VIA Metropolitan Transit will host a virtual job fair on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, to recruit bus operators in preparation for an increase in service later this year.

VIA has over 2,000 employees, including more than 1,000 bus and van operators. The mass transit provider for San Antonio and Bexar County will introduce service improvements in spring 2021, designed to increase frequency and reliability on several key routes throughout the system. VIA is looking to hire new operators to help meet an anticipated uptick in ridership demand as COVID-19 conditions improve.

VIA is holding a virtual job fair to maintain safe conditions while opening job opportunities to potential new employees. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, January 28, and can be accessed by phone or on Zoom. Applications are being accepted online now at

Paid training is provided for new hires with classes starting every two weeks. No experience is necessary. VIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. VIA supports equal opportunities for all without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, or age.

To participate, interested persons should:

♦ Submit an application online on the VIA Employement Page. Those who apply before January 28 will receive priority consideration for interviews. Interested persons may apply after the job fair and their applications will still be reviewed and considered.

♦ Visit our Employment Page between 9 a.m. and noon on January 28 to join the Virtual Job Fair online, or Access By Phone at (346) 248-7799 and use the Meeting ID No. 956 2384 9403.

♦ If you plan to join with Zoom, be sure to download the Zoom app on your computer or smartphone before January 28.

♦ Persons who join by phone or online will receive information on the position and the hiring process and will have an opportunity to speak with a representative from VIA Human Resources.