Miami-Dade County Seeks Full-Time Bus Operators

MIAMI —Miami-Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) is seeking applicants for the position of Full-Time Bus Operator.

Applications are being accepted starting today until Saturday, July 31, 2021. Those interested in applying can do so via the Miami-Dade County jobs website.

Becoming a full-time Bus Operator with Miami-Dade Transit includes many great benefits, such as competitive pay and career advancement opportunities within DTPW and other County departments. Bus Operator trainees will earn $15.49 per hour as they gain experience in the full-time position. After successfully graduating from a nine-week training program, the pay rate increases to $16.32 per hour.

To be selected, applicants must successfully pass a background screening and physical exam, and must have the following documents:

  • A high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A photo identification, such as a Florida driver's license
  • Proof of having passed the General Knowledge, Air-Brake and Passenger Transport test sections of the Commercial Driver License (CDL)exam (current and valid CDL Permit)

Applicants without internet access at home can visit any Miami-Dade County public library where they can use a computer with internet access to apply online at For locations and hours, please visit the Miami-Dade Public Library System website or call 311.

For more information, a Supplemental Bus Operator Trainee 2021 Recruitment Informational Handout is available online. Those interested in additional information about the position can call the Miami-Dade County Job Information Hotline at 305-375-JOBS (5627).

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