Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity


Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.
Also called: Bus Driver, Bus Operator, Motor Coach Operator, Transit Bus Driver

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Business
  • customer service
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Vision
  • see details that are far away
  • decide which thing is closer or farther away from you or decide how far away it is from you
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
  • do two or more things at the same time
    Spatial
  • know where things are around you

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Concern for Others
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independence

Technology:

    Map creation software
  • AOL MapQuest
  • Microsoft MapPoint
    Operating system software
  • Microsoft Windows
    Internet browser software
  • Web browser software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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