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Bus Serviceperson - Bus Maintenance - $18.55/hour

Company: NJ Transit
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Now Hiring Bus Serviceperson!A Bus Serviceperson is responsible for checking and maintaining of all NJ TRANSIT buses for daily services. Report any damages or repairs needed as directed by the supervisor. What We Offer:

  • $6,000 Signing Bonus for CDL A or B License Holders (must have air brake and passenger endorsement) at time of hire
  • $3,000 Signing Bonus for all Servicepersons who start with a Commercial Learner's Permit or successfully obtain a permit through NJ TRANSIT within 30 days
  • Assistance obtaining your CDL (for NJ drivers only)
  • Salary: $18.55
  • Full benefit package including medical, prescription, dental & vision
  • Pension plan plus 457 tax-deferred savings plan (lifetime benefit)
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Orientation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Six (6) day, comprehensive job-related training for all new Servicepersons at our Training Facility in Newark, NJ.
  • Up to 30 days of CDL classroom instruction to assist new Serviceperson hires with obtaining a NJ Commercial Learner's Permit, which is an essential requirement of the Serviceperson position.About the Position:
    • Full-Time
    • Central Openings available at all NJ TRANSIT Garages
    • Under the direction of the Superintendent or General Foreman, a Bus Serviceperson is responsible for checking and maintaining of all NJ TRANSIT buses for daily services. Report any damages or repairs needed as directed by the supervisor.
    • Primary Responsibilities
      • Check bus fluids and maintain required levels
      • Change fluids
        • Clean inside and around buses
        • Shift and drive buses in and around the garage
        • Steam engines
        • Change tires (utilizing the appropriate equipment)
        • Complete forms required in carrying out duties of the positionRequirements:
          • Must be eligible to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with passenger endorsement or possess a valid NY/PA CDL with Passenger and Airbrake endorsement***
          • Possess a valid NJ Driver's License with three (3) years of driving experience
          • Light professional mechanical experience preferred; diesel experience a plus but not required
          • Be twenty-one years (21) years of age
          • Be able to pass the pre-employment physical and background checks
          • Have a good driving record with less than five (5) points JOB SECURITY, TRAINING, PENSION, OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION, VOTED FORBES BEST PLACES TO WORK AMERICA'S BEST-IN-STATE EMPLOYERS - FORBES 2021 Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time, and we're looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible. At NJ TRANSIT we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff.NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Call 973-315-8840 or Apply Below!

Keywords: NJ Transit, Elizabeth , Bus Serviceperson - Bus Maintenance - $18.55/hour, Other , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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