Working at METRO


Imagine a career where you have the potential to make a difference in each person you meet, the ability to work locally, connect with your community, and a have corner office with a view that will change every minute.

Stop imagining – being a full-time bus operator with Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) is all that and more! METRO is with you for the long run at every stop on your career. So hop on board and grow with METRO as we continue to expand!!!

Joining the METRO family provides you with the opportunities to grant mobility to all, professional knowledge to operate large and small vehicles safely, tuition reimbursement, advancement possibilities you deserve, and the knowledge that you are helping those in your community to get to where they need to be. METRO Drivers change lives!

You must have had a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years and the motivation to improve yourself and your community. Have a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) or CDL permit? You will be expedited through the hiring process should you be selected! 

Don’t have a CDL? Don’t worry! For the right candidate, we’ll help you get yours! (You must be a U.S. Citizen or be a Permanent Resident of the U.S.  in order to obtain your CDL)

Excellent Benefits. Competitive Compensation.

Full - time bus operator:
Training pay starting at $25.27/hr for CDL Drivers with Passenger Endorsement ($24.27 for on-CDL drivers). Earn $30.62/hr after 36 months. $2,000 hiring bonus available for well-qualified applicants.

Part-time Bus Operator 
$25.27/hr, flexible shifts. Up to 30 hours per weeks

Diesel Mechanic
Starting at $30.20/hr, $33.19/hr after 36 months. Additional pay available for well-qualified applicants. $2,000 hiring bonus, up to $5,000 available in relocation assistance.

For more information - HR@GPMETRO.ORG

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Working at METRO means making connections - literally.

Our staff of almost 100 employees provides more than 2 million rides in 2019.

Job Opportunities -

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Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) is located on Valley St. in beautiful Portland, Maine. With great pay, full benefits, walking distance to workout options, lunch options, water views, and more; METRO is a perfect place to seek your next career opportunity! Click here to view current openings.

We have onsite locker rooms and showers, along with a quiet room, full break room, vending machines, and more to support staff working split shifts or late hours. 

Apply online through our Employment Opportunities portal (preferred) or complete our fillable Job Application electronically or hard copy and send completed form to: Human Resources at, fax to 207-774-6241, or mail to 114 Valley St., Portland, ME 04102. 

We employ approximately 100 people ranging from Accounting staff to Mechanics; from Customer Service staff to Fleet Care Technicians; and, of course, Bus Operators. We know the value of talented, hard-working employees and it is important to us to demonstrate that value! 

If you have questions about career options at Greater Portland Transit District, do not hesitate to reach out to the Human Resources Department via e-mail.


Like benefits? So do we! We have...

- Healthcare

- Dental

- Vision

- Life

- Retirement with a 7.5% match

- Paid time off

- Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- And More!

Check us out if you are looking for your next career opportunity! We are always taking applications and we are growing!