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