SamTrans to Hold Operator Recruitment Events


SamTrans will be holding two operator recruitment events this month, one on Tuesday, February 22, and an in-person event on Saturday, February 26, at East Palo Alto City Hall. The bus agency is looking to expand its operator pool to support the expanded service expected to result from Reimagine SamTrans.

SamTrans partnered with the NOVAworks Job Center and the East Palo Alto Career Center for these events. The program will include what it’s like to be a bus operator, SamTrans’ hiring process and training program, employee benefits and opportunities for advancement.

Virtual Employer Spotlight

Online Registration:

Hiring Spotlight

Saturday, February 26

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

2415 University Avenue, East Palo Alto

SamTrans Bus Operators can earn up to $36.07 an hour in under three years of employment. We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for employees and for their eligible dependents. Additional benefits offered to employees include a CalPERS Pension, a 457 Retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Commute Alternative Program (CAP), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), growth and education benefits and other financial planning benefits.


About SamTrans: SamTrans operates 70 routes throughout San Mateo County. Funded in part by a half-cent sales tax, the San Mateo County Transit District also provides administrative support for Caltrain and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. SamTrans has provided bus service to San Mateo County customers since 1976.

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