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Benefits of Being a FHATA Employee

Why ATA Bus

ATA Bus empowers people and connects communities - That’s why we need amazing people like YOU!

We know why you should join our team, but take a look at the reasons below and see for yourself, why ATA Bus is where you belong. 

Hands On Steering Wheel

No experience? No problem!

Paid training available for those needing a CDL with P endorsement!

Bumper Cars Ride

Paid Time Off

Including accrued paid time off and Paid Holidays 


Positive Impact

Provide our passengers with the freedom and independence of reliable, safe transportation


Sign-On Bonus


$1000 for Full Time Hires!

Doctor's Appointment

Benefits Package

Health, Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, Life Insurance, and 401(k) with company contribution, 

Outdoor Picnic

Employee Perks

Employee recognition events, Health and Wellness support, Family Members Ride Free!

Ready to apply? Check out our open positions below!



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The above description of benefits is as of 2023 and is meant to provide a general overview of benefits available. This does not represent a binding commitment of offerings. Benefits are subject to change with or without website posting. Firm benefits will be detailed at time of hire.

Contact Information

5815 Marlatt Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 537-6345

Learn More About Our Driver Opportunities...

CDL Bus Operator with Passenger Endorsement Training Program

  • Student Trainees will be paid $14.00/hour

  • The overall program consists of classroom, hands-on driving and online practice training.


Click the PDF link below for more details on the Training Program:

CDL Class - C with Passenger Endorsement Bus Operator
  • Starting pay is $16.50 per hour

    • With CDL Class C + P Endorsement and 1+ Year of Experience

  • Starting pay is $15.05 per hour 

    • With CDL Class C + P Endorsement and -1 Year of Experience

  • The CDL – C Bus Operator drives a 20-passenger vehicle and collects fares/tickets.




General Student Trainee and Bus Operator Requirements:

  • Must be able to work various shifts including evenings and weekends

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 21 years of age 

  • Must pass a background check, drug screen, and Physical Capacity Profile.

  • Must obtain a Kansas Department of Transportation, (KDOT), Medical Examiner’s Certificate prior to beginning the program, and retain for duration of employment

  • Must have a clean MVR for the past 3 years

Sign on bonus - $2000:
  • Paid for full-time hires who have a CDL and P Endorsement.

  • Half is paid on the first paycheck (within 30 days of employment).

  • Remaining half is paid after 1 year of satisfactory performance.

  • Must remain employed for 6 months or the employee will pay back the initial payment in an amount based on the number of months worked.

FHATA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, supporting diversity in the workplace. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other factor protected by law.

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