Service Worker ~ Full-time

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023

The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) is seeking a motivated and hardworking individual to fill the full-time position of Service Worker. This position services our fleet, this includes checking and adding fuel, transmission fluid, oil, diesel exhaust fluid, and coolant. This position also maintains the cleanliness of all MTD vehicles and facilities.

An excellent benefit package includes health insurance (included immediately at no charge for the employee) and a retirement plan.

Education Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Experience Requirements

A minimum of one year of work experience is preferred.


Duties include:

  • Fuels all vehicles
  • Checks engine oil
  • Checks transmission fluid
  • Checks engine coolant
  • Checks P/S or hydraulic fluid
  • Cleans interior of all vehicles
  • Cleans the Maintenance Facility
  • Cleans bus shelters

The list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This job description is subject to change as needs of the District, and the tools we use, evolve over time.

Work Hours

Work shifts vary from day to night, as needed. MTD operates seven days a week, including weekends and holidays, and this position may require some work outside of traditional business hours.

Other Information

  • Hold, or obtain within six months of hire, an Illinois Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger and airbrake endorsement is required.
  • Applicant must pass a pre-employment background check, physical, and drug and alcohol testing.
  • Applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a DOT Medical Card.
  • The employee will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing throughout their period of employment and is required to comply with MTD’s Drug & Alcohol Policy which includes being cannabis-free in all safety-sensitive positions.

Work Environment

Position involves working in maintenance garage / shop and outdoor settings, including on buses. Noise levels are moderate to loud and may require hearing protection. Employee will work in controlled temperature settings, hot or cold temperatures, or in inclement weather. Employee will be subject to air and noise pollutants, chemicals, mechanical and electrical hazards, high voltage, compressed air, vehicle contaminants, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. There are frequent interruptions to workflow and an expectation to hold and attend meetings on a regular basis.

Physical Demands

Employee must be able to use a variety of equipment and tools for up to 8 hours per day, up to 5 days per week. Physical requirements include stooping, kneeling, bending, standing, squatting/crouching, crawling/kneeling, pushing/pulling, climbing and descending ladders and stairs, reaching above shoulders, and lifting and transporting heavy objects such as equipment, tools, and parts. Position requires long periods of standing and frequent walking; ability to talk and hear; use vision to read printed materials, computer screen, and to use equipment and tools properly; arm, hand, and finger dexterity to operate tools and equipment and to access information.

This is considered a Medium-Work position, and employee must exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects. Employee must possess the ability to move heavier weights as needed with assistance and/or the proper equipment.

Beginning wage: $20.78 - $23.74/per hour based on experience

Closing date: August 9, 2023 at 5:00p (CST)

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