Long Beach Transit

  • Bus Operator

    Customer Service/Support
  • Overview

    The Bus Operator provides excellent customer service and safely transports passengers to their destinations. Long Beach Transit is rated as one of America’s leading transit systems with one of the most modern and finest fleets in the nation. Services provided include 39 fixed routes, several inner-city express lines, and downtown and oceanfront shuttles. Long Beach Transit employs nearly 800 people.


    LBT is currently hiring full-time Bus Operators, offering excellent fringe benefits. No bus driving experience is necessary.


    Other Job Benefits include:


    • Paid training at $12.00 per hour
    • Starting rate after training $15.41 per hour with annual raises with a top pay rate of $28.02
    • Full-time positions. Guaranteed 40-hour workweek
    • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
    • Company medical, dental and vision plan for you and your family available
    • Company pension plan
    • Company paid Life Insurance and employee assistance program
    • Uniform allowance
    • Modern and clean employee facilities, including a recreation room, gym and lounge



    • Must be 21 years or older with a California driver's license (at least two years with CA driver license) and an excellent safe driving record. 
    • Candidates should enjoy working with the public and have at least 1 year of experience involving public contact.
    • 2-3 years of Customer Service Experience.
    • Applicants must have the ability to upgrade to a Class B license.
    • Must be friendly, punctual, safe and enjoy being of service to others.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English well enough to sufficiently perform all essential functions and duties of a Bus Operator.



    DMV H6 printout is required with application (must be current within the 30 days of the printout).



    Apply on-line at www.lbtransit.com/jobs.   On-line applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete on-line application.


    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H1B or other related work visas.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.

    Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813


    This job description is not intended to be a complete listing of all the job duties required of this position, but to provide information on the general scope of the position.


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