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At Sun Tran, Sun Van and Sun Link we pride ourselves on being more than just a transportation company. Our employees are proud to be a part of Tucson and its close-knit community. Community involvement is one of the factors that distinguishes us as an award-winning transit service and makes Tucson a better place to call home.

We are always looking for talent to join our team. Please click Current Openings tab above to see our Openings!

Click the boxes below to compare Coach Operator, Van Operator and Streetcar Operator roles.


Sun Tran

We are more than just a bus company! We move Tucson!

At Sun Tran, we offer a potential $1,250 Retention Bonus for new Coach Operators with a CDL.

No CDL? No problem. Sun Tran offers paid CDL training for new Coach Operators.

Benefits

We offer our employees an excellent comprehensive benefits package:

  • Paid Training
  • Medical/vision/dental coverage: Eligible employees and their dependents have full coverage.
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Attendance Incentive Program
  • Bus pass for employee and their qualified dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program

Click the “Current Openings” tab at the top of the page to view additional job details.


Sun Van

Love helping people? Sun Van has a position for you. Our drivers make a difference in people’s lives every day. Apply today!

Benefits

We offer our employees an excellent comprehensive benefits package:

  • Paid Training
  • Medical/vision/dental coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Short/Long-Term Disability Insurance

Click the “Current Openings” tab at the top of the page to view additional job details.


Sun Link

Want to learn to be a rail car operator? We offer streetcar operator training for CDL licensed drivers. Come join our team!

Benefits

We offer our employees an excellent comprehensive benefits package:

  • Paid Training
  • Medical/vision/dental coverage for employees and their dependents
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay

Click the “Current Openings” tab at the top of the page to view additional job details.



How To Apply

How To Apply

Application Rules

We only accept applications when we have job openings. The Current Job Openings list includes those employment opportunities for which we are accepting applications.

  • Please review the closing date, and the experience, education, and certification standards for each position.
  • A complete, separate Sun Tran Application must be submitted for each available employment position.
  • Resumes are only accepted as a supplement to the required application forms.
  • Completed applications must be received at Sun Tran by 4:00PM on the job closing date to be considered. Postmarks will not be accepted.
  • Walk-in applications are only accepted from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at the Sun Tran Facility, 3910 N. Sun Tran Blvd, Administration Building.
  • Applicants will be notified only if selected for an interview. Applications remain on file for three months from the date applied.
  • If selected for a position, Sun Tran requires a background investigation in all federal, state, county and city justice courts.

How To Get An Application

In Person

Pick up an application in any of the lobbies of the Sun Tran, Sun Van and Sun Link facilities:

Sun Tran Administrative Office Building
3910 N. Sun Tran Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85705

Sun Van Administrative Office Building
3401 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

Sun Link Operations Building

290 E 8th Street

Tucson, AZ 85705

Online

How To Submit An Application

Online

Email completed application to:
Sun Tran: SuntranHR@tucsonaz.gov

Sun Van: SunVan_HR@tucsonaz.gov

Sun Link: John.Zukas@tucsonaz.gov

Mail

Sun Tran Human Resources
Administration Building
3920 N. Sun Tran Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

Sun Van Human Resources
Administration Building
3401 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

Sun Link Operations

290 E 8th Street

Tucson, AZ 85705

In Person

Sun Tran Administration Building:
3910 N. Sun Tran Blvd

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sun Van Administration Building:
3401 E. Ajo Way

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sun Link Operations Building:

290 E 8th Street

8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Current Openings

Current Job Openings

Due to the large volume of applications received by Sun Tran, we regrettably are unable to respond individually to each applicant.

Applicants will be notified only if selected for an interview. Applications remain on file for three months from the date applied. Learn more about how to apply by clicking the “how to apply” tab on this page.

Sun Tran is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sun Tran

Full-Time Coach Operator

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary

Training rate $16.00/hr
Starting rate $17.00/hr
Top rate $25.17/hr
(increases every contract year)

Qualifications

Applicants must have a good driving record and the ability to learn to safely operate a 40 foot transit bus. Applicant must be able to establish and maintain courteous, friendly and effective relations with passengers, the public and fellow employees. Must have basic reading, writing and math skills and follow written and oral instructions. Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Applicants must be 21 years of age. A commercial driver’s license is not needed to apply.

Supervisor/Dispatch

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary

$27.23/hr

Major Functions

Supervises bus operations as a dispatcher or a road supervisor. Tracks operators for safety, schedule, and route adherence. Responds to road breakdowns, detours, accidents, and passenger incidents and takes appropriate action. Completes and routes appropriate forms and reports. Investigates major accidents/passenger incidents; determines the need for post-accident drug/alcohol testing; prepares and routes required reports. Assesses seriousness of passenger injuries ensuring proper response by emergency personnel. Records tardy and absent operators. Assigns replacement operators. Assigns buses to specific runs. Answers operator requests for time off; approves and adjusts driver schedules accordingly. Maintains operator database, including overtime cards. Receives customer complaints; completes and routes required forms; discusses complaint with operator. Maintains daily logs and routes required reports.

Transit Planner

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary

$23.43/hr-$29.28/hr

Brief Description

The purpose of this position will provide support in all aspects of short-range and long-range multi-modal transit planning. This is accomplished by monitoring, analyzing, and reporting ridership, estimating current demand, formulating recommendations for productive service, reviewing development project proposals, land-use plans, and other planning documents.

Customer Service Representative

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary

Salary$16.00/hr

Qualifications

Applicants must have a high school diploma/equivalent, a current driver’s license and a minimum of three years customer service experience. Must have the ability to make presentations, good writing skills and be computer literate. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. Hours vary; will be scheduled to work 8-hr shifts between 6am-7pm, Monday through Friday, and/or 8am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday with twoconsecutive days off during the week. Knowledge of Sun Tran’s routes and bilingual preferred due to the high volume of Spanish-speaking callers.

Service Island Attendant

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary

Starting Rate – $17.03/hr

Top Rate – $18.93/hr (Increases every contract year)

Qualifications

Must have a good work and driving record and have a current AZ driver’s license. Must be able to
perform all work related to servicing, fueling, and cleaning buses.

Sun Link

Streetcar Operator

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary

$18.98/hr

Qualifications

Applicants must have a high school diploma/equivalent, Associate Degree preferred and one year experience in related field. MUST possess a valid AZ driver’s license, Class B CDL with passenger designation, ability to pass an AZ DOT physical, successfully complete training programs with post-training qualification period, successful completion of drug and alcohol testing, ability to be re-certified periodically on Standard Operating Procedures as well as through examination on all rules and hands-on proficiency, ability to write clear and concise reports and must be available to work weekends, holidays and evening hours.

Functions

Pick up and drop off passengers at designated locations; assist passengers with special needs including offering assistance in boarding or de-boarding disabled passengers; provide information to passengers regarding service area; troubleshoot and operate malfunctioning light rail vehicles; operate track switches and provide hand signals or traffic flagging. Must be able to work weekends, holidays and evening hours.

Sun Shuttle

Click here to Apply for Transit Driver – CDL through WeDriveU

Click here to Apply for Paratransit Driver – CDL through WeDriveU

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Click Here for Ajo Transportation

Sun Van

Sun Van Job Application Form

Van Operator

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary

Training rate $15.50/hr.

After training $17.12

Top rate $22.47/hr.

Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 21 years old, have a good driving record and the ability to learn to safely operate a paratransit vehicle. Should have basic reading, writing and math skills and follow written and oral instructions. Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing; establish and maintain courteous, friendly and effective relations with passengers, the public and fellow employees. ALL APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS A CURRENT VALID ARIZONA DRIVERS LICENSE AND PROVIDE A CURRENT 39 MONTH MOTOR VEHICLE REPORT IF CALLED FOR AN INTERVIEW.

Information

Van Operator shifts may include Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Jobs – Sun Tran

Join Our Team!

We appreciate your interest in employment with Sun Tran.  Sun Tran offers a number of exciting career opportunities. Our salary and benefit packages are designed to attract and retain a highly qualified and motivated work force.

Sun Tran is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits

Sun Tran offers its employees an excellent comprehensive benefits package. Benefits packages do differ slightly, so depending on your employment status, you could be eligible for:

  • Medical/vision/dental coverage: Eligible employees and their dependents have full coverage.
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Sick leave
  • Holidays
  • Vacation
  • Educational Assistance
  • Attendance Incentive Program
  • Bus pass for employee and their qualified dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • In-house training opportunities
  • Direct deposit