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

  • ✔ Hourly rate up to $28.16
  • ✔ Exceptional medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • ✔ Paid time off
  • ✔ Pension plan plus 457 tax-deferred savings plan
  • ✔ Life insurance

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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.
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 (non-provisional).
  • NJ CDL permit with passenger endorsement and airbrake.
  • If you are not a NJ CDL holder, NJ TRANSIT can assist in obtaining the required licenses and endorsements.
  • NY/PA CDL holders must have passenger endorsement with no airbrake restriction.
  • 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.

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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.

You can download the application here and email to or mail it to one of the two addresses below.

If you are interested in working at one of our garages in Fairview, Oradell, North Bergen, Jersey City, Paterson, Maplewood, Nutley, Newark, Orange, Wayne or Howell, mail your application to:

Attn: Strategic Staffing
180 Boyden Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040

If you are interested in working at one of our garages in Hamilton, Newton, Turnersville or Egg Harbor, mail your application to:

Attn: Strategic Staffing
350 Newton Avenue
Camden, NJ 08103

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