Job: Bus Driver (Sun Shuttle-Tucson) (full-time & part-time)

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Posted: 09/21/2017

Job Status: Full Time, Part Time

Job Description

Bus Driver (Sun Shuttle-Tucson)

Location: Tucson, Arizona 

Total Transit is a diversified people transportation services provider.  We meet the needs of individuals, organizations, and government in our community to get them where they are going safety, on-time, and with a great experience. 

We are currently seeking safety and passenger service oriented Transit Bus Driver Operators to join our Tucson Transit Team that is providing Dial-A-Ride and Fixed Route services to the local community through the PAG RTA Sun Shuttle.    Full and Part-Time positions available!!

We’re a team of dedicated professionals who love what we do, and provide superior value and the highest level of transportation management and services to our clients and passengers.

ESSENTIAL Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Safely operate a bus and provide excellent customer service to passengers
  • Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections
  • Follow routes and ensure on time performance
  • Adhere to traffic regulations
  • Collect fares and issue transfers
  • Able to provide verbal information to the public regarding routes, schedules and transfer points
  • Respond to operational issues
  • Maintain a clean bus as needed and daily
  • Positively contribute to our great place to work environment and continuous improvement culture
  • Perform related duties as needed and/or assigned


  • Minimum 23 years old
  • Minimum High School diploma or GED
  • 2 or more years of experience operating a transit vehicle
  • Current DOT Physical
  • Either have a valid State of Arizona Class B CDL driver’s license with a P (Passenger) endorsement or qualify for one during initial training
  • Ability to read, speak and write in English (with Spanish speaking a plus)
  • Knowledge of major streets, public places and landmarks within local geographic service area
  • Physical strength to assist disabled persons in boarding and disembarking
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Excellent safe driving and customer service skills

Are you a CDL Truck Driver with a customer service mindset and/or have other related experience but don't have all of the qualifications?.... apply and ask about our Bus Driver Training programs!!!


  • Company-subsidized health plan, choose from 3 plans including one with company funded Health Savings Account for full-time (30 or more hours/week schedule)
  • Voluntary (employee paid) dental, vision, lift, Short-term/long-term disability, pet insurance and other optional insurance
  • Wage increase following training
  • Annual wage increases each year of continuous tenure/length of service
  • Paid time Off (PTO)
  • Employer provided uniforms
  • Great work environment and a Team Member support oriented leadership team
  • Employee Wellness Program, Family holiday & social events, employee of the month, and recognition programs

Total Transit, Inc. has an excellent culture that values employees’ contributions through recognition, training/development opportunities, employee/community events, and performance reviews with merit increase opportunities based on performance. 

Come work in an environment with a great team and company.  Apply online. You can also apply in person at: 829 W. Silverlake Rd., Tucson, AZ 85713.

For questions/more information:  Call (520) 203-0998

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