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MCTS Hosting Virtual Job Fair to Hire Bus Drivers & Mechanics


MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is seeking customer-focused applicants who are looking for a stable job with excellent pay and benefits. Anyone interested in exploring a rewarding and family-sustaining career as a MCTS bus driver or mechanic is invited to attend a virtual job fair on Tuesday, May 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

This is an exciting and convenient opportunity for job seekers to use their phone, tablet, or computer to connect with hiring managers who will answer questions and explain the recruitment and selection process, qualifications for each position, and the comprehensive benefits offered to MCTS employees, including: 

  • Medical and Dental Insurance 
  • Paid Time Off (holidays, vacation days, personal days, sick days, funeral leave, jury duty) 
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Savings Plan 
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Reimbursement for Eye Wear, Health Club Membership, Tuition 
  • Uniform Allowance 
  • Flexible Spending Account 
  • Bus Pass Valid for Unlimited Rides 

The virtual job fair will also feature current MCTS employees who will help attendees experience a “Day in the Life” using real-life examples! 

In addition to hiring bus drivers who are the face of the company on the streets of Milwaukee County, MCTS is also looking for skilled mechanics who work behind-the-scenes to keep the entire fleet of buses clean, fueled, and operating safely. MCTS is excited to offer a $2,000 sign-on bonus to skilled mechanics who join the team!

These positions offer paid training, career growth, long-term job stability, and financial security for future retirement – while also giving applicants the chance to become a valued part of a company that is rooted in the community and known around the world for its Excellence

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, MCTS has kept the wheels turning, making sure people can get to work, school, appointments, and other important destinations. As an essential service that the community relies on, MCTS never laid off or furloughed any bus drivers or mechanics, and now officials are looking to add to the team! 

The virtual job fair will be presented in English, on Zoom, Tuesday May 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Anyone interested in attending must register in advance here.