Bus Drivers

Support Roles in Transportation

School Bus Drivers are responsible for operating District school buses, transporting students to and from school and related events and ensuring the bus is maintained and operated in a safe and hygienic condition.

Bus driving careers are a good fit for individuals looking for part-time work and for those who prefer to work short shifts in the morning and in the afternoon. In some school districts, bus drivers may be scheduled to work extra hours to transport students and staff on occasional field trips.

Qualifications and Certification Details

A Class 2 driver’s license may be required as well as knowledge of highway and school bus regulations.

Salary

Bus Drivers in BC’s K-12 Education Sector are members of their local support staff union. The terms of employment, including hours of work, will vary depending on the district, the collective agreement, and the type of position held by the employee.

The following are salary estimates based on data from August 1, 2009. Salaries and hourly rates vary from district to district.

POSITION TITLEHOURLY WAGE RANGEAVERAGE HOURLY RATE
Bus Driver$19.76 - $30.87$24.37

Training and Educational Programs

The following are bus driving programs offered in British Columbia.

FRASER VALLEY

No programs in this region.

METRO

No programs in this region.

NORTHERN BC

No programs in this region.

OKANAGAN

No programs in this region.

VANCOUVER ISLAND / SUNSHINE COAST

No programs in this region.

Employment Opportunities

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