Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity:

Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $37,340.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,570
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.64 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Customer Service
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Conflict Management
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Assist passengers during vehicle boarding
Provide transportation or shipping related customer service
Accommodate requests of passengers
Assist others during emergencies
Assist passengers to store luggage
Provide assistance or direction to customers
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers
Sell entertainment or tour packages

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain driver log
Record transportation or material moving related production data
Maintain shipping, transportation, or logistical records, reports, or files
Record sales or transactions data

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

Provide clients, customers, or passengers with travel information
Announce information to patrons, passengers, or others
Describe points of interest to tour group
Direct boarding and deboarding of passengers
Direct passengers to designated locations

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Maintain cargo or passenger vehicle
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Clean vehicles or vehicle components
Service vehicle with water, air, fuel, or oil

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Air Brake Certified
Supervisory Skills
Safe Driving Practices
Transportation Management
Special Education
Child Care

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