Bus Operator

VALLEY METRO TRANSIT   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on March 9, 2023


"A Career That's Going Places"
Open Until Filled

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Southwestern Virginia Transit Management Co., Inc (SVTMC) offers a competitive benefits package and a great work atmosphere. We are an equal opportunity employer. Here’s some of what SVTMC has to offer:

  • Company-paid Health Insurance and prescription card
  • 457 Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Company-paid, Short-term Disability for applicable positions
  • Company-paid, Life Insurance
  • Free transportation on our services for you and your family
  • Uniform allowance for applicable positions
  • Optional Dental Insurance for you and your family
  • Optional Health Insurance coverage for your family
Summary: The Bus Operators are responsible for safely transporting passengers over specified routes according to established time schedules.
  • Starting rate of pay $18.15.
  • Uniform allowance
  • Current license required.
  • Paid Training to get your CDL.
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Company paid Life and Short-Term Disability
  • Excellent benefit package with company paying 95% of Employee only health coverage.
  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass and maintain Department of Transportation Physical 
  • Commercial Driver’s License permit, must attain prior to start date
  • Flexibility to work all shifts
  • A Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement and Airbrakes, preferred

**Open Until Filled




As a condition of employment for all positions, especially those which involve the performance of safety-sensitive functions as defined by 49 CFR Part 655, as amended, must submit to a urine drug screen, under the authority of the U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration.

This memo serves as notification that if given an offer of employment, it is contingent on the passing of the aforementioned drug screen and the applicant will not be assigned to perform any job functions, including safety-sensitive functions, unless the urine drug screen has a verified negative result.



SVTMC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer




    • Mail to:

Southwestern Virginia Transit Management Company, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 13247
Roanoke, VA 24032


    • Fax to: (540) 982-2703


    • Visit our Administration Offices to drop off or fill out an application:

The Roy Z. Meador Operations, Maintenance and Administration Building
1108 Campbell Avenue, S.E.
Roanoke VA 24013


  • We will accept your application in person, Monday through Friday, from 8AM to 4P