Bus Driver

Transportation & Logistics

Do you like to drive and are dependable?
Do you like to interact with people?

Consider becoming a BUS DRIVER.

What is it?

Bus Drivers serve an important role in transporting people to and from places such as work, school, shopping centers, and other locations. It can also include driving people longer distances like from town to town or across the country between states. Usually, drivers have regular routes around a local city or suburban. Others might have special routes to transport passengers on chartered trips or sightseeing tours.

What will I do?

A bus driver typically will have a planned route and time schedule to follow, picking up and dropping off passengers at designated locations. They need to have a valid driver’s license and must follow all traffic laws and state and federal transit regulations. Many bus companies have specific safety procedures that need to be followed. Bus drivers may have to help disabled passengers get on and off the bus, and drivers are usually responsible for making sure their bus is operating properly.

Can lead you to these jobs:

  • Delivery Driver
  • Intercity Bus Driver
  • Local Transit Bus Driver
  • Motor Coach Driver
  • School Bus Driver
  • Tractor-Trailer Driver

Important characteristics for this job include:

  • Likes to drive
  • Dependable
  • Likes people
  • Independent
  • Stable

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Bus Driver

Employment Stats in Lake County

EDUCATION LEVEL NEEDED

High School

MEDIAN
SALARY

JOB GROWTH
OVER NEXT 10 YEARS

%

Transit Bus Drivers
JOB OPENINGS
OVER NEXT 10 YEARS

School Bus Drivers
JOB OPENINGS
OVER NEXT 10 YEARS

Source – Emsi, 2019

Interested in pursuing a career in Bus Driving?

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Training grants are available to assist you with tuition or financial assistance through the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA).

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