Get up to a $6,000 signing bonus when you come work for NJ TRANSIT!

  • If you have your Commercial Driver License (CDL), you may be eligible for up to a $6,000 signing bonus if you come work for NJ TRANSIT’s Bus Team, even if it’s not as a driver!
  • And if you just have your CDL Permit, you may still be eligible for up to a $3,000 signing bonus!
  • Starting hourly rate of $22.20 per hour with top rate of $33.99 per hour
  • Exceptional medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Pension plan plus 457 tax-deferred savings plan
  • Continued medical benefits after meeting full retirement eligibility
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement

If you want to start a career — not just a job — join our nationally-recognized team of Bus Operators. At NJ TRANSIT, we fully train and certify all of our bus operators, so you have everything you need to hit the road. You qualify for our training program if:

  • You are 21 years of age or older
  • You have fewer than five points on your driving record
  • You hold a non-provisional NJ Driver’s License (for the last three years), a NJ Commercial Driver’s License permit, or a Commercial Driver’s License from NJ, NY or PA


NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation, and the nation's third largest transit system. Our mission is to provide quality public transportation by serving our customers one trip at a time. As a vital link to the prosperity of the New Jersey - New York - Philadelphia region, we serve more than 200 million customer trips a year, bringing people to and from work, school and recreational activities in the tristate.