CURRENT JOB OPENINGS AT TOPEKA METRO

 

 

MAINTENANCE TECHINICIAN IV

 

Topeka Metro is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Technician IV to perform entry-level inspections and routine maintenance as required on bus fleet vehicles and provide building and ground maintenance for all Topeka Metro properties.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge and ability to perform service work including, but not limited to fueling, checking/replenishing fluid levels,  tire pressures, chassis, and body.
  • Ability to perform facility and grounds maintenance including but not limited to mowing, snow removal, minor facility repairs and painting.
  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary for the completion of assigned duties.
  • Possess and maintain an inventory of hand tools necessary for the position.
  • Ability to obtain a Class B CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements.
  • Steady work history with mechanical experience.
  • HS diploma/GED.

 

The shift for this position is Tuesday-Friday 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. and Saturday 6:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. with pay of $20.27/hour. Topeka Metro offers great benefits and is a KPERS employer. Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.

 

Download an application & characteristic survey & submit by mail, e-mail, in person or fax. Applications accepted until position is filled.

 

Topeka Metro

201 N. Kansas Ave.

Topeka, KS  66603

 

E-mail: resumes@topekametro.org

FAX: (785) 233-3063

 

Drug-Free Workplace and EOE.

 

 

 

SAFETY & TRAINING SUPERVISOR

 

This position is responsible for (1) training and retraining personnel and the public, (2) composing, disseminating, and providing oversight of agency safety and security policies, and (3) providing support to the Operations Supervisors and the Chief Operations Officer in the delivery of safe, courteous, and quality transportation services to the public.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Possess strong analytical and decision-making skills, particularly in emergencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with an emphasis on providing safety and motivational training to various size groups of employees and passengers.
  • Demonstrate strong multi-tasking skills and be proactive.
  • Proven knowledge of safety training practices, federal, state, and local regulations applicable to transit operations.
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of company policies, procedures, and union contract provisions.
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough knowledge of routes, bus stops, timetables, and operator assignments.
  • Excellent technical and business writing skills.
  • Possess skills in accident and incident investigation procedures.
  • Proficient in computer skills and ability to use Microsoft Office applications and other transit technology.
  • Possess a general understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines.
  • Knowledge of the operation of all safety and communication equipment.
  • Knowledge and skill level to drive a wide array of buses, trucks, and sedans.
  • Must have and maintain a valid KS CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements or must be able to obtain and maintain one upon offer of job.
  • College Degree or five (5) years of safety, training, or supervisory experience or some combination of coursework and experience.

 

Certified Director of Safety and/or Certified Safety Professional designation or equivalent experience as well as previous transit safety experience preferred.

 

Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam. Topeka Metro offers an excellent benefit package and is a KPERS employer.

 

Submit cover letter, resume, three (3) references, and an applicant characteristic survey to:

 

Topeka Metro
201 N. Kansas Ave.

Topeka, KS 66603
E-mail: resumes@topekametro.org
Website for survey: www.topekametro.org

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

 

 

 

FACILITIES CUSTODIAN

Topeka Metro is accepting applications for a full-time Facilities Custodian for our Quincy Street Station transfer center. This position is responsible for the cleanliness of the facility’s offices, lobby, breakroom, restrooms, and outdoor grounds. Some of the duties include emptying trash cans, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, wiping down benches, mowing, and snow shoveling.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of cleaning supplies, equipment, and methods.
  • Ability to read and follow label directions on cleaning products.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all inclement weather conditions.
  • Physical ability to complete duties that require pushing/pulling, bending, lifting, kneeling, and overhead reaching.
  • Must be able to perform daily assigned tasks independently without close supervision.
  • Ability to complete work within the scope of proper time standards.
  • Ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and members of the public.
  • Previous custodial experience preferred.
  • 18 years of age with a HS diploma/GED.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

 

The shift for this position is Monday 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and post offer functional employment test.

This position pays $14.08/hr. Topeka Metro is a KPERS employer and offers a great benefit package.

 

Download an application & characteristic survey at topekametro.org and submit by mail, e-mail, or in person.

Topeka Metro

201 N. Kansas Ave.

Topeka, KS  66603

E-mail: resumes@topekametro.org

 

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

 

 

 

PUBLIC TRANSIT BUS OPERATORS

 

Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit service to our community! Topeka Metro is accepting applications for full-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, fare structures, and work with all bus technology.
  • 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 M-F and every 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.        

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

Download an application & characteristic survey at topekametro.org and submit by mail, e-mail, or in person.

Topeka Metro

201 N. Kansas Ave.

Topeka, KS  66603

E-mail: resumes@topekametro.org

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Drug-Free Workplace and EOE.

 

First two-weeks of training:        $14.23/hr.

After two-weeks of training:       $17.79/hr.

6 months:                                      $18.90/hr.

12 months:                                    $20.02/hr.

18 months:                                    $21.12/hr.

24 months:                                    $22.24/hr.