• 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. 


    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. 


    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.


    • 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.


    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. 


    Click here to start your application.


  • 28 Mar 2022 7:09 AM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

    Do you have excellent communication skills, supervisory experience, and an interest in Transit? We are currently accepting applications for the Transit Supervisor (Part-Time) position! Work with our Bus Operators to provide safe and efficient transportation to many individuals in our community. This position assists the Transit Manager with the daily operations of the Transit System, including training and supervising bus operators, investigating accidents and incidents, and more! This position also helps to cover other Transit Supervisors’ time off as needed.

    The ideal applicant must: possess or obtain (within 6 months of hire) and maintain a valid Class B CDL with no air brake restrictions and P endorsement; be able to obtain (within 1 year of hire) and maintain certification in a Defensive Driver Instructor Course; have 2 years of experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel; experience training in a professional setting; experience with mapping software in a professional setting; have 2 years of supervisory or Transit specific experience; and a High School diploma or equivalent (GED, etc.). A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

    Typical Work Schedule: Approximately 20 hours per week; Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with the remaining hours flexible during the week.

    Wage Range: $31.10 to $36.22 hourly, plus pro-rated fringe benefits. Application and job description available at www.eauclairewi.gov/jobs. Application deadline: Open until filled, first review of applications on April 4, 2022.

    Interviews expected to take place Thursday, April 7. Candidates will be notified via email if selected to interview.

    Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Recruitment Snapshot: https://www.eauclairewi.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/38672

  • 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.


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


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


    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


  • 15 Feb 2022 3:52 PM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)

    Transit Maintenance Supervisor description image

    Salary: $66,627.08-$79,062.62 Annually

    Location: Madison, WI

    Join the Metro Transit Maintenance Team!  We are looking for a leader who has the following:

    • Commitment to building an inclusive and equity focused workplace, which includes engaged and effective teams
    • Ability to problem solve and assist mechanics with difficult trouble shooting, including but not limited to diagnosing problems using computers
    • Ability to effectively lead  a large, diverse staff
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize and organize

    This is an exciting full-time position in overseeing, directing and evaluating the activities of a group of workers engaged in the maintenance of transit vehicles and equipment. The work also involves laying out and maintaining work schedules in accordance with general instructions and established procedures. Employees in this class operate independently under the general supervision of the Transit Maintenance Manager.




    • Schedule and supervise all scheduled repairs and maintenance of Metro owned vehicles.  
    • Assign employees to all road calls. 
    • Monitor and direct the servicing of buses and direct special assignments.
    • Monitor and answer the Maintenance radio.
    • Plan, supervise, schedule, direct and control the activities of employees engaged in the maintenance, cleaning, servicing, and repair of transit vehicles.
    • Investigate and resolve grievances, conduct misconduct hearings, determine and assess disciplinary actions.
    • Investigate complaints and recommend solutions.
    • Set up and train apprentice mechanics and evaluate progress. Instruct new personnel in operating policies and procedures.

    Operation Oversight

    • Review all vehicle problems identified during inspection and direct their correction. Log and write repair orders.
    • Assist in mechanical trouble shooting as needed. Assist with requisition of parts. 
    • Provide advice and specific direction for repair of the more difficult aspects of the work, especially the overhaul, or replacement of the more technical mechanical or electrical systems.
    • Manage the Maintenance Office, including answering phones and assigning emergency and scheduled overtime.  Maintain records and prepare reports. Participate in the keeping of ongoing records on vehicle usage, preventive maintenance, warranties, and related activities.
    • Perform building security and building equipment functions.  Monitor and ensure proper building security regularly. 
    • Monitor building heating and ventilation. 
    • Supervise snow removal. 
    • Supervise emergency building equipment repairs and report non-emergency building and equipment defects to the Building & Grounds Unit. 
    • Perform related work as required.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Three (3) years combined experience in the following, with at least one (1) year being technical experience and at least one (1) year being leadership experience:
      • Technical experience with heavy equipment, automotive repair/maintenance or scheduler, service writing, agricultural or other large equipment/parts or other similar technical experience; AND
      • Leadership, supervisory and/or training experience involving the monitoring, guiding, coaching and scheduling of a group. This could be gained in an employment, volunteer, community or family setting.


    • Two (2) years education in heavy equipment, automotive, engineering or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of technical experience.

    The City of Madison strives to provide exceptional customer service to all its residents and visitors. Therefore successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to effectively work with multicultural communities.

    For a complete list of the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities, please see the class specification.

    Special Requirements

    Possession of a valid Class B Wisconsin Commercial Driver's License with air brakes and passenger endorsements. The successful candidate must have passed the written portion of the relevant Department of Transportation testing process before starting employment. A condition of continued employment is passage of the skills portion of the test and obtaining the required operator's license by completion of the initial training period. The CDL must be maintained while employed.

    Click here to find study information and how to obtain the permit.

    Appropriate sections to study/exams to take:
    • B/C General Knowledge
    • Restrictions – Air Brakes
    • Endorsements – P (Transporting Passengers)
    Physical Requirements:

    Employees in this classification must be able to stand/sit and use a computer for long periods of time, and physically access the bus garage and maintenance areas, including going up and down stairs and walking long distances through the building.  Employees must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. with equipment assistance. Employees are expected to respond to emergency situations to ensure that the maintenance/garage areas are clear.  Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.

    Employees in this position must work on site.

    In order to support the safety, health, and wellbeing of our employees and the public we serve, the City of Madison is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine or get tested for COVID-19 weekly, except where a reasonable medical or religious accommodation can be granted. Upon hire you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination in the form of your vaccination card or through immunization records.

    Click Here to Apply

  • 20 Jan 2022 3:12 PM | WIPTA Admin (Administrator)


    $49,920.00 - $52,748.80 Annually


    Racine, WI

    Job Type



    Transit Department

    Job Number



    2/2/2022 5:00 PM Central

    Job Description

    We offer a great benefits package including medical, dental, pension program, HSA, and generous time off. City residents will earn a 3% differential on top of the hourly pay range. Learn more and apply today!   

    Performs highly responsible, complex, and confidential administrative, compliance and reporting duties under the direction and supervision of the Transit Manager.


    Essential Duties

    Compiles and maintains files pertaining to contracts, operational plans, budgets, statistical data relating to the National Transit Database, and other reporting entities. Manages records per city and DOT, and FTA record regulations.
    Assist in preparing annual National Transit Database report for the FTA and assists in development of the Triennial Review and DOT’s Public Transit Assistance Program.
    Prepares monthly reporting of statistics for the Transit System, including but not limited to ridership and sales statistics.
    Attends compliance and reporting professional development events hosted by the National Transit Database, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, the Federal Transit Administration, and other transit-related institutions 
    Drafts and prepares correspondence and similar documents on a variety of topics involving confidential materials, personnel matters, and departmental issues, independently, from notes and/or recordings. 
    Oversees the department’s administrative business with the Common Council. Responsible for the compilation, transcription and entering of committee, commission and board agendas, minutes and reports via Legistar software. Drafts meeting invitations to interested parties and city personnel. Maintains public notices and records serving as secretary for the Transit Commission. 
    Assists in the Transit Department’s contract solicitation and award process in concert with the Transit Manager, General Manager and Purchasing Agent. Compiles and posts contract solicitations, publishes advertisements, drafts amendments, receives bids, prepares bid tabs/tables, and forwards contract documents to the City Attorney’s Office for execution.
    Develops or implements procedures to expedite the flow of clerical work through the department. Integrates technologies, software and management systems into department operations to improve efficiency, reduce administrative workload and minimize paper records.
    Responsible for scheduling committee and meeting rooms in City Hall and the City Hall Annex.
    Responsible for submitting financial transactions of Transit Department leadership to Finance Department and appropriate revenue funds accounting.  
    Provides research and promotional assistance, as necessary. Aids Transit Department in social media and public facing informational material development.  

    Performs related clerical or administrative assignments as directed by the Transit Manager.
    Maintains a consistent and reliable attendance record.


    Minimum of three years responsible compliance and reporting experience required and at least graduation from an Associate’s Degree program. Relevant experience may be substituted for educational accomplishments.
    Detail-oriented with skills related to data analytics, federal and state reporting and regulatory compliance.
    Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) and Legistar. 
    Proven research and project management skills with demonstrated success in handling multiple high priority projects.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills, preferably bilingual.
    Experience in office procedures that include the independent preparation and composition of business letters, reports, and memos.
    Ability to establish clerical systems and adapt software packages to improve efficiency and maintain control over various administrative functions.
    Ability to maintain records, prepare reports and correspondence independently, and following written and/or oral instructions.
    Ability to establish effective working relationships with colleagues and the public.
    Tactful, courteous and diplomatic with public officials, department and administrative managers, city employees, visitors and the public.

    Supplemental Information


    Standing, walking, sitting, reaching, crouching and stooping. Talking and listening. Lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, up to 25 pounds. Filing, typing, writing, etc.

    Air-conditioned office environment. Requires sitting and typing for long periods of time. Requires ability to change duty responsibilities quickly, under stressful conditions.

    Personal computer, copy machine, scanner, fax machine, calculator, telecommunications equipment, and miscellaneous office equipment.

    Apply Here

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


    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)



    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.


    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.


    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

Wisconsin Public Transportation Association

1502 W Broadway, Suite 102

Madison, WI 53713

(224) 357-6748

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