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Bus Drivers, School or Special Client - 53-3022.00

O*NET-SOC Description

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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Bus Driver
  • Bus Monitor
  • Campus Driver
  • Driver
  • Rehabilitation Driver
  • School Bus Driver
  • Shuttle Bus Driver
  • Special Education Bus Driver
  • Special Education Driver
  • Special Needs Bus Driver

SOC Occupation Groups

53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators
53-3020 Bus Drivers
53-3022.00 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Related Occupations


  • 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.
  • Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • 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.
  • Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
  • Keep bus interiors clean for passengers.
  • Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Maintain order among pupils during trips to ensure safety.
  • Make minor repairs to vehicles.
  • Pick up and drop off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.
  • Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, fuel consumption, or fares received.
  • Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
  • Record bus routes.
  • Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
  • Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
  • Report delinquent student behaviors to school administration.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Assist customers to ensure comfort or safety.
  • Clean vehicles or vehicle components.
  • Drive passenger vehicles.
  • Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation.
  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Maintain professional knowledge or certifications.
  • Maintain vehicles in good working condition.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Notify others of emergencies, problems, or hazards.
  • Read maps to determine routes.
  • Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
  • Record operational details of travel.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Ground Transportation (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Motor Vehicle Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Bus Driver