Become a transit officer

Transit officers work in the Northern Territory's (NT) public bus system.

A transit officer can remove people from a bus, bus stop or interchange, and issue on-the-spot fines.

Read more about the role of a transit officer.

Before you apply

Transit officers are required to meet all of the following:

  • hold a current unrestricted C or C-A class driver licence
  • hold a current working with children clearance
  • hold a current first aid certificate
  • wear a uniform
  • work shift hours including public holidays
  • work under pressure and be a reliable team member
  • deal with difficult passengers, provide conflict management and undertake an enforcement role with non-compliant passengers.

The approval process includes all of the following:

  • a criminal history and traffic offence check
  • aptitude testing
  • psychometric testing
  • an interview
  • a medical examination.

How to apply

To check and apply for transit officer positions, go to the Careers in Government website.


Last updated: 23 January 2020

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