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Employment Opportunities

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Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Manager

CDTA is committed to providing progressive technology solutions to improve operations, and provide the best customer experience possible. Passenger amenities include real time arrival information, Wi-Fi connectivity, vehicle location systems, smart card fare collection, and infotainment displays.

We are looking for someone to manage this work and help us continue to grow and develop our technology platforms on and off the road. The purpose of this position is to ensure that CDTA’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) infrastructure is functioning reliably and efficiently. This requires management of internal and external resources, as well as “hands on” technical capacity.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and administration of ITS Technologies on busses and at external locations
  • Project management for new ITS technologies
  • Process improvement management
  • Deploy updates, patches and upgrades
  • Manage daily scheduled and unscheduled work
  • Manage ITS maintenance staff to coordinate vehicle equipment repairs
  • Manage ITS strategic plan for meeting organizational goals
  • Manage and maintain documentation of ITS Infrastructure
  • Administer warranties, expedite support/problem resolution
  • Perform other technical duties with in the Information Technology Department as needed

Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a technical or related field with at least 5 years’ experience.
  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Project, work, and resource management skills
  • IT system administration
  • Experience installing, configuring, and monitoring routers and switches in large quantities (250+)
  • Experience monitoring remote end points such as PC’s, modems, signs, cameras, and kiosks
  • Experience supporting system infrastructure implementations to include troubleshooting networking, routing, and interconnectivity issues
  • Experience supporting Ethernet and/or TCP/IP environments
  • Knowledge and experience managing and supporting multiple systems in a multi-user environment
  • Data analysis, information management and administration
  • Relational databases and SQL query language (MS-SQL preferred)
  • Basic disaster recovery concepts
  • Experience managing work/personnel in a shop and/or union environment is beneficial.
  • Data publishing methods (tables, graphs, web)
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, yet ability to work independently

Part Time Customer Service/Sales Representative

CDTA is looking for a part time individual to work Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00AM-5:00PM in our Saratoga Rail Station. This person will be responsible for the following:

 

  • Provide a sales clerk function for the direct sale of CDTA Fare Products as well as Greyhound Fare Products.
  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding CDTA Route Service, Fare Products, Programs, etc.
  • Assist with promotion of marketing and sale campaigns pertaining to CDTA Fare Products as a normal course of business at a CDTA outlet.
  • Provide for a daily reconciliation of cash draws in accordance with all policies, practices, and reporting documents as required.
  • Maintain upkeep of facility as needed.
  • Provide occasional coverage for vacation and time off for the Full Time Customer Service Representative

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Availability Saturday and Sunday 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Available to cover occasional weekdays
  • Proven track record of reliability
  • Knowledge of CDTA services and fares
  • Excellent Customer Services Skills
  • Ability to Communicate with all personality types

Starting salary for this position will be $14.50

 

Job Description PDF: application/pdf icon marketing-sales_rep-pt_saratoga_job_desc_3-2014.pdf

Service Technicians (Bus Cleaner)

CDTA is seeking full time Service Technicians (Bus Cleaners) to maintain transit buses in the Capital District. This includes cleaning and servicing our vehicles as well as maintenance of our physical locations. CDTA offers a paid training program and an excellent benefits package. Complete benefits package includes: Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, earned Vacation Leave, Paid Holidays, Pension Plan and Potential Attendance Bonus earned at top rate.

Starting salaries of $14.13 hr, with increase potential to $18.84 in 18 months with ability to achieve quarterly attendance bonus of $400.00 at top rate.

To Qualify:

  • Valid NYS “Class B” PERMIT OR LICENSE with good driving record, (With ability to pass road test), with full Passenger endorsement & no restrictions on Air Brakes .
  • A minimum of 3 years “Class D”” auto driving experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED is REQUIRED
  • Ability to pass medical examination and Federal drug test
  • Must be able to work additional hours and varied days including weekends & holidays. Flexibility is a must!!!
  • We offer a paid training program, job stability, opportunity for advancement after training, and an excellent benefits package.

This is a Union environment in association with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1321

Bus Operator Positions

Do you enjoy driving and working with the public? If so CDTA could be the employer of choice for you!

To Qualify:

  • Valid NYS Class B PERMIT OR LICENSE with good driving record, with full Passenger endorsement & no restrictions on Air Brakes
  • A minimum of 5 years Class D auto driving experience.
  • Clean background check
  • NO DWI, DWAI, DUI, DUAI, within last 10 years
  • NO more than 5 pts on license
  • Ability to pass 19A medical examination and Federal drug test
  • Excellent Customer Service skills are a must
  • Must be able to work additional hours and varied days including weekends & holidays. Flexibility is a must!!!
  • Guaranteed 2 days off each week

    We offer a paid training program, job stability, opportunity for FT advancement after training, and an excellent benefits package.

    A complete benefits package including: Health, vision, dental and life insurance, earned vacation leave, paid holidays, pension plan and attendance bonus program.

    Starting salaries of $16.74 hr, with an increase potential to $23.88 in 18 months and ability to achieve quarterly attendance bonus.

    APPLICATIONS CAN BE FILLED OUT AT WWW.CDTA.ORG UNDER "EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES"

 

Experienced Technicians (Mechanic)

Are you motivated, dependable and searching for a company with stability and career growth? If so, CDTA could be the employer for you!!!

To qualify, we are looking for candidates with:

  • 3 years mechanic experience (bus and or truck preferred) and/or a two-year technical degree in mechanics.

  • Experience in the following areas is preferred: Electronic control engines, transmissions, disc & air brake systems, electrical, computer diagnostics, independent suspensions and HVAC.

  • Must own set of tools

  • Must pass our mechanical aptitude test.

  • Valid NYS “Class D” driver’s license with good record, “Class B” License or Permit, with full Passenger endorsement & no restrictions on Air Brakes.

  • A minimum of 3 years “Class D” auto driving experience.

  • High School Diploma or GED REQUIRED

  • Ability to pass medical examination and Federal drug test

  • Must be able to work additional hours and varied days including weekends & holidays. Flexibility is a must!!!

  • We offer a paid training program, job stability, opportunity for advancement after training, and an excellent benefits package.

Starting salaries of $23.73 hr, ability to achieve quarterly attendance bonus of $400.00