Operators Earn $1,000 Sign-on Bonus
Metro bus operators are crucial to keeping LA on the move, especially in times like these. Become a part of our team’s work to provide bus service that makes a difference in our riders’ lives.
When you get behind the wheel with us, you’ll earn a sign-on bonus of up to $1,000 (terms and conditions apply), competitive pay and benefits as you build experience for a great career in transportation and customer service.
Enjoy Excellent Benefits
Train and Grow Your Skills
You Keep LA Moving
What we offer
- Pay: $17.75 per hour to start, with incremental pay increases up to $27.31
- Part time with potential for full time
- Medical, dental and vision coverage
- Paid time off/vacation
- Retirement plan options
- Free Metro transit pass
- Paid trainings and tuition reimbursement
What you need to qualify
How to get hired
Go to jobs.metro.net to apply online.
If your skills meet the qualifications, we will contact you to schedule an interview. If you succeed in the interview, you must pass the following before you can start training:
- Background check
- Information session
- Bus Operator Candidate Assessment Test (BOCAT)
- Employment verification
- Pre-employment physical exam
Once you have cleared pre-employment, you will be scheduled for onboarding and eight weeks of paid training at Metro. During training, you will take a written exam and road test to obtain your Class B license.
New bus operators, hired between August 16 and December 31, 2021, can earn a sign-on bonus, in the following amounts (terms and conditions are subject to change):
- $500 after graduating bus operator training
- $500 awarded on one-year anniversary of your hire date
Your career journey begins out on the road!
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Metro does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status or disability.