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A bus driver is a professional who not only drives a bus but also carries out other related activities. The work timings of these drivers may vary from company to company. In some companies, they work at night while other companies hire them for day/night shifts. The employment scope for a driver is wide because there are a number of transport companies in every city and one can apply for a job in any of these companies as per the choice.

The main job of a bus driver is to transport people to their destinations. It does not matter whether you are a resort bus driver, job bus driver, public transport bus driver, government agency bus driver or private bus driver. Apart from driving a bus, you are also responsible for other work such as cleaning the bus, inspecting the bus, doing some report and paper work, collecting fares, providing directions, etc.

A person working as a bus driver should have a good eye sight and be mentally sound. There are many job responsibilities that are associated with this job profile because a single mistake would risk the life of the passengers. These professionals hold the responsibility of the passengers who have boarded the bus. So, their safety should be the first responsibility of these drivers. They should also have proper knowledge of the routes they travel. There might be several bus stops where the passengers wait for the bus; a bus driver should be aware of these bus stops.

If you are interested and want to apply for this position then you should have a valid commercial driver's license (CDL). It is mandatory to have this license if you want to become a driver in any of the transportation companies. Apart from a valid license, a high school diploma is also preferred. These professionals should have several skills that are required for this job profile. They should have good communication skills, as they need to give clear instructions to the passengers. Also, they should be good at managing a large group of people.

Now, you can apply for the position of bus driver with a well prepared resume. All your skills and experiences should be mentioned in the document. It is the first impression that you portray in front of an employer. So, try to make it as impressive as possible.

Leonard R. Reep
3767 Sampson Street
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 733-546-7711
Email Id:


Looking for the position of Bus Driver in a travel company. I wish to provide efficient service to the passengers and work towards the growth of the organization.


  • Good communication skills in the English language
  • Capable to drive safely on different kinds of roads and traffic conditions
  • Skilled in collecting and counting cash
  • Basic knowledge about the mechanism of the bus
  • Aware of the rules and regulations that a bus driver is suppose to know and follow
  • Also, aware of the first aid practices

Work Experience

Company: Zootouch Children's Academy, California
Designation: Bus Driver
Duration: September 2012 to till date


  • Follow the pick and drop timings strictly
  • Keep the interior parts of the bus clean and tidy
  • Repair minor problems of the bus when needed
  • Maintain a proper report and record of the number of passengers and trips
  • Ensure that children do not put their hands or heads out of the running bus
  • Helping children to cross the road safely
  • Make sure that all the parts of the bus are working properly and check the brakes, oil, tires, lights, water, safety equipment, etc.
  • Report the management if there are some delays or any other issues

Company: Voyaplus Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd., California
Designation: Bus Driver
Duration: July 2010 to August 2012


  • Collect fares and tickets from the passengers and maintain a proper record of them
  • Drive the bus to specific destinations using the provided time table
  • Help passengers in the loading and unloading of their luggages
  • Regularly check systems such as lightning, ventilation, heating, etc.
  • Ensure that all the systems are as per the comfort of the passengers
  • Report the management whenever there are issues related to delay or breakdown


  • Commercial Driving Course of 10 weeks from Daffodil Driving School, California in July 2010
  • High School Diploma from Alfred University, California in April 2010


Kenneth S. Maloney
(Bus Driver)
Bammedia Travels Pvt. Ltd.
413 Whaley Lane
West Allis, WI 53227

If you find it difficult to write a bus driver resume then you can go through the sample given above and customize it as per your need.

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