EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


  • 29 Jun 2022 7:13 AM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

        

    Safety and Compliance Specialist

    The City of Appleton is accepting applications for the position of Safety and Compliance Specialist. This position is responsible for overseeing as well as coordinating related programs on behalf of Valley Transit.  Valley Transit serves transit needs of 200,000 residents in the Fox Cities Area. This is an exempt position typically working 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday but may vary based on the needs of the organization. Regular punctual and predictable attendance is required. This position reports to the General Manager.

    Qualifications

    Requires a bachelor’s degree plus five or more years of compliance related experience, preferably in the public transit industry. Must have a of two years of verifiable experience driving the same class or higher class and endorsements and meets State of Wisconsin requirements for CDL Commercial Motor Vehicle instructors. Must maintain a Wisconsin Commercial Driver License of at least Class B, with a P Endorsement, and No Air Brake Restriction.

    Salary

    The hiring salary range for this position is $60,715.20 – $75,899.20 annually, with the ability to earn up to $91,083.20 annually, plus an excellent fringe benefit package.

    Apply Now!

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an on-line application at www.appleton.org by no later than Sunday, July 31, 2022. Resumes without an application will not be considered. 


  • 21 Jun 2022 8:42 AM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

    The City of Appleton is currently accepting applications for the position of Communication Technician at Valley Transit. This position is responsible for dispatching, scheduling and clerical work that involves moderately complex work methods and problems. Work entails performing a wide variety of dispatching, scheduling and clerical functions which require the application of judgment and initiative in the interpretation of policies. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant General Manager.

    Qualifications

    Considerable experience in dispatching, cash handling and clerical work; graduation from high school including or supplemented by courses in business or accounting or any equivalent combination of experience.

    Salary

    The hiring salary for this position is $19.41 per hour, plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Hours are Monday-Friday 2:00pm – 10:00pm, with additional hours as needed to cover anticipated and unanticipated vacancies.

    Apply Now!

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an on-line application at www.appleton.org  by no later than Sunday, July 10, 2022. Resumes without an application will not be considered.


  • 3 Jun 2022 7:00 AM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

    The City of Appleton is accepting applications for the position of Transit Operations Supervisor.  This position is responsible for the supervision of on-street operations of the Valley Transit System.  The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience with DOT/FTA regulations, safety, passenger relations and transit routes/schedules. Valley Transit serves transit needs of 200,000 residents in the Fox Cities Area. The position works under the direction of the Assistant General Manager and is responsible for 60 employees. This is an exempt position typically working 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday but may vary based on the needs of the organization. Regular punctual and predictable attendance is required

    Qualifications 

    High school diploma or equivalent, vocational/technical training in fleet maintenance or related field, at least five years public transit operations and supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training. The position requires an excellent driving record and the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class B with passenger endorsement.

    Salary

    The hiring salary range for this position is $60,715.20 – $75,899.20 annually, with the ability to earn up to $91,083.20 annually, plus an excellent fringe benefit package. 

    Apply Now!

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an on-line application at www.appleton.org by no later than Sunday, July 31, 2022. Resumes without an application will not be considered. 


  • 9 May 2022 7:29 AM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)


    The City of Appleton is accepting applications for the position of Safety and Compliance Specialist. This position is responsible for overseeing as well as coordinating related programs on behalf of Valley Transit.  Valley Transit serves transit needs of 200,000 residents in the Fox Cities Area. This is an exempt position typically working 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday but may vary based on the needs of the organization. Regular punctual and predictable attendance is required. This position reports to the General Manager. 

    Qualifications 

    Requires a bachelor’s degree plus five or more years of compliance related experience, preferably in the public transit industry. Must have a of two years of verifiable experience driving the same class or higher class and endorsements and meets State of Wisconsin requirements for CDL Commercial Motor Vehicle instructors. Must maintain a Wisconsin Commercial Driver License of at least Class B, with a P Endorsement, and No Air Brake Restriction. 

    Salary

    The hiring salary range for this position is $60,715.20 – $75,899.20 annually, with the ability to earn up to $91,083.20 annually, plus an excellent fringe benefit package. 

    Apply Now!

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an on-line application at www.appleton.org by no later than Sunday, June 5, 2022. Resumes without an application will not be considered.  


     

  • 1 Apr 2022 6:54 AM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

    SALARY: $5,842.00 - $7,508.00 Monthly $70,104.00 - $90,096.00 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 03/30/22 CLOSING DATE: Continuous

    GENERAL OVERVIEW OF POSITION: This recruitment will remain open until the needs of the city have been met. Under direction of the Director of Transportation, the Operations Supervisor coordinates the operation and maintenance of the municipal bus system. Incumbent is responsible for personnel management, budget development and administration, and preparation of operational reports. Work is performed with considerable latitude and independent judgment, and is reviewed through conferences and written reports for results obtained. Assumes responsibility of department in Director's absence. Performs other work as requested or assigned.

    EXAMPLE OF DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Performs managerial work in directing the operation of the municipal transit system. 
    • Directs the selection, training and discipline of Transportation Department personnel. 
    • Schedules personnel. 
    • Assists in the preparation of the departmental budget. 
    • Prepares reports. 
    • Counts revenues and collects bus passes. 
    • Analyzes bus routes.
    • Periodically investigates route scheduling or deviation including school transportation programs. 
    • Directs the maintenance of the Transit Department. 
    • Effectively supervises and recommends the hiring, discharge, assignment, evaluation, discipline and adjustment of grievances of subordinate employees. 
    • Inspects and recommends bus stops, bus shelters and other infrastructure for safe and efficient movement of passengers. 
    • Collects fare boxes from buses, streetcars, and Metra station parking lot Directs maintenance of municipal parking lots. 
    • Receives customer complaints and effectively resolves same. 
    • Occasionally performs all the required functions of the Transit Dispatcher. 
    • Reviews building plans for transit access. Investigates accidents. 
    • Supervises safety program. 
    • Orders uniforms, supplies, parts, tools and equipment, prepares purchase requisitions in accordance with budgetary constraints, maintains inventory and equipment records. 
    • Assists in the preparation of state and federal grant applications. 
    • May act as the representative of the Transit Director at various commission or committee meetings. 
    • May be called upon to drive fixed routes or school tripper routes. 
    • May assist in the operation of the parking facilities. 
    NOTE: The duties listed above are intended as illustrations of the various types of work performed by persons in positions covered by this classification specification. This list is not all inclusive. The omission of a particular job duty does not mean that the duty is not one of the essential functions of the position. Management reserves the right to assign employees in this classification to duties not listed above, if the duties are fairly within the scope of responsibilities applicable to the level of work performed by employees in positions covered by this classification specification. This classification specification does not create an employment contract between the City and the employee and is subject to change by the City as the needs of the City and the department change over time.

    REQUIREMENTS: Training & Experience:

    • Associate's Degree in Business or related field required. 
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field highly desired. Preference would be given to candidates with Bachelor's degrees. 
    • Education supplemented by six (6) years experience in transportation including four (4) years supervisory experience. 
    • Or, an equivalent combination of the above 

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance. 
    • Knowledge of municipal budgeting procedures. 
    • Ability to operates buses. 
    • Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word and type 30 wpm. 
    • Ability to set up PowerPoint presentations. 
    • Ability to understand basic accounting and spreadsheets. Ability to communicate effectively. 
    • Ability to direct the work activities of others. 
    • Ability to work reasonably well with others. 
    • Skill in management, vehicle maintenance, routing and scheduling procedures. 
    • Ability to handle reasonably necessary stress. 
    Physical Requirements:
    • Task involves the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally very heavy (100 pounds or over) items. 
    • Task may involve the complex operation of gasoline, electric, or diesel-powered machinery or shop equipment requiring the manipulation of multiple controls, fine adjustments or both. 
    • Task may involve the sustained operation, on a production basis, of such devices as offset presses with associated equipment. 
    Environmental Requirements:
    • Task may require infrequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions. 
    Sensory Requirements
    • Task requires color perception and discrimination.
    • Task requires sound perception and discrimination. 
    • Task requires odor perception and discrimination. 
    • Task requires depth perception and discrimination.
    • Task requires texture perception and discrimination. 
    • Task requires visual perception and discrimination. 
    • Task requires oral communications ability.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Possession of a valid commercial driver's license with Class B and endorsements for Air Brake and Passenger operation and a good driving record. 
    • May be required to provide a personal vehicle for use on the job.

     METHOD OF SELECTION:

    Selection will be based upon a review of education and experience to evaluate the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for successful job performance. Appointment will be made in accordance with City of Kenosha policy and Civil Service Rules and Regulations.

    No person can be employed who has a relative already employed by the City of Kenosha in a position covered by the Civil Service Ordinance or who has a relative in any elected office/position in City of Kenosha government, as defined in Section V of the Civil Service Ordinance. "Relative" includes any member of the immediate household; or anyone whose relationship by blood or marriage is as close or closer than first-cousin, including "step" relationships; or any grandparent or grandchild. 

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT

    Click here to start your application.



     

  • 9 Mar 2022 4:38 PM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

     

    Utility Worker – Part Time

    City of Appleton – Valley Transit 

    The City of Appleton is accepting applications for the position of a Part Time Utility Worker for Valley Transit. The position is responsible for limited vehicle maintenance such as fueling, checking fluid levels, washing, and minor building maintenance.

    Qualifications

    The ability to obtain a class B commercial driver’s license with a P endorsement.

    Salary

    The hiring salary range for this position is $18.68 hourly, plus an excellent fringe benefit package. 

    Hours

    This position will work up to 29.5 hours per week. The schedule includes Tuesday/Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. – 11:15 p.m. and every 4th weekend, Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. and Saturday from 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. 

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete an on-line application at www.appleton.org by no later than Sunday, April 3, 2022. Resumes without an application will not be considered.  

    City of Appleton Human Resources 
    100 N. Appleton Street, 6th floor
    Appleton, WI 54911
    Phone: (920) 832-6458
    Email: humanresources@appleton.org




      


  • 12 Jan 2022 2:07 PM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

    PART TIME BUS DRIVER 

    The City of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is a beautiful and thriving community of 44,678 located at  the foot of Lake Winnebago. Fond du Lac is a great place to live and work and its recreational  opportunities are second-to-none. In addition, Fond du Lac is only an hour away from Green  Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison and all those communities have to offer. 

    The City is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Bus Driver. The  purpose of the position is to operate a public bus in the transportation of citizens according to  predetermined routes and timetables during the hours of 5:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Monday  through Friday. Applicants must have flexibility to work split shifts and assume other route  assignments when needed. Work schedule will be a minimum of 20 hours/week, and other  hours as needed to conduct Transit services.  

    Hourly contractual wage - $22.33 at time of hire; $23.47 within 6 months; $25.10 within 12  months; $26.10 within 18 months; $27.94 within 24 months; $29.11 within 30 months (2022 – 2024 wage schedule). In addition, pandemic hazard pay equal to four dollars ($4) per hour for  all hours worked in 2022, 2023, and 2024. Additional benefits include paid time off; health, life,  dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and  participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This continues to be one of the best-funded  public employee retirement systems in the country. The financial strength of the WRS is  attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective  investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. 

    The successful candidate will have an excellent driving record. Possession of a Wisconsin  Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brake and Passenger endorsements is preferred; however,  willing to train to obtain licensures.  

    Applicants will need to possess and carry a cell phone to conduct transit emergency call-ins.  

    Applicants will be required to send proof of all endorsements. Good customer service skills are  also required. Previous bus driving experience preferred. 

    If you are interested in this position, you may obtain application materials at the City Human  Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center; or by visiting the City  website www.fdl.wi.gov, Job Openings. Open until filled. 

    The collective bargaining agreement can be viewed at: https://www.fdl.wi.gov/general information.iml?DeptID=22 

    An Equal Opportunity Employer



  • 5 Jan 2022 12:48 PM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)


    CITY OF APPLETON – VALLEY TRANSIT

    COME AND DRIVE THE BUS!!

    The City of Appleton/Valley Transit is actively seeking energetic individuals interested in a public transportation career. Our drivers provide safe, reliable, and friendly transportation to the Fox Cities.

     

    The Ideal Candidate will have:

    • Excellent attendance and reliability
    • Ability to conduct oneself in a courteous, professional, and responsible manner.
    • A safe driving record (professional driving experience is not required)
    • A proven commitment to providing excellent customer service.

    FULL-TIME BUS DRIVER 

    The starting rate of pay is $20.79/hr. (this is 80% of the job rate with progression to 100% rate {$25.98/hr.} provided in steps and calculated by hours worked), plus an excellent fringe benefit package including medical/dental, paid leave, and enrollment into the Wisconsin Retirement System.

    PART-TIME BUS DRIVER

    The City of Appleton is also accepting applications for part time bus driver. The starting rate of pay is $20.79/hr.  We offer many flexible schedule options.

    These positions require a high school diploma or equivalent, the ability to deal effectively with the public, an excellent driving record, and the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class B with passenger endorsement.  Fluency in Spanish or Hmong a plus.  Because the schedules will vary six days a week, Monday through Saturday, a.m. and p.m. shifts, candidates must be flexible.  If you are interested in applying for either of these positions, please complete an on-line application at www.appleton.org.

    City of Appleton

    100 N. Appleton Street

    Appleton, WI 54911

    Phone: 920-832-6458

    Email: humanresources@appleton.org

    Equal Opportunity Employer


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(224) 357-6748

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