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Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs - 53-3053.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Drive a motor vehicle to transport passengers on a planned or scheduled basis. May collect a fare. Includes nonemergency medical transporters and hearse drivers.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

No information available.

SOC Occupation Groups

53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators
53-3050 Passenger Vehicle Drivers
53-3053.00 Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs

Related Occupations


  • Arrange to pick up particular customers or groups on a regular schedule.
  • 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.
  • Collect fares or vouchers from passengers, and make change or issue receipts as necessary.
  • Communicate with dispatchers by radio, telephone, or computer to exchange information and receive requests for passenger service.
  • Complete accident reports when necessary.
  • Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Drive shuttle busses, limousines, company cars, or privately owned vehicles to transport passengers.
  • Follow relevant safety regulations and state laws governing vehicle operation, and ensure that passengers follow safety regulations.
  • Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
  • Notify dispatchers or company mechanics of vehicle problems.
  • Operate vehicles with specialized equipment, such as wheelchair lifts, to transport and secure passengers with special needs.
  • Perform errands for customers or employers, such as delivering or picking up mail and packages.
  • Perform minor vehicle repairs, such as cleaning spark plugs, or take vehicles to mechanics for servicing.
  • Perform routine vehicle maintenance, such as regulating tire pressure and adding gasoline, oil, and water.
  • Pick up and drop off passengers at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.
  • Pick up or meet passengers according to requests, appointments, or schedules.
  • Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage driven fuel consumed, or fares received.
  • Provide passengers with assistance entering and exiting vehicles, and help them with any luggage.
  • Provide passengers with information or advice about the local area, points of interest, hotels, or restaurants.
  • Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
  • Record vehicle routes.
  • Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
  • Report any vehicle malfunctions or needed repairs.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
  • Test vehicle equipment, such as lights, brakes, horns, or windshield wipers, to ensure proper operation.
  • Vacuum and clean interiors, and wash and polish exteriors of automobiles.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Assist customers to ensure comfort or safety.
  • Assist passengers during vehicle boarding.
  • Clean vehicles or vehicle components.
  • Collect fares or payment from customers.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate vehicle movement.
  • Drive passenger vehicles.
  • Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation.
  • Greet customers, patrons, or visitors.
  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Maintain professional knowledge or certifications.
  • Maintain vehicles in good working condition.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
  • Notify others of emergencies, problems, or hazards.
  • Prepare accident or incident reports.
  • Provide transportation information to passengers or customers.
  • Read maps to determine routes.
  • Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
  • Record operational details of travel.
  • Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions.
  • Schedule operational activities.

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 Manager (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ground Transportation Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Motor Transport Operator (Army - Enlisted)
  • Motor Vehicle Operator (Marine Corps - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Bus Driver
  • Chauffeur
  • Chauffeur, Funeral Car
  • Deliverer, Car Rental
  • Driver
  • Taxi Driver