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Part-Time Bus Driver / Operator

Durham City Transit Company
Durham, NC 27704
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This is a Part-Time position! 


This is a special opportunity for a career with a growing and fast-paced transit company proudly serving the City of Durham.

  • Guaranteed minimum of 28 hours of work per week with the opportunity for additional hours based on your availability.

  • Opportunity for full benefits if you work at least 30 hours per week.

  • Full training provided in order to obtain your CDL and required endorsements.

    • Training consists of both behind the wheel and classroom training of at least 160 to 240 hours.

    • Successfully passing the CDL Permit, and subsequent license is a requirement in order to continue employment.

(All applicants without at least a CDL Permit  must acknowledge that they understand obtaining a CDL Permit within the first 7 days of employment (training will be provided) and subsequently obtaining their CDL prior to completing the initial training period is a job requirement.)



  1. Whats the work schedule?

Operations will create a Part-Time (PT) schedule for each PT employee typically nights, weekends, holidays, and occasional days.

  1. What is the pay?

Starting pay: $18.54

6 mos. Increase: $19.86

1 yr. increase: $21.18

  1. What is the training schedule?

We have two options based on your availability:

  • 40 hours per week including some night/holiday hours or

  • Nights 6pm to 10pm and 4 hours minimum on both Sat and Sun


We have a 401k plan and Tuition Assistance, so come join our team and earn top wages while investing in your future. 




Durham City Transit Company dba GoDurham is an essential business, and we are currently recruiting for Bus Operators. This position is responsible for transporting passengers throughout Durham according to set times and schedules. Duties involve the ability to operate a bus in a safe, reliable, and professional manner while providing excellent customer service, assistance with compassion, and being helpful to all passengers.


Safety is our top priority, and all drivers will be provided the necessary protective equipment to perform their job in accordance with CDC Guidelines.


We are proud to offer our Operators these great benefits:

  • Starting hourly pay is $16.85 per hour. Hourly rate increases to $18.05 at 6 months of service.

  • We offer regular increases to $25.00+ per hour after 4 years of service.

  • A complete benefits package including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision

    • Life Insurance AD&D and LTD

    • Tuition Assistance

    • 401k options

    • Vacation + Paid Holiday and Paid Sick days


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Abides by all safety, federal transit requirements, traffic regulations/laws as well as company policy/procedures.

  • Properly completes all required paperwork to include manifests, pre/post-inspection checks, accident reports, and other applicable forms/reports. Uses sound judgment in following dispatch instructions, being able to recognize, create, and follow logical sequences for pick-up and drop-off of passengers in an efficient manner.

  • Attends training classes with successful completion.

  • Answers passenger questions politely and accurately, to include questions about service area, eligibility requirements, and fares.

  • Ensures passengers' ride is comfortable and safe.

  • Provides assistance to individuals as needed.

  • Keeps current on the operation of all service routes.


The successful candidate must be able to obtain a valid CDL Permit within 7 business days of class start and subsequently obtain a valid CDL prior to the completion of the full training class with a passenger endorsement and be able to maintain a DOT card.


We prefer six years driving experience, the possession of a good driving record, and the ability to drive in all types of adverse weather is required. Because we provide an integral service to the public, our operators are expected to report to work during Adverse Weather conditions and sometimes work split shifts. Prior bus or heavy vehicle driving experience preferred.  All successful candidates must first pass a drug screening and criminal background check.



If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have a right to request reasonable accommodations in order to help you accomplish your work, which must still be performed in all its essential functions.



DCTC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veterans status, disability status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.



GoDurham E-Verifies.



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Posted: 2022-12-07 Expires: 2023-01-06

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