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

Documenting/Recording Information

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

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

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

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Maintain cargo or passenger vehicle
Clean vehicles or vehicle components
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
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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