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Coach Operator

Do you have a strong desire to provide excellent customer service?

Spokane Transit is recruiting for Coach Operators to start our next available class. As a Coach Operator you will be responsible for providing excellent customer service while efficiently and safely transporting passengers to their proper destinations in a courteous, safe and timely manner. As you create, promote, and maintain relationships with passengers and fellow employees, you will promote a positive partnership through your service to Spokane and its surrounding communities.



  • A team player
  • Respectful
  • Accountable
  • Neighborly
  • Service-oriented
  • Innovative
  • Safety-minded



  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Valid driver's license for at least 5 years
  • Strong work ethic and desire to serve others
  • Ability to work split shifts, holidays, weekends, and evenings
  • Ability to pass an FTA drug screen and a DOT physical
  • Ability to safely operate a large vehicle under varying traffic conditions.

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  • Paid training to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Training wage of $17.61/hour (for first 10 weeks)
  • Wage range of $19.63/hour - $27.10/hour
  • Annual pay step increases
  • Robust medical plans with affordable monthly premiums
  • Dental plan with affordable monthly premiums
  • WA State Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) defined benefit plan
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) employer contribution of $25/month
  • Basic life and long-term disability insurance
  • Competitive vacation & sick leave
  • Free bus passes for employee and dependents
  • Onsite workout facility
  • Cell phone carrier discount
  • Gym membership discount



Qualified individuals please submit a resume with your online application. A cover letter is highly preferred.

This position is open continuously.

STA's 2020 Coach Operator Training Class Schedule:

  • March 9th
  • May 8th
  • July 10th
  • November 4th

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Spokane Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity/race, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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