Bus Operator

$25.00 hourly
  • SamTrans
  • San Carlos, CA, USA
  • Jun 21, 2022
Full time Transportation

Job Description

Enhance your future and career by becoming a Bus Operator with SamTrans!

Exciting Opportunity to make a difference in your community!

Bus Operator Duties:page1image59699392

  • Safely operate a variety of transit vehicles to transport passengers along fixed- routes

  • Perform safety inspections and report equipment defects

  • Collect fares, announce stops and provide general information to the riding


  • Follow maps, timetables and notices

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • One year of fulltime customer service or public contact experience

  • Must have a valid Class “C” California Driver’s License with two (2) years of continuous good driving record

  • Must be able to obtain and present a Class “B” Commercial Learner’s Permit with both Passengers and Air Brake Endorsements at time of New Hire Orientation


Salary Schedule for Bus Operator:

Bus Operators

Eff. 6/19/2022

Bus Operator Trainee - $25.00 
Completion of training thru 6th month 1, Step 1 - $28.01

Beginning 7th month thru 12th month, Step 2 - $29.88 

Beginning 13th month thru 18th month, Step 3 - $31.74
Beginning 19th month thru 24th month, Step 4 - $33.60
Beginning 25th month thru 30th month, Step 5 - $35.47 
Beginning 31st month, Step - 6 - $37.34


Holidays: Seven paid holidays, plus up to four floating holidays per year
Time Off: Paid Time Off: Up to 21 days per year

Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more

Transportation: Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents

Pension:  Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS)

  • 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation up to the CalPERS compensation limits

  • 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation up to the PEPRA compensation limits


SamTrans is an Equal Opportunity Employer

San Mateo County Transit District, 1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, CA 94070-1306

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