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Thanks for your interest in joining Metro Transit as a bus operator! As of May 7, the expected start date for new operator training is late June into July. We encourage you to apply now – applications are reviewed as they are submitted. We are also hiring part-time operators and other key positions! See a list of all current openings.


Keep the metro moving


You’ll earn $27.59 per hour to start – even during training – with annual pay increases and outstanding benefits. If you work second or third shift, you’ll earn up to $29.52 per hour.

That’s on top of a $5,000 bonus if you have your CDL (with passenger endorsement and no air brake restriction) or a $3,000 bonus for those without a CDL.

Veterans! We are approved to offer VA Benefits. Learn more about GI Bill® benefit eligibility when you apply. LEARN MORE

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Lightrail at inersection with the operator looking to his right.


Once hired as a Metro Transit driver, you'll have full access to a range of professional support tools, including apprenticeship programs, ongoing Learning and Organization Development training, and peer support groups. LEARN MORE about training.

If you love the community and people –

this is a great job!


We promote diversity to make employees feel valued, respected as their unique selves, and supported in their work. We advance accessibility for our customers and provide a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment throughout our service options. LEARN MORE about equity.


Safety is key for all employees and we provide our drivers with smart features, training, and broader assets that improve safety: including driver seat barriers and the Transit Control Center, which monitors all bus operations using GPS-based technology. LEARN MORE about safety.

How to Apply

Before you begin your application, get to know the minimum requirements and how we help you get a Commercial Driver’s License. LEARN MORE about how to apply.