Bus drivers transport passengers over established or special routes and on chartered journeys or tours.
Duties & Tasks
Bus drivers may perform the following tasks:stop at designated locations to pick up or set down passengers
adhere to set bus timetables and routes
open and close doors before and after passengers board or alight
control lighting, heating and ventilation on buses
collect fares, give change and issue tickets
advise passengers on destinations
use a public address (PA) system to provide information or tour commentaries to passengers.
Bus drivers are required to wear uniforms and must be willing to work shifts. Contact with the public is an important part of the job.
courteous and helpful when dealing with the public
able to pass a company or government medical examination that includes eyesight and colour vision tests