Bus Operators

Washington D.C.
Apr 24, 2018
May 29, 2018
Full Time

A career as a Bus Operator is very rewarding, as well as necessary to the critical success of WMATA. The Authority seeks dependable professionals with high standards and integrity. We continually strive to attract the best and the brightest talent that will bring their unique qualifications as well as an excellent work ethic to our dynamic environment. 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering safe and timely public transportation service through the safe operation of the WMATA commercial passenger buses on scheduled routes, while providing courteous and professional customer service to passengers. The employee adheres to all regulations, policies, safety and traffic rules. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining designated route schedules; assisting passengers; reporting situations involving disruptive passengers; employing defensive driving techniques; inspecting buses; completing reports; maintaining professionalism while under stress; monitoring fare collection; inspecting passes; and providing special assistance to disabled passengers. This is a safety sensitive position subject to the rules and regulations of WMATA’s Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Minimum Qualifications include, but are not limited to: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate (GED), and the successful completion of the Bus Operator Training program.

For a more detailed job description, please visit the website, www.wmata.com/careers. The job openings are listed below:


Metro offers its employees:

  • A competitive salary
  • Growth potential
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Complimentary transportation benefits
  • Medical/vision/dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Tax deferred savings plan
  • Vacation, holidays, and sick leave
  • Flexible spending account
  • Direct deposit
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • In-house training opportunities
  • Professional training/education allowances
  • Retirement plan

WMATA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fi de occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

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