How can I fill out an application to become an operator?

In order to drive a bus or paratransit vehicle for the City, an individual must be 25 years of age or older, have 5 or more years of driving experience, have a high school diploma or GED, have 2 or more years of experience operating a commercial vehicle, have an acceptable driving record, pass a criminal background check, and be able to pass a US Department of Transportation drug screen.

You can view current openings on the City's Job Opportunities page.  All applications are completed online, and applications are only accepted when there are openings.  If there are no openings when you check, you may complete a job interest card to be notified when a position comes open.

Job Opportunities webpage.

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1. How much does it cost to ride the bus?
2. Will the driver make change if I don't have the exact fare?
3. Other than cash fare, how can I pay the bus fare?
4. When do the buses run?
5. What time is the earliest bus?
6. Where can I catch the bus?
7. Do the buses run on holidays?
8. I lost an item on the bus. How can I get it back?
9. Where is the Transit terminal?
10. Where can I get a bus schedule?
11. How do I let the bus operator know that I wish to get off?
12. I have looked at the schedule and realize that the bus I catch does not take me to my destination, but there is another bus that will. Do I have to pay a second fare?
13. What happens if I miss my transfer?
14. How do I know what route the bus is traveling?
15. How can I make suggestions or comments about the operators and/or service?
16. The buses do not start early enough or do not end late enough for my needs. What other transportation options are there?
17. Are High Point Transit System buses accessible to individuals with disabilities?
18. I am disabled and unable to ride the bus. What other transportation options are available to me?
19. I have never ridden the bus before. Is there someone who can help me understand the schedules and the routes?
20. How can I fill out an application to become an operator?
21. Will High Point Transit System do special charters for groups?
22. Who are local charter providers?