Depot Open Days

What to expect on the day

Meet and Greet

Meet and Greet

Come along and get insight into the life of a bus driver. Find out more about the role and speak to State Transit staff.

(1.5 hours)

Get in the fast lane to becoming a bus driver

Get in the fast lane to becoming a bus driver

If you like what you hear, our friendly recruitment staff will be there to help get your application underway.

This involves an online application, a series of mini assessments and an interview to ensure that this is the right job for you.

(Approx. 2 hours)

What to bring with you

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Driver’s Licence

Don’t worry if you only have a C class licence, StateTransit will upgrade you to a licence that allows you to drive a bus.

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Driver Authority Card

This only applies if you’re already a qualified bus driver or private hire vehicle driver.

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Driving History

You can get this online or by visiting a NSW Service Centre in person (charges apply). This needs to have been completed within the last 4 weeks before you apply.

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Proof of Permanent Residency

e.g. Australian or New Zealand passport, original Australian birth certificate, original Australian Citizenship certificate, or other evidence of entitlement to work in Australia.

Location details

Brookvale Depot: 630 - 636 Pittwater Road, Brookvale NSW 2100
Randwick Depot: 34 – 36 King Street, Randwick NSW 2031
Leichhardt Depot: 230 – 240 Balmain Road, Leichhardt, NSW 2040
Willoughby Depot: 30 First Avenue, Willoughby East, NSW 2068

Getting there

Coming by bus? You can plan your trip at the Transport NSW info site.

Plan your trip

I'm not a morning person! Working nights allows me to enjoy the days by going to the beach in summer and to the gym in winter or even get some shopping done before I head to work.

Leslie, Bus driver Leslie Bus driver