UMass Transit operates PVTA buses, Special Transportation vans, Field Trip vehicles, and Meet and Greet sedans. We're committed to providing safe, efficient, and sustainable mobility for over 18,000 riders daily. 


  • All passengers are REQUIRED to wear a nose & mouth covering. Don't ride if symptomatic or quarantined or if exposed to anyone who tested positive.
  • Bus service on most routes has been reduced until further notice due to COVID-19. For details, see the calendar and schedules.
  • Read about extra steps taken to maintain safety.

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Now Hiring!

We are now hiring for Summer training. We provide (free!) on-campus housing and dining to all trainees over the summer. This summer, there will be 3 major training sessions:

  • June 7 - July 2
  • July 12 - July 30
  • August 2 - August 27

You will train one-on-one with a fellow UMass student! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we provide PPE and practice social distancing during all training. Our buses are cleaned between shifts and routinely sanitized.

At UMass Transit, your safety comes first.  Apply to work in a place where you matter.  You can work safely in a place where your individuality is respected, and encouraged. There is room for growth and Transit is a great resume builder. We are a friendly, student-run organization and you can make a difference. Come work in a place that provides essential transportation needs to the campus and community!

Drivers start at $17.00 per hour!

  • Pay raises every semester
  • Promotional positions with even higher pay and real-world supervisory and management experience
  • Excellent resume material
  • Flexible work schedules (optimized for students)
  • We pay for your Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL), train you, and pay you while you're being trained 
  • It's fun!

Apply today!

  • Notes:
    • Trainees earn $13.50 per hour and move to $17.00 after completing training.
    • Must be a UMass student with at least 6 credits per semester and with 3 or more semesters remaining.

Supervisory, Management, & Technical Experience

We pride ourselves in being a student-run organization! Drivers are eligible for promotion to a variety of student positions:

  • Dispatch
  • Driver Supervision
  • Safety and Training
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Service
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Administration
  • Field Trip
  • Special Transportation
  • Planning and Analysis
  • Software Development
  • Information Technology

Whatever your career interests, you'll gain valuable real-world experience for your resume! Apply today!

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