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Bus Driver / Operator

Durham City Transit Company
Durham, NC 27704
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GoDurham is now offering a $2500.00 retention bonus opportunity for Bus Driver / Operators if they meet the following criteria:

  • they must complete a full 12 months of employment;

  • their work performance is in good standing with no documented performance or safety issues; and

  • they have worked 90% or more of their scheduled work hours.


Come join our team and earn top wages today while investing in your tomorrows. We have a defined benefit pension plan!




Durham City Transit Company dba GoDurham is an essential business, and we are currently recruiting for Bus Operators. This position is responsible for transporting passengers throughout Durham according to set times and schedules. Duties involve the ability to operate a bus in a safe, reliable, and professional manner while providing excellent customer service, assistance with compassion, and being helpful to all passengers.


Safety is our top priority, and all drivers will be provided the necessary protective equipment to perform their job in accordance with CDC Guidelines.


We are proud to offer our Operators these great benefits:

  • Starting hourly pay is $16.85 per hour effective July 1, 2021. Hourly rate increases to $18.05.36 at 6 months of service.

  • We offer regular increases to $25.00+ per hour after 4 years service.

  • A complete benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision

    • Life Insurance AD&D and LTD

    • A defined benefit Pension plan

    • 401k options

    • Vacation + Paid Holiday and Paid Sick days


  • Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Abides by all safety, federal transit requirements, traffic regulations/laws as well as company policy/procedures.

  • Properly completes all required paperwork to include manifests, pre/post-inspection checks, accident reports, and other applicable forms/reports. Uses sound judgment in following dispatch instructions, being able to recognize, create, and follow logical sequences for pick- up and drop-off of passengers in an efficient manner.

  • Attends training classes with successful completion.

  • Answers passenger questions politely and accurately, to include questions about service area, eligibility requirements, and fares.

  • Ensures passengers' ride is comfortable and safe.

  • Provides assistance to individuals as needed.

  • Keeps current on the operation of all service routes.



The successful candidate must have a CDL (or a valid CDL Permit) and hold or be able to obtain passenger endorsement and be able to maintain a DOT card.

Candidates who currently possess a CDL will be given priority those who possess a CDL Permit will be considered. We prefer six years driving experience, the possession of a good driving record, and the ability to drive in all types of adverse weather is required. Because we provide an integral service to the public, our operators are expected to report to work during Adverse Weather conditions and sometimes work split shifts. Prior bus or heavy vehicle driving experience preferred. All successful candidates must first pass a drug screening and criminal background check.



If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have a right to request that the BJCTA make reasonable accommodations in order to help you accomplish your work, which must still be performed in all its essential functions.



DCTC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veterans status, disability status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.



DCTC E-Verifies.



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Posted: 2021-09-09 Expires: 2021-10-09

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