Working as a School Bus Driver

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Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.1 ★
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
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Top Companies for School Bus Driver

First Student
First Student
3.9 ★
1K Jobs
4K Reviews
10K Salaries

First Student knows that a student's first assignment is to get to school, safely and on time. Together, First Student and sister company FirstCanada transport about five million students to and from their classrooms every day via a fleet of some 44,000 buses. As North America's #1 school bus business, they operate from a network of 500-plus locations, spanning 39 states in the US and seven provinces in Canada. In addition to transportation, the company offers a slew of ancillary services, including preventative maintenance, fuel (its storage and purchase), route optimization, used bus sales, and more. First Student is a subsidiary of FirstGroup America, which is a unit of UK bus and train operator FirstGroup.

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Durham School Services
Durham School Services
3.2 ★
642 Jobs
459 Reviews
998 Salaries

Durham School Services, is the first and largest student transportation brand of National Express School, the most experienced national student transportation provider in the U.S. with more than 100 years of student transportation expertise. The company is part of National Express Group, a global mobility leader supporting 792m annual passenger journeys. Today, Durham is focused on our mission: Getting students to school safely, on time and ready to learn®. We guide more than one million students to and from school each day, roughly 100,000 of which have special needs. The Durham Difference: More technology and data on our buses and at our fingertips to monitor and continuously enhance safety than any other student transportation provider. The safest drivers on the road with best-in-class training, continuous monitoring, performance analysis and coaching. Giving back to the communities where we live, work and serve through Partners Beyond the Bus, our community outreach and recognition program. Continuously evolving with our customers and their needs to deliver unrivaled excellence. Passionate about reducing our carbon footprint and greenhouse gases for the betterment of the planet and the health of citizens and students. This includes helping customers transition fleets to EV.

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3.5 ★
165 Jobs
180 Reviews
155 Salaries

Student Transportation of America (STA) is North America’s most trusted provider of school bus transportation services, with an industry-leading safety rating and a family-oriented business plan. We operate more than 16,000 vehicles for over 300 school districts, providing safe, on-time transportation to our customers while ensuring the satisfaction and happiness of our team members. A key to our growth is the partnerships that have been built over years of service to the communities we serve across the country. From Ocean State Transit, Ridge Road Express and Annapolis Bus in the north, to GoldStar Transit, Positive Connections and Dairyland Group in the central region, and onward towards the West Coast, we value the relationships and legacies established by our locally operating businesses – the STA Family of Companies. From what is under the hood of our vehicles, to who sits behind the wheel, we believe that compassion is key. Above all else, we are dedicated to fostering environments that support the 1.25 million students we transport each day and nurturing a company culture that creates a sense of family and empowerment with employees that are proud to come to work each day and help get children to school safely. A career with STA or one of our family companies is a great option for anyone seeking flexibility with their hours, the opportunity to learn new skills, and the ability to make a positive difference in their local community. We employ the best school bus drivers, mechanics and technicians, dispatchers, managers, safety trainers, and many others behind the scenes all working together to provide our customers with the highest level of safe and reliable transportation solutions available.

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