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Three Rivers Community Action, Inc. Public Transit Bus Drivers - Faribault/Northfield - PART-TIME in Faribault, Minnesota

For the Faribault/Northfield area, Hiawathaland Transit is seeking part-time Bus Drivers.

Start at $18.50/hour if you already have a Class C CDL and Passenger Endorsement (PE); otherwise, start at $17.50/hour. Will primarily drive in the Faribault/Northfield area, but may occasionally be assigned to another city/community.

Hiawathaland Public Transportation is administered by Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., a non-profit agency providing economic opportunities that strengthen individuals, families and communities in southeastern Minnesota.

Job offers are contingent on a reference check; a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) review; a criminal background check with fingerprinting through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS); and a pre-employment DOT drug test. Employees in this position are subject to random and reasonable suspicion DOT drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment.

(Full Position Description will be shared with applicants selected for in-person interviews; to request full description, call 507-316-0610.)


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required

  • 5+ years of driving experience preferred

  • Current DOT Medical Examiners Certificate (“Med Card”) must be obtained prior to first day

  • Prefer Class C Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Passenger Endorsement (and must be obtained within three months of employment); if no CDL, Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) must be obtained prior to first day of employment

  • Applicants without Class C CDL, Passenger Endorsement and 1.5+ years of professional driving experience will be hired as a DRIVER-IN-TRAINING at $17.50/hour. Once hired, employee will need to obtain Class C CDL & Passenger Endorsement, complete required training, demonstrate safe & proficient skills, and be deemed competent in order to be promoted to BUS DRIVER position (with increase to $18.50/hour). Failure to be qualified for promotion in approximately 90 days will result in termination of employment

  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language

  • Ability to use an electronic tablet

  • Compassion for riders and rider safety

  • Courteous and effective communication

    Online application preferred. However, a paper application form may be requested by calling 507-316-0610.

    Three Rivers is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer