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Bus Serviceperson (Entry-level Automotive Technician, Fueler)

Company: NJ Transit
Location: Howell
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:


Forbes List of America's Best Employers 2022, 2023, & 2024
Move forward with us! At NJ TRANSIT, you'll join us in transforming the third-largest transportation agency in North America. We are committed to delivering safe, reliable service that gets our customers to their destinations on time-and we're looking to hire talented folks with a love of learning to make it all possible.
***Now Offering $3,000 Signing Bonuses for all new Servicepersons***
$6,000 Signing Bonus -for CDL A or B License Holders (must have air brake and passenger endorsement) at time of hire
New Jersey Transit may have openings at any of the following Locations: Howell, Neptune, Egg Harbor, Hamilton, Camden, and Turnersville. - -

Under the direction of the Superintendent or General Foreman, a Bus Serviceperson is responsible for checking and maintaining of all NJ TRANSIT -buses for daily services. Report any damages or repairs needed as directed by the supervisor.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Check bus fluids and maintain required levels
  • Change fluids
  • Clean inside and around buses
  • Shift and drive buses in and around the garage
  • Steam engines
  • Change tires (utilizing the appropriate equipment)
  • Complete forms required in carrying out duties of the position

    NJ TRANSIT's Maintenance Department offers a six (6) day, comprehensive job-related training for all new Servicepersons at our Training Facility in Newark, NJ. NJ TRANIST's Bus Operational Training Department offers up to 30 days of classroom instruction to assist new Serviceperson hires with obtaining a NJ Commercial Learner's Permit, which is an essential requirement of the Serviceperson position. In order to have sucessful job placement and continued employment with NJ TRANSIT as a Serviceperson:

    • Upon receiving an offer, you -must purchase an CDL Permit Examination Ticket at a NJ MVC location, and complete the IdentoGo fingerprinting process prior to starting
    • All new hires -must obtain a Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) valid in the state of New Jersey within thirty (30) days of their start date.
    • A Serviceperson must successfully complete both bus maintenance and bus operational training, including the receipt of a Class A/B Commercial Driver License valid in the state of New Jersey with a passenger endorsement and no disqualifying restrictions.

      Education, Experience, and Qualifications:

      • Light professional mechanical experience preferred; -diesel experience a plus but not required
      • Be twenty-one years (21) years of age
      • Possess a valid NJ Driver's License with three (3) years of driving experience

      • Must be eligible to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with passenger endorsement -or -possess a valid NY/PA CDL with Passenger and Airbrake endorsement***

      • Be able to work any shift in keeping with seniority-based scheduling. Hours vary depending upon the Bus Garage. -
      • Be able to pass the pre-employment physical and background checks
      • Have a good driving record with less than five (5) points

        At NJ TRANSIT you will enjoy a competitive salary and excellent benefit package!

        • $6,000 Signing Bonus -for CDL A or B License Holders (must have air brake and passenger endorsement) at time of hire*

        • $3,000 Signing Bonus -for all newly hired Servicepersons* -
        • Full benefit package including medical, prescription, dental & vision
        • Pension plan plus 457 tax-deferred savings plan (lifetime benefit)
        • Growth Opportunities
        • Paid time off
        • Assistance obtaining your CDL (for NJ drivers only)
        • Salary: $19.49

          At NJ TRANSIT, diversity and inclusivity are vital to our success as we are committed to hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and veteran status. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply and join our team. -
          Learn more about NJ TRANSIT! Sign up to receive an invitation to our next live information session at - - -
          *Terms and Conditions Apply.
          This position is deemed safety sensitive per the Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations. -The DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of marijuana for any reason. It is unacceptable for any safety-sensitive employee subject to drug testing under DOT regulations to use recreational or medical marijuana. The prohibition includes any derivative of marijuana such as CBD oils, teas, etc. The use of recreational and medical marijuana is a violation of NJ TRANSIT's Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy for safety-sensitive employees.

          Code: -INDBU1

Keywords: NJ Transit, Lakewood , Bus Serviceperson (Entry-level Automotive Technician, Fueler), Professions , Howell, New Jersey

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