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Miami-Dade County seeks part-time bus operators

Position offers career advancement opportunities and benefits

MIAMI ( January 04, 2019 )

Miami-Dade County’s Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) is seeking applicants for part-time bus operators. The Department will be accepting applications online starting Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, through Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

Those selected can earn as they learn. Trainees earn $15.19 per hour as they gain experience in the part-time position. After successfully graduating from a nine-week training program, the pay rate increases to $16 per hour.

Applicants must successfully pass a background screening and physical exam in order to be selected, 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 DTPW, offering them career advancement within the largest transit agency 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), visit a Careersource South Florida 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 Center at 111 NW First St. in downtown Miami. There, people interested can ask staff for assistance in using a computer with internet access to apply online at A supplemental Bus Operator (Part-Time) Trainee 2019 Informational Handout will be available on the Miami-Dade County website