Current Openings

Transit Service Supervisor

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT) is seeking a Transit Service Supervisor to join our Operations team. This position is primarily nights and weekends; but does vary depending on departmental needs to include days and holidays. This position is responsible for supervising bus operators and monitoring adherence to routes, schedules, personnel and operating rules and regulations. The supervisor trains and instructs bus operators in safe driving practices, passenger relations, fare collection, bus safety and transit rules. Supervisors also perform street supervision assisting bus operators and customers with information and problem resolutions. TCAT Supervisors work during inclement weather emergencies assisting dispatch, bus operators and customers and will be exposed to inclement weather conditions in the performance of essential job duties. Candidates should have the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management team and passengers. One – two years supervisory experience is preferred; preferably with bargaining unit employees; one – two years’ experience in a transit environment is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates must possess high school diploma or equivalent; formal training of one to two years in a technical or trade school, two years college coursework or Associate’s degree preferred.

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Vehicle and Facility Maintenance Manager

TCAT, Inc. is seeking a strong Vehicle and Facility Maintenance Manager to oversee the daily operation of the Maintenance Department. This person should be pro-active and creative as they will be responsible for providing solutions to the challenges of personnel, materials, and space. This person would be challenged with overseeing the fleet maintenance and building and facility maintenance through efficient and cost effective operations to ensure safe, on-time, clean and reliable service to our community and passengers. The Maintenance Manager has oversight and approval of purchases for parts and equipment for the maintenance department, provides leadership and direction to the Maintenance Service Supervisor, Lead Mechanics, Mechanics and Bus Handlers to ensure expected level of performance is met by resolving conflicts and making adjustments to schedules and work assignments as needed. The manager ensures maximum availability of buses to meet service commitments by establishing servicing priorities for all work in the areas of running, repair/inspection and servicing.

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Mechanic I

Are you looking for a fulfilling career? If so, you could find a rewarding future with Ithaca, NY.- based Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc., (TCAT, Inc.), which, in 2011, was recognized by its peers as being the best transit agency of its size in North America.

Fully qualified candidates that join our winning team will receive a sign on bonus of $2,500 to be paid out over a one year period.

The mechanic position requires the ability to perform routine servicing and preventive maintenance with diesel and heavy vehicle experience preferred, and a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) with air brake and passenger endorsement or a willingness to obtain one. Background check and pre-employment drug testing are required.

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Bus Operator

TCAT, Inc. is looking for Full Time Bus Operators to be responsible for driving a transit bus on fixed routes in the TCAT service area. Must be 21 years of age, have a high level of customer service skills, a professional attitude and a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL). So, you don’t have a CDL? No problem. All you need is the willingness to learn and a strong desire to be part of a team that constantly strives for excellence. TCAT will train for passenger endorsement. Background check and pre-employment drug testing are required.

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Full Time TCAT employees receive a competitive wage and have an excellent benefits package, including: Paid training, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and free transportation.

TCAT, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, age, military status, marital status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identity or expression, or any other basis that would be a violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

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