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School Bus Driver Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 32

Why do you want to be a school bus driver?

School Bus Driver Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    Why do you want to be a school bus driver?

  2. 2.

    Tell me about your driving experience.

  3. 3.

    What measures will you ensure to keep children safe?

  4. 4.

    Tell me about your experience operating a large vehicle.

  5. 5.

    Are you willing to work as a substitute driver in all areas of the district?

  6. 6.

    A person you do not know comes to your bus to pick up a kindergarten student. The student does not seem to know them. What would you do?

  7. 7.

    If a kid continues to throw a paper airplane at you while in route to school, how would you handle the situation?

  8. 8.

    Tell me about your driver training.

  9. 9.

    Is there anything we should be aware of that may come up on your criminal background check?

  10. 10.

    How do you handle conflict?

  11. 11.

    What types of defensive driving techniques do you use?

  12. 12.

    How would you handle a situation on your bus in which a student attempted to or did physically harm you or another student?

  13. 13.

    If I were to ask your previous employer about how many days you missed over the last year, what would he say?

  14. 14.

    If a fight breaks out while in route to school, how would you handle the situation?

  15. 15.

    How do you plan to adapt to many different bus routes?

  16. 16.

    Do you have any driver certifications?

  17. 17.

    What would your last employer say about your reliability?

  18. 18.

    If a kid throws up, while in route to school, how would you handle the situation?

  19. 19.

    If an older student kicks a younger student out of a seat, how would you handle this situation?

  20. 20.

    You have entered a busy intersection and a passenger vehicle cuts in front of you. What would be your response?

  21. 21.

    A student changes seats several times. You have asked him to sit still without success. What would be your response?

  22. 22.

    Driving a school bus requires arriving at the bus depot at 6 AM. Will this work for you?

  23. 23.

    What do you think would be the most rewarding aspect of driving a school bus?

  24. 24.

    What are some skills that make you a better school bus driver?

  25. 25.

    How well do you control your temper?

  26. 26.

    How do you make sure scheduled stops are on time?

  27. 27.

    Is there anything you would like to add about yourself that you feel we should know when considering you for this position?

  28. 28.

    If I were to ask your previous employer, about how many days you missed, what would he or she say?

  29. 29.

    Are you available to work extra shifts, like sporting events and field trips?

  30. 30.

    In the event of a serious accident, what procedure would you follow?

  31. 31.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  32. 32.

    Are you experienced in using a CB radio to communicate with the school and other bus drivers?