RTS Access Bus Operator (Part Time)

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 0-12 months
  • Education High School Diploma or GED

ABOUT RTS ACCESS: RTS Access provides complementary service, also known as “paratransit service,” to the RTS fixed route system. This form of transportation is available to those customers with disabilities who are unable to utilize the RTS fixed route system for all or some of their transportation needs. RTS Access is currently seeking qualified individuals who enjoy driving and working with the public to join our team as a part-time Bus Operator in Monroe County.

HOURLY RATE: $19.02 per hour; part-time



  • Must be available Weekdays, Weekends, and Holidays between the hours of 5:00am and 1:00am.
  • Must be available to work at least 20 hours per week (all work is picked by seniority; therefore, specific days/hours cannot be guaranteed).
  • Must attend 4-5 weeks of paid training (Typical hours during training are Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm).



  • Valid NY State Commercial Driver’s License (A, B, or C) with passenger endorsement highly preferred but not required – we will train you! (Must have Class B permit with passenger endorsement prior to start date.)
  • A minimum of five (5) years Class “D” auto driving experience.
  • Background Check will be conducted.
  • Ability to pass 19A medical examination and Federal drug test.
  • Excellent Customer Service skills are a must.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and varied days including weekends and holidays (all work is picked by seniority; therefore, specific days/hours cannot be guaranteed).

This is a Union environment in association with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 282.



Tasks involve the intermittent performance of physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of bending, kneeling, squatting, reaching, climbing (stairs), twisting (arm/back) and/or rotating (arm). May also involve lifting (up to 10 pounds), carrying (up to 10 pounds), pushing and/or pulling (up to 150 pounds) materials and/or equipment. Job involves sitting for extended periods of time; up to eight hours per day.

Ninety-five percent of time is spent inside and 5% of time is spent outside exposing employee to natural environmental conditions. Employee is exposed to fumes, noise (bus), vibration (seat), hazards, and motorized vehicles.

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