Get Paid $97K to Help Bus Drivers Find Bathrooms

Seattle-area transit company looking for 'comfort station coordinator'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Mar 4, 2015 3:46 PM CST
Get Paid $97K to Help Bus Drivers Find Bathrooms
In this photo taken on May 20, 2014, King County Metro bus driver Al Ramey is reflected in a rearview mirror as he pulls out from Kent Station in Kent, Wash., bound for Seattle.   (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Ellen M. Banner)

It's a job that might make you flush: Find easily accessible restrooms for Seattle-area bus drivers and get paid nearly $100,000 a year. Bus service provider King County Metro Transit is looking to hire a "comfort station coordinator," which comes with an annual salary as high as $97,000, depending on experience. Metro Transit spokesman Jeff Switzer tells KOMO TV in Seattle that the agency has a legal obligation to find access to bathrooms for the 2,600 drivers who keep the community moving. Washington state's Department of Labor and Industries cited Metro Transit last November after an audit found drivers weren't provided unrestricted access to restrooms and some wore diapers. (Read more Seattle stories.)

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