bus driver resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Bus Driver with high-level mechanical expertise and proven school bus transportation safety record. Managed and mentored newer drivers and transported numerous students on daily routes and field trips in suburban school district. Excellent driving and supervisory skills and traffic laws knowledge enabled optimum outcomes. Qualified Bus Driver aiming to fulfill Bus Driver role. Well-versed in maintaining efficient route times while retaining diligent focus on safety. Solid foundation of knowledge and experience, mastery of DOT regulations and safety protocols. Safety-conscious School Bus Driver with 3 years in school bus transportation work and high regard for student safety. Transported large school district's students on daily routes and field trips and earned high safety ratings every year. Excellent driving and communications skills leading to outstanding results. Hardworking employee enthusiastic about learning any field inside and out. Pursues opportunities to learn new skills and contribute to group success. Offers strong administrative, relationship-building and problem-solving abilities. Committed transportation professional adept in providing updated and accurate route information to assist passengers. Strong commitment to safety demonstrated through an exceptional driving record and 3 years of experience in Bus Driver roles.

  • Baggage Handling
  • Delay Reporting
  • Traffic Laws and Regulations
  • Routine Vehicle Maintenance
  • Elderly and Disabled Assistance
  • Vehicle Safety and Maintenance
  • Special Needs Passengers
  • Dependable and Trustworthy
  • Bus Cleaning
  • Passenger Service and Safety
  • Federal and State Driving Regulations
  • Time, Mileage and Fuel Tracking
  • Situational Awareness
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
  • Navigation Equipment
  • Two-Way Radio Operation
  • Map Reading
  • Attentive and Observant
  • Bus Inspections
  • Wheelchair and Scooter Security
  • Team Meetings
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Quarterly Reviews
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Operational Procedures
  • Visual Inspections
  • Arrival and Departure Duties
  • Surface Sanitizing
  • Driver Support
  • Fire Extinguisher Use
  • Defensive Strategies
  • Local Street Knowledge
  • Client Support
  • Passenger Vans
  • Mobile Devices
  • Minor Mechanical Repair
  • Log Book Maintenance
  • Traffic Routing Planning
  • Vehicle Evacuation
  • Trip Organization
  • Weather Monitoring
  • Passenger Interaction
  • Passenger Behavior Management
  • Commercial Driving
  • Transportation Logs
  • DOT Requirements
  • Ice and Snow Management
  • Defensive Driving Practices
  • Passenger Boarding
  • Equipment Safety
  • Motorcoach and Bus Operation
  • Emergency Exit Door Operation
  • Ability to Lift 50 Pounds
  • Medical Emergency Response
  • Safe Transporting
  • Behavior Monitoring and Management
  • Daily Logs
  • First Aid Certification
  • Commercial Locations
  • Closed-Circuit TV Cameras
  • Mapping
Work History
Bus Driver, 07/2020 to Current
Habitat AmericaOlney, MD,
  • Transported passengers safely along prescribed routes according to tight schedules.
  • Conducted pre-trip inspections of bus for safe operation.
  • Performed bus driving duties while keeping student safety in mind to maintain good safety record.
  • Assisted passengers with disabilities and other physical issues in boarding and exiting bus to promote passenger safety.
  • Adhered to scheduled routes and accomplished timely drop-offs and pick-ups to comply with preset route criteria.
  • Maintained [State] driver's license to enable legal operation of school buses for student transport, field trips and other purposes.
  • Inspected emergency equipment and verified safe working order for student and driver use.
  • Communicated information to parents to promote good communication and transparency.
Security Officer, 04/2015 to Current
Culver AcademiesCulver, IN,
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate welcoming atmosphere while making safety top priority.
  • Oversaw daily monitoring and patrolled buildings, grounds, and work sites.
  • Patrolled and monitored premises in company vehicle, on bicycle and by foot.
  • Checked and verified photo identification prior to granting facility access.
  • Checked identification of persons entering and exiting facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
  • Wrote detailed reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual incidences.
  • Gathered information, identified and implemented resolution, planned follow-up and logged and filed incident report to successfully manage complaints.
  • Prevented crimes by immediately reporting all unusual, unauthorized and illegal activity on premises.
  • Directed guests around building and answered accessibility questions.
  • Responded quickly to incidents and assessed active situations for security concerns.
  • Completed full building and grounds patrols every [Timeframe] to spot and investigate concerns.
  • Watched different facility areas from central location via different CCTV feeds, obtaining maximum coverage of important areas.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of vehicles, cargo trucks and visitors.
  • Executed security rules and procedures and calmly and promptly escorted non-compliant individuals out of building.
  • Reported suspicious activities and persons to law enforcement.
  • Inspected suspicious activities and monitored premises for criminal acts and rule infractions.
  • Protected facility and property guests by regularly circulating premises and monitoring surveillance feeds.
  • Reported irregularities such as fire and safety hazards to maintenance.
  • Monitored employee activities, confirming compliance with security regulations.
  • Reviewed both security camera footage and live feeds to spot trespassers and criminal activity.
  • Secured personal and company goods against robbery, vandalism and illegal entry.
  • Permitted entry with escort for approved persons into secure locations.
  • Drafted reports of property damage, theft, accidents and unusual occurrences to document daily activities and irregularities.
  • Reviewed camera and system feeds and alerted proper respondents regarding discrepancies.
  • Contacted law enforcement in case of unauthorized persons, documents and materials.
  • Authorized entrance papers and granted or denied entrance to building.
  • Warned offenders about rule infractions and violations and verbally evicted violators from premises.
  • Identified violators and escorted departing personnel to guard against theft of property.
  • Protected business integrity by ensuring all personnel requiring access to high-security areas go through correct levels of approval.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of all employees and visitors daily.
  • Secured all doors in office and main building.
  • Conducted patrols of key areas to spot and control security concerns.
  • Moved throughout facility and among customers to remain aware of developing security situations.
  • Provided detailed reports of infractions and criminal acts to law enforcement for trial or hearing procedures.
  • Collaborated with area law enforcement and federal investigators to support safe fugitive apprehensions and coordinate investigations.
  • Acted quickly during emergency situations to reduce opportunity for damage and injury.
  • Performed cash drops while maintaining security and control of drop box.
  • Authenticated boarding passes, identification and passports to prevent fraudulent travel.
Special Needs Bus Driver, 07/2019 to 08/2020
First StudentHealy, AK,
  • Drove bus along assigned route, picking up students.
  • Assessed bus condition and maintained brakes, wipers, gas levels and cleanliness.
  • Created and enforced bus rules and kept expectations posted.
  • Drafted and submitted reports detailing trips, fuel, mileage and hours.
  • Operated CB radio and bus PA system to make announcements and stay abreast of traffic conditions.
  • Recorded bus route and made notes for substitute drivers.
  • Monitored bus heating, lighting and ventilation systems.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
Truck Driver Training CLASS A License: Safety Driving, Expected in 06/2022
Shelton State Community College - Tuscaloosa, AL
Associate of Science: Behavioral Sciences, Expected in 05/2021
Bevill State Community College - Sumiton, AL
  • Certified Security Guard Dynamic Security 6 years
  • Licensed CDL 1.5 Months
  • Licensed CPR 3 years

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School Attended

  • Shelton State Community College
  • Bevill State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bus Driver
  • Security Officer
  • Special Needs Bus Driver


  • Truck Driver Training CLASS A License
  • Associate of Science

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