Part-time and casual bus operator positions

Do you love providing great customer service? Are you available to work days, nights and weekends? Then we want to hear from you!

Transport Canberra is looking for new and experienced part-time and casual bus operators to join our team to deliver high-quality passenger services across Canberra. Transport Canberra is establishing a pool of suitable applicants to become Bus Operators, which will be established for 12 months. This pool will be used to fill upcoming permanent part-time and casual positions over the next 12 months.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

We are seeking people with outstanding customer service skills, strong communication skills, fantastic personal presentation and a great driving record to help deliver around 19 million bus boardings each year.

To be a successful bus operator you need to:

Transport Canberra offers great pay and benefits, as well as comprehensive training and licence upgrades. Further information is available in the Transport Canberra Operations (ACTION) Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021.

If successful, you will be employed casually while undergoing 3-5 weeks of training. Positions will then be offered upon successful completion of the training course.

Eligibility and Other Requirements:

See Eligibility Requirements Fact Sheet (PDF 635KB) for more information.

To work as a Transport Canberra bus operator, you must:

Be able to successfully complete all pre-employment checks including: police check, medical assessment, literacy and numeracy assessment, functional (heavy vehicle) driving assessment and psychometric assessment

This recruitment round is now open until 27 September 2019. For information on eligibility and other requirements to be a bus operator and to apply, visit: