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ETCOG to Host Hiring Event for GoBus Operators
ETCOG to Host Hiring Event for
GoBus Operator Positions April 27
East Texas, April 24, 2023: The East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) will host a Hiring Event for part-time and PRN (as-needed) GoBus Operator positions on Thursday, April 27. GoBus is ETCOG’s rural, demand response public transit system with about 30 vehicles on the road making approximately 500 trips a day, five days a week, throughout 14 counties in East Texas. The hiring event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Workforce Solutions East Texas, located at 4100 Troup Hwy, Tyler, TX 75703. Interested applicants may apply ahead online at
“We’re looking forward to hosting every year! This is a perfect opportunity for people to come in to learn more about GoBus services, ask our team questions, and the opportunity to be considered for an on-site interview,” said ETCOG Assistant Executive Director Brandy Brannon.
“GoBus is integral to the region and its communities, providing connectivity, fostering economic activity, and ensuring safe, reliable, and friendly transportation services. GoBus staff are dedicated and caring individuals representing the core of East Texans, and in seeking new team members, we hope to present a culture that prioritizes the community and those that work to aid its citizens,” said ETCOG’s Director of Transportation Vince Huerta. “We welcome new individuals with support through an open door policy, competitive pay, and plenty of growth opportunities. We are excited to build upon the amazing GoBus family!
Positions are available to serve in Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood counties. ETCOG is seeking applicants with a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years of professional driving and customer service experience. A CDL is preferred, but not required.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early for a scheduled interview on Thursday, April 27. Apply early at
The East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) is a voluntary association of counties, cities, school districts and special districts within the fourteen-county East Texas region. ETCOG assists local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit and coordinating for sound regional development. Established in 1970, ETCOG, either directly, or through its contractors, provides programs and services for East Texas seniors, employers, and job seekers. ETCOG and its contractors also build the 9-1-1 emergency call delivery system, provide peace officer training and homeland security planning services; and deliver rural transportation services, business finance programs, and environmental grant funding for the region.
Media Contact:
Lindsay Vanderbilt
Director of Communications
(903) 218-6442
About GoBus
ETCOG’s rural transportation system, GoBus, is available for all rural residents to access safe, reliable, and friendly public transportation. GoBus provides daily local service within Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood counties, and the non-urbanized areas of Gregg and Smith Counties. GoBus provides trips from the rural areas into the urbanized areas of Longview or Tyler on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Book a trip by calling 800-590-3371 to speak with our dispatch office. Find out more about GoBus at
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