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Careers

Thank you for considering a career with Greater Bridgeport Transit (GBT).

Today, there are more than one hundred and fifty members of the GBT Team including bus operators, mechanics, cleaners and supervisors as well as administrative and support staff.

A career in public transportation can be fulfilling and rewarding. We succeed when we help our customers to succeed. Ours is a field where the customer comes first and as a result, we look to recruit and encourage success in people who are interested in serving people.

Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission:
Contributing to a better community through public transportation.

Our Vision:
To provide the best public transportation service possible.

Our values encompass:

  • A focus on our customers and community;
  • Respect for one another; and
  • Clear, accurate communications.

Current Openings

Full-Time Bus Driver

If you hold a CT Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), have a high school diploma or a GED, are 22 years old or older, are a safe driver in good standing, and have great customer service skills, we’d like to hear from you!

Bus Driver Requirements

  • CT Commercial Driver License (CDL)
    • Endorsements: PF, PS, PA or PV
    • Classification: A or B
  • Current driver’s history with no more than two moving violations in two years
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Age 22+
  • Verifiable work references
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug screening
  • Must be able to work eight consecutive weeks in paid training
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
  • Must be on time every day with no exceptions
Full-Time Benefits
  • Healthcare for you and your family
  • A dental plan
  • A vision plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid personal days
  • Paid holidays

How it Works

  1. Fill out our online pre-application here>>
  2. If you meet requirements, we’ll contact you to come in for an interview.
  3. If you are hired, we’ll enroll you in our paid 8-week training program.
  4. From there, you’ll drive and receive ongoing support and training.

Attend an Open House to Find Out More

Come and talk with us at an open house to find out more. If you meet requirements, you can fill out a pre-application. After that, we’ll contact you about next steps. Check out the events calendar to see upcoming Bus Driver Open Houses>>

Part-Time Bus Driver

If you hold a CT Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), have a high school diploma or a GED, are 22 years old or older, are a safe driver in good standing, and have great customer service skills, we’d like to hear from you!

Bus Driver Requirements

  • CT Commercial Driver License (CDL)
    • Endorsements: PF, PS, PA or PV
    • Classification: A or B
  • Current driver’s history with no more than two moving violations in two years
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Age 22+
  • Verifiable work references
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug screening
  • Must be able to work eight consecutive weeks in paid training
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
  • Must be on time every day with no exceptions

Part-Time Perks

  • While part-timers are not eligible for full-time benefits, choosing to drive part-time with GBT can be a great source of extra income and also holds your place in line to become a full-time driver. Any full-time driving positions that come up at GBT are offered first to part-time drivers.

How it Works

  1. Fill out our online pre-application here>>
  2. If you meet requirements, we’ll contact you to come in for an interview.
  3. If you are hired, we’ll enroll you in our paid 8-week training program.
  4. From there, you’ll drive and receive ongoing support and training.

Attend an Open House to Find Out More

Come and talk with us at an open house to find out more. If you meet requirements, you can fill out a pre-application. After that, we’ll contact you about next steps. Check out the events calendar to see upcoming Bus Driver Open Houses>>

Diesel Mechanic

General Function:

Performs skilled automotive mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of Greater Bridgeport Transit’s buses, trucks, automobiles, heavy and light equipment, both diesel and gasoline powered, and other mechanical equipment.

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CT Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Five-years experience in a related automotive field.
  • Knowledge of standard practices, usual to automotive and heavy equipment repairs.
  • Basic theory and operation of engines, transmissions, brakes, suspensions, electricity, pneumatics and hydraulics.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Ability to give and receive written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to make decisions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Possess oral and written communication skills that can be clearly articulated and understood are essential

Full-Time Benefits

  • Healthcare for you and your family
  • A dental plan
  • A vision plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacaation
  • Paid personal days
  • Paid holidays

How it Works

  1. Fill out our online pre-application here>>
  2. If you meet requirements, we’ll contact you to come in for an interview.

Assistant Manager of Facilities and Grounds

Description:

GBT’s Assistant Manager of Facilities and Grounds helps to ensure that all GBT facilities, grounds and equipment are maintained in a state of good repair and in compliance with GBT policies and procedures as well as all local, state and federal regulations.  This position plays an important role in the facility preventative and corrective maintenance program for all GBT properties and helps ensure that all work is scheduled and completed in accordance with GBT’s Facility Maintenance Plan (FMP) and that the entirety of GBT facilities and grounds are kept safe and in a state of good repair.

Full-Time Benefits

  • Healthcare for you and your family
  • A dental plan
  • A vision plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid personal days
  • Paid holidays

How it Works

  1. Fill out our online pre-application here>>
  2. If you meet requirements, we’ll contact you to come in for an interview.

Yardperson

Description:

Responsible for daily maintenance & upkeep of GBT vehicles as it relates to fueling & cleanliness.

Performs fueling, cleaning, washing, fluid level, greasing, oil changing, routine inspection and “odd jobs.”  Performs all assigned duties with safety in mind.

CDL required.

Full-time Benefits:

  • Healthcare for you and your family
  • A dental plan
  • A vision plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid personal days
  • Paid holidays

How it Works

  1. Fill out our online pre-application here>>
  2. If you meet requirements, we’ll contact you to come in for an interview.

Foreperson

Description:

The Maintenance Foreman has bottom-line responsibility for safely ensuring the proper maintenance and repair of all vehicles operated by GBT personnel, whether in fixed-route or paratransit service or in non-revenue support service. The Maintenance Foreman supervises all non-managerial and non-supervisory maintenance personnel working at or in communication with GBT’s maintenance department during his/her shift. Maintenance Foremen are responsible for ensuring an adequate supply of buses ready for pullouts as well as for providing ready replacements for buses that break down while in service. Besides routine coordination of shop activities, provision of technical assistance to and mentoring of mechanics, oversight of employee safety and productivity, and assignment of maintenance and repair work to mechanics and related support staff, the Maintenance Foreman assists in managing the ongoing vehicle maintenance program. The Maintenance Foreman further assists management with non-routine tasks by participating in the ongoing review of maintenance procedures; specification of new vehicles and other related equipment; and development and implementation of new procedures and of new-hire and refresher training of maintenance staff. The Maintenance Foreman is a highly responsible supervisory position.

Full-time Benefits:

  • Healthcare for you and your family
  • A dental plan
  • A vision plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid personal days
  • Paid holidays

How it Works

  1. Fill out our online pre-application here>>
  2. If you meet requirements, we’ll contact you to come in for an interview.

GBT is an Equal Opportunity Employer

As a matter of principle, GBT will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, national origin, gender or age. GBT will not discriminate against disabled individuals in accordance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. Further, GBT will not discriminate because of age in accordance with the requirements of the Age Discrimination Act and the applicable provisions of State law. Under applicable regulations, GBT provides reasonable accommodations to qualified disabled individuals.

It is also the policy of GBT to provide equal employment and economic opportunity at every level without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, religion, marital status, sexual orientation physical disability, or age. This policy applies to all phases of employment and economic opportunity, including: recruitment, selection, promotion, termination, layoffs, compensation, training and benefits.

Learn More about GBT’s EEO Program

To learn more about GBT’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program and how we work to ensure that our staff is representative of the communities we serve, see GBT’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Plan or contact:

Crystal Engram
Director of Human Resources
Email: cengram@gogbt.com

Click here to view GBT’s complete Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program