Norwalk Transit District Employment Opportunities
The Norwalk Transit District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
The Norwalk Transit District welcomes applications for driving positions year round. When drivers are needed, either for our fixed route services or our shuttle and door-to-door services, we schedule a test and invite all those who have submitted an application since the last test. After training, most drivers start as part-time employees and are offered full time jobs as they become available.
The Transit District welcomes applications for mechanics year round as well. There are five levels of maintenance personnel so there is ample room for advancement in our state of the art facility.
Supervisory and administrative positions
These positions are advertised and filled when a vacancy occurs. When a vacancy occurs you will find it advertised here.
The Norwalk Transit District is located in Norwalk, Connecticut and provides public transit services throughout the southwest area of the state. Services are provided seven (7) days a week from approximately 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Manager of Special Services
The Norwalk Transit District, located in Norwalk, Connecticut, is accepting applications for the position of Manager of Special Services. The person in this position will be responsible for managing the delivery of directly operated and contracted paratransit services for persons with disabilities and seniors throughout southwestern Connecticut with a peak pull out of 40 vehicles. This will include planning and development of the services; coordinating and overseeing contracts; and, the supervision of the certification process, scheduling and dispatching, and customer relations. The person selected will work with and supervise both union and non-union employees, as well as contractor employees. The Manager of Special Services will work cooperatively with the fixed-route Operations Department in the oversight of all commuter shuttle services. The person in this position must be a leader with a collaborative, problem solving style.
This position requires knowledge of paratransit related issues and pertinent local, state and federal rules, regulations, and laws regarding paratransit services, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). It also requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as computer literacy. The Manager of Special Services also serves as the liaison with numerous advocacy groups.
The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Services or a related field, and have five years of progressive experience in a supervisory capacity or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in public or private transit, preferably with experience in paratransit operations.
Highly competitive compensation package. Resumes and letters of interest will be accepted through August 1, 2014 and must be sent to:
Ms. Bridget Knudsen
Norwalk Transit District, 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854
The Norwalk Transit District is an Equal Employment/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director of ITS
The Norwalk Transit District is seeking to hire an ITS Specialist to provide technical support for its ITS hardware and software, including computer aided dispatch (CAD), automatic vehicle location (AVL), automatic passenger counting (APC), fixed route and para-transit scheduling, customer information and related systems. Also, collects, analyzes and organizes data to assist Norwalk Transit District operations. This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and assist with final design, implementation, and operation of a state of the art ITS system.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Applied Math/Statistics, Engineering, Information Technology, or Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems. Applicants must have three (3) years of experience in a business environment providing support for business decisions, including analytical support, data gathering, reviewing quality of product delivery and performing statistical analysis. Excellent oral and written skills, and must be able to demonstrate those skills. Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft (MS) Access and (MS) excel, and SQL or Oracle database programming.
This management position is a direct report to senior management. Hiring range is $70,000 - $80,000 with excellent benefits.
Norwalk Transit District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
E-mail resumes by July 28, 2014 to Louis Schulman, Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org
NORWALK TRANSIT DISTRICT
POLICY STATEMENT AND PUBLIC NOTICE
It has been and will continue to be the policy of the Norwalk Transit District that it will be an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions will be based solely upon an individual's qualifications and fitness for the position to be filled. Towards this end, the Norwalk Transit District has reaffirmed this commitment with its updated Affirmative Action Plan dated September 2013. The complete plan is available for public review at the Norwalk Transit District offices at 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854.
An Equal Opportunity Employer