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Service Changes:  

Route 3:  Crossroads Professional Building (303 Parkway South) is now a request stop - call SEAT @ 860-886-2631 Option 2 for pickups, request bus operator for drop-offs.

 

 

 

 


  WELCOME TO THE

SOUTHEAST AREA TRANSIT DISTRICT

 

Please contact us at 860-886-2631, option 3 if you require information in an accessible format.   Note if the links below don't work, click on the headings above for Timetables, Fares, Shopping Cart, etc.


 

 

 

 

SEAT is currently accepting applications for Full and Part-Time Bus Operators. 

 

The District is the region’s public transportation provider with a strong public service ethic. We are looking for a dependable, safety-focused and hard-working individual who enjoys making a difference, a quick learner who can take the initiative and someone who enjoys being part of a small team that takes pride in their service to the community.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Operate transit buses and wheelchair lifts/ramps.
  •   For passengers with disabilities: must have the have the ability to provide assistance      with securing wheelchair; provide assistance with boarding and exiting; provide guidance as needed.
  •   Collects fares, verifies passes and ID cards, and coordinates passenger transfers.
  •   Receives and transmits communications over a two-way radio and mobile data             terminal (MDT).
  •   Reports schedule delays, completes and files reports including accidents, detours, vehicle inspections, fares and passes, and other incidents, makes recommendations for safety and route improvements.
  •   Works cooperatively at all levels of personnel.
  •   Attends in-service training, seminars or other opportunities for professional development as made available by the District.
  •   Other related duties as assigned.

 

 REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   High School Diploma/GED.
  •   Minimum of one (1) year experience in position requiring excellent customer service skills.
  •    At least 21 years old, valid CDL (Class A or B).
  •     CDL Endorsements of P and in addition either: S,V, F or A (CDIP accepted).
  •     No more than one (1) moving violation in last three years.
  •     Ability to work all shifts (including nights, weekends, holidays and split shifts) and maximum hours per day to not exceed CT Hours of Service.
  •      Must not have outside employment that interferes with employment at SEAT.
  •      Ability to pass DOT physical exam and pending CDL tests, pre-employment testing meeting the physical requirements of the position.
  •      Must be able to attend training.
  •      Must be able to effectively read, write and comprehend Basic English.

 

 

$18.07/Hour to start; Excellent FT benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, paid vacation, sick and personal days, 457k and an EAP program.  PT Benefits:  Paid holidays, 457k and EAP program.

 Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Applications accepted until positions filled.

 

SEAT is an EEO/AA Employer

 Applications can be mailed to:

 Southeast Area Transit District

Human Resources Manager
21 Rte. 12
Preston, CT 06365

or  Faxed to: 860-886-6097