Transit Dispatcher, part-time

Job Notice

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

Applications will be accepted from February 24, 2020 in the Human Resources Department (8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday). Civil Service Test will be administered when you submit your application, no appointment needed.

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 $14.50; 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; Must be available Saturdays
  • Drivers may be required to report as early as 5:30am to complete pre-trip inspections 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 with resume to Human Resources (HR) before 4:00pm on February 24, 2020

  • Applications may be downloaded here or are available from HR

  • A Civil Service Exam will be administered at the time of the application, no appointment needed


 Equal Opportunity Employer