Will “School Bus Operator” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
89% Chance of Automation
“School Bus Operator” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #525 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Transport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 53-3022.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 31,110.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 14.00
- Currently, there are 515,020 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Bus Drivers, School or Special Client”.
Also Known As…
- Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
- Special Needs Bus Driver
- Special Education Bus Driver
- Shuttle Bus Driver
- School Bus Driver/Teacher Assistant
- School Bus Driver/Mechanic
- School Bus Driver/Custodian
- School Bus Driver
- Bus Driver/Monitor
- Bus Driver
- Van Driver
- Special Client Bus Driver
- School Transportation Supervisor
- School Transportation Director
- CDL Driver (Commercial Drivers License Driver)
Tasks for “School Bus Operator”
- Make minor repairs to vehicles.
- Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
- Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
- Drive gasoline, diesel, or electrically powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities.
- Keep bus interiors clean for passengers.
- Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
- Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
- Pick up and drop off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.
- Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
- Maintain order among pupils during trips to ensure safety.
- Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, fuel consumption, or fares received.
- Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
- Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
- Escort small children across roads and highways.
- Check the condition of a vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and safety equipment to ensure that everything is in working order.
Related Technology & Tools
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Cell phones
- Passenger buses
- Barcode scanners
- Emergency exit doors
- Bus warning lights
- Two way radios
- Powered service doors
- Wheelchair lifts
- On-board data input terminals
- Snow chains
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Global positioning system GPS receivers
- Tire pressure gauges
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Radio frequency identification RFID devices
- Microsoft MapPoint
- AOL MapQuest
- Microsoft Windows
- Web browser software