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Employment Opportunities

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Transportation Business Analyst

We are accepting resumes for a Transportation Business Analyst position in the Information Technology Department.  This position will report to the Director of Information Technology.     

General Description of Duties

The Transportation Business Analyst (TBA) has primary responsibility for analyzing and optimizing the performance of fixed route and paratransit services.  This position falls under the direction of the Director of Information Technology, and works closely with the Director of Transportation, Manager of Fixed Route Scheduling and Paratransit Scheduler.   

On a daily basis, the TBA will focus on implementing business process improvements for the Transportation Department.  To accomplish this, the TBA will engage internal and external stakeholders (such as Maintenance, Operations, Safety & Training, Facilities, Planning, IT), identify needs and gather data, confirm and document existing conditions and processes, identify gaps with best practices, recommend and refine solutions, implement process changes, and audit/validate results.

Education and Experience Requirements

•    Minimum of 4 years’ management experience.
•    Experience with transportation projects and conducting business process improvement projects, preferably using enterprise technology tools.  
•    Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Planning, Public Administration or Accounting, Business Management or related field. Master’s degree is desirable.   

Compensation & Benefits

  • Full-time position
  • Medical, Dental, Vision opttions
  • Enrollment in the New York State Pension Plan
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Fun and supportive work enviornment with career development options

 

ERP Systems Administrator

ERP Systems Administrator

 

We are accepting resumes for an ERP Systems Administrator position in the Information Technology Department.  This position will report to the Director of Information Technology.    

 

General Description of Duties

 

The Enterprise Systems Planning (ERP) Systems Administrator has primary responsibility for the development of all functions of the Authority’s Maintenance Management and Financial Management Information Systems (MMIS, FMIS).  This includes but is not limited to the following systems: payroll, accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, human resources, training, work management, vehicle and parts inventory, warranty administration, facilities management, electronic content management and custom reporting.

Additional responsibilities include project management of new system implementations, upgrades to existing applications, ongoing application development and process improvement activities, and the integration of the ERP systems with other CDTA enterprise systems such as the fare collection system and intelligent transportation management system.  

 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in application support, development, application administration and project management.
  • Experience in transit environment is preferable
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in application support, development, or administration.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field. Masters preferred

Compensation & Benefits

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Participation in the New York State pension system
  • Fun and supportive work envoirnement with career development oppurtunities

 

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