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Articulated450

Liberty Lines is Hiring Bus operators

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What's up guys. Anyone know if Liberty Lines is still hiring? I live in Yonkers and know of the company very well. whenever they have job openings I know it's a scramble to get an application in. I am considering getting my CDL B with the endorsements to apply but I have no idea if I should if they already have filled up their driver quota.

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Is it true that you have to have at least 10 years work experience to work for Liberty Lines? 

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On 1/16/2019 at 5:40 PM, Lawrence St said:

Is it true that you have to have at least 10 years work experience to work for Liberty Lines? 

No it is not. All you need is a completely clean record. And everything in order on your CDL.

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3 hours ago, Articulated450 said:

No it is not. All you need is a completely clean record. And everything in order on your CDL.

I asked them twice and they said do, I don't think they got that right. I told them I was 19 with a permit and they said that was fine.

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22 hours ago, Lawrence St said:

I asked them twice and they said do, I don't think they got that right. I told them I was 19 with a permit and they said that was fine.

No way that is possible they wont hire you intill you are at least 21 or older.  And the 10 years of exp is bullshit that is not true at all. Ive seen people get hired that drove nothing but a van before. Period they are not gonna hire you at 19 way to young right now. Trust me ive been with liberty lines for 25 years now i know.

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11 hours ago, Buslady said:

Hi Everyone, Great information on the hiring process but is Liberty Lines still hiring for Bus Operators?

They always are.

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Hi Everyone,

I was called in to take the BOSS exam and passed. Now I'm scheduled for an interview in a few weeks. I was told its 2 hours long. What questions can I  expect to be asked  and why 2 hours? Is it a group interview?  I appreciate any information. I want to be prepared for the interview.

Also, what is the salary of a new driver?

Thanks!

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When they sit you down they will just explain to you what they expect of you and how training will work. They will ask about your previous employment if it was in a driving capacity. How familiar you are with westchester county and such. They will give you examples of the type of work you will see when you go out on your own for the first time later down the road when you pass through training.  Also  they will explain the safe driving awards and payouts for being a safe driver for a certain period of time.They will also discuss the extra list just in case all work is taken during the pick process and theres nothing left for you. Starting rate is 15$ an hour during the training process. once you complete training you will go on ride alongs with other drivers to get yourself familiar with the routes thats about 2 months it can be shorter if you learn quick and ask to be put out on your own sooner. Once you go out on your own for the first time you will be bumped up to your next rate which is 23$ or 24$ and hour. Then after that its every year.  No group interviews. 2 hours is just an estimate shouldn't take that long. its been a long time for me so i really dont know what else they may ask you. Just show that you are going to be committed to this job if you get it and you'll be fine.

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I'd love to operate for LL but I guess I have to first start off as an MTA driver for the experience because of my age.

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usually after the interview, and if they see you as possible new hire they will sit you down so you can take the BOSS exam at the Hr office located at 475. After that its a vist to the on site Doctor for the exam and drug tests.

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On 9/2/2019 at 7:37 PM, Articulated450 said:

usually after the interview, and if they see you as possible new hire they will sit you down so you can take the BOSS exam at the Hr office located at 475. After that its a vist to the on site Doctor for the exam and drug tests.

I have to take another test? I went to 475 & took the 75 question test & they gave me a date for my interview. So I’m guessing like you said after the interview I do my drug test. ( is there a better way I can reach u with quick responses?)

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2 hours ago, Nellie said:

I have to take another test? I went to 475 & took the 75 question test & they gave me a date for my interview. So I’m guessing like you said after the interview I do my drug test. ( is there a better way I can reach u with quick responses?)

You could pm me for more info, the test you've taken most likely was the BOSS exam and since you've passed they are granting you the interview which is a step in the right direction. After the interview should be the the drug exam. The process has change from what it was when i as first hired 24 years ago.

 

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