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, where higher means 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.
- Pick up and drop off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.
- Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
- Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
- Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
- Drive gasoline, diesel, or electrically powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities.
- Escort small children across roads and highways.
- Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
- Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
- Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, fuel consumption, or fares received.
- Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
- Keep bus interiors clean for passengers.
- Maintain order among pupils during trips to ensure safety.
- 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.
- Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
Related Technology & Tools
- Two way radios
- Passenger buses
- Emergency exit doors
- Global positioning system GPS receivers
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Radio frequency identification RFID devices
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Cell phones
- Bus warning lights
- Snow chains
- Barcode scanners
- Tire pressure gauges
- Powered service doors
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Wheelchair lifts
- On-board data input terminals
- Microsoft MapPoint
- Microsoft Windows
- Web browser software
- AOL MapQuest