Current Openings

Part Time Bus Operators


TCAT, Inc. is looking for Part Time Bus Operators to be responsible for driving a transit bus on fixed routes in the TCAT service area. Part time positions are scheduled for 20 – 35 hours per week. Candidates must be 21 years of age, have a high level of customer service skills, a professional attitude and a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL). Don’t have a CDL? No problem. All you need is the willingness to learn, TCAT will train for the passenger endorsement. A background check and pre-employment drug testing are required.

Part Time TCAT employees receive a competitive wage and benefits package including: Paid training, paid time off, 401(k) retirement plan, and free transportation.


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Senior Information Technology Administrator


TCAT, Inc. is looking for a Senior Information Technology Administrator to join our team and provide computer systems and network support to the TCAT facility and Bus IT systems. This position is responsible for maintaining, developing, installing, documenting and modifying administrative and network computer systems and software. The IT Administrator also provides training for users and acts as building coordinator for security system and communications technology. Candidates should have knowledge of software engineering principles and practices; experience with computer databases (SQL, Access, etc.); networking management; computer programming languages;various computer operating systems. Associate’s degree in computer science and four (4) years of experience in computer science or completion of a four (4) year degree in computer science, database management, or related field is required. Candidates should have excellent communication and problem solving skills.


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Maintenance Service Supervisor – Third Shift


Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc. (TCAT, Inc.) in Ithaca, NY is seeking a Maintenance Service Supervisor with at least 3 years of experience to assist the superintendent in overseeing the maintenance and service program of the transit fleet. This is a 3rd shift position. The Maintenance Service Supervisor maintains the parts inventory through parts distribution; supervises and determines work priorities, and work schedules for mechanics and bus handlers on night shift. Oversees and monitors work to insure quality of service performed. Provides leadership and direction to the lead mechanics, mechanics and bus handlers to insure expected level of performance is met by resolving conflicts and making adjustments to schedules and work assignments as needed. Candidate must possess high school diploma or equivalent, minimum three to five years of supervisory experience in a vehicle maintenance facility and demonstrated leadership skills to direct the work force in a positive manner. Candidates should have experience in service management, preferably in transit vehicle or heavy equipment environments and should possess good communication skills and be able to interact with co-workers, customers and management in a positive manner.


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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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Mechanic I – 3rd Shift


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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Benefits


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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