VIA Metropolitan Transit will host a virtual career fair on Thursday, March 4, 2021, to recruit bus operators and mechanics 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 increase in ridership demand as COVID-19 conditions improve.

The virtual event is designed to maintain safe conditions while opening job opportunities to potential new employees. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, March 4, and can be accessed by phone or on Zoom. Applications are being accepted online now on the VIA Employment Page.

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 Employment Page. Those who apply before March 4 will receive priority consideration for interviews. Interested persons may apply after the job fair and their applications will still be reviewed and considered.

♦ Go online to the VIA Employment Page between 9 a.m. and noon on March 4 to join the Virtual Job Fair online, or Access By Phone at (346) 248-7799, use the Meeting ID No. 934 8094 6653 and Passcode 310300.

♦ If you plan to join with Zoom, be sure to download the Zoom app on your computer or smartphone before March 4.

♦ 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.