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NJ TRANSIT MAKES FORBES 2018 BEST EMPLOYERS LIST

 

NEWARK, NJ – Forbes has named NJ TRANSIT to its prestigious America’s Best Employers 2018 list, which was released earlier this month. Only 20 New Jersey-based organizations were included in the annual rankings which, according to Forbes, measure leading companies from around the world to identify those best-liked by employees.

 

“This honor is a reflection on the hard working men and women who keep New Jersey moving every day,” said NJ TRANSIT Executive Director Kevin Corbett.  “Now is the perfect time to join this great organization.  We are currently recruiting and hiring for positions throughout our system.  This is an exciting time to be a part of NJ TRANSIT.”

 

Forbes works with the research firm Statista to compile the list, which ranks the top employee-recommended 500 large and 500 midsize employers. To view the full Forbes list, visit https://www.forbes.com/best-employers/list/

 

As New Jersey's public transportation corporation, NJ TRANSIT is the nation's third largest transit system. The agency employs almost 11,000 workers across a wide range of trades, professions and crafts to operate a multi-modal transportation network of trains, buses and light rail systems.

 

In addition to being ranked as a Forbes best employer, NJ TRANSIT offers its employees opportunities for growth and exceptional benefit packages as well as rewarding and stable career paths. Additional information about the agency’s current job openings, upcoming job fairs and application processes are available on the
NJ TRANSIT website at http://www.njtransit.com/tm/tm_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=CareersTo

Governor Murphy’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget calls for an additional $242-million investment in NJ TRANSIT including 114 additional staff members from bus operators and locomotive engineers to human resources and training personnel.

 

More information on becoming a bus operator and upcoming hiring events can be found at njtransit.com/drive.

 

About NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 944,000 weekday trips on 252 bus routes, three light rail lines, 12 commuter rail lines and through Access Link paratransit service. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 165 rail stations, 62 light rail stations and more than 18,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.