Become a Bus Driver for MTS.

Are you ready for a new career? Get in the driver's seat today! If you have a valid driver's license, you can qualify – MTS will provide all training needed, at no cost to you.

MTS is hosting several hiring events in April and May. Attend an event for the chance for an on-the-spot job offer!

We train. You drive.

We Train. You Drive.

"Can I do that?" Many of our drivers wondered if they could really drive a 40-foot vehicle before applying. The simple answer: yes. In the last 10 years, MTS has trained 800 people to successfully become bus drivers, and we can help you too! Once hired, you'll undergo 10 weeks of paid, hands-on training, including a commercial driver's license.

Connect with people. Make a difference.

Connect with people. Make a difference.

Are you a people person? The ideal bus driver candidate will like working with people, and find satisfaction knowing they're helping to keep San Diego moving. If you're ready to welcome people aboard with a smile and "good morning," (or evening) this may be a fit for you.

Wecome to your office on wheels.

Welcome to your office on wheels.

Tired of being behind a desk? Standing on your feet all day? Need more variation to your workday? Every day is a little bit different on board a bus. Being a bus driver allows you an independent workspace behind the wheel, with some of the best views San Diego has to offer.

Enjoy Excellent Benefits

Sign-on Bonus

Hiring Bonus

$5,000 sign-on bonus

Starting Pay

Competitive Pay

$22.71 starting pay,
with guaranteed increases annually

Paid Leave

Paid Leave

Holiday, sick and vacation time annually


Retirement and Medical

Comprehensive retirement
and healthcare benefits

Free Transit Pass

Free Transit

Free transit passes for your family

And much more!

How to Apply

Attend a MTS Bus Driver Hiring Event

When you attend a MTS Bus Driver hiring event, you’ll be able to speak face-to-face with a training or bus driver supervisor, who can give you more detailed information about the ins-and-outs of the jobs. You’ll speak with a member of our human resources team to interview on-site – on-the-spot job offers may be extended!

Register for Event

Apply Online

Apply online by clicking the open "Student Bus Driver" position on our Careers page. Follow the instructions to create an online career profile.

Apply Online