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Bus Operator

Durham City Transit Company
Durham, NC 27704

Durham City Transit Company is currently recruiting for future Bus Operators. This position is responsible for transporting passengers throughout Durham according to a set times and schedules. Duties involve the ability to operate a bus in a safe, reliable, and professional manner while being courteous, patient, and helpful to all passengers.


Starting hourly pay is $16.20 per hour effective July 1, 2020.    Hourly rate increases to $17.36 at 6 months of service.



Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Abides by all safety and 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.

  • Knows and abides by all federal transit requirements.

  • Keeps current on the operation of all service routes.


The successful candidate must have or be able to obtain a CDL with a passenger endorsement and be able to maintain a DOT card.

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

Starting hourly pay is $16.20 per hour effective July 1, 2020.    Hourly rate increases to $17.36 at 6 months of service.




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.



Posted: 2021-05-11 Expires: 2021-06-10

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