People dream about different occupations. The job of a bus driver has its specifications. Some people find themselves in this role and would never change it for anything else.
If you are currently applying for this role, you can prepare for an interview consisting of two parts. First part represents a typical set of interview questions and answers, while the second one is more of a psychometric test. Please, do not be afraid of a test. If you are a normal guy, you’ll be alright. Do not think too much about what is the right answer. Answer the truth and that’s it... Here are some questions and tips for an answer for a second part of your interview.
Typically used interview questions and answers for bus drivers
Do you have a driving license for a bus? How long?
The answer is obvious. You can not apply for this job without a license. On the other hand, it’s okay if your license is fresh. Everyone needs to start his career one day.
How long are you driving a bus?
While answering this question, you should focus on your positive experience. Do not hesitate to mention that you have never had an accident and that the passengers were always satisfied with the way you drive. If it is your first experience, you should be honest. On the other hand, it’s a good idea to say that the driving school inspector was happy with you and that you believe you can drive a bus very well, despite that lack of practical experience.
Would you mind working in a night?
Buses ride most of the time. If you apply for this employment, you should count with an option to drive in a night. As a good applicant for a job, you should definitely mention that you are aware of the night shift working patterns and would not mind working at night.
Why do you want to get this job?
This is actually a very important question. It’s easy to do a mistake here and say something like: “Well, I have a driving license and I can’t get any other job so I apply for this one.” That is a very bad answer, although it can be true many times… If you want to get hired, you need to say that you apply for this job, because this is exactly what you want to do in life, at least for couple of years.
Apart from the above described questions, bus drivers are typically inquired couple of typical questions, such as:
You can find answers to all these questions, as well as to many others, in a section called interview questions in detail. We hope it helps you to prepare well for your interview and that you will get a job at the end.