RMTD

Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

RMTD is accepting applications for the following position listed below:

BUILDING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

RMTD is seeking a full-time Building Maintenance Technician for the Maintenance Department.  Qualified applicants must be prepared and qualified to perform the essential duties listed below (please note that this list is not all inclusive):

  • Maintain and repair District equipment, buildings and grounds.
  • Perform work which may include plumbing, electrical, masonry, carpentry or horticulture.
  • Perform custodial duties and snow removal as required.
  • Perform prescribed preventive maintenance on machinery and the building or grounds as required.
  • Clean and make minor repairs to bus shelters, install and paint bus shelters and signs as needed.
  • Respond to emergency requests.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Three or more years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Ability to complete varied types of building and ground maintenance, with or without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work with listed machines and equipment as well as use listed tools and meet the physical requirements of the job
  • Valid Illinois Drivers License, with a clear, verifiable driving record.
  • Requires a Medical Examiner’s Certificate which certifies completion of a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination, including a drug screen; physical must be renewed every two (2) years.

The pay rate for this position starts at $24.68/hour.  Any interested individuals (including current RMTD employees) must complete an employment application no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, December 14, 2018.  

RMTD has established the goal of 100% drug & alcohol free work place.  Only completed employment applications will be considered.  Download and mail completed application or apply in person at 520 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101 or fax to 815-490-5035.  No phone calls please.  EOE/M/F/D/V

Click here for our current application when applying for a posted position.   The application for any posted positions may be printed here, but must be delivered in person, by mail or via fax to:

 

FULL TIME PARATRANSIT DISPATCH/SUPERVISOR

RMTD is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a Full Time position in the Paratransit Department as a Dispatch/Supervisor.

Qualified applicants will be responsible for assuring that each Paratransit passenger is picked up in a timely manner while minimizing the number of miles and hours each driver travels and reducing waiting times and in-vehicle travel time for those passengers.

The essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Schedule Paratransit trips and make preliminary assignments to vehicles
  • Dispatch trips by transmitting trip information to drivers
  • Continuously monitor and update drivers’ locations
  • Continuously monitor and control the overall scheduling system
  • Handle all radio communications in a professional manner
  • Other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Prior office experience including data entry
  • CDL eligible (training is provided)
  • Working knowledge of Windows and satisfactory typing skills
  • Valid drivers license with good and verifiable driving record
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good time management, communication and organization skills
  • Ability to remain calm and execute good judgment in a hectic environment
  • Familiarity with Rockford and surrounding areas
  • Ability to multi-taskShift:  (subject to revision)
  • Weekdays (tbd) 9:30-6:30
  • Weekends (tbd) 8:00-5:00

Physical Demands:

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Requires the ability to listen, hear and speak over the phone and two-way radio system

RMTD has established the goal of 100% drug & alcohol free work place.  Only completed employment applications will be considered.  Download and mail completed application or apply in person at 520 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101 or fax to 815-490-5035.  No phone calls please.  EOE/M/F/D/V

Click here for our current application when applying for a posted position.   The application for any posted positions may be printed here, but must be delivered in person, by mail or via fax to:

520 Mulberry St.
Rockford, IL 61101.815.961.9892

 

Part Time Paratransit Drivers

Transport passengers in the local area in a safe, timely manner via 35 ft fixed route bus. Must be able to handle the physical demands of job (job description available). Maximum 64 hours every 2 weeks. Must be available all hours of operation, 7 days a week. Potential for future full time. CDL needed, not required prior to hire, ability to pass DOT physical. Paid training.  Prior transportation experience preferred but not required, good driving record needed.

Training pay $12.71 per hour with an

increase to $15.64 per hour upon completion.

RMTD has established the goal of 100% drug & alcohol free work place.  Only completed employment applications will be considered.  Download and mail completed application or apply in person at 520 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101 or fax to 815-490-5035.  No phone calls please.  EOE/M/F/D/V

Click here for our current application when applying for a posted position.   The application for any posted positions may be printed here, but must be delivered in person, by mail or via fax to:

HIPAA Privacy Notice

Rockford Mass Transit District is committed to maintaining and protecting the confidentiality of our employees’ personal information. We are required by the privacy regulations issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) to maintain the privacy of employees’ personal health information and other personal information. Rockford Mass Transit uses HireRight services for background screening.

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