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MARTA offers $3K sign-on bonus for positions, officials announce

MARTA bus driving in Atlanta
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Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 11:04 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - In order to fill several positions, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) officials announced the company is offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus.

MARTA is scheduled to host a job fair at the MARTA headquarters next Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Officials say they hope to fill positions as bus operators and journeyman bus technicians.

The MARTA headquarters is located at 2424 Piedmont Road NE.

The salary for operators is $17.74/hr. and $23.91/hr. for technicians. Officials say they will also train permit and class c license owners for their CDL.

Bus Operator Requirements:

  • Seeking full-time and part-time operators
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have current Class C (regular) license
  • Must pass physical exam and ability test, and drug/alcohol screening

Journeyman Bus Technician Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have current Class C (regular) license
  • Must have completed auto, transit bus, diesel, or maintenance programs, or have three or more years of comparable work experience

For more information, visit itsmarta.com or call 404-848-5544.

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