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The positions listed below are currently available. You can download the Tri - CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting . Use this application for any jobs posted to this site along with resume and cover letter. Tri - CAP is an Affirmative Action Employer. As such, we report all Affirmative Acton candidates as required by law. This information is optional for you to give and is not seen by the individuals responsible for hiring.

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Position:

Transportation Director

Open:

1/23/15

Closes:

When Filled

Locations:

Waite Park, MN

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, The Transportation Director is responsible for directing the management of the Agency’s Transportation Division, including, but not limited to, administration of transit system and volunteer driver program, overseeing general operations, development of standard operating procedures, grant requirements, employee development and reporting requirements. The Transportation Director is responsible for assisting the Executive Director with Agency planning and budgeting The Transportation Director actively participates as an Agency Management team member in the determination of policy, procedures, and to implement decisions of an Agency-wide nature.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1.       In collaboration with the senior leadership team, lead, create, standardize and improve the agency's culture, practices, policies, programs and processes.

2.       Develop division, program and fund budgets monitoring for efficient utilization of funds and division assets and ensuring accurate data collection and reporting.

3.       Provide input for agency strategic planning and goal setting; aligns divisional goals to achieve the agency’s overall mission and champions efforts for ongoing achievement of agency goals.

4.       Motivates and leads a high-performance team; orients, trains, assigns duties, evaluates performance, coaches, mentors, conducts corrective action and recommends who to hire and, if necessary, terminations. Approves time off requests, verifies accuracy of timesheets and ensures proper staffing and scheduling and the efficient operations of the department to meet customer’s needs.

5.       Sustain and diversify division and agency programs through marketing and outreach efforts, grant writing and other funding opportunities.

6.       Embrace, advocate and carry out the mission and vision of the agency. Promotes a positive image of Tri-CAP by serving as an active community leader; ensuring an understanding in the community of programs and services offered; publicizing its accomplishments; maintaining strong working relationships with donors, local organizations, professional groups, elected officials; and by representing the organization in the community and advocating for the customers we serve.  

7.       Leads or functions as the Executive Sponsor of committees within Tri-CAP ensuring efficient time utilization, agency protocol is followed and the purpose for the committee is upheld.

8.       Ensure FTA Safety and Security Plans are up-to-date and administered correctly.

9.       Administer the Drug and Alcohol testing program for safety sensitive employees in compliance with FTA & DOT standards.

10.   Establish, recruit and lead the Transportation Advisory Committee, coach members to understand Tri-CAP’s transportation procedures and policies and assist them in formulating ideas for enhancements.

11.   Attend Tri-CAP Board meetings as requested.

12.   Other duties as requested by the Executive Director. 

 

Supervision Provided:

1.      Supervises all transportation employees, interns and volunteers.

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

1.      A combination of a four (4) year degree in business administration or related field and six (6) years’ experience including transportation programming, administration, budgeting, supervision, planning or a combination of ten (10) years’ experience and education.

2.      Knowledge of federal compliance regulations such as ADA, FTA, Motor Carrier, Specialized Transportation, and any others.

3.      Strong leadership and managerial skills to motivate, lead, and develop a team.

4.      Excellent organizational, process, analytical and problem solving skills.

5.      Strong reasoning ability to understand regulations, funder mandates and to present proposals.

6.      Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and agency specific software.

7.      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

8.      Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inferences along with basic math concepts.

9.      Valid driver’s license with ability to transport self to locations within a three county area.

10.  Knowledge and experience working with the low-income population.

 

 

Physical Demands:

1.      Sitting the majority of the time while in the office with minor bending, stooping and reaching to retrieve files. 

2.      Standing infrequently to give presentations or while walking around various sites with maintenance contractors. 

3.      Infrequent lifting of boxes or office supplies weighing 25 lbs. or less.

4.      Frequent keying while using the computer and requiring close vision.

5.      Noise hazards are minimal, if any.

 

Work Environment:

1.      This position is predominantly in an office environment with little to no temperature extremes, noises and physical and/or chemical hazards. 

2.      Utilizes personal computers, 10-key, phone and other office equipment on a regular basis.

3.      Will require infrequent travel outside of the office for meetings and training.  Will utilize personal vehicle for travel.

4.      This position requires that the employee be available by phone, cell phone or PDA when out of the office.  Tri-CAP shall either provide a communication device or pay a predetermined flat fee if the employee carries their own personal communication device.

 

Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting and Vehicle Driving Application or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

Typical Office Hours Mon - Fri

Proposed Interview Date:

Not Established

Salary Range:

$58,926.00

Benefits:

 

Competitive Benefit Pkg

   

 

 

 

Position:

Full Time and Relief Bus Driver positions

Open:

now

Closes:

When Filled

Locations:

Waite Park, Sauk Centre, Little Falls and Elk River

Purpose of job:

Provide safe, dependable bus transportation to customers.

Responsibilities:

1.     Embrace, advocate and carry out the mission and vision of the agency.  

2.     Assist with the training and support of other employees during orientation and through ongoing efforts for cross-training and personal development.

3.     Abides by all agency policies and procedures.

4.     Comply with Driver’s Hours of Service 49 CFR Part 395 and MN Stat. 211.0314 in regards to work time both on and beyond Tri-CAP’s assigned work hours.

5.     Operate bus defensively on assigned route.

6.     Stay on schedule providing on time service to customers.

7.     Assist passengers as needed with mobility aids including wheelchairs, walkers or other aids, assuring that all passengers are secured properly and all mobility aids are stowed securely. 

8.     Conduct daily and weekly vehicle inspections and report defects to Lead Driver.

9.     Monitor fare collection from passengers.

10.  Complete paperwork related to bus operation and passenger concerns.

11.  Clean bus interior daily, exterior as appropriate

12.  Complete building & yard cleaning and maintenance.

13.  Other duties as requested by management.

 

Qualifications:

1.       High School equivalent.

2.       Read, write & speak the English language to facilitate understanding of traffic signs and signals, respond to customers and official inquiries and complete reports.

3.       Prior bus driving experience desired, but not required

4.       21 years of age.

5.       Clean driving and criminal backgrounds.

6.       Current Class C or higher CDL with passenger endorsement or ability to attain.

7.       Current Medical Examiners Card or ability to attain.

8.       Ability to comply with FTA drug & alcohol testing regulations.

9.       Ability to sensitively work with wide range of passenger needs including developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, memory loss, as well as difficult or uncooperative customers. 

 

Physical Demands:

1.     Sitting in bus seat, with frequent bending and stooping when on and off the bus to assist customers.  

2.     Frequent standing, walking and getting in and out of bus seat when in various settings. 

3.     Frequent lifting and pushing of 75 pounds.

4.     Noise hazards from bus engine and traffic.

5.     Occasionally assisting with or working in close contact with service animals.

Work Environment:

1.     This position is predominantly in and out of a bus with wide temperature ranges and weather conditions,

2.     High levels of noise when operating the bus due to the bus engine and other traffic.

3.     Chemical hazards exposure when conducting bus inspections, filling low fluid levels or cleaning the bus. 

4.     Utilizes personal computers, or other technology such as mobile tablets, 2-way radios and bus equipment on a regular basis.

5.     Frequent travel outside of the office on bus routes.  Also infrequent travel for training. 

 

This description describes the general nature and work expected of an individual assigned to this position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting and Vehicle Driving Application and Drug Test Notification and Requirement or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

 

Proposed Interview Date:

Not Established

Salary Range:

Starting Pay: $12.57

Benefits:

Prorated Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays if they fall on a work day

 

 

   

  

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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Purpose of job:    
Qualifications:    
Application Process:

You can download or complete online the Tri-CAP Employment Application and Affirmative Action Reporting and Vehicle Driving Application or call 320-251-1612 to have an application mailed and submit it to hr@tricap.org or to 1210 23rd Ave. S. PO Box 683, Waite Park, MN 56387. EOE

Hours:

 

Proposed Interview Date:

 

Salary Range: 
Benefits: