(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.