We are currently hiring for the following position(s):

Rides-to-Wellness Driver

The Jackson Area Transportation Authority (JATA) is accepting applications for the position of part-time Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) drivers for a new program called Rides to Wellness. Applications will be accepted until all the positions are filled. Minimum qualifications: possess, or ability to obtain a chauffer’s license, ability to interact comfortably with the public, the ability to read, speak, and write English at a level necessary to perform the duties of the position, be able to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and drug screen, possess a clean driving record, and be at least 21 years of age. This position pays $13 per hour. Applications are available online at www.mijata.org under the Employment section of the website. Applications are also available at JATA headquarters - 2350 East High Street, Jackson, MI 49203. JATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Essential Job Qualifications: - Must have functional use of arms, legs, hands and fingers. - High school graduate or equivalent. - Must possess or have the ability to obtain a class A Commercial Drivers license- air brake, passenger and tow truck endorsements. - Must be able to qualify for employment by successfully passing a D.O.T. physical and drug screen. - Must have a minimum of one year formal mechanics training or three years experience as a mechanic working in an organized shop. - Experience working on busses or trucks preferred. - Possess or have the ability to obtain Michigan State Mechanic certification up to and including Master Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic - (A.S. E. certification recognized). - Ability to fill out necessary paperwork/input information into computer after work is completed - Must possess minimum tools set as determined by JATA. - Must be willing to learn and do Auto Body Repairs. - Must be able to be able to operate a forklift and obtain a forklift license General Duties: - Perform P.M. inspections on company vehicles. - Accomplish all minor and major repairs on company vehicles and equipment. - Road service calls. - Mount & Dismount Tires - Vehicle subsystem repair and rebuild.(engine, trans., generator, starter, A.C. etc..) - Bus, truck, car and equipment surface preparation and repainting. - Brake drum and rotor refinishing. - Snow removal, Main facility and transfer center. - Open or close maintenance area. - Other duties as assigned.

Utility Worker

The Jackson Area Transportation Authority (JATA) is currently looking to fill the position of Utility Worker. Applicants must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a Class B with Passenger Endorsement CDL license, have a good driving record, and be able to pass a DOT physical and drug test. Applications are also available at the JATA Main Facility, located at 2350 E. High St., Jackson, MI 49203, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM JATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer..

Jackson Area Transportation Authority is made up of many different employees - all with their own important role and responsibility. If you would like to be contacted for any future employment consideration, provide us with some information about yourself. We can not guarantee you will be contacted directly when positions become available but we will keep you information on file.

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