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Bus Driver - Accepting Applications - Open Until Filled - Next Class January 2015
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Starting wage: $14.20
Probation period: $14.48
Post-Probation: $14.77
Mason Transit Authority (MTA) is currently  hiring part-time, non-exempt Bus Drivers.  This position provides service and assistance to passengers, the public and other MTA team members.  Responsibilities include customer service; efficient and safe operation of vehicles under varying traffic and road conditions; properly collecting all authorized fares; and promoting and maintaining positive relationships with customers and MTA members.  

MTA application for employment

At MTA, you'll find friendly employees who are committed to our community and to providing quality transportation service. We value each employee for the distinctive skills, experiences and perspectives he or she brings to the agency and encourage all employees to participate in making Mason Transit a success.


Medical (Employees & Dependents - FT)

Dental (Employee and Dependents - FT and PT)

  • Williamette Dental
  • Washington Dental Service

Vision (Employee & Dependents - FT and PT)

Vision Service Plan (VSP)

Life (Employee and Dependents - FT and PT)

Standard Insurance

  • $48,000 for Employee
  • $1,000 for Dependents

Retirement (Depends on Eligibility)

  • PERS (Employer and Employee Contributions)
  • 457 Deferred Compensation (Employee Contributions)

                     AIG Valic and Washington State Plans Available (Employee Contributions)

                     Supplemental Insurance (Employee Paid)

Supplemental Insurance (Employee Paid)

  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Long Term Disability


General Employment Conditions

Drug-Free and Alcohol Free Workplace

Selected candidate must be able to comply with Mason Transit's Drug and Alcohol Policy, which includes federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing for safety-sentisive employees throughout employment. 

Motor Vehicle Driver's License 

If the position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, selected candidate must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver's License and must maintain an acceptable dirivng record level throughout employment as monitored by periodic reviews of driving record. 

Commercial Driver's License 

If the position requires the operation of a commercial motor vehicle, selected candidate must possess or be able to obtain (within established time frame) a valid Commercial Driver's License (with appropriate classification and endorsements) and must be able to comply with the provisions of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1988.

Criminal Background Check 

Selected candidates for all positions must be willing to submit to a criminal background investigation, the results of which must meet Mason Transit's hiring criteria. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Policy

Mason Transit believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate because of race, creed, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, marital status, mental and physical disability in recruitment, employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination, and rate of pay or other compensations.

Mason Transit complies with the rules, orders and regulations of lawful authorities having jurisdiction over any phase of its operations including, but not limited to, those concerned with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Please let Mason County Transportation Authority know if you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process.