Top School Bus Driver Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a School Bus Driver. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of School Bus Driver resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.5% of School Bus Driver resumes contained Safety Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a School Bus Driver actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on School Bus Driver resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Ensured that children were properly secured with safety belts and followed boarding and safety procedures
  • Assisted students with disabilities with entry and exiting according to safety procedures.
  • Followed safety procedures and maintained a safe traveling environment for students.
  • Ensured safety procedures were performed according to school policy.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting students safely.
  • Maintained great attendance and safety procedures.
  • Followed all transportation safety procedures.
  • Observed speed limits and obeyed road signs while keeping a peaceful environment inside the bus among kids; explained safety procedures.
  • Attended annual driver training and re-certification as required by law to learn about new laws and industry updates to safety procedures.
  • Train students on bus evacuation skills twice a year with school board to ensure they understood safety procedures.
  • Helped increase employee knowledge by assisting the safety director with development of our new safety procedures.
  • Followed all required safety procedures to ensure the safety of all children on the school bus.
  • Followed safety procedures, made sure the children were seated properly to ensure their safety.
  • Follow safety procedures and ensures all traffic is stopped before loading and unloading students.
  • School bus drivers should always follow school regulations and safety procedures regarding transporting students.
  • Transported customers to and from school, following safety procedures, school bus certified
  • Follow safety procedures and all traffic laws to make sure everyone is safe.
  • Maintained order on the bus and performed fire evacuation plans and safety procedures.
  • Followed all safety procedures and protocols *Ensure children's safety while on the bus
  • Deliver children to and from school and implemented safety procedures to children.

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2. Pre-Trip Inspections

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Here's how Pre-Trip Inspections is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Perform daily pre-trip inspections to ensure safety of operating equipment and passengers.
  • Maintained daily pre-trip inspections of bus to ensure proper mechanical operation.
  • Performed pre-trip inspections to comply with federal safety standards.
  • Completed daily pre-trip inspections and required paperwork.
  • Position conducts pre-trip inspections; observes safety regulations and policies; enforces student discipline on the bus; and performs related work
  • Perform multiple daily vehicle pre-trip inspections, operate school bus controls and communicate effectively on two way radio with dispatch.
  • Ensured that the vehicle is in good condition to conduct daily trips by performing daily detailed pre-trip inspections.
  • Performed pre-trip inspections to ensure vehicle safety prior to each trip, reporting all mechanical issues to maintenance.
  • Conduct thorough pre-trip inspections of bus and keep vehicle clean, reporting any problems to fleet manager.
  • Performed pre-trip inspections for rider safety purposes, completing all checklists to ensure safety of all students.
  • Preformed pre-trip inspections of my bus to make sure that the bus was safe to drive.
  • Performed pre-trip inspections twice per day and reported any problems to the mechanics for prompt attention.
  • Followed state driving laws, complete daily pre-trip inspections and record information in vehicle log book.
  • Conduct all pre-trip inspections as required, follow and successfully respond to district rules and regulations.
  • Conducted pre-trip inspections on a daily basis to ensure the bus was safe to transport children.
  • Performed daily pre-trip inspections and reports to make sure that my bus was safe to drive.
  • Maintained all applicable records on fueling, passenger numbers, mileage, and pre-trip inspections.
  • Maintain written logs for pre-trip inspections, post-trip, mileage sheets, and seating charts.
  • Perform pre-trip inspections of bus, survey bus route, set pick-up and drop-off times.
  • Ensured that vehicle components are in good working condition by performing daily pre-trip inspections.

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3. Vehicle Inspections

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Here's how Vehicle Inspections is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Perform daily vehicle inspections I also do motor coach driving transporting groups to various locations throughout the city and different states.
  • Maintained records concerning daily vehicle inspections, miles driven and number of children transported and other related matters.
  • Monitor and conduct vehicle inspections two times per day to ensure quality and safe riding conditions.
  • Prepare & maintain required documentation for routes, vehicle inspections, maintenance & monthly reports.
  • Maintained bus in a safe operating condition through prescribed daily vehicle inspections and driver maintenance.
  • Perform daily vehicle inspections on the bus to insure its safe transport of students.
  • Pick up and drop off students, maintain vehicle inspections and safety regulations.
  • Time management, vehicle inspections, obtained a class B CDL.
  • Complete daily vehicle inspections, driving reports and other light paperwork.
  • Perform daily vehicle inspections and reports as well as mileage records.
  • Carried out daily vehicle inspections as a precautionary measure.
  • Perform daily vehicle inspections in accordance to NYS DOT
  • Perform and record daily vehicle inspections for safety.
  • Performed daily vehicle inspections of our bus.
  • Completed daily vehicle inspections and mileage tracking.
  • Maintain vehicle inspections and safety policies.
  • Conducted regular pre-trip vehicle inspections to ensure incident-free driving.
  • Performed state requiredvehicle inspections daily.
  • Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections to ensure the safe mechanical condition of the vehicle being used for transporting passengers.
  • Maintained vehicle inspections of my bus Supervised the safety of transporting students for school, field trips and extra school activities

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4. CDL

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Here's how CDL is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Facilitated safe operating conditions with CDL vehicles.
  • Satisfied Federal Requirements for CDL P2S qualifications.
  • Trained hopeful and future drivers to obtain Class B CDL along with school bus, passenger, and air brake endorsements.
  • Trained and evaluated new trainees on school buses to qualify them for their CDL - B road test.
  • Experience gained- CDL class B, Driving a bus, safely transporting children to and from their destination.
  • Drive a school bus with Class B CDL endorsements, and function within company policy and state laws.
  • Company is where I earned my CDL before the company contact was up and moving to Reliant Transportation.
  • School Bus Driver (CDL Class B) for high school, middle school, and elementary school students
  • Maintained an operational Commercial Driver's License (CDL), bus driver certificate, and physical capabilities.
  • Trained and received CDL license and drove daily school bus routes for elementary and high school students.
  • Scheduled CDL tests and physicals for those needing them, along with physical and drug testing screening.
  • School bus driver Provide safe reliable transportation to and from school *Current CDL-B with P, S endorsements
  • Maintain a valid and current Class B CDL drivers license and physical long forms with proper endorsements.
  • Obtained a CDL license to drive school buses or other vehicles involved in the student transportation program.
  • Acquired CDL (commercial drivers license) in order to be allowed to operate the school bus.
  • Bus aide on handicap bus to start then obtained my CDL license and became a bus driver.
  • Maintained all requirements necessary to keep my CDL current and in good standing with North Carolina law.
  • Maintained a clean driving record, and a current CDL license with passenger and school bus endorsements.
  • Ensured the school buses were in good working order as required by CDL and school standards.
  • Obtained and maintained a class-B, CDL with S&P endorsements license for 12 years.

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5. Transport Passengers

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Here's how Transport Passengers is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Transport passengers safely to and from destination Skills UsedOperate CDL bus properly without any accidents or moving violations
  • Transport passengers safely and timely to destinations
  • Transport passengers to location safely.
  • Drive school bus to specified routes or specified destinations according to time and schedules in order to transport passengers.
  • Transport passengers to school and return them home or to the designated bus stop in the afternoon.
  • Transport passengers over specified school routes to local and distant points according to time schedules.
  • Maintain a safe, and organize vehicle to transport passengers according to the DOT expectations.
  • Provide driving to transport passengers over specific routes with strict time table.
  • Transport passengers to and from school in a safe and timely manner.
  • Transport passengers (adults and adolescence) to and from destinations
  • Transport passengers to and from school and school activities.
  • Transport passengers on sport trips, field trips.
  • Drive limousines, company vehicles to transport passengers.
  • Transport passengers between cities or towns.
  • Transport passengers on designated route.
  • Transport passengers in safe manner4.
  • Completed pre/post trip vehicle inspections, safely transport passengers to/from designated locations
  • Drive gasoline or diesel powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport passengers to and from schools, school activities and charters.
  • Transport passengers in a school environment from pick up/drop off points in a safe manner.
  • Transport passengers on field trips Drive through traffic and obey traffic laws.

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6. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Provide transportation services for special needs children of commonwealth
  • Accommodate students with behavioral disabilities and special needs.
  • Transport special educational students with special needs
  • Provide transportation to special needs students
  • Operated various types and sizes of school buses while transporting children including children with special needs to and from school sites.
  • School bus driver for special needs children, also I perform daily fluid checks on the buses and company minivans.
  • Transported up to 97 students to and from school and school activities safely, this includes students with special needs.
  • Schedule route pick-up for head-start children, sub on special needs routes and drive for activities and sporting events.
  • Transport students from kindergarten to high school age, including those with special needs, to and from school.
  • Received numerous letters of appreciation from parents of special needs children for outstanding service, safety, and care.
  • Report any unsafe route conditions, monitor student behavior, assist special needs students on and off the bus.
  • Experienced in working with kindergarten through high school special needs students, including loading and unloading wheelchair students.
  • Transport special needs children to school in the morning and returning them to their homes in the afternoon.
  • Transport and delivery of elementary, high school, and special needs children requires a multidisciplinary skill set.
  • Transport students, including special needs children, from home to school and back safely as bus driver.
  • Transport school aged & special needs children, and staff to and from school, and field trips.
  • Pick up special needs children on an individual basis and transport them to and from elementary school.
  • Transport Special Needs children to and from school, utilizing specific route provided by Department of Education.
  • Picked up and dropped off special needs children from their homes to their designated schools and back.
  • State of Texas Class B commercial license with passenger endorsement/National School Bus endorsement; Special Needs driver.

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7. Safety Precautions

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Here's how Safety Precautions is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Operate transportation vehicle with heightened awareness of driving conditions and surroundings and in observance of established safety precautions and driving procedures.
  • Comply with traffic regulations and safety precautions according to school board regulations and Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • Follow all security and safety precautions to ensure minimal exposure to potential risks.
  • Follow traffic laws, state and federal transit regulations as well as all safety precautions and procedures.
  • Utilized superb driving and safety precautions at all times.
  • Follow all safety precautions, keep bus clean.
  • Instruct children in safety precautions and practices.
  • Drive bus carefully and in compliance with traffic and safety regulations Instructs riders in safety precautions and practices
  • Follow all safety precautions and attend necessary trainings to stay updated for the new school term
  • Maintained scheduled time on runs Exercised all safety precautions Picked up children, transported them to/from school

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8. Bus Drivers

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Here's how Bus Drivers is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Conducted training classes for school bus drivers and new trainees.-Conducted behind the wheel training for school bus drivers and new trainees.
  • Dispatch and monitor a fleet of 52 bus drivers, sending them to various stops and giving directions to those places.
  • Trained new hires to become safe bus drivers which included taking them out on driving range for a 4 week course.
  • Communicate / mediate between board of trustees, schools, other bus drivers, parents, and if required the police.
  • Bus drivers are valuable members of the education team, and their vital role in our community should be assured.
  • School bus drivers have the ever-important job of protecting children, and we should not casually disregard their work.
  • Learn all the different routes for all the different bus drivers to be able to cover them if needed.
  • General duties included typing, filing, dealing with the public, school officials, bus drivers and parents.
  • Attend ongoing training related to bus drivers in order to maintain the safety of the children in my care.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic situations to bases and other bus drivers using CB radio system.
  • School bus drivers are required to be state certified and follow all applicable laws, policies, and regulations.
  • Teach and train new bus drivers to complete their CDL with knowledge of buses and DPS hand book.
  • Communicate professionally with parents, teachers, students, supervisors, other bus drivers and other involved individuals.
  • School bus drivers typically drive the same routes every morning and drive the reverse route in the afternoon.
  • Trained and updated bus drivers on the 10 in-service requirements needed to maintain school bus driver certifications.
  • Assisted in processing new bus drivers to ensure each obtained the State of Michigan CDL Certification.
  • Served in a leadership role training new drivers and keeping 100 bus drivers in up-to-date training.
  • Substituted for absent Bus Drivers, required Class B CDL with Passenger and School Bus Endorsement.
  • School Bus Drivers are responsible for safely transporting children to and from school and related events.
  • Logged fuel deliveries, input student information, distributed new student information to necessary bus drivers.

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9. Transport Children

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Here's how Transport Children is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Transport children to various location in a safe timely manner-Adhere to all traffic and cooperate regulations-Perform daily maintenance and safety inspections
  • Transport children to and from educational facilities efficiently and safely.
  • Transport children/individuals safely to their destinations.
  • Transport children efficiently and safely.
  • Transport children safely and on-time to and from school and school-related activities; coordinate community involvement (parade, toy drive)
  • Transport children to and from school while ensuring their safety on the bus and while they depart to their bus stops.
  • Coordinate daily activities, transport children to/from school, supervise and perform daily activities with children 3-12 years of age.
  • Pick up and transport children to and from schools, which included up to 5 daily routes and extracurricular activities.
  • Transport children to and from school in a safe and timely manner and also field trip and many other Tasks.
  • Transport children to and from school, also transported disabled to and from destinations inside and/or outside of city limits.
  • Transport children to and from school and other field trips or sports events in a safe and timely manner.
  • Operated a school bus to transport children to and from school, sporting events, and numerous field trips.
  • Transport children to and from school safely * Take bus in for monthly inspections * Class B CDL Licenses
  • Transport children from their neighborhood bus stops to school and back to the neighborhood bus stops after school.
  • Transport children from Special Education programs to and from the different public and private schools within in Albany
  • Transport children to and from school via established route, monitoring traffic as well as the students.
  • Perform daily routine safely inspection * Transport children to and from school/home * Transport student with varies disabilities
  • Transport children safely to and from school, home, sporting events, and field trips.
  • Operate school bus to transport children to and from school Supervision of school bus aide as necessary
  • Transport children to and from school safely, occasionally field trips, left and rights logging.

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10. Traffic Accidents

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Here's how Traffic Accidents is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Reported traffic accidents and delays.
  • Reported route delays or traffic accidents involving their buses.
  • Handle unexpected situations on the road, such as traffic accidents, severe weather, and behavioral intervention between students.

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11. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Monitored vehicular behavior to ensure safety and prompt arrival to scheduled destinations
  • Conducted safety training to ensure safety standards.
  • Maintained order among pupils during trips to ensure safety and followed safety rules as student's board and exit buses.
  • Coordinate and communicate with bus matron and dispatcher to ensure safety of all passengers and to resolve challenges.
  • Escort children across roads; maintain order among students during trips, in order to ensure safety.
  • Create safe and effective route sheets to ensure safety and best economical effects on the district.
  • Maintain order among pupils during trips and field trips to ensure safety of the students.
  • Created on bus procedures to ensure safety of 6 special needs children to ensure safety
  • Provide transportation and ensure safety of students while in transit to and from school.
  • Follow all state and federal rules and regulations to ensure safety of all passengers.
  • Establish positive rapport with students and ensure safety of all students while on bus.
  • Maintained balance of discipline and respect of students to ensure safety at all times.
  • Practiced careful, defensive driving techniques in order to ensure safety of students.
  • Perform inspection on bus at the beginning of each shift to ensure safety.
  • Communicated with dispatch as needed for instructions and to ensure safety of students.
  • Inspected and provided maintenance to the bus to ensure safety and enhance reliability.
  • Instruct and manage passenger behavior regarding rules and regulations to ensure safety.
  • Documented correct attendance to and from each stop to ensure safety.
  • Checked the condition of a vehicle and equipment to ensure safety.
  • Created seating charts to account for all passengers to ensure safety.

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12. Bus Stops

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Here's how Bus Stops is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Transported students to and from their designated bus stops safely and performed disciplinary actions when necessary.
  • Pick up school age children of all age groups, up from their bus stops in a safety and timely manner.
  • Picked up students at bus stops and dropped off at schools; long distance trips for school outings and sporting events.
  • Comply with and enforce safety rules as students are boarding and exiting buses, and as they cross streets near bus stops
  • Report to Schools in the afternoon for Student pick up and drop off students to their homes and assigned bus stops.
  • Pick children up from the school and deliver them back to the bus stops in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Operate the vehicle safely over an assigned route, picking up and delivering only authorized students at assigned bus stops.
  • Pick up and drop off elementary, middle school, and high school students at bus stops and school.
  • Maintain all safety regulations for students boarding and exiting buses, as well as crossing streets near bus stops.
  • Picked up students from school between 2:25 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and dropped them off at designated bus stops.
  • Pick up students in the morning and return them home or to the designated bus stops in the afternoon.
  • Pick up students from their bus stops and take them to and from school in a timely matter.
  • Transported students from bus stops to their designated destination such as Elementary, Middle, and High school.
  • Watched guarded and guarded the students as they crossed the streets and approached the school bus stops.
  • Verified bus stops, bus run, and student's information to identify problems and recommend solutions.
  • Transport students to and from bus stops to school adhering to all safety rules/procedures of the road.
  • Follow safety rules as student s board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
  • Drive route in a safe and courteous manner to pick up children at selected bus stops.
  • Observe as students board and exit buses to insure they safely cross streets near bus stops.
  • Transported students to and from designated bus stops and schools in a safe and timely manner.

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13. Safe Transportation

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Here's how Safe Transportation is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Provided customer service and safe transportation for students and other commuters between locations.
  • Assure safe transportation by always observing activity and maintaining control of all responsibilities.
  • Provided safe transportation for students while thoroughly document and reporting any misbehavior.
  • Practiced defensive driving principles and proper pupil management to provide safe transportation.
  • Ensured safe transportation by monitoring students and passengers during transit.
  • Provide safe transportation for several educational activities.
  • Provide safe transportation to elementary and secondary students
  • Operated school district bus transporting children from bus stops to school and returning from school; managed peaceful and safe transportation.
  • Performed school bus driver duties; safe transportation of over 150 students morning and afternoon daily without accident or incident.
  • Provided safe transportation for special needs children from home to school and school to home while going to college between hours
  • Provide safe transportation to and from home to school and activities for students, as well as maintain order/student management.
  • Provided safe transportation for students traveling to and from school, charters, activities, long-hauls, and field trips.
  • Be on call to provide safe transportation for students to and from school for a variety of routes as needed.
  • Assure the safe transportation of students and adhere to state and local guidelines to ensure safe operation of bus.
  • Performed daily inspection of bus to ensure the safe transportation of school children/adults to and from school related activities.
  • Provided safe transportation on an average of 55 students on time, efficiently, and with zero accidents.
  • Entrusted in the safe transportation and supervision of school children to and from school and on field trips.
  • Provide safe transportation to approximately 65 students, Conformed to all State driving laws and managed student difficulties.
  • Provided safe transportation of students to and from school, on field trips and athletic trips as assigned.
  • Provided safe transportation to extracurricular activities such as Field trips, sporting events, and after school programs.

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14. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Maintain and demonstrate a professional customer service ability and appearance and demeanor.
  • Transported passengers to and from designated locations, provided excellent customer service.
  • Provided outstanding customer service; operated exceptionally well in high-stress situations.
  • Maintain excellent customer service and adhering to extremely tight schedules.
  • Conducted vehicle safety inspection reports, child supervision, customer service
  • Provide excellent customer service to our customers
  • Provided excellent customer service with a smile
  • Transport grade school students to and from school safely daily while utilizing excellent customer service, with children of different ages.
  • Used excellent Customer Service Skills to maintain a good relationship between the Schools, Parents, Students, and Company.
  • Moved to a position as a Trip Driver containing customer service for Summer Charters in and out of state.
  • Produce the highest level of customer service by working diligently and professionally to over achieve the company's standards.
  • Possess strong customer service skills, organizational skills, develops/designs new order formats, communicate orally and in writing.
  • Possess strong customer service skills including communication skills and the ability to manage 50-65 children with varying needs.
  • Use route sheet, driver students to and from school, maintain a clean environment, customer service.
  • Give customer service toward parents, by picking up each child on time every morning for school.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and provide excellent customer service while overseeing and implementing discipline on the bus.
  • Learned basic federal and state rules and regulations, as well as clerical and customer service skills.
  • Provided proficient customer service to both clients of surrounding school and park districts and charter customers.
  • Drive children of all ages to and from school, charter, excellent customer service.
  • Provide customer service in a professional level for a variety of clients during transportation needs.

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15. Air Brakes

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Here's how Air Brakes is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Acquired the necessary skills and training; received a Class B Commercial Driver's License with passenger and air brakes endorsement.
  • Checked all necessary safety measures daily including air brakes, tire pressure, lights functioning, and seats secure.
  • Obtained a class B license with endorsements such as passenger, school bus, and air brakes.
  • Completed Class B CDL training in Kansas with Air Brakes, School Bus and Passenger endorsements.
  • Licensed CDL Class B state of PA with passenger endorsement, air brakes professional transportation driver.
  • Ensured vehicles are operating properly each day by testing air brakes, tires and other components.
  • Secured vehicle, bus, at end of each day and bled air brakes down.
  • Light maintenance on bus, checking air brakes, oil, tires, safety checks.
  • Certified CDL Class B drivers license with air brakes, school bus, passenger endorsements.
  • Achieved Class B license, air brakes, passenger, school bus endorsements.
  • Obtained ClassB CDL with passenger, air brakes, and school bus endorsements.
  • Hold a Class B driver's license with air brakes and passenger endorsements.
  • Certified driver with Class B Driver's License with Air Brakes endorsement.
  • Have a Passenger and School Bus Endorsements and certified on Air Brakes.
  • Operated Bus with CDL license and BP endorsement with Air Brakes.
  • Experience with Commercial Class B End: PS-Air brakes license.
  • Set up and adjustment of air brakes and trailer weight.
  • Possess CDL Class B license with passenger and air brakes endorsement
  • Required to maintain current CDL with air brakes certification.
  • Trained new drivers to class b air brakes license

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16. Windshield Wipers

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Here's how Windshield Wipers is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Test vehicle equipment, such as lights, brakes, horns, or windshield wipers, to ensure proper operation.
  • Check oil, windshield wipers, brakes, etc to ensure they are working correctly.
  • Executed daily bus safety and maintenance inspection, including tires, brakes, windshield wipers, oil, and gas levels.
  • Test vehicle equipment such as lights, brakes, horns, or windshield wipers, to ensure proper operation.
  • Conducted daily visual inspections of bus (windshield wipers, tires, brakes, lights etc.)
  • Checked windshield wipers, brakes, tires, and fuel and water levels before each trip.

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17. Neighborhood Locations

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Here's how Neighborhood Locations is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Picked up/dropped off students at regular scheduled neighborhood locations following guidelines.
  • Transported students to school and home daily; strictly adhered to pick-up and drop-off schedules in designated neighborhood locations.
  • Picked up and dropped off students at neighborhood locations.
  • Picked up and drop off students at regular scheduled neighborhood locations,following schedules.
  • Picked up and dropped off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations.Following strict time schedules,Maintained knowledge of first aid procedures
  • Pick up and drop off students at regularlyscheduled neighborhood locations, following stricttime schedules.

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18. Safe Driving

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Here's how Safe Driving is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Honored with many safe driving certificates and letters from parents commending my professionalism.
  • Maintained safe driving outside of the community for field trips to such places as Mackinac City and Toledo, Ohio.
  • Be a positive role model and promote a positive and safe driving experience for students and teachers.
  • Trained in safe driving practices to compensate for noise, traffic and behavioral distractions and interruptions.
  • Possess a valid commercial Driver's License and safe driving record free from any moving violations.
  • Drive school bus, keep route updated, keep order with children to maintain safe driving.
  • Maintain a safe driving record while entrusted with the best interest of my passengers.
  • Received many compliments, and recognized, for safe driving record and outstanding performance.
  • Maintain order of the bus, while ensuring safe driving along the designated route.
  • Maintain safe driving skills compliant with State and School District Policy and laws.
  • Maintained a safe driving record as defined by Northrop Grumman Vehicle Safety Program.
  • Followed safe driving practices and adhered to the rules of the road.
  • Maintained a clean and safe driving record while insuring on time accuracy.
  • Observed all traffic and street warnings to ensure a safe driving record.
  • Followed all rules and regulation mandated by the State for safe driving.
  • Use safe driving techniques and make quick decisions on road conditions.
  • Earned Driver of the year award and other awards for safe driving
  • Use of my veteran years of courteous and safe driving skills.
  • Maintain a safe driving record with no accidents or traffic violations.
  • Received recognition for safe driving the last 7 of 12 years.

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19. Traffic Laws

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Here's how Traffic Laws is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Adhered established traffic laws, regulations and procedures while utilizing defensive driving skills.
  • Transported students over assigned routed observing all traffic laws and safety regulations.
  • Follow traffic laws and state and federal transit regulations.CRST Expedited
  • Obeyed traffic laws, and follow established traffic and transportation procedures and state and federal bus regulations at all times.
  • Observe all traffic laws, safety regulations, policies, procedures regarding school business of Shelby County Board of Education.
  • Checked school bus for defects * Made sure that all students were delivered on time * Followed all traffic laws
  • Used two-way radios, Obey all traffic laws, and follow state safety, traffic laws, and procedures.
  • Insure safety of the children by Obeying all traffic laws and making sure passengers were seated at all times.
  • Transport students to and from school in a safe, timely fashion while following all traffic laws.
  • Monitor student behavior on bus while observing all traffic laws and safety regulations for school buses.
  • Practiced safe and responsible driving, obeying all traffic laws to avoid accidents and other hazards.
  • Followed traffic laws, reported incidents and ensured the safety of all children on the bus.
  • Get kids to and from school in a safe and timely manner while obeying all traffic laws
  • Map reading, following traffic laws, vehicle maintenance, student behavior and parent interaction.
  • Adhere to Department of Transportation regulations in vehicle operations and District of Columbia traffic laws.
  • Follow state and federal traffic laws, assist with various duties inside the Daycare Center.
  • Keep all students safe by following state and federal traffic laws and maintaining order.
  • Obeyed all traffic laws while behind the wheel, also with students on board.
  • Follow Federal and State traffic laws - report any delays, accidents, etc.
  • Observe all traffic laws and safety regulations for the operation of school buses.

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20. Bus Malfunctions

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Here's how Bus Malfunctions is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Monitored bus malfunctions/resolved issue promptly maximizing children safety; Communicated diplomatically with parents
  • Reported any bus malfunctions and I followed safety rules as students' boarded and exited the bus.
  • Reported any bus malfunctions or needed repairs to ensure the bus is in working order.
  • Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures
  • Communicated traffic delays, bus malfunctions or repairs as needed.
  • Report any bus malfunctions or safety concerns to management.
  • Report any and all bus malfunctions.
  • Transported authorized students and observed all mandatory safety regulations Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
  • Reported any bus malfunctions and needed repairs.Complied with traffic regulations in order to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • bus inspections, fueling and cleaning the bus and reporting any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
  • Perform Pre-trip inspection and Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
  • Use Zonar equipment to track driver activity and bus malfunctions.
  • Report bus malfunctions and needed repairs.

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21. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Maintained CPR qualification and Commercial Driver License.
  • Maintained a commercial driver's license as required by the State Department of Transportation and maintained Red Cross first aid/CPR certification.
  • Trained and developed skills in using automatic defibrillator, CPR, and first-aid techniques to be prepared for emergency situations.
  • Earned and effectively re-certified CDL - certified drivers' license, as well as First Aid and CPR.
  • Maintain a CDL, with passenger and school bus endorsement, trained for First Aid and Defibrillator CPR.
  • Advanced First Aid, AED and CPR training; learned and implemented all new policies and rules.
  • Maintain infant / toddler and adult CPR and First Aide as well as 7D license.
  • Maintain CPR and AED certifications, contact transportation office or parents of children as needed.
  • Received various training in Pupil Management, CPR and First Aid and Public Safety.
  • Maintained standard two-year defensive driving course, CPR and First Aide certification throughout tenure.
  • Acquired and adhered to all safety and CPR training procedures required by the company
  • Attended training classes on CPR, First Aid and Blood Pathogens as required.
  • Certificate of Completion First Aid Course Certificate of Completion CPR Course and ADA Certification
  • Acquire first aid training and CPR certificate for the safety of the students.
  • Skilled to operate wheelchair lifts, administer first aid or CPR as needed.
  • Trained in first aide/CPR; card has expired, able to renew.
  • Trained new drivers in emergency evacuations, CPR and First Aid certified.
  • Participated in bus evacuations, CPR, and first aid training.
  • Certified instructor with the American Red Cross for first-aid & CPR.
  • Trained in homeland security, CPR, and First Aid.

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22. Fuel Consumption

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Here's how Fuel Consumption is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Monitored/Reported mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Prepare and submit reports that may include number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, fuel consumption.
  • Required to prepare weekly reports on the number of students transported, work hours, miles traveled and fuel consumption.
  • Prepare weekly reports on the number of students, trips, work hours, mileage, and fuel consumption.
  • Submitted reports that included the number of passengers or trips, mileage, fuel consumption, or fares received.
  • Prepared weekly reports highlighting student count, trips, hours, miles and fuel consumption.to school safety standards.
  • Provided student accountability for each trip; record and report mileage, fuel consumption, hours and stops.
  • Prepared and submitted reports that included the number of passengers, trips, and fuel consumption.
  • Maintain complete and appropriate reports and records regarding fuel consumption, passengers and miles traveled.
  • Prepared reports that included the number of hours worked, mileage, fuel consumption.
  • Recorded and reported mileage fuel consumption as well as the hours spent driving.
  • Track weekly hours worked and monthly attendance of children, and fuel consumption.
  • Prepare and submit reports of hours worked, mileage, and fuel consumption.
  • Prepared weekly reports on students, work hours, miles and fuel consumption.
  • Prepare and submit reports on trips, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Prepare and submit reports that include the mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Complete monthly reports of mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Monitor fuel consumption and refill as required.
  • Create and submit reports, which may includes hours worked, fuel consumption, mileage, and /or fares received.
  • Prepare and submit reports for the number of passengers, trips, hours worked, mileage and fuel consumption.

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23. Exit Buses

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Here's how Exit Buses is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses.
  • Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
  • Skilled in implementing and managing safety and behavioral protocols as student's board and exit buses.
  • Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
  • Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses at his/her stop.
  • Follow safety rules when customers board and exit buses.

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24. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Maintained safe environment for students and strictly followed disciplinary policy and procedures.
  • Maintained a safe environment for my passengers
  • Maintain a safe environment for students to travel to and from School and keep a good open relationship with all parents.
  • Provide reliable and safe transportation to students all ages to and from school, while maintaining a safe environment.
  • Ensured bus ran on schedule* Maintained safe environment for students* Performed daily, full bus inspections* Recorded weekly trip reports
  • Maintain a safe environment for students and district staff through vehicle inspections and basic maintenance of vehicle.
  • Maintain positive safe environment for the children and uphold professionalism while freaking with school officials and parents.
  • Maintained a safe environment on the bus making sure students understood and complied with those rules.
  • Operated a school bus under state and federal laws to maintain a safe environment for transporting students
  • Provide a safe environment inside and outside of the bus while they were in my care.
  • Communicated openly with parents and children to provide a safe environment for all children.
  • Maintain a safe environment on the school bus while maintaining order with the students.
  • Maintain a safe environment on the bus both student activity and driving responsively.
  • Maintained a sanitary and safe environment through proper vehicle maintenance and daily checks.
  • Supervised and maintained a safe environment for all children while in my care.
  • Interacted with student passengers, and ensured a safe environment while traveling.
  • Transported students to and from home and school in a safe environment.
  • Maintain safe environment on bus enforcing School policy and student bus rules.
  • Worked directly with the children and parents to maintain a safe environment.
  • Transport students to and from designated stops while maintaining a safe environment.

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25. K-12

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Here's how K-12 is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Transported children in grades K-12 to and from school and school related events and activities in a safe and timely manner.
  • Bus Operator / School Operated equipment with a high level of skill and safety, to assigned routes for Grades K-12.
  • Provide safe, consistent on-time service for K-12 students to and from school, accident free throughout career.
  • Maintained 7 daily route schedules for timely pick-up and delivery of school children from grades K-12.
  • Transported students, K-12 to and from school, after school activities, and sporting events.
  • Transported students K-12 to and from school, field trips and off island sports events.
  • Drive K-12 students to School, extra activities, field trips and sport trips safely.
  • Transported k-12 students to and from school, school trips and sporting events state wide.
  • Transported K-12 students to and from school daily in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Bus Driver: Safely drove K-12 students to and from school Monday - Friday.
  • Operated a 72 passenger school bus for grades K-12 for the Washington School District.
  • Drive school bus route for K-12th grade and drive after school trips and programs.
  • School bus transportation for all students grades K-12, faculty and school professional staff.
  • Provide safe, reliable transportation for students K-12, attending school and after-school sporting events
  • Pick up and discharge students K-12 including school trips and all athletic teams.
  • Fill in for teachers as needed on a daily bases for K-12 grades.
  • Transport children K-12 to and from school and or home and program sites.
  • Execute daily school runs for grade K-12 while maintaining a safe driving record.
  • Provided safe transport of K-12 including special needs children to and from school.
  • Insured the safe transport of children grades K-12 to and from school.

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26. First-Aid Procedures

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Here's how First-Aid Procedures is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Transport students in a timely and safe manner Maintain a clean vehicle at all times Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Escort small children across roads and highways Keep bus interiors clean for passengers Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Maintain order among pupils during trips, in order to ensure safety and maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Complied with traffic regulations in, and followed safety rules maintained knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures and ensure emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Keep bus interiors clean for passengers, maintain first-aid procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures and conduct emergency drills.
  • Carried out first-aid procedures, when needed.
  • Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Prepared and submitted necessary reports pertaining to job duty.Maintained knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Reported delays or accidents Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures
  • Keep bus interiors clean for passengers.Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.Maintain order among pupils during trips, in order to ensure safety.

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27. Verbal Geographic Directions

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Here's how Verbal Geographic Directions is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Read map, and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
  • Keep interior of bus clean daily, and bus exterior Read maps, and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
  • Read maps and followed written and verbal geographic directions Obeyed traffic laws, and follow established traffic and transportation procedures
  • Read maps and followed written and verbal geographic directions Maintained order and discipline to ensure the safety among students
  • Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions
  • Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.Dunkin Donuts, Milford, MA

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28. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Worked overtime to accommodate special events and occasions.
  • Provided transportation to special events.
  • Pick up students at stops along established routes and drop them off at school - transported students and faculty to special events
  • Transport school children to and from schools and special events, and performed on-call charters mainly on the weekends.
  • Transport high school students to and from school, field trips, special events, and other extracurricular activities.
  • School Bus Driver that safely transports students to and from school as well as special events and outings.
  • Transported children to and from TCK facility for after-school, field trips, special events and other activities.
  • Provided daily transport of local students to and from schools, charter trips, and special events.
  • Pick up and Transport students and faculty to school, special events field trips and sporting events.
  • Provide transportation for special events, after school activities and field trips, for students and faculty.
  • Transport students and teachers on field trips, extracurricular activities, and other special events when needed.
  • Back and forth to school, field trips and special events within Prince Georges County.
  • Transported Students to and from school and special events while ensuring adherence to safety rules.
  • Transport students and faculty to special events, such as field trips or sporting events.
  • Pick up and drop off students at home, school, and special events.
  • Transported students back and forth to school and on field trips and special events.
  • Transport pupils to special events such as sports, tutorials, and field trips.
  • Transported students to special events, including field trips and after-school sporting events.
  • Coordinate all fund-raising required to be able to participate in the special events.
  • Transport elementary school children to special events in New Jersey and New York.

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29. Bus Passengers

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Here's how Bus Passengers is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Transport school bus passengers between assigned stops and schools according to routes and time schedules.
  • Transport children to field trip destination Ensure all bus passengers are safely seated.
  • Ensured all bus passengers were safely seated and strapped in.
  • Help children get on and off the bus safely and ensure all bus passengers are safely seated and strapped in.
  • Oversee boarding and debarkation of bus passengers.
  • Transported Special Ed and conventional school bus passengers between assigned stops and schools according to specified routes and time schedules.

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30. Safety Meetings

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Here's how Safety Meetings is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Attend regularly scheduled safety meetings to acquire updated information on laws and requirements for transporting passengers.
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure bus operation safety.
  • Chair safety meetings and ambassador in community outreach programs.
  • Secured information needed to conduct Monthly Safety Meetings.
  • Attend mandatory safety meetings and any new training
  • Attended every monthly company sponsored safety meetings.
  • Attended and took part in safety meetings to learn and assist others in accomplish the highest professional driving skill level.
  • Attend monthly safety meetings to keep informed about any new laws or regulations that may be in effect.
  • Attend in service and safety meetings once a week; maintained cleanness of bus interior and exterior.
  • Created and directed monthly safety meetings required by the state of Kansas for employees to attend.
  • Attended safety meetings to ensure I stayed up to date with State and Federal DOT standards.
  • Attend all in-service safety meetings and participate in training programs to increase skills and proficiency.
  • Attend safety meetings to learn and stay up-to-date with Board of Education rules and regulations.
  • Perform fire drills and attend safety meetings mandated by the state and school district.
  • Attend and take part in safety meetings to accomplish the highest driving skill level.
  • Attend monthly safety meetings and yearly refresher course in order to maintain permit.
  • Attend monthly safety meetings to maintain level of excellence in skills and training.
  • Attend safety meetings, biennial testing, first aid training and certificate requirements.
  • Attend all In-service Safety meetings required by the State and Local School system.
  • File mileage reports, attend safety meetings and maintain good driving record.

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31. Submit Reports

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Here's how Submit Reports is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers, hours worked, or miles.
  • Prepare and submit reports pertaining to maintenance, mileage, and students.
  • Prepare and submit reports on a daily basis.
  • Keep records and submit reports as required.
  • Prepare and submit reports monthly.
  • Follow safety rules as student s board/ exit bus, escort students across the street and prepare/ submit reports.

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32. Weather Conditions

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Here's how Weather Conditions is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Performed duties in adverse weather conditions and maintained communications using radio equipment.
  • Advised personnel about traffic problems such as construction areas, accidents, congestion, weather conditions and other hazards.
  • Operated a school bus in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Maintained strict attention to all scheduled pick-ups and drop-offs in all road and weather conditions.
  • Followed a precise schedule, and adjusted to driving in traffic and weather conditions.
  • Follow precise schedules with the addition of traffic and different weather conditions.
  • Follow precise schedules and adjust according to traffic and weather conditions.
  • Operate all types of district vehicles safely in all weather conditions.
  • Drive students to and from school safely in all weather conditions
  • Be able to drive in all weather conditions.
  • Drive in various weather conditions, team player.
  • Experience driving under extreme road and weather conditions.
  • Performed mountain field trips in adverse weather conditions.
  • School bus driver in all weather conditions.
  • Maneuver large vehicle in all weather conditions.
  • Drive safely in inclement weather conditions.
  • Provide safe transportation operating a school bus during normal or inclimate weather conditions.
  • Make proper adjustments during traffic and adverse weather conditions.
  • Drive in various weather conditions through out the year.
  • adjust to driving in traffic and weather conditions.

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33. Report Delays

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Here's how Report Delays is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones, or cell phones.
  • Report delays, or other traffic and transportation situations to base or other vehicle using two-way radios.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using two -way radio.
  • Report delays, accidents, or any traffic situations, by phone or two-way radio.
  • Communicated via two way radio to report delays, accidents or other traffic situations.
  • Report delays and accidents to a dispatch team with precise and accurate details.
  • Report delays, accidents, traffic and using mobile two-way radios.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations.
  • Comply with local traffic regulations; report delays and accidents.
  • Report delays or accidents on radio.
  • Report delays and accidents as necessary.
  • Comply with traffic laws & regulations Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations

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34. Multi-Passenger Vehicles

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Here's how Multi-Passenger Vehicles is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Drive diesel powered multi-passenger vehicles transporting students between neighborhoods.
  • Drive multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities; ensuring adherence to safety rules.
  • Operated diesel powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities safely.
  • Drive multi-passenger vehicles to transport students to and from school activities.
  • Operate multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities as well as recreational chartered events.
  • Drive diesel multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities by complying with traffic regulations.

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35. Wheel Chair

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Here's how Wheel Chair is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Operated special equipment such as, a wheel chair lift, wheel chairs, vests, harnesses and wheel chair restraints.
  • Operated wheel chair lift, tied or strapped students wheelchairs to the bus floor and walls for their maximum safety.
  • Transport students to and from school, driving a 3800 International 30 passenger School Bus., wheel chair lift.
  • Assist special needs students, with wheel chair disabilities in transporting students from home to school and return home.
  • Drive students with special needs and those in wheel chairs to various schools, drive senior citizens to various locations
  • Operated a special ramp bus to load and unload students in wheel chairs on and off the bus.
  • Transport students on a seventy-two passenger school bus as well as handicapped accessible vehicles with wheel chair lift.
  • Operated wheel chair lift on special needs bus and secured wheel chairs to bus for safe transportation.
  • Have NYS DOT 30- Hour Safety Course for School Bus Drivers and Wheel Chair School Bus experience.
  • Assisted monitor with attending handicapped children; operating lift, hooking up wheel chairs and car seats.
  • Assist with loading and unloading of students in wheel chairs onto the school bus at designated stops.
  • Operate wheel chair lift, Amber lights, and necessary equipment/procedures to safely operate the bus.
  • Secure wheel chaired students and ensure the safety and security of all special needs students.
  • Transported students in wheel chairs to and from school in a safe and effective manner.
  • Operated lift, ramp, and wheel chair restraint functions for students with special needs.
  • Installed car seats, loaded and unloaded wheel chairs, restraints using a lift.
  • Drive and operate 10-73 passenger school buses and wheel chair bus as needed.
  • Assisted special needs students daily with their wheel chair and other protective gear.
  • Operate and safely transport wheel chair students to and from school each day.
  • Operate a wheel chair lift and properly secured chair onto the vehicles floor.

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36. Bus Interiors

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Here's how Bus Interiors is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Keep bus interiors neat and clean.
  • Picked up and dropped off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.Kept bus interiors clean for passengers.
  • Escorted small children across roads and highways Kept bus interiors clean for passengers.
  • Executed daily operations of school bus Kept bus interiors clean for passengers.
  • Keep bus interiors clean recent pasengers.
  • Executed daily operations of picking up and dropping off children in a safe manner Kept bus interiors clean for passengers.

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37. Student Management

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Here's how Student Management is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Administered positive reinforcement to build relationships with children and young adults through communication skills for better student management.
  • Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents, school faculty and supervisors regarding bus safety instruction and student management.
  • Maintained appropriate student management and reported student incidents to the appropriate supervisors.
  • Exercise student management through correct use of communication and discipline.
  • Maintain appropriate student management environment and report student incidents.
  • Exercise student management through communication and discipline per policies.
  • Trained in student management and emergency procedures.
  • Received continuous safety and student management training.
  • Maintain proper effective student management.
  • Exhibited excellent student management skills.
  • Facilitate student management on the bus route to encourage safety, healthy relationships, and extended classroom learning.
  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with students, parents, school administrators, First Student management, and employees.
  • Maintain discipline on bus and complete proper documentation and phone calls to parents for student management.
  • Fill out route paperwork and provide student management to the students that need it.
  • Job duties included Pre-Route Vehicle Inspection, Time Management and Student Management.
  • Utilized student management skills for various types of situations, and behaviors.
  • Have experience with student management, and excellent communication skills.
  • Helped other drivers with student management issues and seating charts.
  • Extended time management, communication, and student management skills.
  • Utilized defensive driving skills and student management while driving.

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38. Class B License

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Here's how Class B License is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Transport students to and from school (Qualified with Class B license certification, and passenger and air brake endorsements).
  • Drive students back and forth to school I have a CDL class B license with air brake endorsement
  • Maintained valid Illinois Commercial Driver's Class B License with Passenger and School Bus endorsements.
  • Received intense classroom training and real time driving experience to obtain class B license.
  • Adhere to all New Mexico DOT rules and regulations governing a Class B license.
  • Obtained my CDL class B license, transported kids for the local school district
  • Received training for CDL class B license, now certified to drive commercially.
  • Maintain a clean driving record which includes holding a CDL class B license.
  • Have class b license and dot physical card and air brake endorsed.
  • Have valid CDL class B license and the appropriate DOT physical
  • Certified as a CDL class B licensed school bus operator.
  • Hold CDL class B license with P and S endorsement
  • Performed all requirements of Commercial Driver with Class B License
  • Maintain CDL class B license with passenger endorsements.
  • Received and continue to have a Class B License
  • Obtained a New York State class B license.
  • Hold CDL Class B license with endorsements SP
  • Clean CDL class B License with passenger.
  • Received a Class B license.
  • Licensed bus driver, CDL class B license with P, S, and air brake endorsements.

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39. Safety Inspections

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Here's how Safety Inspections is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Performed general maintenance and upkeep of school buses including safety inspections and evaluations and submitted necessary reports as required.
  • Demonstrate vehicle operations, safety inspections and emergency procedures in accordance of IDOT regulations.
  • Maintain documentation and provide daily vehicle safety inspections.
  • Perform vehicle safety inspections and related reports.
  • Performed safety inspections before allowing bus movement.
  • Perform safety inspections and route identification.
  • Performed safety inspections of equipment.
  • Perform daily vehicle safety inspections.
  • Perform all required maintenance and safety inspections, pickup and deliver students following prescribed routes.
  • Performed daily safety inspections of bus and attended monthly and annual safety training.
  • Prepare all required reports; maintained all road regulations and vehicle safety inspections.
  • Performed safety inspections as required by state law on all school transportation equipment.
  • Maintain proper and accurate records of Safety inspections, Route and Passengers.
  • Maintained a clean bus and did safety inspections on bus daily.
  • Conduct safety inspections and perform mileage audits on mass transit vehicles.
  • Perform safety inspections on vehicle before and after each assigned route.
  • Maintained the upkeep of school bus and conducted routine safety inspections.
  • Execute daily safety inspections on all equipment and maintain proper paperwork.
  • Performed daily safety inspections of bus and parking area.
  • Perform daily150 point safety inspections for each bus operated.

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40. Small Children

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Here's how Small Children is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Escorted small children across roads and highways and maintained order among pupils during trips.
  • Escorted small children on roads and highways through operation of a bus.
  • Escort small children to a teacher to ensure their safety.
  • Escorted small children across roads to ensure a safe crossing.
  • Escorted small children across roads when needed.
  • Escort small children across the road.
  • Picked up and drop students to and from school Escorted small children across roads and highways.
  • Escorted small children across roads and highways in a safe manner.

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41. Safe Operation

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Here's how Safe Operation is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Maintained safe operation of assigned bus and controlled passenger behavior.
  • Completed required 62 hours of supervised classroom and road training for safe operation, inspection, and use of bus vehicle.
  • Inspect vehicle, supervision, transportation, safe operation of vehicle, maintained both inside and outside of school buses.
  • Check bus tires, lights, oil, and other basic maintenance to ensure safe operation of the bus.
  • Obey Federal, State, and local rules and regulations pertaining to a safe operation of a school bus.
  • Perform safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle through transporting students on a school bus to and from school.
  • Managed time by assuring the safe operation of the school bus according to a set daily schedule.
  • Maintain highly functional, clean, and safe operation condition; sweep and refuel as necessary.
  • Employed as a Sub driver practicing the safe operation of a 40 foot school bus.
  • Maintain control of student passengers at all times to insure safe operation of vehicle.
  • Completed daily inspections to determine that the bus was in its safe operational mode.
  • Maintained continual compliance with standards and regulations and provided safe operation of the vehicles.
  • Maintained driving routes and schedules, practiced defensive and safe operational skills.
  • Trained new employees for transit routes and safe operation of the vehicles.
  • Conduct safety checks to ensure the safe operation of the bus.
  • Performed routine vehicle checks to assure safe operation of school bus.
  • Trained on all aspects of safe operation of 64-passenger school bus.
  • Maintained cleanliness and the safe operational procedures of the bus.
  • Performed walk-around inspection and safe operation of all School buses.
  • Inspect bus multiple times each day to ensure safe operation.

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42. Drive Gasoline

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Here's how Drive Gasoline is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Drive gasoline vehicles to transport developmentally challenged students between neighborhoods and schools.
  • Drive gasoline, diesel, or compressed natural gas vehicles.
  • Drive gasoline, diesel, or electrically powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students.
  • Drive gasoline and diesel powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students to school.
  • Drive gasoline, diesel, or electrically powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between Doctors/Dialysis Appointment and Senior Center.
  • Drive gasoline or diesel powered multi-passenger vehicles transporting passengers between neighborhoods, businesses, and residences.

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43. Drive Children

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Here's how Drive Children is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Drive children to/from school, drive children to/from extracurricular activities, keep bus clean, advise transportation director of needed repairs/maintenance.
  • Drive children to and from school *Keep records of student and bus inspections *Bus inspections twice daily and fueling bus
  • Drive children to and from school from designated stops, in a timely and safe manner.
  • Drive Children to School/return and pick them up and take them Home, Field trips.
  • Drive children to and from home and school in a safe and effective manner.
  • Drive children from school home and pick children up from home to school safely.
  • Drive children to school and home safely, make sure bus is safe to drive
  • Drive children to school in the morning and back home in the afternoon.
  • Drive Children with special needs to and from school/home on a daily basis.
  • Drive children to and from school and manage behavior on the bus.
  • Drive children safely to and from school; maintain Class B Commercial License
  • Drive children to and from school and do private charters.
  • Drive Children to and from school destinations responsibly + safely.
  • Drive children to and from school out of district.
  • Drive children to and from day camp in summer.
  • Drive children from home to school and back again.
  • Drive children to school and home safely.
  • Drive children to & from school in a school bus.
  • Drive children between the ages of 5 to 18.
  • Drive children to & from school each day.

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44. Fluid Levels

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Here's how Fluid Levels is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Performed daily Pre-Trip inspection of assigned bus to include refueling and maintenance of fluid levels.
  • Maintained bus operating conditions by checking fluid levels, tire conditions and general areas.
  • Check all fluid levels on bus regularly and report any needs to mechanics.
  • Administered daily safety checks including fluid levels, tires, all emergency equipment.
  • Checked appropriate foul levels and fluid levels for bus assigned on daily basis.
  • Performed daily fluid levels and safety checks on bus prior to driving.
  • Checked all fluid levels and for any leaks under the bus.
  • Change oil and kept fluid levels full.
  • Maintain bus cleanliness and fluid levels daily.
  • Monitored and maintained all fluid levels.
  • Check fluid levels under hood.
  • Maintain cleanliness, fluid levels (fuel, engine oil, and wiper wash), and damage free bus.
  • light maintenance on school bus check all fluid levels, tire pressure, fuel fill up.
  • Check fluid levels daily Keeping the equipment clean and in good working order.
  • Check Fluid levels water,oil,& transmission.
  • Recorded, cleaned and maintained routine oil and fluid levels of buses Participated in departmental meetings and in-service trainings as scheduled.
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections (e. g. Vehicle fluid levels, tire pressure, exterior condition, etc.)
  • Performed daily safety checks, pre-trip servicability and appearance checks, as well as all engine fluid levels.
  • Preform pre-trip and post-trip inspection Maintain fluid levels

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45. Student Learning

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Here's how Student Learning is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Demonstrated a strong commitment to the planning for improvement process in support of student learning and reports.
  • Conducted assessments of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  • Prepared lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.

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46. Class Activities

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Here's how Class Activities is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Supervised students and maintained order on the bus before and precluding class activities.

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47. Maintenance Checks

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Here's how Maintenance Checks is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Performed daily maintenance checks of vehicle and reported discrepancies to maintenance supervisor.
  • Completed maintenance checks on a daily basis and filled out reports for any damage or items of concern.
  • Ensured complete safety of the children before leaving the school premises and regularly performed security and maintenance checks.
  • Perform daily maintenance checks on school bus and follow traffic laws and state and federal transit regulations.
  • Performed routine maintenance checks of engine fluids, suspension, lights, and interior cabin.
  • Conduct daily maintenance checks on vehicle to ensure that all equipment is in working order.
  • Performed routine school bus engine, suspension, light, and cabin maintenance checks.
  • Performed daily safety and maintenance checks and lean the bus as scheduled and/or required.
  • Maintain bus by detailing inside, washing, and doing routine maintenance checks.
  • Perform meticulous daily safety and maintenance checks, and maintain scheduled routine routes.
  • Perform daily maintenance checks to ensure bus was in safe running condition.
  • Perform vehicle maintenance checks daily ensuring the vehicle is operating correctly.
  • Performed routine bus maintenance checks to insure proper bus operation.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks of the bus.
  • Do maintenance checks and safety checks on buses driven.
  • Performed regular preventative maintenance checks on school bus.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks on the bus.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks of vehicle.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks Perform housekeeping duties to keep bus clean including washing the interior and exterior.

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48. Ventilation Systems

low Demand
Here's how Ventilation Systems is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Regulate heating, lighting and ventilation systems for passengers, read maps and follow written and verbal geographical directions.
  • Regulate heating, lighting and ventilation systems.
  • Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.Supervisor: Human Resource Dept.
  • Regulate heating,lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
  • Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.

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49. Two-Way Radio

low Demand
Here's how Two-Way Radio is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Document inspection of vehicle reports, incident/accident reports and communicated over a two-way radio to dispatchers.
  • Performed daily bus evaluations and operated two-way radio equipment.
  • Utilize two-way radios for bus-to-bus and bus-to-base communications.
  • Operated a two-way radio and other communication device.
  • Operate two-way radio equipment with transportation office.
  • Ensured that the communication device (two-way radio and cellular phone) was in proper, working order before each trip.
  • Operated two-way radio to communicate with base station and other vehicles to report disruption of service or other pertinent information.
  • Read maps, communicated using hand-held two-way radios; relayed traffic conditions, delays, and kept students safe.
  • Answer phones, make copies, and dispatch drivers on two-way radio, file paper work.
  • Used a two-way radio to stay in communication with the Board of Education and my contractor.
  • Reported delays, accidents, and transportation incidents by using mobile phone and two-way radios.
  • Reported delays, accidents, or traffic and/or transportation situations, using two-way radio.
  • Communicate on a two-way radio with dispatch of all road conditions and situations.
  • Use two-way radio to communicate with other drivers and the company base.
  • Communicate and maintain contact with the home base by two-way radio.
  • Report transportation situations, using cell phone or mobile two-way radios.
  • Communicate with staff and other personnel using two-way radio equipment.
  • Communicate with base and other drivers over two-way radio.
  • Communicated to base and other drivers via two-way radios.
  • Maintain constant contact with dispatch using mobile two-way radios.

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50. New Drivers

low Demand
Here's how New Drivers is used in School Bus Driver jobs:
  • Conducted one-on-one tutoring sessions for new drivers.
  • Obtained Third Party Tester certificate from the state of CO used to create and administer training to new drivers.
  • Assist in training new drivers in some company procedures, including updating of daily trip sheets and work orders.
  • Trained new drivers for 3 years (in which all trainees successfully passed NYS DMV testing).
  • Instruct new drivers on the proper driving skills necessary for successful passage of the Ohio CDL exam.
  • Lead drivers also provide training for new drivers as well as administrating safety courses for all drivers.
  • Certified by Virginia Department of Education as a CDL trainer to instruct and train new drivers.
  • Train new drivers to obtain their CDL and all endorsements needed to drive a school bus.
  • Trained new drivers in BTW for their CDL, and performed special ed training.
  • Assist new drivers in developing skills for safe vehicle operation and student management.
  • Trained new drivers in Defensive Driving and helped others obtain their CDL.
  • Train new drivers to obtain CDL with passenger and School bus endorsements.
  • Trained new drivers using Smith System to earn a CDL B.
  • Trained in new drivers, bus para's and office work.
  • Attend local unemployment office on weekly basis to recruit new drivers.
  • Served as a ride along driver tasked to mentor new drivers.
  • Trained and evaluated possible new drivers for school bus certifications.
  • Maintain daily route sheets, assisted in training new drivers.
  • Recognized for strong mentor/teacher skills and trained new drivers.
  • Provide instructions to new drivers in a classroom setting.

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20 Most Common Skill for a School Bus Driver

Safety Procedures25.6%
Pre-Trip Inspections10.6%
Vehicle Inspections9.5%
CDL7%
Transport Passengers6.3%
Special Needs4.9%
Safety Precautions4.4%
Bus Drivers4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A School Bus Driver

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
20.5%
20.5%
2
2
Pre-Trip Inspections
Pre-Trip Inspections
8.5%
8.5%
3
3
Vehicle Inspections
Vehicle Inspections
7.6%
7.6%
4
4
CDL
CDL
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Transport Passengers
Transport Passengers
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Special Needs
Special Needs
4%
4%
7
7
Safety Precautions
Safety Precautions
3.5%
3.5%
8
8
Bus Drivers
Bus Drivers
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Transport Children
Transport Children
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Traffic Accidents
Traffic Accidents
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Bus Stops
Bus Stops
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Safe Transportation
Safe Transportation
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Air Brakes
Air Brakes
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Windshield Wipers
Windshield Wipers
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Neighborhood Locations
Neighborhood Locations
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Safe Driving
Safe Driving
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Traffic Laws
Traffic Laws
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Bus Malfunctions
Bus Malfunctions
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
CPR
CPR
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Fuel Consumption
Fuel Consumption
1%
1%
23
23
Exit Buses
Exit Buses
1%
1%
24
24
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1%
1%
25
25
K-12
K-12
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
First-Aid Procedures
First-Aid Procedures
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Verbal Geographic Directions
Verbal Geographic Directions
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Special Events
Special Events
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Bus Passengers
Bus Passengers
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Safety Meetings
Safety Meetings
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Submit Reports
Submit Reports
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Report Delays
Report Delays
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Multi-Passenger Vehicles
Multi-Passenger Vehicles
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Wheel Chair
Wheel Chair
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Bus Interiors
Bus Interiors
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Student Management
Student Management
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Class B License
Class B License
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Safety Inspections
Safety Inspections
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Small Children
Small Children
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Safe Operation
Safe Operation
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Drive Gasoline
Drive Gasoline
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Drive Children
Drive Children
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Fluid Levels
Fluid Levels
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Student Learning
Student Learning
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Class Activities
Class Activities
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Maintenance Checks
Maintenance Checks
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Ventilation Systems
Ventilation Systems
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Two-Way Radio
Two-Way Radio
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
New Drivers
New Drivers
0.4%
0.4%

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