Bus Driver

US-CA-San Francisco
2 months ago
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Position Category
Driver/Operator - Bus, Paratransit, Taxi, Limo, Shuttle
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Internal Reference
Internal Code 3
Compass Transportation


Compass Transportation is one of the most respected and reliable transportation companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are an integral component of Transdev Corporation, the global leader in private transportation services with offices in 21 countries worldwide, and proudly serving the needs of commuters, tourists, and the public. Our employees are the best in the business, and are proud to work for a Global Leader in the Transportation sector.


If you’re looking for a career at an extraordinary company in an exciting city, Compass Transportation is the place for you!


Why is Compass Transportation such a great place to work?

  • We offer occupancy space for employees to watch television, relax, and sleep at their leisure.
  • Dynamic people
  • Exciting location
  • Excellent benefits
  • Great starting wage
  • Candidate will be trained
  • M-F work week & weekend work schedules available
  • Opportunity for advancement


A few of the exciting area attractions we serve include:

  • World-famous Fisherman’s Wharf
  • The world's finest wineries in Napa/Sonoma
  • The Legion of Honor, Museum of Modern Art, or the Palace of Fine Arts
  • World-famous Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Beautiful coastal Highway 1
  • The wonders of Monterey Bay
  • Breathtaking views of the Bay Area from the Marin Headlands




Available Opportunities:

We have Monday thru Friday workweeks and part-time weekend work schedules available. We accept applications for both full/part time jobs in our South San Francisco and San Jose locations.

Wage ranges include 10-20% split shift premium & overtime, if applicable.

  • Small Shuttle Operator: $21.75 hourly
  • Motor Coach Operator: $24.75 hourly
  • Double Decker Motor Coach: $25.75 hourly

*SPAB & School Bus Operators are a plus and qualify for increased wages. $25.75 per hour with 20% split shift differential (equals $5.15 per hour) and total pay is $30.90 per hour.

Total pay (base pay rate + split shift premium) ranges from $23.92 per hour to $30.90 per hour.


New full time hires shall receive a sign on bonus in the amount of $500 each payable: 1) after the completion of the first six (6) months from their date of hire and 2) at the completion of one (1) year anniversary from their date of hire.

**We are also seeking a part time driver (with a school bus certificate) for a 5 am to 9 am route and flexible up to 1 pm, Monday thru Friday in San Francisco.**

*** We are also seeking a full time driver that will work from 2 pm to 11:30 pm, Monday thru Friday that will transport passengers and their luggage within San Francisco and to Emeryville.***


Benefits Overview

Compass provides an excellent and competitive benefits package that includes health (medical, dental, and vision) and group life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.


We pay 90% of the employee's and 65% of his/her family's health insurance costs. Our insurance carriers are CIGNA, Kaiser, Vision Service Plan (VSP), Ameritas-EyeMed, and Mutual o f Omaha.


We also offer 10 paid holidays, 9 sick days, and 2 to 3 weeks paid vacation depending upon years of service. We contribute up to $2,080 annually for your 401(k) retirement plan.




  • Must possess a valid CDL Class A or B with passenger and airbrake endorsements; with or without a School Bus/SPAB certificate
  • Have a valid medical card
  • Have a strong commitment to customer service and safety.
  • Lifting, pulling and pushing are among the physical requirements of performing work in this position. Specific required limits of weight are determined by location site.


Application Process

Please ensure to bring a current copy of your Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) H-6 report (no later than 30 days), valid commercial driver license, and current/valid medical card certificate with you, when you arrive to interview.

You can also call 650-246-2768 to schedule an appointment to stop by our offices at 160 South Linden, Suite 300, South San Francisco, California 94080 or 1535 South 10th Street, San Jose, California 95112 to complete an employment application.

For more information please visit our website at
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.


Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Drug free workplace


If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check




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