Laketran event aims to hire 18 part-time Drivers for Dial-a-Ride

Laketran is excited to announce a hiring event to fill 18 part-time bus driver positions to operate its Dial-a-Ride service. Drivers will primarily serve seniors and people with disabilities and provide assistance helping customers get around Lake County and to nearby Cuyahoga County medical facilities.

Interviews are guaranteed to all applicants attending the event on Thursday, September 7, 2023 from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Auburn Career Center’s TLC Building located at 8221 Auburn Rd, Concord, OH 44077.

“Being a public transit driver is a great career opportunity for any phase in life. Many of our part-time drivers quickly move to full-time positions creating lifelong careers, while others enjoy it as a retirement job,” shared Laketran CEO Ben Capelle. “We are excited to bring more awareness to transit careers while seeking out individuals who are passionate about serving our community.”

No CDL is required and all training is provided and paid.

Laketran employee benefits include:

  • Competitive driver’s salary – $21.05/hour after 120-day probation period
  • Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Free uniforms and shoe allowance
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation supplemental retirement plan
  • Paid CDL training, if promoted to full-time in future

Laketran’s next driver training class begins Monday, October 2.

Event Details

WHAT: Laketran Part-time Driver Hiring Event with Guaranteed Interviews

WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2023 from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Auburn Career Center’s TLC Building at 8221 Auburn Rd, Concord, OH 44077.

REQUIREMENTS: A valid driver’s license is required for an interview. All applicants must pass a background check, drug-test and ODOT physical. Candidates must be available for a six-week training class that begins Monday, October 2. No CDL is required.


Event Contact: Emily Gilliam, 440-350-1004 or