Careers and Openings 

Bus Operators (Full- and Part-Time Positions)

Palmetto Breeze is currently hiring drivers! Positions include both full- and part-time availability. CDL is preferred, however Palmetto Breeze will be hosting a training program for those interested in obtaining one!

Full-time employees are eligible for great state health plan benefits. Applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug screen. Apply Online Here.

Fixed Route Operations Manager (Full-Time Position)

Lowcountry Regional Transportation Authority is looking for a Fix Route Operations Manager. This position requires a CDL or CDL must be obtained in the first 120 days of employment. This position will manage the daily operations of fixed route to ensure that all services are being performed efficiently and effectively. This position will monitor and evaluated fixed route driver performance, deliver positive and or negative feedback and address any shortcomings. This position will be responsible for maintaining documents and records related to the fixed route services along with overseeing scheduling of drivers to ensure the safe and timely delivery of service to passengers and clients. This position will ensure bi-weekly payroll for fixed route drivers is accurate and completed on time.  


This position will attend operations staff meetings as scheduled by the Director of Operations. This position will ensure that accident reports are accurate and submitted in a timely fashion. The ideal candidate will identify internal candidates for CDL license training and coordinate the process for training, scheduling the CDL test and obtaining the CDL.  This position will be required to drive any route, if necessary, in the case of driver shortage. 

This position is a full-time salaried position with a competitive benefits package. Send cover letter and resume to Nycol Brown, Lowcountry RTA, PO Box 2029, Bluffton, SC 29910 or by email to nbrown@palmettobreezetransit.comby October 7, 2022 for assured consideration, or

Apply Online Here.

Maintenance Technician (Full-Time Position)

Palmetto Breeze is currently hiring for a Maintenance Technician.



  • High school diploma or equivalent, and minimum 3-5 years of diesel maintenance and diagnostics experience; or any combination of relevant education and experience

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Possess a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), or have ability to obtain CDL-Class B Permit within 90 days

  • Possess basic computer skills

  • Possess stable and verifiable work history, with exceptional record of attendance and punctuality

  • Ability to bend, kneel, stoop and stand for long periods of time on concrete surfaces. Ability to perform lifting tasks up to 75 lbs.

  • Pass Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and back screen, drug screen, and complete a background check



  • Regular and predictable performance of essential job functions.

  • Use diagnostic tools to troubleshoot and diagnose fleet vehicle.

  • Perform fleet vehicle inspections, overhauls, major and minor repairs, as well as monitoring/completing on-going regular scheduled maintenance.

  • Ensure fleet vehicles are in safe, working order when placed in service, and free of mechanical defects.

  • Respond to emergency road-calls and troubleshoot in the field.

  • Utilize effective time management skills in performing and completing assigned work orders.

  • Adhere to all safety regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Maintain a safe work environment and clean work area.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Applicant must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.


Great State Benefits and Retirement. Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

Apply Online Here.