Mar 13 2023


9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Bus Driver Hiring Event: City of Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Career Fair

Looking to steer your career in a new direction? City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus is looking for customer service and safety-minded Motor Coach Operators to join our growing team.Big Blue Bus offers company-covered benefits and training.

Every day, Big Blue Bus connects thousands of people to new opportunities that await them. As a Motor Coach Operator, you will have a unique opportunity to enrich the lives of our customers, by ensuring they arrive safely and on time to their destinations. Further, you’ll meet new people, be an ambassador for the City of Santa Monica, and experience growth opportunities at every stop!

If you enjoy driving, seek real opportunities for career advancement, and are passionate about making a difference in the community, then we invite you to drive Blue.

Career Fair Exclusive Offer
This special two-day event includes on-site application processing, interviews, medical testing and fingerprint-based background checking. Candidates can apply for the Motor Coach Operator Trainee position on the spot and potentially leave with a conditional job offer.

No Experience Necessary
Previous Bus Operator or commercial driving experience is not required. We will provide an approximately eight(8) week, full-time (40 hours/week) paid training program, consisting of both classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction. We’ll also provide training and testing for your Commercial Driver’s License Permit.

Excellent Salary
Upon successful completion of the training program, you’ll earn $25.90/hour, and full-time bus operators may earn up to $32.37/hour.

Great Benefits
In addition to a friendly, flexible, and fast-paced work environment, Big Blue Bus offers great benefits, including:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Plan
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Transit Passes or Reimbursements
Retirement with CALPERS
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Employee Assistance Program
Vacation/Sick Leave and Paid Holidays
Dependent Care Assistance Plan and Marine Park Childcare Center

Motor Coach Operators must be available to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays. All applicants must also meet requirements that include, but are not limited to the following:
Valid California Class C driver’s license
Graduation from high school or equivalent
Minimum 21 years of age at time of application
One year of recent, paid customer service work experience
Equal Opportunity Employer
Serving Santa Monica and the Los Angeles area since 1928, Big Blue Bus has won numerous awards for its safety, efficiency, marketing, and customer service.
Big Blue Bus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, or disability.

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