SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Looking for a job? The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for newly hired bus operators and is actively recruiting for a wide range of jobs, including dozens of positions for trolley operators, bus operators, electro-mechanics, station ambassadors and administrative positions.
“Like many businesses, MTS is currently experiencing a workforce shortage,” said Sharon Cooney, MTS Chief Executive Officer. “We hope these sign-on bonuses can serve as an incentive for those seeking a fulfilling career path in transportation, and help MTS continue operating a great system for our region.”
The bonuses MTS is offering are as follows (offered through August 31):
- Bus Operator/Student Bus Operator $5,000 (just increased from $1,000)
- Bus Cleaner $1,000 (just increased from $500)
MTS said they offer paid training for select positions including bus, trolley and maintenance operations. Other benefits depending on the department include: healthcare, a transit pass for employees and dependents, public loan forgiveness, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs and professional development.
How to Apply:
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