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School Bus Drivers have more responsibilities than the average driver, as parents entrust them the safety of their children. A well-written sample resume for this position emphasizes duties such as picking students from established stops, driving safely, transporting students to special events, and assisting school staff with various activities. Essential qualifications required to a School Bus Driver are very good driving skills, reliability, time management, organization, and teamwork. Most School Bus Driver resume examples mention a valid driver's license and the completion of a specific training program.

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School Bus Driver

Picked up children in front of their homes in the morning, and dropped them off at special education schools.

  • Picked up children from special education schools in the afternoon, and dropped them back off at their homes again.
  • Observed children tendencies and behaviors.
  • Maintained and scheduled periodic maintenance of the bus.
  • Produced left, right, turn sheet.
  • Administered, and changed time tables for pickup and drop off whenever necessary.
  • Recorded discipline reports of children
  • Maintained radio contact with the base.
  • Oversaw, and implemented discipline on the bus.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Communications
2

School Bus Driver

Safely transported students to and from school, field trips, and other activities

  • Followed a precise schedule, and adjusted to driving in traffic and weather conditions
  • Ensured the safety of children and kept the bus in safe and working conditions
  • Avoided accidents and maintained orderliness amongst passengers
  • Picked up and dropped off students at home or a residential bus stop
  • Cleaned, washed, and maintained buses
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
3

School Bus Driver

Providing a safe and fun environment for the children. Maintaining proper protocols as well as making sure to be on time for my routes.

  • Operated passenger motor coach on pre-defined routes
  • Performed daily inspections of the vehicle
  • Answered 2 way radio calls from drivers
  • Kept record of passenger numbers and maintained a log books and safety records
  • Providing a safe environment for my passengers.
  • Teaching safety procedures.
  • Maintaining a positive attitude and providing excellent customer service.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Criminal Justice Program
4

School Bus Driver

Transported students safely to their destination on time and on educational trips

  • Performed daily inspection and servicing of the bus before starting the pickups
  • Maintained records regarding pickups and drop off of students and other passengers
  • Daily communication with dispatch
  • Attend monthly safety meetings
  • Maintained order among pupils while being transported
  • Complied with local traffic regulations
  • Compiled with the Department Of Transportation physical
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

School Bus Driver

Conduct routine pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure safe vehicle operation

  • Provide safe, courteous, and comfortable transportation for child to and from destination
  • Assist passenger boarding, exiting the bus and loading/unloading passengers
  • Safely transported elementary, middle, and high school children on daily bus route
  • Maintain order on the bus and enforce school safety standards by allowing only students to board
  • Adhere to all DOT rules and regulations
  • Operated a two-way radio and other communication device to obtain directions and assignments
  • Assist with maintaining cleanliness for transportation vehicles and checking to make sure bus is clean and standards are met
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Medical
6

School Bus Driver

TEA certified w/CDL class B license PS endorsement

  • Transport students following assigned route and adhere to established schedules
  • Supervise students while they board and leave the bus and cross the street
  • Maintain discipline; report student discipline problems to appropriate administrator, teachers and parents
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Information Technology
7

School Bus Driver Instructor Durham

School bus driver instructor; taught classes for drivers both in the classroom and behind the wheel

  • Ran safety meetings and in-service training
  • Primary accident investigator - maintained accident investigation records
  • In the event of an accident, conducted re-training
  • Responsible for hiring new drivers - conducted interviews for all new hires
  • Trained employees to work with special needs children - specifically safety and cultural competency
  • Conducted facilities inspections in compliance with Cal OSHA
  • Facilitated Safety Advisory Committees
  • Performed Route Checks to ensure passenger/and driver's safety. With special needs passengers we did home to school and buses could not travel to all locations safely
  • Addressed Customer complaints when bus drivers were involved in disputes with families of children transported
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
C
Education
C
Education
8

School Bus Driver

Operates school bus to transport students to established routes for drop-off and pick-up

  • Transports students from different locations for instructional programs and field trips.
  • Implements safety rules to ensure students have a safe travel to their destinations
  • Ensures that traffic is stopped while students are boarding and departing the school bus.
  • Prepare disciplinary reports and stats, as needed
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
9

School Bus Driver

Safely transport elementary, middle, and high-school children on daily bus route.

  • Provide additional driver services for field trips as needed.
  • Assist students and teachers on and off bus as required.
  • Maintain fluid levels in the bus and check for defects in the engine and tires.
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AA
Fire Protection Technology
BS
Business Management
10

School Bus Driver

Provide excellent and safe transportation services for diverse groups of passengers, including students, parents, and teachers

  • Safely transport passengers to and from assigned destination points including schools and field trip locations
  • Accurately complete assigned routes under strict time constraints
  • Report incidents as necessary to safety personnel and communicate properly with supervisors, school staff, and parents
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Medical Assisting

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