731211 Bus Driver

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
731211
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Bus Driver
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

731211 BUS DRIVER

Drives a bus to transport passengers short distances on scheduled intra-city services over established routes. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 4
Specialisations:
Minibus Driver
School Bus Driver

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

7312 Bus and Coach Drivers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
7312
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Bus and Coach Drivers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

7312 BUS AND COACH DRIVERS

BUS AND COACH DRIVERS drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing is required.
Tasks Include:

stopping at set locations to pick up and set down passengers
opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
controlling lighting, heating and ventilation on buses
collecting fares and giving change and tickets, and monitoring electronic entry
advising passengers on destinations
maintaining conduct of passengers
may use public address systems to provide information and tour commentaries for passengers
may assist coach passengers with baggage and accommodation bookings
may maintain, service and clean coaches

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
947.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
749.90
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
923.20