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Bus Driver/Coach Operator Benefits

Benefits While You Train

Bus Driver Trainees receive the following benefits, which begin on the first day of the month after training starts:

  • Coach Op (6 of 10)Medical: 95% company-paid, full coverage
  • Dental: 100% company-paid, full family coverage
  • Vision: 100% company-paid, full family coverage
  • Company-paid Life Insurance ($12,000 coverage)
  • Medical Waiver: If you have insurance elsewhere (for example, you’re covered by your spouse’s insurance) you can receive a financial incentive when you waive our medical coverage.
  • 457 Plan: Retirement plan allowing pre-tax contributions
  • Roth IRA Plan: Retirement plan allowing after-tax contributions
  • Felonious Assault Insurance
  • ORCA/Bus Pass
  • Access to Wellness Program and workout facilities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) / Major Sick Leave (MSL) Accrual (from day one)

Additional Benefits After Training

Once Trainees successfully complete training and graduate to full-time Coach Operator status, they enjoy the following additional benefits:

  • Public Employees Retirement System Plan (PERS)
  • Additional company-paid Life, Accidental Death & Disability Insurance (Including Dependent Life Insurance)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance: 100% company-paid
  • Long Term Disability Insurance: 100% company-paid
  • Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Disability Insurance
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account: Pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Confidential work/life balance service, ranging from counseling to legal advice to daily living services and more, available to you and your household
  • Transportation Incentive Plan: Employees who rideshare 60% of their work shifts per month receive a monthly incentive paid quarterly. Participants qualify for the guaranteed ride home program
  • Health Club/Weight Loss Reimbursement Program