Transit Operator

Writing a great transit operator resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Sheenna Crummie | (103) 639-1403 | 27 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02108, USA


I am a Transit Operator with over 3 years of experience. I have worked in various public and private transit systems, including the New York City subway system. I have gained a strong knowledge of safety procedures and regulations governing public transportation. In addition, I have excellent customer service skills and experience dealing with difficult situations. I am able to stay calm under pressure and make quick decisions when necessary.


Transit Operator at Diesel Bus Company, MAMay 2022 - Present

  • I increased ridership on my bus route by 10% through effective marketing and community engagement.
  • I successfully completed all safety training requirements and received high marks in evaluations.
  • I drove over 1,000 miles without incident.
  • I maintained an average speed of 20 mph while keeping to schedule 98% of the time.
  • Assisted passengers with directions, questions, and concerns an average of 5 times per day.

Trainee Transit Operator at The Bus Company, MAAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Completed on-the-job training and received certification to operate a light rail vehicle.
  • Maintained schedule adherence for 99% of shifts.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills, as evidenced by positive feedback from passengers.
  • Consistently followed safety procedures and protocols.
  • Recognized by supervisors for outstanding performance on a monthly basis.


High School Diploma at Boston Latin School, Boston, MAAug 2015 - May 2019

While studying for my High School Diploma I have learned time management, organization, and study skills.


  • Bus operation
  • Route planning
  • Scheduling
  • Customer service
  • Fare collection
  • Record keeping

Nellie Besl | (535) 256-7071 | Jackson, MS


I am a transit operator with over three years of experience. I have provided safe and efficient transportation for passengers in accordance with all laws, regulations, and company policies. I have excellent customer service skills and maintain a professional demeanor at all times. I am able to work independently as well as part of a team.


Transit Operator at Jackson Transit Authority, MSMay 2022 - Present

  • I increased my passenger satisfaction rating by 10% through providing excellent customer service.
  • I decreased the number of accidents I was involved in by 25%.
  • I helped to train 3 new transit operators and provided them with guidance on best practices.
  • I completed all required safety training courses and kept up-to-date on industry changes.

Trainee Transit Operator at Coast Transit Authority, MSAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Completed training program and obtained certification as a Trainee Transit Operator.
  • Safely operated buses on assigned routes, in accordance with all traffic laws and regulations.
  • Maintained schedules and arrival times within set parameters.
  • Effectively communicated with dispatch via radio to report delays, incidents, or changes in schedule.
  • Assisted passengers with questions or concerns related to their trip.
  • Monitored passenger activity to ensure compliance with fare collection policies and procedures.


High School Diploma at Jackson State University, MSAug 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Transit Scheduling
  • Transit Mapping
  • Vehicle Maintenance Logs
  • Two-Way Radio Communication Protocols
  • Train Signal Systems Operation
  • Rail Yard Operations
  • Emergency Procedures