LTD Lane Transit District
  • Transit Operations
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • 22.87 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

100% Employer Paid Premiums for Dental, Health and Vision with a generous HRA contribution for Employees and their dependents. STD and retirement plus more!

Great Opportunity, Great Pay and Great People with 100% Employer Paid Benefits!

Do you value collaboration, continuous improvement, and public service? At this progressive and innovative public transit organization, we believe in providing people with the independence to achieve their goals, creating a more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable community.

We proudly present this exciting career opportunity which offers an attractive starting wage of $22.87 per hour with a current top wage of $30.42 per hour and an excellent benefit package where LTD pays for your full benefit package for you and your dependents! We have an inclusive and friendly work environment. Lane Transit District values diversity and strives to expand representation at all levels of the workforce. We welcome applications from BIPOC, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and veterans.

Job Summary:

Safely operate a transit vehicle while providing exceptional customer service to our community.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Safely operating any assigned District vehicle, on a designated route while maintaining an accurate time schedule and providing excellent customer service.
  • Providing information about Lane Transit District's services, bus schedules, and routes.
  • Following state and federal motor vehicle regulations and Lane Transit District policies and procedures.
  • Monitoring and collecting fares and checking passes.
  • Announcing designated stops in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Lane Transit District's procedures.
  • Communicating with other Lane Transit District employees regarding accidents, equipment or operational problems, situations involving customers or the general public, or any other situation requiring attention or assistance.
  • Interacting with customers and the general public in a courteous and professional manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to learn Lane Transit District's routes and schedules, including learning the general geographic layout of the service area.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and other Lane Transit District employees.
  • Ability to meet the position performance standards.


  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • A five-year driving record acceptable to the District's insurance carrier
  • Meet one of the two following requirements:
    (1) Ability to obtain an Oregon CDL permit with air brake and passenger endorsements prior to beginning employment.


  • (2) Current possession of a valid Oregon Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class A or B with air brake and passenger endorsements.
  • Ability to obtain an Oregon Department of Transportation Medical Card prior to beginning employment

Physical Demands:

  • Sit and operate a bus for long periods with few breaks.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Bend, squat, and kneel to secure wheelchairs and complete pre-trip inspections of vehicles.
    Selected applicants will need to successfully complete a fit-for-duty screening prior to an official job offer.

Compensation and Work Schedule:

This position is a full-time, non-exempt position, eligible for the regular union benefits package. The starting wage is $21.37 per hour, and the current top of the wage scale is $28.43 per hour. The work schedule for this position is determined by a seniority bid system and varies (days, nights, weekends, split shifts, and extra board assignments). To be considered for this position, applicants must be available to work any assigned shift.

How to apply:

Visit our website: Submit your resume and complete the required application and assessments. For additional information call (541) 682-6100. Please be advised that candidates will be required to undergo a thorough background screening, which includes, but is not limited to, reference checks and a review of any criminal records. In addition, candidates for the Bus Operator position will be required to complete a drug screening, physical examination, and provide their DMV records prior to starting.

About LTD:

Lane Transit District is one of the most successful and highly regarded public transit systems in the nation; has received numerous national, state, and local awards for service to the community; and, for transit districts its size, is consistently ranked among the nation's leaders in the successful implementation of Bus Rapid Transit, bus ridership, and service efficiency. LTD is committed to the values of working together, taking initiative, being professional, and practicing safety. LTD will be requiring employees to provide proof of vaccination records or future vaccination appointments to be fully considered.

Lane Transit District ("LTD" or "the District") is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, workplace bullying, and retaliation. The District demonstrates its commitment to diversity in the way it provides services and through its employment practices, by ensuring that all LTD services, programs, and activities are sensitive to and responsive to cultural differences; demonstrating a commitment to workplace diversity through recruitment, hiring, and promotions; and maintaining a respectful environment free from all forms of harassment, hostility, and violence.

Studies have shown that minoritized individuals often disqualify themselves from opportunities because they don't exactly fit all of the requirements. LTD values diversity and strives to expand representation at all levels of the workforce. We welcome applications from BIPOC, women, people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ community, and veterans. Please contact our HR Department if you have questions.

Lane Transit District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Materials are available in alternative formats by calling 541-687-5555.

LTD Lane Transit District
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