City of South Portland - Transit Bus Driver




     The City of South Portland is currently seeking full time (40 hours) Transit Bus Drivers to join our South Portland Bus Service team. This position includes bus driving, transporting buses and dispatching.  Hand washing buses, detailing, general cleaning and other light maintenance duties may also be required. Excellent customer service and communication skills are essential.


     We are proud of our talented and dedicated workforce and provide employees with inspiring leadership; stability; a positive, family friendly workplace; and the support, encouragement and tools for successful careers serving the public.


    Compensation is dependent on driving experience with minimum starting wages at over $35,000 per year, plus overtime opportunities.  The City of South Portland also offers a robust selection of employee benefits, including an excellent health plan with family coverage, matched retirement options, dental, vision, life, income protection, long term disability, flexible spending accounts and more, such as tuition reimbursement, an acclaimed wellness program, health insurance “payment-in-lieu,” a full complement of paid time off and professional development opportunities.


    Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to provide accurate and informed information, and be highly motivated.


     Maine Class A or B Drivers License with a passenger endorsement upon hire is highly preferred. Will consider candidates with the ability to obtain this license and endorsement within the first 6 months after hire. Must pass a post-offer physical exam, drug screening and background checks. Must participate in DOT random drug testing protocol throughout employment. Flexibility in work schedule is required with a high probability of evenings, Saturday, and Sunday hours.


Come join our team dedicated to service excellence! 


We will accept applicants and interview on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


To apply you may email a cover letter and resume to

You may also file an application using our fillable pdf at


You may also mail a resume with cover letter and three professional references to:

City of South Portland

Karla Giglio, Human Resources Specialist

25 Cottage Road; P. O. Box 9422

South Portland, ME  04116-9422


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