Current Openings

Mechanic I

Are you looking for a fulfilling career? If so, you could find a rewarding future with Ithaca, NY.- based Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit, Inc., (TCAT, Inc.), which, in 2011, was recognized by its peers as being the best transit agency of its size in North America.

Fully qualified candidates that join our winning team will receive a sign on bonus of $2,500 to be paid out over a one year period.

The mechanic position requires the ability to perform routine servicing and preventive maintenance with diesel and heavy vehicle experience preferred, and a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) with air brake and passenger endorsement or a willingness to obtain one. Background check and pre-employment drug testing are required.

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Bus Operator

TCAT, Inc. is looking for Full Time Bus Operators to be responsible for driving a transit bus on fixed routes in the TCAT service area. Must be 21 years of age, have a high level of customer service skills, a professional attitude and a Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL). So, you don’t have a CDL? No problem. All you need is the willingness to learn and a strong desire to be part of a team that constantly strives for excellence. TCAT will train for passenger endorsement. Background check and pre-employment drug testing are required.

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Full Time TCAT employees receive a competitive wage and have an excellent benefits package, including: Paid training, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and free transportation.

TCAT, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, age, military status, marital status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identity or expression, or any other basis that would be a violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

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