Public Transit Bus Operators

Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit service to our community!

Topeka Metro is accepting applications for full-time Bus Operators to provide safe, professional, and courteous public transit service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer oriented with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and communicate effectively and courteously.
  • Demonstrate a professional, pleasant and helpful demeanor towards the public.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to memorize routes, transfer points, fare structures, and work with all bus technology.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and comply with safety and traffic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to work various shifts Monday-Saturday.
  • Ability to obtain a KS CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements within two weeks of hire date.
  • Steady work history with previous experience.
  • Must maintain an excellent driving record.
  • 21 years of age with a HS diploma/GED.

Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.

Download an application & characteristic survey at WWW.TOPEKAMETRO.ORG and submit by mail, e-mail, in person or fax.

Topeka Metro
201 N. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS  66603

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Drug Free Workplace and EOE.

Full-time starting pay after two-weeks of training: $16.11/hr.

                                                             6 months:  $17.18/hr.

                                                           12 months: $18.26/hr.

                                                          18 months:  $19.33/hr.

                                                           30 months: $21.48/hr.