New Jersey Transit

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.
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  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • 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.


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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.

To apply for a bus operator position, click the region you are interested in below (North, Central or South) and fill out an application on-line:

North Central South
Fairview Big Tree (Nutley) Egg Harbor Township
Greenville (Jersey City) Hilton (Maplewood) Hamilton
Market Street (Paterson) Howell Newton Avenue (Camden)
Meadowlands (North Bergen) Ironbound (Newark) Washington Township Garage (Turnersville)
Oradell Morris Inc. (Dover)
Wayne Orange

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NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer