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Start your career with NJ TRANSIT as a Full-Time Bus Operator!

  • ✔ Hourly rate up to $28.16
  • ✔ Vacation and holiday pay
  • ✔ Exceptional medical, dental and prescription coverage
  • ✔ Defined benefit pension

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  • Join a respected and nationally recognized team of men and women making a difference right in your community.
  • Enjoy stable employment with growth opportunities.
  • Earn a starting hourly rate of $16.90 with periodic progressions up to $28.16.
  • Receive one week paid vacation and holiday pay after just one year.
  • Begin saving for your retirement by participating in tax-deferred savings plan.
  • Start on the road toward receiving additional benefits:
    • Exceptional medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
    • A pension
    • Life insurance
    • Disability and Temporary Disability benefits
    • Paid vacation and sick days
Positions are available in the following locations: Essex, Bergen, Passaic and Monmouth counties. Immediate openings are available.

See if you qualify for this outstanding career opportunity
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
  • Possess a valid New Jersey Driver's License for the last three years.
  • Possess or obtain a valid New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania Commercial Driver's License or a New Jersey CDL Permit with passenger and airbrake endorsements. NJ TRANSIT can assist in obtaining the required licenses and endorsements.
  • Have less than five points on your driving record and have at least three years of driving experience.
  • Pass all phases of the pre-employment process, which includes a selection test, interview, background investigation and a pre-employment physical examination including a drug test.
  • Be available to participate in a structured training program for 21 to 25 business days, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Be available to work, without restriction, all days and hours of the week, to cover any assigned shift.
  • While New Jersey has a residency requirement, NJ TRANSIT will support a waiver. Approval from the Residency Committee is required. Immediate openings are available.

Get started now!

If you want to start a career, and not just a job, and make a difference for yourself and your family as well as our state, then you owe it to yourself to talk to us about our routes to success.

Complete your NJ TRANSIT employment application here and email it to or mail it to:
ATTN: Strategic Staffing (BA)
180 Boyden Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

If your application is selected, a recruiter will contact you for the next step of the employment process.

NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer