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Department of Transportation and Public Works seeks part-time Bus Operators

Bus Operator position offers career opportunities and benefits

MIAMI (September 12, 2016)

Miami-Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works is seeking applicants for the position of part-time Bus Operator. The Department will be accepting applications online through www.miamidade.gov/jobs, starting today, September 12, 2016 through September 26, 2016.

Those selected can earn as they learn. Bus Operator trainees earn $14.61 per hour and continue gaining experience as part-time Bus Operators. After successfully graduating from a nine-week training program, Bus Operators will receive $15.38 per hour.

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

  • 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)

Bus Operators also are eligible to apply for other positions within the Department, offering them career advancement within the largest transit department in Florida and one of the largest in the United States.

Those interested in additional information about Miami-Dade County jobs can call the Miami-Dade County Job Information Hot Line at (305) 375-JOBS (5627) or visit a CareerSource South Florida Center (www.careersourcesfl.com/career-center ) or call 305-594-7615.

Those without Internet access at home can visit any Miami-Dade County public library or go to the Human Resources Department, New Hire Center, located on the 21st floor of the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 NW 1st St., Miami, FL 33128 where they can ask staff for assistance and use a computer with Internet access to apply online at www.miamidade.gov/jobs.

Please note that a Supplemental Bus Operator (Part-Time) Trainee 2016 Informational Handout will be available on the Miami-Dade County site at: http://www.miamidade.gov/transit/library/2016-bus-operator-handout.pdf.