ...
    • Clever Devices Technician
      The Midtown Group Washington, DC, USA
      We are currently looking to hire a Clever Device (CAD/AVL) technician for our bus system. All candidates must have a CDL and be available for any shift (5:00 AM to 1:30 PM, 1:00 PM to 9:30 PM, 9:00 ...
    • Field Service Technician - Video Surveillance
      HireWorks, LLC Washington, DC, USA
      Conducts routine preventative maintenance of video surveillance equipment on client's bus or rail ... driver's license and clean driving record. This position may require overnight working hours
    • Workplace Task Assistant
      AdNet/AccountNet, Inc. Gwynn Oak, MD, USA
      Ability to travel by plane, train, bus, or other mode of public or private transportation to ... Possession of a valid driver's license from the applicable U.S State or territory and possession of ...
    • Merchandiser
      CB Neptune Holdings Woodbridge, VA, USA
      ... driver's license (for at least 2 years) and a reliable, insured and registered personal vehicle (For some city assignments, representatives may choose alternate transportation, such as a bus or ...
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      Quorum Washington, DC, USA
      We understand and appreciate that our work is a critical driver for annual company growth Our Work ... Our office building is located in the heart of downtown DC, easily accessible by metro, bus, and ...
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      Lonergans Charter Service Inc Millersville, MD, USA
      Lonergans Charter Service has close to 100 employees that consist of well trained, highly qualified, experienced, and dedicated drivers, bus attendants, office personnel, and mechanics. Safety is of ...
    • Residential Services Worker/VOA38
      Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina's (V Leesburg, VA, USA
      Work with contracted bus company drivers to ensure vehicle capacity and safety. * Conduct periodic fire drills and perform other safety duties as directed to ensure safety of participants. * Provide ...
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      Angelic Luxury Coach District Heights, MD, USA
      Commercial Drivers License with Passenger enforcement * Must be professional - In short: A ... Coach Bus Lines Inc. This is while maintaining the highest standard of personal hygiene, and/or ...