Detour & Service Alerts 2

NO BARTA Bus Service to Drexelwood on the Route 15/Berkshire Mall Bus Route Today and Tomorrow

Due to major construction, NO BARTA Bus Service to Drexelwood on the Route 15/Berkshire Mall bus route for today and tomorrow.

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Route 14/Wernersville via Sinking Spring not serving Tractor Supply

Effective Monday, June 3, 2024 the BARTA Route 14/Wernersville via Sinking Spring bus route will NO LONGER serve the Tractor Supply Co. (TSC). Route 14 will continue to serve Redner’s.   Posted – 6-3-2024

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FULL-TIME BUS OPERATORS WANTED

Do you have what it takes to be a BARTA Bus Operator? 

Are you passionate about helping others?

Do you love meeting new people?

Do you have excellent customer-centered service skills and a strong work ethic?

Come join our team, and make a direct impact in a person’s life!

Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA) has been providing safe, customer-focused service to the citizens of Berks County since 1973 and is seeking applicants for full-time fixed route operators. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with Passenger endorsement, Air Brake restriction lifted, experience in customer service and a min. 2 yrs. driving exp. required.  Must also be able to pass D.O.T. pre-employment physical and D.O.T. drug and alcohol testing.  BARTA offers an excellent benefit package along with a starting rate of $25.35. 

Interested parties should apply by filling out the BARTA Employment Application and emailing the complete application to barta@bartabus.com.

Or visit BARTA’s office located at 1700 N. 11th St., Reading, PA  19604, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 PM to fill out an application in person.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/H

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BARTA UTILITY WORKER – Posted March 18, 2024

BARTA is currently accepting applications for FULL-TIME “GARAGE” UTILITY WORKER.  The hours are Monday -Tuesday; Thursday -Saturday (3pm – 11pm).

Responsible for probing, emptying the fare box, fueling, checking fluids, and washing, moving, and parking Authority vehicles. Also responsible for simple miscellaneous repairs, such as adjusting mirrors, topping off fluids, etc. Responsible for assisting mechanics with moving, repairing or testing and cleaning of parts for automotive equipment. Cleaning shop and wash work area as needed. Utility workers are not required to have tools.

Employee must have a Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License with a “P” Passenger and air brake endorsement. Employee must be able to perform long periods of walking. Employee must be able to lift a maximum of 40lbs. Employee must be able to work independently and be able to resolve problems as they arise. Employee must be able to communicate well with other departments including drivers, mechanics, cleaners, and dispatchers.  Must be able to pass D.O.T. pre-employment physical and D.O.T. drug and alcohol testing. BARTA offers a competitive starting rate, excellent benefits and pension.  Interested parties should apply at BARTA’s office located at 1700 N. 11th St., Reading, PA  19604, Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. or email barta@bartabus.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/H


MECHANICS WANTED

Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA) is currently recruiting FULL-TIME DIESEL MECHANICS.  Strong electronic diagnostic skill preferred.  Class “B” CDL required with air brake and passenger endorsements.  A valid state inspection license required within 6 months.  BARTA offers an excellent starting salary and benefits, including pension.

Interested parties should apply at BARTA’s office located at 1700 N. 11th St., Reading, PA  19604, Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. or email barta@bartabus.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/H

Download Our Application