Public Transit Bus Operators

Location: Topeka, KS
Date Posted: 07-25-2017
Company: Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority
Job Title: Public Transit Bus Operators

Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit service to our community! Topeka Metro is accepting applications for full-time Bus Operators to provide safe, professional, and courteous public transit service.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Customer  oriented  with  the  ability  to  provide  exceptional  customer  service  and communicate effectively and courteously.
  • Demonstrate a professional, pleasant and helpful demeanor towards the public.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to memorize routes, transfer points, and fare structures.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and comply with safety and traffic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to work various shifts Monday-Saturday.
  • Ability to obtain a KS CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements within two weeks of hire date.
  • Steady work history with previous experience.
  • Must maintain an excellent driving record.
  • 21 years of age with a HS diploma/GED. 
  • Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.

  • Download an application & characteristic survey at TOPEKAMETRO.ORG and mail or drop off at: Topeka Metro 201 N. Kansas Ave. Topeka, KS 66603
  • Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Drug Free Workplace and EOE.

Full-time starting pay after two-weeks of training: $15.07/hr.
  • 6 months:  $16.07/hr.
  • 12 months: $17.08/hr.
  • 18 months:  $18.08/hr.
  • 30 months: $20.09/hr.
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