Transit Dispatcher, part-time

Job Notice

The City of Ashland has openings for part-time Transit Dispatchers with Ashland Public Transit, Elizabeth McClurg, Transit Supervisor.

Applications will be accepted online from May 23, 2021-June 05, 2021.  Applicants will be emailed a link to the Civil Service Test after the application period.

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What You'll Do:

  • Provide excellent customer service; receive requests for service, schedule requests, dispatch resources for service
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation
  • Cash handling and processing payments
  • Responsible for assessing driver fitness for duty regarding substance abuse
  • Prepare reports and records
  • Occasionally fill in for transit drivers

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Wages: hourly pay is $15; plus annual increases as negotiated by AFSCME
  • Pension through OPERS (Ohio Public Employees' Retirement System) (with The City contributing an additional 14% and employees contributing 10% of wages)
  • Available 457 Plan
  • Anyone who works 25-29 hours/week earns vacation and holidays

We're looking for someone who:

  • Is "Dedicated to Service"
  • Has earned a high school diploma or a GED, plus 1 year experience in an office environment or equivalent education and experience
  • Has a valid Ohio driver license
  • Is eligible to drive City vehicles under our vehicle insurance policy
  • Has excellent people skills
  • Has basic skills with computers and other standard office equipment; is able to quickly learn new software and adjust to changes
  • Is willing and able to learn and follow City policies and procedures
  • Will always consider safety as the number one priority, followed closely by customer service

Other Considerations:

  • APT operates Monday-Friday 6:00am-9:00pm, and Saturday from 8:00am-9:00pm
  • This person will frequently work Fridays and Saturdays
  • Dispatchers who are cross trained as Drivers will have an opportunity to pick up additional hours
  • Employees may be required to report as early as 5:30am to complete opening tasks and could stay later than 9:00pm in order to complete post-trip tasks
  • Extended hours require traditional and non-traditional shifts, to be determined by business needs.

How to Apply:

  • Submit an application before 4:00pm on June 05, 2021.

  • Complete the online Civil Service Exam. A link will be mailed to you after June 06, 2021.


 Equal Opportunity Employer