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Exciting career opportunities are available with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan  Transportation Authority (Metro) as bus operators. Previous bus driving experience is not required. The pre-employment two-week training is no-cost and has been proven highly successful in preparing job candidates for the position.
 

Orientation Dates for the Next Training

The following dates are for the online orientations:

September 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, & 30; October 5 & 7
All orientations begin at 10:00 a.m.

Contact Tempie Williams (williatm3@lavc.edu) for Zoom information.

Questions? Contact:

          Brandon Chambers - 213.805.4219
          Nichole Fowler - 213.805.4299
          Tempie  Williams - 818.947.2386

To speed up your orientation, check out our Steps for Eligibility checklist.

Initial requirements

  • Successful completion of a background check, drug test, employment verification, and DOT physical to receive an offer of employment 
  • Must be unemployed, under-employed, receiving UI benefits, or laid off
  • Valid California driver's license (minimum two years)
  • At least 21 years of age and speak, read, and write English
  • Satisfactory driving record for the past five years
  • Good stable ten-year employment history (no gaps)
  • Able to obtain a BP permit prior to employment 

Employment benefits include

  • $16.90/hr eight-week training wage 
  • Career ladder opportunities 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plan
  •  Tuition assistance program 
  • Retirement program