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Johnson County Transit Bus Operator

Now Hiring Bus Operators for our Johnson County Transit Location


Have you considered becoming a CDL Bus Operator in your community?

 Already Licensed? Or considering a Career change? Now’s your chance!


Starting Wage of $24/HR 

First Transit Operators provide transportation via Ride KC/Johnson County within the local Metropolitan area (including Kansas City, KS, Kansas City, MO, Johnson County, Edgerton, Gardner, and Lawrence). As a Bus Operator you will provide our clients with the freedom and independence of reliable, safe transportation. If you’re looking for the opportunity to help people, give back to your community, earn a competitive wage and enjoy driving – come work for us!

That is exactly why our Operators say: “This is a job with lots of-freedom” “Is life-changing” and “I love what I do!”

Safety is our top priority, and in accordance with CDC Guidelines the Company provides all drivers with the necessary protective equipment to perform their job. We here at First Transit take pride in sending sanitized buses out daily for our passengers.

We are proud to offer these great benefits to our drivers:

  • $5,000 Sign on Bonus for CDL Holders*
  • $3,000 Sign on Bonus for non CDL Holders*(we will train you to get your Permit and CDL)
  • Attractive benefits package, including 401(k) with company contribution, medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Training
  • Year-round work

Walk ins Welcome 9:00am – 5:00pm at 1701 West 56 HWY Olathe, KS  66061

Join us in making a real difference in the lives of the passengers you serve

Sign-on Bonus expires *Expires 3/31/23. see location for details*

You’ll be responsible for transporting passengers in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner

We want you to drive with us if you:

  • Have good communication skills
  • Are at least 21 years old
  • Must obtain CDL within 6 months of hire
  • Have held a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years
  • Be subject to a drug test** and physical

**Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.

First Transit keeps people moving and communities prospering - That’s why we need amazing people like YOU to APPLY NOW!

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.


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55838 - Johnson County, Lenexa,KS
1701 W Old 56 Highway, Olathe, Kansas, United States, 66061
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    First Transit
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    Full Time
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  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    913.715.8205 EXT. 58205
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