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MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION BUS OPERATOR (8400) (CDL/PERMIT LICENSE REQUIRED) **Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply** (APPLICATIONS CAN ONLY BE SUBMITTED ONLINE) This is an extended duration posting for current and future openings for this position. Applications will be continuously assessed. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration is seeking courteous, customer-service-focused full-time Bus Operators. Qualifying candidates must be at least 21 years and possess the ability to satisfactorily complete the bus operator candidate assessments, background checks, and medical examination including the federally mandated Department of Transportation (DOT) physical. The most desirable candidates are those who currently possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Passenger Bus and Air Brakes endorsements. A copy of the CDL license will be verified prior to taking the assessments. During training and after, CDL license/permit holders with valid Passenger and Air Brake endorsements with no restrictions earn an hourly rate of $21.64 The MTA Bus Operator position is represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1300.Shift: Various Location: Various Assigned Days Off: VariousBENEFITS – The MTA offers Represented Employees: 10-week Paid Bus Operator TrainingComplimentary Transportation Benefits Medical/Dental/Vision Plans Life Insurance Tax-Deferred Savings Plan Paid Leave/vacationDirect Deposit Employee Assistance Program Paid Training and Tuition Reimbursement Retirement Plan OptionsBenefits packages differ slightly between bargaining and non-bargaining units and may not include all of the above benefits for every position.EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust be at least 21 years of age or older and possess a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED). Must have two (2) years of continuous employment (with the same employer) or a combined two(2) years of verifiable full or part-time student status and employment history.A minimum of two (2) years of customer service experience is preferred. Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part-time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. If you held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position.SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as International Credential Evaluation (WES), Applicants Must successfully complete a DOT Physical to determine their ability to perform the essential functions of the position; applicants are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 49-Federal Department of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Testing Protocols and Federal Transit Administration Alcohol Testing Rules. Qualified applicants will be subject to criminal background and reference checks. TO APPLYApplications must be completed and submitted online by registering at . You must apply online only, no paper applications will be accepted. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. Your application may be evaluated based on your education and experience. Therefore, it is important that you provide accurate and complete information. The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in the application for the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer. The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed, Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex, or Sexual Orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested. TTY call 711 TTY Users May Also Call Their Telecommunications Relay Service.

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