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For Immediate Release:
December 09, 2011

Media Contact:
Karla Damian

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,, 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  to apply online.


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