transit bus operator resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Friendly and enthusiastic Shuttle Driver bringing 9 years of experience operating various passenger vehicles. Safety-focused with personable demeanor and helpful approach to passenger questions and issues. Accustomed to collecting fares, inspecting vehicles and completing basic repairs. Meticulous transportation professional bringing a proven history of efficiently inspecting buses before and after scheduled trips. Accustomed to refilling necessary vehicle fluids and reporting any maintenance needs. Strong knowledge of local routes and laws, demonstrated over 9 years of industry experience. Enthusiastic Bus Operator eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of customer Service and training in transportation Motivated to learn, grow and excel in transportation..

  • Teambuilding
  • Decision-Making
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Active Listening
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Excellent Communication
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Written Communication
  • Organization and Time Management
  • Data Entry
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self-Motivated
  • Problem-Solving
Work History
02/2014 to Current Transit Bus Operator Firstgroup Plc | Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Provided passenger assistance, collected fares and offered schedule and route information.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Transported customers to and from [Location].
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Accepted and processed fares.
  • Maintained clean and neat shuttle for passenger comfort.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Drove [Number]-passenger shuttle bus to and from terminal.
  • Followed schedules precisely to completely daily routes.
  • Checked vehicle daily for maintenance needs, personally handled common upkeep and reported serious concerns to supervisor.
  • Maintained positive passenger relations with orderly bus environments and clear announcements for each stop.
  • Helped elderly passengers or those with limited mobility enter and exit bus.
  • Maintained frequent contact with dispatch to receive instructions and report on delays or incidents.
  • Completed daily reports covering trip details, vehicle maintenance actions and reportable incidents.
  • Protected passengers from harm and bus from excess damage by complying with traffic regulations.
  • Adapted travel plans to account for serious accidents and other problems rendering certain streets impassible.
  • Drove Number-passenger shuttle bus to and from terminal.
03/2009 to 06/2013 Assistant Dean of Students Montana State University, Inc | Bozeman, MT,
  • Helped teachers develop and diversify instruction to better serve students of different skill levels and backgrounds.
  • Coordinated outreach events to bring in parents, family members and community at large to support students.
  • Partnered with senior administration to create cohesive vision, balancing structure and creative expression to drive productive student learning.
  • Led efforts to boost student attendance and on-time arrivals with ambitious parent relations initiatives.
  • Established and enforced clear school-wide disciplinary procedures to protect students and staff.
  • Managed assemblies to recognize student achievement.
  • Implemented consistent uniform policies for male and female students to avoid body shaming and increase compliance.
  • Organized individualized behavior improvement plans for students struggling with compliance.
  • Held staff accountable for implementing airtight school-wide systems and processes.
  • Developed strategies to improve student behavior school-wide and help teachers better manage classroom environments.
  • Coordinated smooth mealtimes and student transitions.
  • Backed up instructors in handling disruptive students and implemented fair protocols to resolve situations.
12/2005 to 01/2008 Food Service Worker County Of Sacramento | Sacramento, CA,
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Greeted customers at counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Learned other teammates' work tasks to train as backup.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items.
  • Circulated kitchen area to receive work assignments and identify support tasks.
  • Inspected equipment, refrigerators and warming lamps to check compliance with safe operating levels.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Plated hot meals and salads in aesthetically pleasing arrangements.
03/2001 to 05/2003 Store Manager Shane Company | Chandler, AZ,
  • Managed inventory control, cash control and store opening and closing procedures.
  • Managed store employees successfully in fast-paced environment through proactive communication and positive feedback.
  • Completed point of sale opening and closing procedures.
  • Maximized sales and minimized shrinkage through excellent customer service and adherence to standard practices.
  • Supervised guests at front counter, answering questions regarding products.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for employees.
  • Set effective store schedules based on forecasted customer levels, individual employee knowledge and service requirements.
  • Protected store from loss or theft by setting and enforcing clear security policies.
  • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees to discuss sales promotions and new inventory while providing platform for all to voice concerns.
  • Delivered positive results by controlling monthly operations budget and limiting financial discrepancies.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Minimized on-site cash with frequent deposits and high accuracy in predicting operations.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
Expected in 05/2006 to to Associate of Arts | Criminal Justice Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd., GPA:

  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor SocietyMember
  • 3.50 GPA

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School Attended

  • Malcolm X College

Job Titles Held:

  • Transit Bus Operator
  • Assistant Dean of Students
  • Food Service Worker
  • Store Manager


  • Associate of Arts

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