A Partnership Between Los Angeles Valley College,
Metro, and Community Career Development, Inc.

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is actively seeking qualified candidates to fill upcoming vacancies as bus operators. These are career opportunities. The Metro Bridge Academy prepares candidates to successfully navigate the pathway to meaningful employment.

All services are free; all enrolled applicants who successfully pass the screening process and complete the four-week academy are guaranteed an interview with Metro.

Why Metro Bridge?

  With a proven track record of   moving 71% of participants into   on-the-job training, the Bridge   Program presents the
  necessary tools to help   prospective employees move   past the initial stages of   employment.
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      Initial requirements:

  • Successful completion of a background check, drug test, employment verification, and DOT physical to receive an offer of employment
  • Must be unemployed, receiving UI benefits, or laid off
  • Valid California driver's license (minimum two years)
  • At least 21 years of age and speak, read, and write English
  • Satisfactory driving record for the past five years
  • Good stable ten-year employment history (no gaps)
  • Able to obtain a BP permit prior to employment

Employment benefits include:

  • $11.41/hr four-week training wage
  • $14.91/hr after training (part-time)
  • Career ladder opportunities
  • Medical, dental, and vision plan
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Retirement program

If you're interested, visit our information session page to find out more about our program.

To speed up your orientation, please check out Steps for Eligibility checklist