Hiring part-time bus operators

Friday, October 19, 2012

COAST seeks friendly, experienced, and dedicated persons for Bus Operators. You must hold a current CDL-B (or A) with Passenger and Air-brake endorsements, as well as a valid DOT medical certificate. COAST cannot assist you in earning your CDL or endorsements. The ideal candidate will possess good judgment, great people skills and a positive attitude. Please complete an application at our office at 42 Sumner Drive, Dover, NH. If you have further questions, please contact the Manager at (603) 743-5777 ext. 101 for more information. EOE. Pre-employment drug screen required.

COAST is accepting applications for bus operators. We are looking to fill part-time positions, primarily afternoon and evening work, between 20 and 30 hours a week. Full-time positions will be offered to currently-employed part-time staff on a seniority basis. 

Read the bus operator job description.



You must complete a COAST application; resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application.

You must hold a CDL-B or CDL-A.

You must have the Passenger (P) endorsement. The P endorsement can no longer be earned only by taking the written test; if you do not have this endorsement, COAST cannot help you earn it at this time.

You must be qualified for air-brakes. This is a restriction (K) on your license if you are NOT qualified.

You must hold a current DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate (Medical card).

This position is subject to drug screening, pre-employment and randomly throughout employment. COAST is subject to all DOT-FTA regulation regarding drug and alcohol misuse.

You must be available for training at least four out of five weekdays for approximately three weeks; after training is satisfactorily complete, work becomes available to you on either a permanent or weekly-sign-up basis (or a combination of the two). All employees receive the same training program regardless of experience. Adjustments to training may be made if the trainee demonstrates the need for more or less time.


Note: this position DOES NOT require previous transit bus experience. Some form of bus driving experience is preferred, but not necessary.

Click here for a printable employment application. Please complete all parts and return to:

42 Sumner Drive
Dover, NH 03820

or Fax: 603-743-5786