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A partnership between Los Angeles Valley College, Metro, and Community Career Development

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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. Additional information is available at the Bus Operations Training Academy website.  Mandatory orientations are posted at the Information Session Dates page.

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

  • $16.29./hr eight-week training wage 
  • Career ladder opportunities 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plan
  •  Tuition assistance program 
  • Retirement program