The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), Orange County’s primary transportation agency. It’s our job to develop and deliver transportation solutions to enhance the quality of life and keep Orange County moving. Operating in a 798 square-mile area, we serve more than 3 million residents in 34 cities and unincorporated areas. Our responsibilities extend to all forms of transportation, including bus and paratransit service, Metrolink commuter rail service, planned future rail, including street cars, the 91 Express Lanes Toll Road, freeway, street and road improvement projects, motorist services and regulating taxi operations. OCTA has been recognized for excellence in the public transportation industry by the American Public Transportation Association, and has been honored with awards from local and national organizations for our transportation improvements. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork, communication customer focus and can-do spirit.
OCTA bus drivers are responsible for safely operating all types of buses and on-board equipment. Each day, you’ll help riders reach their destination by providing reliable and efficient transportation solutions.
The hourly rate for this position is:
This position will remain open until filled.
This list is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and is not designed to be interpreted as an exhaustive listing of all tasks required of employees assigned to this job.
In order to complete the application process, upload your current DMV H6 printout as a document utilizing the "Upload Resume" button on your application profile. You do not need to submit a resume for this position. Your current DMV H6 printout must be issued not more than 30 days prior to your application submittal. DMV online printouts not accepted. Your application will not be reviewed until your DMV H6 printout is received.
At the time of application, you must provide evidence of meeting the following state-mandated requirements for a Commercial Driver License or Permit:
Applicants may apply with a Class C driver’s license.
The Authority reviews your driving history against a high standard and will be considered acceptable if you meet the following requirements:
Are free from any serious traffic convictions such as:
This list is not all inclusive. Other violations and/or accidents will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may be cause for non-selection.
Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and are subject to drug and alcohol testing, including but not limited to pre-employment testing, post-accident testing and random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations, and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, 49 CFR Part 40 and Part 655. Please refer to the OCTA Drug and Alcohol Policy Manual for additional information.
OCTA is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, pregnancy, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, disability, genetic information, military and veteran status, or other legally protected status as established by federal or state law.