Miami-Dade Transit is looking for full-time bus operators


Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public works (DTPW) is seeking candidates for the position of Full Time Bus Operator. Applications are accepted on miamidade.gov/jobs via December 31st.

As a Metrobus Operator for Miami-Dade Transit, you will have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary, advance your career within DTPW and other county departments, and many other benefits including flexible hours. and paid vacation.

As DTPW works to implement the new Better Bus network, the county is stepping up its recruiting efforts as it prepares to increase service levels and create a more efficient and reliable system for passengers.

Trainees of bus operators will win $ 15.49 per hour, and after successfully completing the training program, you will earn $ 16.32 per hour to start, plus built-in overtime and an additional 1.5% allowance added to the base salary of bus operators, and the ability to earn double time to work on observed county holidays.

Miami-Dade County offers a benefit package that includes medical, dental, optional vision and disability insurance; 457 optional pre-tax savings plans, optional flexible spending accounts, 13 paid holidays, one holiday for an anniversary and two floating holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, employee membership in the system Florida Retirement Program, Tuition Reimbursement Program, and career advancement opportunities within DTPW and other county departments.

Your safety will always come first. At DTPW, the safety of staff and passengers is the number one priority, which is why the department has implemented various new safety protocols since 2020, including immediate access to Miami-Dade County health care benefits for new recruits. In addition, all Metrobuses are equipped with full protections to ensure the safety of operators while driving.

Apply now at miamimidade.gov/jobs. Look for the full-time “Bus Operator” position and apply today.

To be selected, applicants must pass a background check and physical exam and must have the following:

• A high school diploma or general education diploma (GED).

• Photo ID, such as a Florida Driving license.

• Proof of having passed general knowledge, Air-Brake and Passenger transport Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam test sections (current and valid CDL license).

• Per the Miami-Dade County COVID-19 Mandatory Employee Screening Policy, all new hires must be vaccinated. Proof of having been fully vaccinated or proof of having received the first of two doses of Pfizer Where Modern vaccines or a dose of Johnson & johnson the vaccine is compulsory.

Applicants who do not have internet access at home can visit any Miami-Dade County public library where they can use a computer with internet access to apply online. For locations and times, call 311 or visit Miami-Dade Public Library System website.

Those interested in additional information about the position can call the Miami-Dade County Job Information Line at 305-375-JOBS (5627).