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MARTA to host job fair Saturday
by Staff Reports
December 31, 2013 10:16 AM | 1549 views | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend | print
On Saturday, MARTA will host a job fair to hire professional, customer-focused employees to come aboard as full-time bus operators.

MARTA will offer on-site interviews for open positions at the event, from 9 a.m. to noon at MARTA Headquarters, 2424 Piedmont Road N.E. in Atlanta. The building is at Lindbergh Center Station on the Red and Gold Rail lines. Parking is available at the deck on Sidney Marcus Blvd. adjacent to the headquarters building.

Applicants who want to become part of the MARTA team must dress in professional/business attire. Job-seekers should also bring the following items for an opportunity to be interviewed on-site:

-Valid Georgia Class B CDL driver’s license or CDL permit with passenger endorsement

-An original five to seven-year motor vehicle report

-High school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED)

-Documents verifying eligibility to work in the U.S. — such as a birth certificate, Social Security card or passport

-A resume with a valid telephone number and email address

Applicants must be at least 21 and are required to pass all pre-employment screenings related to the position, including customer service tests and a physical exam that includes a drug and alcohol screening.

The on-site interview process for those who meet the requirements may take up to four hours. Job fair attendees will have the opportunity to speak with MARTA human resources personnel about the position and the benefits package available to full-time bus operators.

Excellent customer service skills are a must and applicants must be able to work flexible hours to help MARTA meet its operational needs.

Pay starts at $13.68 an hour with a top rate of $19.54 an hour and MARTA offers opportunities for advancement.

For more information about the position and to create an employment application profile in advance of the job fair, visit www.itsmarta.com/careers.aspx.

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