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Bus Driver Hiring

We're hiring drivers!

Have a question about the bus driver position or how to apply?

Text your question to 612-444-1161.

Join us at our upcoming Driver Hiring Events!

Saturday, March 12

9 a.m. to noon

Wednesday, March 16

4 to 7 p.m.

WHERE: Metro Transit Instruction Center, 725 North 7th Street, Minneapolis

Parking is limited; take transit to the event (served by routes 5, 9, 19, 22, and METRO C Line) Use our Trip Planner to find your best route.

We’re hiring straight to full-time!

Fast track your way to a new career! Come prepared to apply and interview all in one visit for full-time positions! You can also apply online in advance to further speed up the process. Check this list of what you’ll need to apply.

There's no experience required – we'll give you the PAID training you need – and you'll receive outstanding benefits, such as health care, annual salary increases, a pension plan, an unlimited-ride bus pass. Plus there's growth opportunities. Many Metro Transit managers started their careers as bus drivers. 

Don’t wait, apply for your new career today!

$1,000 hiring bonus

Minimum qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum two years work experience

  • Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate in English

  • Licensed, active driver for the past five years (any class license)

  • A good driving record

    • No more than two moving violations within the past three years

    • No suspensions longer than 90 days within the past three years

    • License not revoked or withdrawn within the past three years

  • None of these driving-related convictions within the past 10 years: (automatic disqualification)

    • DWI/DUI

    • Open bottle

    • Leaving the scene of an accident

    • Refusing to comply with implied consent

    • Careless or reckless driving

    • Inattentive driving

    • Committing a felony while operating a motor vehicle

    • Violating state or local law (other than parking tickets) arising in connection with a fatal accident

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