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Come drive with us! We're hiring drivers!

Looking for a job with a growing organization and opportunity for advancement? Metro Transit is hiring bus drivers. 

Bus driver

We need people who like working with people. If you have a good driving record, are safety conscious and people oriented, consider a career as a bus driver.

Hear from some of our own: Operator Hector Espinoza shares his story about why he enjoys working at Metro Transit in our latest "Know Your Operator" feature. In this Met Council video, Angela Wilson and Duane Moore talk about their day-to-day work lives as bus drivers. 

Get behind the wheel!

Metro Transit offers a friendly, flexible work environment with great benefits, including:

  • • Health, dental and life insurance
  • • Paid vacation
  • • Pension
  • • Unlimited-use transit pass
  • Requirements:

  • • An interest in working with people
  • • Licensed driver for five years, with a clean driving record
  • • High school diploma or GED
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Guaranteed 30 hours per week, $18.98 per hour

Get onboard with a job that offers stability and a real opportunity for advancement. Apply as a part-time bus driver at Metro Transit!

Metro Transit pays $18.98 per hour as a starting wage. You’re eligible for benefits – even at part-time – plus you'll be paid while you receive training and testing for your Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

Weekday part-time drivers are guaranteed 30 hours per week after completion of training, with the potential for full-time work not far off. Work Monday through Friday – 2½ to 3 hours on average during these time periods: 5 – 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 – 8 p.m. Training for weekday drivers lasts about five weeks – roughly 7½ hours per day and five days per week.

Weekend/Holiday part-time drivers work on weekends and holidays, which can start as early as 12:01 a.m. on Saturday and can go as late as 3 a.m. Monday and all holidays. There are no guaranteed number of hours. Training for weekend/holiday drivers lasts about 12 weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, 7½ hours per day and most training is during daytime hours.

> See a step-by-step guide on application process

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You can apply in person and get help preparing for your CDL permit all at the same time at these study sessions.

Other study materials:

> State of MN Dept. of Public Safety CDL Manual for Metro Transit bus drivers

> CDL Practice Test specifically for Metro Transit bus drivers

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