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If you haven’t heard, we’re currently looking for busloads of new operators to help us move the region.

Being a Coast Mountain Bus Operator is an amazingly rewarding career. With over 1,300 Conventional buses and 140 Community Shuttle buses in our fleet, we’re once again adding drivers to keep the wheels on the bus going ’round and ’round.

Our Transit Operators play a vital role in keeping our region moving, literally, and with ridership in the region growing at a rapid pace, and we’re looking for motivated, energetic and customer-centric people like you to hop on board!

Bus Operator AMA

Want to get an inside look at what it’s like to be a Bus Operator? Join us this Friday, February 3rd, 2017 at 1:00pm PST on Reddit for an AMA (Ask Me Anything) with one of our very own seasoned Bus Operators! Come prepared with your questions about what it’s like moving people each day, how you apply, or anything else related to what it’s like to be a Bus Operator. If you can’t make it to the AMA, post your question below and we’ll do our best to answer it during the AMA.

If you’re interested in applying online, check out our video tutorial on how to use our careers page!


Author: Sarah Kertcher


  • By Jaspreet singh, February 2, 2017 @ 6:55 pm

    I’m interested in being a bus driver please let me know the requirements for the job

  • By Adrienne Coling, February 3, 2017 @ 9:09 am

    Hi Jaspreet, Aaron has got you covered with that link! Just head to the qualifications section. Thanks! :)

  • By aaron abas, February 2, 2017 @ 8:40 pm

    you can find all of the stuff here:
    also where is Adrienne Colling?
    thanks Aaron.

  • By roman, February 3, 2017 @ 1:03 pm

    hi, I want to know if you are hiring at surrey location, or close to surrey. thx

  • By Adrienne Coling, February 6, 2017 @ 11:36 am

    Hi Roman, we’re hiring for all locations/transit centres!

  • By Rose, February 3, 2017 @ 1:24 pm

    When you get chosen for a position what do get tested and what do you need do before being hire.

  • By Adrienne Coling, February 6, 2017 @ 11:32 am

    Hi Rose, you can find the recruitment steps here:
    Before applying, you need your full, class 5 license and the availability to gain your class 2 license if hired.
    Take a look at the qualifications here:

  • By James Limo, February 11, 2017 @ 5:34 am

    Interesting article, I really love travelling and now I am gonna operate the bus :) I want to appreciate you for sharing and helping

  • By Sarah Kertcher, February 14, 2017 @ 3:35 pm

    Awesome! I hope apply! ^sk

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