Bus Driver Apprentice

Chapel Hill Transit provides public transportation services to the residents and visitors of the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and UNC communities.

Starting pay $13.50. Rate with CDL Class B with P endorsement $13.88.

The purpose of this position is to operate transit vehicles safely to include 35 to 60 ft buses used in public transit service in the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro. The employee assumes responsibility for the safety of CHT customers and equipment and performs routine vehicle inspections to ensure proper operations. Upon the successful completion of the 6 to 8 week training class, full-time opportunities are available.

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off- Vacation/Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Paid Parental Leave,    Paid Holidays, Funeral Leave
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans
  • Life Insurance and Disability Insurance

Education
High school diploma or equivalency or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties.

Certification
Possession of or the ability to readily obtain a Class B CDL with P (Passenger Endorsement) issued by the State of North Carolina.  In addition, must have NC CDL Class B permit prior to the beginning of training. The Apprentice receive Class B CDL training during the 6 to 8 week training class.