Title: Sangamon/Menard Area Regional Transit (SMART) Transportation Van Drivers

Department: Human Resources

Posted On: 9/9/2016

Sangamon County is seeking van drivers to staff the Sangamon/Menard Area Regional Transit (SMART) Program. Sangamon County wishes to attract the widest pool of applicants possible. However, please note: there are a number of requirements mandated by the state and federal government which must be met before an offer of employment is made to a prospective employee.

Responsibilities: Duties include but are not limited to pick-up and drop-off of passengers on a daily scheduled route at specific times throughout Sangamon and Menard County.

Requirements: General Qualifications: High school diploma, completion of G.E.D., or equivalent; must be over 25 years of age; have no more than two (2) moving violation in the past 12 months. Successful applicants must have or be willing to obtain prior to hire, a valid CDL with Passenger endorsement (requirements for CDL may be obtained at http://www.dmv.org/il-illinois/apply-cdl.php) This position is a safety-sensitive position; successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol testing, criminal background check, driving record check, and Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination will be required after a tentative offer of employment is made, and prior to actual employment.

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Benefits: Work Hours: Monday- Friday with varying hours between 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Salary & Benefits: Full time employees will receive 10.20/hr. 2 weeks paid vacation, 3 paid personal days, 12 paid sick leave days and 12 paid holidays per year. Individual and Family health, dental and life insurance options, and retirement.

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 Submit Resume To: Kate Downing 1800 E. Adams Springfield, IL 62703 OR Email to kated@co.sangamon.il.us Resume Deadline: Until Filled Sangamon County is an EEO Employer


 

Title: Sangamon/Menard area Regional Transit (SMART) Scheduler/Dispatcher

Department: Human Resources

Posted On: 9/9/2016

Sangamon County is seeking a Transportation Dispatcher to schedule passenger vans for the Sangamon/Menard Area Regional Transit (SMART) Program.

Responsibilities: Duties include, but are not limited to: Take requests by telephone and computer; enter, schedule and log requests; communicate via two- way radio, telephone and computer with all customers, maintenance, operations and administrative personnel; and maintain accurate log of daily events. Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to transporting passengers if needed.

Requirements: • High school diploma, completion of G.E.D., or equivalent. • Must be over 25 years of age (for programmatic and insurance purposes). • Ability to exhibit customer service knowledge. • Criminal background check, drug test and physical required for hire. • Two years’ experience in a job related field • Must be able to obtain First Aid, CPR and AED certificate on hire • Must obtain a valid CDL permit and have already successfully passed (5) skills tests and be ready to take road test and take Passenger Endorsement within 30 days of hire. • Have no more than two (2) moving violations in the past 12 months. • Must have reliable means of communication, i.e., home telephone, cellular phone. Sangamon County seeks to find the widest pool of applicants available. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. However, this position is classified as safety-sensitive and is required to undergo and successfully pass pre-employment drug and/or alcohol testing, criminal background check, driving record check, and Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination prior to appointment to position.

Skills:

Benefits: Work Hours: Monday- Friday with varying hours between 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Salary & Benefits: Full time employees will receive $11.00/hr. 2 weeks paid vacation, 3 paid personal days,12 paid sick leave days and 12 paid holidays per year. Individual and Family health, dental and life insurance options, and retirement.

Download PDF Application  

 Submit Resume To: Kate Downing 1800 E. Adams Springfield, IL 62703 OR Email to kated@co.sangamon.il.us Resume Deadline: Until Filled Sangamon County is an EEO Employer