Employment: Current Openings

Full and Part-time Public Transit Bus Operators

Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit service to our community!

Topeka Metro is accepting applications for full-time and part-time Bus Operators to provide safe, professional, and courteous public transit service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer oriented with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and communicate effectively and courteously.
  • Demonstrate a professional, pleasant and helpful demeanor towards the public.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to memorize routes, transfer points, and fare structures.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and comply with safety and traffic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to work various shifts Monday-Saturday.
  • Ability to obtain a KS CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements within two weeks of hire date.
  • Steady work history with previous experience.
  • Must maintain an excellent driving record.
  • 21 years of age with a HS diploma/GED.Full-time starting pay after two weeks of training $15.07/hr. 6 months $16.07/hr.
    12 months $17.08/hr. 18 months $18.08/hr. 30 months $20.09/hr.

Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.

Download a position application and an applicant characteristic survey and mail or drop off at:

Topeka Metro
201 N. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Drug Free Workplace and EOE.

 

 

Customer Service Specialist

Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit customer service to our community! Topeka Metro is seeking candidates for a full-time Customer Service Specialist to assist the public with transit trip planning by phone/in person and sell fare media at our Quincy Street Station.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Customer oriented with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and communicate effectively and courteously with patience to a diverse group of individuals.
• Ability to learn and efficiently answer public inquiries regarding routes, schedules, fares, promotions, and bikeshare.
• Ability to demonstrate and maintain a professional, pleasant and helpful demeanor towards the public and co-workers.
• Knowledge and familiarity with Topeka streets and landmarks.
• Experience using computers, Microsoft products, and other office technology equipment.
• Experience with cash handling and daily deposits.

This position works Mon.-Sat. with pay of $12.76 per hr. Topeka Metro offers great benefits and is a KPERS employer.

Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check and a pre-employment drug screen.

Download an application & characteristic survey at TOPEKAMETRO.ORG and mail or drop off at:

Topeka Metro
201 N. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Drug Free Workplace and EOE.