Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit service to our community! Topeka Metro is accepting applications for full-time Bus Operators to provide safe, professional, and courteous public transit service.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer oriented with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and communicate effectively and courteously.
  • Demonstrate a professional, pleasant, and helpful demeanor towards the public.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to memorize routes, transfer points, fare structures, and work with all bus technology.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and comply with safety and traffic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to work various shifts M-F and every Saturday.
  • Ability to obtain a KS CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements within two weeks of hire date.
  • Steady work history with previous experience.
  • Must maintain an excellent driving record.
  • 21 years of age with a HS diploma/GED.        

Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.

Download an application & characteristic survey at and submit by mail, e-mail, or in person.

Topeka Metro

201 N. Kansas Ave.

Topeka, KS  66603


Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Drug Free Workplace and EOE.

First two-weeks of training:        $14.02/hr.

After two-weeks of training:       $17.53/hr.

6 months:                                      $18.62/hr.

12 months:                                    $19.72/hr.

18 months:                                    $20.81/hr.

24 months:                                    $21.91/hr.