Stop by our Hiring Event – Guaranteed Interviews!

For the first time in its history, Laketran is hiring full-time bus driver positions, in addition to part-time drivers and full-time mechanic positions.

“We’re excited to be offering full-time driving positions that are in line with today’s starting wages,” shared Laketran CEO. “Everyone is feeling the pinch of a more competitive labor market. We have traditionally hired full-time positions from within, but are excited to be offering full-time driving positions with immediate benefits to find more qualified candidates that want to join our team to serve Lake County.”

Driving for Laketran can be a great part-time job for someone who is semi-retired or provide a full-time career opportunity. Laketran encourages applicants to complete an employment application in advance. No CDL is required to start a career at Laketran.

Event Details

Laketran is hosting a two-day hiring event with a goal to fill over 20 positions for the Lake County transit agency.  The event offers immediate interviews on site. Laketran is currently looking to fill the following positions:

  • Full-time and Part-time bus drivers (CDL not required)
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Vehicle Servicers

Laketran’s next driver training class begins Monday, June 6.

A valid Ohio driver’s license is required for an interview. All applicants must pass a background check and drug-test the day of hiring event. Bus driver and maintenance positions also require an ODOT physical. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is not required for hire.

Laketran employee benefits include:

  • Competitive salary – $20.64/hour after 120-day probation period
  • 6-week paid training
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Uniforms provided
  • Ohio Public Employees Retirement
  • Ohio Deferred Comp Retirement Plan
  • $2,000 signing bonus for mechanics

WHAT:             Laketran Hiring Event with Guaranteed Interviews

WHEN:            Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  &  Wednesday, May 24, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE:         Laketran Headquarters, 555 Lakeshore Blvd., Painesville Twp., OH 44077


Event Contact: Sheila Bare, 440-350-1094 or