We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, long term disability, and life insurance. 

Paid Holidays

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

General Leave

BFT employees accrue general leave or vacation at different rates based on their years of service and classification.

Retirement Plans

  • Washington State Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) – All eligible employees are covered by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and may choose either PERS II or PERS III upon hire.
  • Deferred Income Retirement Plans– Ben Franklin Transit offers two deferred compensation plans (IRS 457 plans), “ICMA” and “DCP”.  The specific details of the plans are available from the Human Resources department. 

Drug-Free Workplace Policy

Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) is a drug-free workplace.

The purpose of this policy is to ensure worker fitness for duty and to protect our employees, passengers, and the public from the risks posed by the use of alcohol and prohibited drugs.

Participation in BFT’s zero tolerance drug-free workplace policy is a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ben Franklin Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.