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REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement

DATE: August 18, 2023

JOB SUMMARY:

Position requires diagnosing, repairing and maintenance of Lebanon Transit (LT) revenue, non-revenue vehicles and related equipment with particular attention to Shared Ride vehicles.

Must possess Class 1 Pennsylvania State Inspection License.

The position receives training and works according to LT standards.

Accountable for maintaining a safe working environment.

This position is responsible for meeting all attendance requirements.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Employee will perform his/her duties with little or no supervision.

This position reports to the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement or Senior Mechanic in the absence of the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

• Maintain and repair buses, vans, non-revenue and related equipment;
• Perform adjustments and tune ups;
• Perform Preventative Maintenance services on LT vehicles;
• Keep equipment and vehicles in good operating condition;
• Tire rotations/changes;
• Perform services including grease and lubricants;
• Perform Pennsylvania State Inspections within six (6) months;
• Perform road tests and road calls including assisting with LT’s emergency duties;
• Perform service checks and complete required paperwork;
• When not performing vehicle maintenance he/she will help keep garage area, equipment and vehicles clean to include but not limited to washing outside and sweeping inside of buses and vans;
• Assist in maintaining records and completing work orders;
• Be available to drive vehicles in revenue service when required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements listed represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability, mental/physical demands and work environments required to perform the essential job functions.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

• Knowledge and experience in vehicle repair and maintenance;
• Ability to complete reports/work orders using computer;
• Must have knowledge if computer driven automotive diagnostic software:
• Must be able to read and understand technical guidance concerning vehicle and equipment repair;
• Must be able to effectively communicate and follow oral/written instructions that are provided in English;
• Must have own tools;
• Ability to use and care for LT tools and equipment;
• Ability to work with little or no supervision;
• High school education with vehicle maintenance background (technical or trade school preferred);
• Must be available to work overtime when requested by the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement;
• Work when requested by the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement or the Senior Mechanic in the absence of the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement;
• Employee should have the drive and desire to become a team player with the best interests of LT in mind;
• Fulfill any and all other duties as deemed necessary by the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement or the Senior Mechanic in the absence of the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement.

PHYSICALS, CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

• Must hold and maintain a Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a Passenger Endorsement and Air Brake Restriction Lifted. (Or must obtain within one year) when age appropriate.
• Must hold and maintain a current United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Certification or employment will be terminated.
• Possess Air Conditioning Certification License (or obtain as directed by Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement)
• Pennsylvania State Inspection License Class 7 (or must be obtained as directed by the Supervisor of Maintenance and Procurement)
• This is a Safety Sensitive position subject to all DOT and Lebanon Transit Substance Abuse Policy requirements that include but are not limited to: Pre-Employment, Random, Post-Accident and Reasonable Suspicion Tests.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment described below are representative (may not be all inclusive) of those functions to be met by employee to successfully perform his/her job duties:

• This is very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally, in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to use necessary tool and to move objects;
• This position requires the dexterity and mobility to enter and exit a number of different vehicle while maintaining three points of contact;
• Must be able to lift and carry objects safely, usually no more than 75 lbs. but occasionally with weights in excess of 100 lbs.;
• While performing the duties of this job, there is prolonged standing, with intermittent periods of sitting, short walking and various trunk positions have to be maintained for prolonged periods when repairing buses and vans;
• Must be able to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push and pull as necessary to carryout job duties;
• Requires the ability to use hands to finger dexterously to operate tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms;
• This position also requires the employee to perform cleaning, janitorial, and building and property maintenance functions with appropriate dexterity;
• This position requires employee to work in various weather environments, summer, winter, spring and fall as well as inside and outside of garaged area.

SAFETY:

Lebanon Transit has the following expectations for safety:

• Occupational injuries and illnesses are preventable;
• Every operation and process of Lebanon Transit shall maintain compliance with all laws and regulations regarding safety and health, as well as OPC safety policy and procedures;
• Management must assess and ensure occupational safety and health practices and programs are appropriate to support success;
• Working safely is a condition of employment;
• Safety training is required for everyone;
• Unsafe behaviors, conditions and events must be reported through the Employee Safety Reporting Program (ESRP);
• Participate in a positive safety culture; and
• In accordance with 49 CFR 673, the Lebanon Transit Agency Safety Plan defines our Safety Management System (SMS) through the four parts including:

  1. Safety Management Plan defines Lebanon Transit’s commitment to safety as well as the roles and responsibilities of all staff members.
  2. Safety Risk Management identifies unsafe conditions, unsafe behaviors and proactively mitigates those risks to the lowest level possible.
  3. Safety Promotion is the communication of safety throughout Lebanon Transit.
  4. Safety Assurance is the ongoing process of evaluating safety risks and mitigations to ensure the mitigations are effective.

All Lebanon Transit staff members are committed to safety.

Safety is freedom from the possibility of a work-related injury or property damage from an accident.

This Job Description is not all inclusive. Executive Director may adjust this Description, including addition of other duties or responsibilities if the changes do not significantly change the primary focus of the duties and responsibilities for this position.

Starting wage is $19.00 – 24.00/hr.

Benefits Include:
• Paid Vacation, Holidays, Personal & Sick Days
• Family Medical Insurance
• Retirement Plan
• Uniforms Provided
• Annual pay increases
• Sign-on Bonus

To apply, download and fill out the application: Maintenance-Admin Application – Fillable PDF

Once complete, upload the file using the form below. Or print your completed application and return via email to cbinner@lebanontransit.org or via mail to Cindy Binner, 200 Willow Street, Lebanon, PA 17046.

This position reports to the Shared Ride Program Supervisor.

Lebanon Transit has an immediate opening for full time & part time van drivers. Shifts will run Tuesday – Saturday. Basic physical requirements will include but not limited to assisting customers with packages on and off vehicles and properly securing wheelchairs. Excellent customer service skills and DOT Physical required. This is an all-weather conditions position.

Starting wage is $17.97/hr.

Benefits Include:

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Personal &  Sick Days
  • Family Medical Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Annual pay increases
  • Sign-on Bonus

DOT Requirements

To apply, download and fill out the application: Non CDL Application – Fillable PDF

Once complete, upload the file using the form below. Or print your completed application and return via email to cbinner@lebanontransit.org or via mail to Cindy Binner, 200 Willow Street, Lebanon, PA 17046.

Fixed Route Bus Drivers

Lebanon is riding on us! Without Lebanon Transit, many people in our community couldn’t get to work or school, or run necessary errands. Public transit bus drivers positively impact others’ quality of life — especially older adults and persons with disabilities, who often rely on public transportation. Plus, drivers help people get to their jobs, classes, and appointments — which drives Lebanon County’s businesses, schools, and other organizations forward.

Lebanon Transit has multiple immediate openings for Full-Time and Part-Time Fixed Route Bus Drivers. This position reports to the Fixed Route Driver Supervisor.

Position requires a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger endorsement, air brake restriction lifted, and passing a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exam (DOT Requirements).

Benefits Include:

  • Starting wage of $21.29/hour with annual pay increases
  • $500 Sign-on bonus upon successful completion of probationary period
  • Biannual incentive bonus and quarterly safety bonus
  • Referral bonus
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Personal & Sick Days
  • Family Medical Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Uniforms Provided

Selected candidates will be subject to Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check, drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check, and functional requirement evaluation.

To apply, download and fill out the application: CDL Application – Fillable PDF

Once complete, upload the file using the form below. Or print your completed application and return via email to cbinner@lebanontransit.org or via mail to Cindy Binner, 200 Willow Street, Lebanon, PA 17046.

REPORTS TO: Shared Ride Program Supervisor


All staff members are responsible for maintaining a safe working environment in their department.

Position is responsible to the Shared Ride Program Supervisor.

Position is responsible for meeting all attendance requirements.

Position requires training and works according to Lebanon Transit standards.


JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Dispatcher

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required in English; Spanish would be a bonus.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Communicates with operators by messaging instructions using the Ecolane System and/or by radio.
  • Answer dispatch line for cancellations, customer information, etc.
  • Check all routes for efficiency and reallocate trips from overloaded routes.
  • Communicate with Eldercare, Quest, and other clinics/customers to inform them of the status of van arrivals/departures.
  • Check the Ecolane System route assignments for future days to ensure efficiency.
  • Using the Ecolane System Manager Screen to assign operator names and van numbers for each route.
  • Inform the Shared Ride Program Supervisor of any vehicle placed out of service and the reason.
  • Ensure operators are assigned replacement vehicles when necessary to ensure trips have been accurately transferred to the replacement Mobile Data Terminal.
    Responsible for informing the Maintenance Department which van is needed for early morning Dialysis, so it is conveniently placed for the morning operator.
  • Responsible for all coupon book sales, ensures each operator receives the necessary coupon books they will need for their customers.
  • Ensure destinations are accurately geocoded in Google Earth and saved to locations in Ecolane System.
  • Ensure mileages are verified.

 

Scheduler

  • Answer customer calls to schedule trips throughout the day.
  • Ensure Medical Assistance Transportation Program/Dialysis customers are entered and verified from a list approved by the Community Action Partnership or other agencies.
  • Become knowledgeable with all programs required; takes reservations for all agencies.

 

Other Duties

  • At the end of the shift, forward dispatch telephone line to the Lebanon Transit designated lines.
  • Ensure the building is secure at the end of shift by setting the alarm, locking all doors, and turning off the radio.
  • Count operator’s money and verify number of coupons and cash in bag, secure all cash bags in the safe.
  • Gather all documents necessary for archiving the previous day’s work. These would include but not limited to:
    • Operator’s Manifest papers; Operator’s Sheet and Fare Detail Report
    • Scheduled trip sheets.
    • Cancel and No-Show list.
    • Same day addition list.
    • Medical assistance list.
    • Coupon book sales list.
    • Dispatch Run sheets.
    • Wait listed or standby list.
    • Daily audit of the previous days run.
    • IVR call audit.
    • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) trip duration report.
    • Keep up to date on all driving Standard Operation Procedures (SOP), LT rules and regulations.
    • Attach all paperwork to the checklist, which then would be delivered to the Supervisor of Shared Ride Services

 

SAFETY

Lebanon Transit has the following expectations for safety:

• Occupational injuries and illnesses are preventable;
• Every operation and process of Lebanon Transit shall maintain compliance with all laws and regulations regarding safety and health, as well as OPC safety policy and procedures;
• Management must assess and ensure occupational safety and health practices and programs are appropriate to support success;
• Working safely is a condition of employment;
• Safety training is required for everyone;
• Unsafe behaviors, conditions and events must be reported through the Employee Safety Reporting Program (ESRP);
• Participate in a positive safety culture; and
• In accordance with 49 CFR 673, the Lebanon Transit Agency Safety Plan defines our Safety Management System (SMS) through the four parts including:

  1. Safety Management Plan defines Lebanon Transit’s commitment to safety as well as the roles and responsibilities of all staff members.
  2. Safety Risk Management identifies unsafe conditions, unsafe behaviors and proactively mitigates those risks to the lowest level possible.
  3. Safety Promotion is the communication of safety throughout Lebanon Transit.
  4. Safety Assurance is the ongoing process of evaluating safety risks and mitigations to ensure the mitigations are effective.

 

All Lebanon Transit staff members are committed to safety.

Safety is freedom from the possibility of a work-related injury or property damage from an accident.

 

This Job Description is not all inclusive. Executive Director may adjust this Description, including addition of other duties or responsibilities if the changes do not significantly change the primary focus of the duties and responsibilities for this position.

 

To apply, download and fill out the application: Maintenance-Admin Application – Fillable PDF Once complete, upload the file using the form below. Or print your completed application and return via email to cbinner@lebanontransit.org or via mail to Cindy Binner, 200 Willow Street, Lebanon, PA 17046.

 

Please fill out an application in person at the Lebanon Transit office at 200 Willow Street, Lebanon, PA between the hours of 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday or fill out the form below.

 

You can also print out applications from our listings and bring them in to the LT office.

 

Lebanon Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Lebanon Transit is a drug-free workplace.

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