MATA looks to hire 40 bus drivers, 6 mechanics - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

MATA looks to hire 40 bus drivers, 6 mechanics

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis Area Transit Authority is now accepting applications for bus operators and mechanics.

MATA said it needs to hire 40 bus operators and six diesel mechanics.

Anyone wanting to apply should click here.

Below you'll find the requirements for MATA's open positions.

Bus Operators:

  • Expected to operate one of several different coaches or vans in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner on a designated route within a defined time schedule.
  • Must be 21 years old with a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have the ability to secure and maintain a Class A or Class B ("P" endorsement) Commercial Driver's License.
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English.
  • Must be able to sit for an extended period of time.

Diesel Mechanics:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in repairing diesel and gasoline engines.
  • Must have the ability to secure and maintain a Class A or Class B ("P" endorsement) Commercial Driver's License.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot automotive and bus electrical systems. Must have standard mechanical hand tools and be experienced in the use of tools to perform mechanical work.

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