A Bus Driver typically works for a transit, coach, tour, or charter bus company. The interview questions for all bus driver careers, whether that be transit to charter bus, will be similar. The main difference in the job interview will be questions regarding long distance trips. Customer service will play significant roles in all various bus driving careers. Questions about driving safety will be the highest priority for a bus driver interview. Let's first discuss what characteristics a bus driver should possess to have an excellent career.
The first characteristic a bus driver should possess and one the interviewer will look for is patience. An impatient bus driver will drive recklessly and put the passengers in danger. Transportation drivers should be pleasant people and have excellent customer service skills. Having great people person skills is even more true for job interviews for charter, coach, and tour bus companies. Being responsible is utterly necessary for a bus driver. Not only arriving to work on time but getting plenty of rest the night before. An interviewer will ask how often you have missed work in the past, be truthful. If you can not arrive on time for the bus route, you will have plenty of angry transit customers. There are more characteristics a great bus driver should have, but we will focus next on some interview questions you may face.
The most common bus driver interview questions will be: When I look up your driving record, what will I find? Is it better for you to drive fast and the passengers arrive early, or for you to drive at speed limits and your passengers arrive on time? How often did you miss work at your last position? How often is it acceptable to be late for work? Would your friends and coworkers describe you as a person having patience? Why did you decide to pursue a career as a bus driver? What attracted you to this position? For more questions, keep browsing Mockquestions.com!