Bus Driver
Springfield Area Transit Authority

Job Order #: 16590897

Springfield, MA 01104

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 4/8/2022

EXPIRES 7/7/2022

Job Description

Currently hiring full-time Public Transit Bus Operators. A commercial drivers license (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement and no Airbrake Restriction is required. If you currently hold a CDL license, jump-start your career today.
Don?t have a CDL? You might be eligible for our Bus Operator Trainee Program. For more information, call our job line at 413-266-3838.

Training Pay:- Training is paid at $17.70 per hour. Once you complete all training, your pay will increase to the Bus Operator pay rate.
Bus Operator Pay Rate:- Once you complete all training, your pay will increase to $22.13 per hour and will progress to the top rate of over $31.00 per hour over a 5-year period. Hourly rates will continue to increase thereafter based on the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The Bus Operator?s primary responsibilities are to safely and efficiently operate his or her assigned Bus on a specified route in accordance with the time schedule allotted for that route; transport passengers over specified routes to local or distant points according to time schedules; act as a front-line Customer Service Representative for the Company using sound judgment, communication skills, and professional knowledge to assist customers with information, resolve problems and conflicts where possible, and assure passenger safety; promptly and accurately complete all required associated reports and forms on a daily basis. Must be able to thoroughly learn and understand routes and transfer points, required fare structure, and knowledge of Bus Operation, as well as meet all legal requirements for Commercial Driving and License Regulations. Must possess excellent Customer Service Skills. Must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.

Medical Requirements:- Public Transit Bus Operators must meet the DOT Medical Requirements for Commercial Licensing and are required to obtain and maintain a current DOT Medical Card at all times. All Job Offers are made contingent upon meeting the DOT Medical Requirements of the job and obtaining a DOT Medical Card.

How To Apply

APply online at https://www.pvta.com/documents/careers/BusOperatorWebsiteJanuary2022.pdf https://www.pvta.com/application.php 665 Cottage Street, Springfield, MA 01104 Or Email- Reception@pvtransit.com


665 Cottage street
Springfield, MA 01104

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$22.13 per hour


  • Major Medical
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Short Term Disability Leave

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Springfield Area Transit Authority


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665 Cottage street
Springfield, MA 01104