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Drive to success as a UTA Bus Operator 

UTA Bus Drivers make a difference in the lives of thousands of passengers every day.

See the city, or the country and even the mountains. We go just about everywhere. The routes are stable so you’ll know where you’re going, and where you’ve been. You’ll get to know your passengers who appreciate you. They’ll tell you! It’s a deeply rewarding career.

Every passenger who boards a bus means one less car polluting our air and damaging our environment. We’re also building a fleet of electric buses that are safer, smarter and even more carbon neutral. Join us today.

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UTA exists to serve people. Everything we do and everyone we serve is done through our people. UTA is focused on developing our people. We have a can do attitude and make delivering our service a key priority. We are an organization focused on sharing best practices and continuously improving our process. Work is performed and improved through an engaged and dedicated workforce. We have a culture of safety and environmental responsibility for our customers and the community.

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Pay Rate: $20.00/hr.
while in training.

$21.44/hr. after training with guaranteed pay increases every six months for the next five years up to $25.19
Effective Date: December 24, 2021

Exceptional Benefits

You’ll find that working at UTA has many benefits. For starters, you’ll get to work with salt-of-the-earth people while serving the community. Here are some other benefits you’re sure to love!

*Benefits shown are subject to plan eligibility

Health Benefits
  • Medical
  • Dental + Vision
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Disability Insurance
Great Perks
  • Vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Daycare Assistance
  • Transit Passes
  • Discounts
Life + Wellness
  • Sick/Personal time leave
  • Free Health and Wellness Center
  • On-site Fitness Centers
  • PACE Wellness Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retiree Medical Account
  • Pension Plan
  • 457 Retirement

Our operators do more than just drive—they lift the spirit of Utah.

Many operators know their regular riders by name. They share a smile and a laugh while taking people safely to their destinations. We brighten people’s day. We’re an inclusive company. Be yourself. Our drivers have all kinds of interests and hobbies and lives outside of work. We’re real people. We make a difference.


If you are a qualified veteran and would like to apply for veteran’s preference, you will need to reflect your status on the application. Documentation must be attached to your application.

Applicants needing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process should contact UTA Human Resources at 801-287-2324. A minimum of two workday’s notice prior to the need for the accommodation is required.

I love working as
a Bus Operator

I feel like I am working with family. I enjoy being part of a team and appreciate the safe environment UTA provides. My benefits and opportunities to grow within the company are great. I really love my job!”

2 years with UTA