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For Immediate Release:
December 09, 2011

Media Contact:
Karla Damian
ferri@miamidade.gov
786-469-5420



Miami-Dade Transit seeks part-time Bus Operators

Bus Operator position offers career opportunities and benefits


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Miami-Dade Transit is seeking applicants for the position of part-time Bus Operator. The department will be accepting applications online, www.miamidade.gov/jobs, from today, December 9, 2011, through January 3, 2012.

Those who are selected can earn as they learn. Bus Operator trainees earn $14.71 per hour, and continue gaining experience as part-time Bus Operators.

Miami-Dade County benefits will be explained to applicants during orientation.

Bus Operators are also eligible to apply for other positions within Miami-Dade Transit - offering them career advancement within the largest transit department in Florida and 14th largest in the United States.

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 PassengerTransport test sections of the Commercial Driver License (CDL) exam

Those interested in applying for a Bus Operator position can obtain more information by calling the Miami-Dade County Job Information Hot Line (305) 375-JOBS (5627), or by visiting a South Florida Workforce One-Stop Career Center. Those without Internet access at home can visit any Miami-Dade County library, where they can use a computer with Internet access to log on to www.miamidade.gov/jobs  to apply online.


 

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