For part time operator candidates who pass testing and are scheduled for an interview and workforce assessment, please consult the following resources.

Interview & Workforce Assessment Resources and Forms

For all part-time operator candidates
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Application for Employment

Candidates who are scheduled for an interview and workforce assessment must complete and print this Application for Employment to bring to their interview. Please note that the Employment History section must be completed in full including company name, street address, city, state, supervisor's name, work telephone number, position held, and dates of employment. Begin with your most recent job and continue with past employment. Failure to provide a complete employment history may affect your eligibility for employment.

Yale Background Release Form

Candidates who are scheduled for an interview and workforce assessment must complete and print this Yale Background Release Form to bring to their interview. In order to qualify for a Part-Time Operator position, candidates must pass a comprehensive background screening.


For Part-Time Bus Operator Candidates

Part-Time Bus Operator candidates are scheduled for interviews and workforce assessments at Charlestown Bus Garage. Candidates are scheduled for an hour, 30 minutes of which will be an interview and 30 minutes of which will be the workforce assessment.


Part-Time Bus Operator Workforce Assessment Description

Download and a read description of what Part-Time Bus Operator candidates will be asked to do during their Workforce Assessment.

Directions to Charlestown Bus Garage

The Interview and Workforce Assessment for Part-Time Bus Operator candidates take place at the Charlestown Bus Garage. Please use these directions to navigate to the Interview and Workforce Assessment site.


For Part-Time Streetcar Motorperson Candidates

Part-Time Streetcar Motorperson candidates are scheduled for a 30 minute interview at 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 and a separate hour long workforce assessment at Riverside Carhouse.


Directions to 10 Park Plaza for Interviews

The interview for Part-Time Streetcar Motorperson candidates takes place at 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116. Please use these directions to navigate to the interview.

Part-Time Streetcar Motorperson Workforce Assessment Description

Download and a read description of what Part-Time Streetcar Motorperson candidates will be asked to do during their Workforce Assessment.

Directions to Riverside Carhouse

The Workforce Assessment for Part-Time Streetcar Motorperson candidates takes place at the Riverside Carhouse. Please use these directions to navigate to the Workforce Assessment site.


For Part-Time Motorperson Candidates

Part-Time Motorperson candidates are scheduled for a 30 minute interview at 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116 and a separate hour long workforce assessment at Cabot Carhouse.


Directions to 10 Park Plaza for Interviews

The interview for Part-Time Motorperson candidates takes place at 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116. Please use these directions to navigate to the interview.

Part-Time Motorperson Workforce Assessment Description

Download and a read description of what Part-Time Motorperson candidates will be asked to do during their Workforce Assessment.

Directions to Cabot Carhouse

The Workforce Assessment for Part-Time Motorperson candidates takes place at the Cabot Carhouse. Please use these directions to navigate to the Workforce Assessment site.


Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Resources

In order to qualify for a Part-Time Bus Operator position with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, candidates must hold either a CDL permit or a CDL with General Knowledge, Air Breaks, and Passenger endorsements at the time of hire. Please consult the following resources on obtaining either of these before your interview and workforce assessment.

Federal Resources:
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Resources for Drivers
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Commercial Driver's License Program
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - How do I get a Commercial Driver's License?
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - Information on State CDL Licensing
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Model Commercial Driver's License Manual

Please consult this model CDL manual for an overview of how to prepare to apply for a CDL permit and CDL license testing. This is a model manual provided by the American Association of Motor Vehicles. Depending on the state you plan to apply for a CDL you will need to consult that state's specific manual and requirements.

Massachusetts Resources:
Massachusetts Commercial Driver's License Information
Massachusetts Commercial Driver's License Overview
Apply for a Massachusetts Commercial Learner's Permit
Massachusetts Commercial Driver's License Manual

If applying for a Massachusetts CDL, consult this manual on how to prepare to apply for a CDL permit and CDL license testing in Massachusetts.