School Bus Driver Job Description

A school bus driver is a person who drives a school bus.

School bus drivers transport students to and from schools.

Some drivers also transport children between schools, sports events, and field trips.

School bus drivers must be at least 18 years old.

They must pass a driving test and a background check.

School bus drivers must have a valid driver’s license.

Most states require school bus drivers to have a high school diploma or GED.

School bus drivers must log their route, prepare lesson plans, and check students in and out of school.

They must write reports on students’ progress.

School bus drivers must remain alert and offer assistance to students.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a School Bus Driver to help us get our kids to school safely and on time. If you have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, we'd love to have you on our team.

School Bus Driver Duties:

  • Drive assigned routes to deliver students to school, safely and efficiently
  • Maintain a safe driving record
  • Maintain vehicle and bus to safety standards
  • Attend all mandatory trainings
  • Provide exceptional customer service

School Bus Driver Responsibilities:

  • Drive all stops on assigned routes
  • Complete paperwork when completing delivery runs
  • Manage bus inventory and bus records
  • Keep bus clean and sanitary
  • Maintain company vehicle at all times
  • Maintain records, logs, and reports
  • Communicate with district transportation department
  • Ensure that all passengers are safely transported
  • Oversee daily operations of school bus division

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Requirements And Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Experience driving a bus
  • Knowledge of general driving safety
  • Driving record free of accident or citation

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