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Current Positions

Bus Operator

The District is looking for self-starting, friendly individuals to become bus operators.

Applicants must have an excellent driving record, and be 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Must pass a physical exam and have outstanding customer service skills. Operators must complete up to 8 weeks of training with pay, and then pass multiple parts of the Commercial Drivers License (CDL) exam.

During training wage is $11.00 per hour. Following training, starting wage is $14.08 per hour. Bus operators are eligible for vacation, uniform allowance, life insurance, and credit union membership with many additional benefits available after completing one year of service.

Operators work a minimum of 20 flexible hours per week with opportunity for additional hours, and must be available weekends.

As with all MTD positions, candidates for this position must pass a drug test. The MTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. APPLY FOR POSITION AT CHAMPAIGN-URBANA MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT, 1101 EAST UNIVERSITY AVENUE IN URBANA. NO PHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE.

Maintenance II

As with all MTD positions candidates for this position must pass a drug test. MTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This individual is required to possess a general knowledge of building custodial care. He or she must be able to operate and service cleaning equipment present at Illinois Terminal. They must perform all assigned tasks with the highest degree of professionalism upholding the high standards of cleanliness patrons of Illinois Terminal have come to expect.

  1. Complete all custodial and maintenance tasks (i.e. mopping, sweeping, windows) in a safe and timely manner.
  2. Familiar with the Terminals HVAC systems and components.
  3. Provide customer service to patrons when needed.
  4. Provide seasonal landscaping maintenance and snow removal.
  5. Service and repair equipment when needed.
  6. Monitors cleaning supplies.
  7. Must understand and implement Illinois Terminal’s various emergency procedures.

  1. High School Diploma or possession of a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.
  2. 2-4 years of custodial and or maintenance experience preferred

Work shifts vary from day to night, as needed. MTD operates seven days a week, including weekends and holidays, and this position may require some work outside of traditional business hours. This job description is subject to change as needs of the District, and the tools we use, evolve over time.

Part-Time Operator (C-CARTS)

C-CARTS is looking for part-time vehicle operators

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and have an excellent driving record. Applicants must pass a physical exam and drug screening. Outstanding skills in dealing with the public are a must.

Starting salary is $11.00 per hour. Operators are eligible for earned time, life insurance, and credit union membership.

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 6am to 6 pm.

Security II

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District is seeking an individual to fill a Security II position at Illinois Terminal.

This individual must possess the maturity to effectively communicate and relate with Illinois Terminal patrons, community members and first responders.The Security II position is directly responsible for the interior and exterior security of Illinois Terminal. Individuals must not possess physical restrictions such as, but not limited to; unable to bend down, unable to use stairways, using ladders, operating Terminal equipment and must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Evenings and weekend work will be expected. Individuals must possess a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma. They must perform all assigned tasks with the highest degree of professionalism.

As with all MTD positions, candidates for this position must pass a drug test. APPLY FOR POSITION AT CHAMPAIGN-URBANA MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT, 1101 EAST UNIVERSITY AVENUE IN URBANA. Applications are available online at www.cumtd.com or can be picked up at 1101 East University Avenue in Urbana. No phone inquiries please.

Specialized Services Operator

The District is hiring for the position of Specialized Services Operator.

Must be at least 21 years of age; have a high school diploma or equivalent; and have an excellent driving record. Applicants must be able to pass a physical exam; are required to take a drug test; and have outstanding skills in dealing with the public. Operators must successfully complete four weeks of paid training.

Starting salary is $13.54 per hour following training. Operators are eligible for earned time, uniform allowance, life insurance, and credit union membership.

Operators are expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week and be available on weekends.

As with all MTD positions, candidates for this position must pass a drug test. The MTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. APPLY FOR POSITION AT CHAMPAIGN-URBANA MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT, 1101 EAST UNIVERSITY AVENUE IN URBANA. NO PHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE.

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