Manchester Transit Authority


This is a great opportunity to step into a Full-Time Transit Operator position.

-Training: $12.00/Hour
-Starting Salary: $24.30/Hour
-Six Months: $25.65/Hour
-One Year: $27.00/Hour

-40+ hours/week.
-Applicants who already hold CDL-B, Airbrake, and Passenger receive $500.00 ($250.00 after six months, $250.00 after one year).
-Eight (8) paid holidays.
-Perfect attendance bonuses.
-No cleaning, sweeping, or fueling.
-Physical and drug testing paid by the MTA.
-Ability to bring your children to work.

-Operate a transit bus on a fixed route or on a demand response schedule. Availability Monday-Saturday, a scheduled day off based on seniority.
-Conduct a complete vehicle safety check before and after use.
-Attend and participate in safety meetings.

Optional extra work: school field trips and commercial charters.

Successful applicants must:
-Be 18 years of age or older.
-Hold a valid driver’s license for a minimum of two years.
-Have an excellent driving history (more than three recorded moving violations during the past two years will disqualify your application).
-Bring a current copy of their Motor Vehicle Record.
-Read and speak English sufficiently.
-Pass a DOT physical examination in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
-Pass a DOT drug/alcohol screening in accordance with Federal Motor -Carrier Safety Regulations.
-Pass a New Hampshire criminal background check.
-Be a high school graduate or have a GED.

Please note that anyone applying for a job as a bus operator must inform the MTA of all previous employment as the driver of a commercial vehicle within the last ten years.

Employment Application

The MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Download our application, fill it in completely, and mail it to:
Attn.: Hiring Manager
110 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Follow these steps to email us your application.

1. Save the employment application to your computer (for example, on your desktop).
2. Open the application from your PC. This allows you to fill out the application electronically.
3. Signature: If you do not have an Adobe Digital ID, leave the signature field blank. Your signature will be required when you come in.
4. When finished, click on “Email Application” to send us your filled-out application. If you do not use Outlook, please select “Use Webmail,” and follow the prompts.

If you’d rather pick up an application in person, we are located at 110 Elm Street in Manchester. Come down Gas Street to access our main office.