Agency looks to hire Bus Operators, Mechanics, and more at June 10 event 

VIA Metropolitan Transit is offering a hiring incentive of up to $4,000 for bus and paratransit van operators, and up to $6,000 for mechanics and CDL shop attendants. VIA is hiring Bus Operators, Paratransit Van Operators, Mechanics, CDL Shop Attendants and Transit Security Officers. Some of these positions carry a hiring incentive. VIA’s starting pay for bus operators is $21.58 per hour and $23.76 per hour for mechanics.

Job applicants are encouraged to apply online on the VIA Employment Page prior to attending the VIA job fair taking place on Monday, June 10, 2024, from 8 a.m. to noon at the VIA Metro Center, 1021 San Pedro Ave.

Paid training is provided for new operator hires with classes starting weekly. No experience is necessary. For more information on requirements for mechanic positions, visit Uniform and tool allowances are offered, along with one of the most extensive employee benefits packages in the industry, including family medical coverage; life, dental and vision insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; longevity pay; shift differential pay; tuition assistance; on-site fitness centers and wellness programs; training and advancement opportunities; and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification reimbursement.

Free designated parking is available for job fair attendees. Every job fair attendee who completes a job application will receive a door prize.

For a full listing of open jobs, or to submit an application online, visit our Employment Page. Applicants are encouraged to apply online prior to the job fair to help facilitate the interview process. VIA recruiters will meet with potential applicants seeking positions as operators, mechanics, shop attendants and transit security officers.

VIA has more than 2,100 employees, including almost 1,000 bus and van operators. VIA’s service area is more than 1,200 square miles across San Antonio, suburban cities and Bexar County. 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.