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MARTA Reviews

Updated Aug 15, 2019

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3.2
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57%
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39%
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MARTA CEO Jeffrey A. Parker
Jeffrey A. Parker
9 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, good place to work if you're a people person with good customer service skills(in 12 reviews)

  • "Great Benefits amazing room for growth(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay and no differential pay(in 5 reviews)

  • "Upper management (senior managers/directors) act as micro managers(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Bus Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MARTA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good job for those who need a good career

    Cons

    No cons good job to have

    Advice to Management

    None

    MARTA2019-08-04
  2. "Retirement Job"

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    Current Employee - Field Inspector 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MARTA full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Have a okay work/ life balance

    Cons

    No career path growth. Needs a better pay scale.

    MARTA2019-08-15
  3. "Poor ethics and poor management, lots of nepotism"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MARTA full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Number of vacation days is good.

    Cons

    Poor ethics and poor management, lots of nepotism. Complaints about management go unheeded. In fact, they are promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the frontline staff when they list complaints, especially when several people complain about the same manager.

    MARTA2019-06-16
  4. "Good Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at MARTA full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Hard Work to be done

    Cons

    Bad Location to get to

    MARTA2019-02-28
  5. "It’s all about the people you work with."

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    Current Employee - PT Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MARTA part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great employees Head supervisor is always there to help. Always overtime available

    Cons

    The Compensation Old equipment

    MARTA2019-02-25
  6. "Ok place to work... It is what you make it"

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    Current Employee - Bus Mechanic (Overhauler) in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MARTA full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1. Has a pension 2. Union Representation 3. Overtime Available 4. Good co-workers for the most part 5. Opportunity for training and progression through company

    Cons

    1. Alot of politics 2. Alot of micro managing 3. Constant battle for pay increase, during contract negotiations

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees well, and they will go the extra mile. Be more personable with employees...

    MARTA2019-02-04
  7. "Radio Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at MARTA full-time

    Pros

    Providing low cost of health insurance

    Cons

    Low pay and no differential pay

    MARTA2019-01-08
  8. "Senior Executive Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at MARTA full-time

    Pros

    No micro-management, benefits, flexibility, understanding management

    Cons

    Occasional long meeting days, nothing much more to say

    MARTA2018-12-10
  9. "Planner"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at MARTA

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, challenging workload, collaborative staff

    Cons

    Turnover of staff is high right now.

    MARTA2018-12-09
  10. "Lost at sea..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MARTA full-time

    Pros

    Decent compensation for a public employer.

    Cons

    Too many old guard players who were placed in or kept their positions through patronage. As an agency, unable to make sound strategic decisions. Almost solely tactically driven.

    Advice to Management

    Hire smart people and let them do the job. Too many rewarded for bad behavior.

    MARTA2019-01-02
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