News Release

Janet Sanders
Office: (661) 869-6304

February 11, 2020

Golden Empire Transit District Job Fair Open House February 12, 2020

Bakersfield, CA – Golden Empire Transit District (GET) has announced a Job Fair Open House Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 10am to 4pm in the GET Bus Board Room, 1830 Golden State Avenue. GET will be hiring bus operators, relief operators, maintenance positions, and bus cleaners (please note bus cleaners do not need Class B License).

GET is looking for the best to work for the best. Everyday thousands of Bakersfield residents depend on GET buses to take them to work, school, medical appointments and many other destinations across the city. GET offers a stable career, great benefits, competitive wages and an excellent training program for their employees. If you enjoy working with people and are seeking a great career opportunity GET may be the place for you.

GET will be holding on the spot interviews on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Come prepared with your resume, must have high school diploma or GED and bring DMV K4 print out. Minimum qualifications include ability to obtain and maintain a valid Class B California driver’s license with passenger and air brake endorsements, driving record acceptable to District’s insurance underwriter, ability to obtain and maintain a current Medical Certificate. GET will provide onsite training for bus operator positions.

For more information about GET’s exciting career opportunities, call 661-324-9874 or complete an application online at or pick up an application at 1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield, CA.

GET was formed in July 1973 and is the primary public transportation provider for the Bakersfield Urbanized Area. It is the largest public transit system within a 110-mile radius. The District’s legal boundary includes Bakersfield city limits as well as adjacent unincorporated areas. GET has a fleet of 90 compressed natural gas buses equipped with wheelchair lifts and bike racks. GET services 16 routes, which operate 7 days a week and transport more than 6 million passengers each year with its fixed route buses. In addition, GET operates 21 compressed natural gas GET-A-Lift buses. GET has an economic impact; every $1.00 GET spends and invests creates $5.80 in return. The International Standards Organization formally recognizes GET for its certified Environmental Management System. For more information, visit or call 869.2GET (2438).