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Learn about our open jobs listed below, or go to our jobs portal https://bcrta.applytojob.com/apply/

Applications are public records and will only be reviewed once for each position.  Applicants must submit a separate application for each position of interest.  BCRTA applications do not represent a contract of employment.

Open Positions

Accounting Clerk

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Type: Full Time

Love to work with a dynamic small team?

Numbers your thing?

Looking to grow your accounting career?

We have the perfect position for you!

 

Position Purpose and Objectives:

The Accounting Clerk will assist with monthly financial processes including processing payables and receivables, serving as contract billing coordinator, and leading the fare collection and reconciliation. This is a hands-on position that will require working with other BCRTA team members directly including the Finance team and members of other departments on data tracking and other tasks.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs all duties related to the reconciliation of fares for MTS and BCRTA including counting of collected fares and maintaining a counting schedule
  • Processes payables and receivables.
  • Online payment processing and recording.
  • Prepares monthly NTD filing.
  • Participates in year-end and month-end close out adjustments and processes.
  • Coordinates collection of aging receivables.
  • Corrects or adjusts operational data for client billing as needed for billing and audit purposes.
  • Coordinates transfer of funds as needed.
  • Manages agency fixed asset records.
  • Maintains secure, accurate data on contract clients.
  • Maintains accounting controls and financial security by following internal controls, and all policies and procedures.
  • Secures financial and contract information by completing data backups and maintains secure physical organizational records consistent with retention guidelines adopted by the organization.
  • Maintains BCRTA’s fare media inventory and is responsible for tracking tickets as needed.
  • Assists with maintaining and ordering of supplies.
  • Maintains organizational confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Works with supervisor as requested in preparing special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Communicates clearly and works with customers to solve problems, educate riders, and improve BCRTA service.
  • Maintains composure and acts thoughtfully under pressure.
  • Promotes a positive public image of BCRTA and exceeds customer expectations.
  • Attends training as required.

This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently with complex data.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and instruments.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to organize, coordinate and motivate.
  • Work with, memorize, and retain detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Demonstrates excellent command of the English language.
  • Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects with frequent interruptions.
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Work under frequent periods of stress.
  • Performs as effective team player.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.

Experience:

One year in financial management, accounts payable/accounts receivable required.  Some transit, government, or non-profit experience is highly desired.

Education:

  • High School diploma required. 
  • Some higher education preferred.

 

Benefits: 
14% Ohio Public Employee Retirement System Match, Paid Time Off, Opportunities for advancement and professional development.

About Butler County RTA:

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages an annual budget near $7.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees. 

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions.

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

*Hiring is through our main office in Hamilton, Ohio.

 

 

 

 

 

Dispatcher - Full Time

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: BCRTA Type: Full Time

Not a 9a - 5p person?

Organized and detailed?

Great personality?

This may be exactly what you are looking for!

The Dispatcher is responsible for radio dispatch functions, client scheduling, and associated record-keeping duties.  The dispatcher will seek areas for scheduling improvement and drive efficiencies in cooperation with the Director of Operations.  The dispatcher will handle all incoming radio and telephone communication including advising vehicle operators and handling client inquiries including scheduling trips.  Additional functions may include operational reporting and acting in the absence of the Director of Operations.

BCRTA benefits now include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short-term disability coverage in addition to generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), opportunities for advancement, and professional development.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operates base radio console equipment, transmitting and receiving routine and emergency messages from bus operators.
  • Enforces professional driver and radio conduct as outlined by BCRTA policies and procedures.
  • Efficiently takes customer calls for information on transit services and schedules requested trip reservations during operating hours.
  • Enters accurate trip data.
  • Familiarized with pricing of trips and areas covered by BCRTA services.
  • Prepares daily bus operator manifests, manages communication of changes, additions, cancellations during service and will be required to learn the scheduling and call center processes.  
  • Advises vehicle operators on standard operating procedures during emergencies and under unforeseen circumstances.
  • Advises clients on standard operating procedures.
  • Operates data terminals for input and management of information pertaining to daily public transit operations and general services in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Track and maintain accurate, statistical operating data.
  • Understands the importance of contracts and subcontracting out trips to other providers.
  • Manages daily route schedules for maximum efficiency, adjusts as necessary.
  • Coordinates with other Dispatch team members and management to provide consistent messages to internal and external clients. 
  • Prioritizes incoming communications and responses to provide superior customer service.
  • Effectively takes information on customer complaints, entering I-Reporter reports, and forwarding to appropriate coordinator or management.
  • Maintains composure and acts thoughtfully under pressure.
  • Promotes a positive public image of BCRTA and exceeds customer expectations.
  • Reports time off and any dispatch issues to the Director of Operations.
  • Performs assignments as directed by management.
  • Ability to perform duties of a Vehicle Operator as needed.
  • This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Physical & Visual Activities:

  • Constant periods of hearing, near and far acuity, depth perception, color vision.
  • Frequent periods of speaking and sitting.
  • Occasional periods of standing, squatting, walking, kneeling, reaching and twisting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Limited

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS:

Occasional exposure to exhaust fumes.
Usual office environment.

JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to negotiate, train and persuade.
  2. Ability to read and interpret documents and instruments.
  3. Ability to analyze problems and recommend corrective courses of action.
  4. Ability to multitask in a quick-paced environment without forgetting details
  5. Well developed oral and written communication ability.
  6. Demonstrates excellent command of the English language.
  7. Work under frequent periods of stress.
  8. Performs as an effective team player.
  9. Ability to perform simple math.
  10. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications

Experience:

At least one year experience as a vehicle operator and/or equivalent experience in dispatching or call center duties.

Education:

 High School diploma required. 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

 Valid Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana Driver License

 Benefits:

Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short-term disability coverage, 14% Ohio Public Employee   Retirement System Match, Paid Time Off up to 29 days per year! Opportunities for advancement and   professional development.

About Butler County RTA:

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages an annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees. 

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions.

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

*Hiring is through our main office in Hamilton, Ohio.

Transportation Coordinator

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Business Operations Type: Full Time

Position Purpose and Objectives:

The Transportation Coordinator is responsible for client scheduling, staff management, and associated record-keeping duties.  The Transportation Coordinator will be responsible for creating and optimizing the framework of all daily operating schedules and reviewing operational data.  The Transportation Coordinator will seek areas for scheduling efficiency and review data in cooperation with other administrative personnel.  Additional functions may include creating reports and assisting the Operations Manager, and other members of the management team, with special projects related to the Transportation Coordinator’s job functions.  The Transportation Coordinator will also assist dispatch with incoming calls and direct customer contact when necessary.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepares the BCRTA trip or fixed route schedule by building routes and optimizing the efficiency of driver resources in such a way that dispatch personnel can insert reasonable last minute trips.
  • Manages staffing levels by coordinating driver vacation & leave requests.
  • Supervises dispatch personnel.
  • Takes customer calls for information on transit services and schedules requested trips when dispatch is unavailable.
  • Maintains knowledge of pricing of trips and area covered by BCRTA services.
  • Enters all operational data and monitors for correctness and consistency.
  • Works with the administrative personnel to prepare operational reports and data needed for financial or billing needs.
  • Collaborates with administrative personnel to identify deficiencies and errors in data entry and correct them as needed.
  • Recommends operational improvements related to scheduling and data entry to the Operations Manager or other members of the management team.
  • Operates data terminals for input and management of information pertaining to daily public transit operations and general services in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Understands the relationships of contracts and subcontracting out trips to other providers.
  • Possesses adequate knowledge of all BCRTA fixed routes around the county, including service times of all routes.
  • Ability to safely operate an in service, revenue vehicle.
  • Ability to act in place of a Dispatcher or Call Center Representative when needed.
  • Tracks and maintains accurate staff attendance records.
  • Maintains composure and acts thoughtfully under pressure.
  • Promotes a positive public image of BCRTA and exceeds customer expectations.

This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Physical & Visual Activities:

Physically and mentally qualified to safely operate transit vehicles and perform all related essential job functions.  (Subject to applicable legal requirements, must meet the physical qualification standards specified in the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.)

Physical Abilities include:

  1. Floor Lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
  2. Knee lift strength of at least 30 lbs. 
  3. Waist lift strength of at least 50 lbs.
  4. Chest lift strength of at least 20 lbs.
  5. Overhead lift strength of at least 20 lbs.
  6. Horizontal push/pull strength of at least 80 lbs.
  7. Medium agility/dynamic balance
  8. Low finger dexterity
  9. Low manual dexterity
  10. Continuous ability to stay seated
  11. Continuous ability to twist and turn head
  12. Frequently able to bend over/stoop
  13. Frequently able to climb steps
  14. Kneel or squat
  15. Reach overhead

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

            None.

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS:

Occasional exposure to exhaust fumes.

Usual office environment.

 

JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents and instruments.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend corrective courses of action.
  • Ability to multitask in a quick-paced environment without forgetting details.
  • Well developed oral and written communication ability.
  • Demonstrates excellent command of the English language.
  • Work under frequent periods of stress.
  • Performs as effective team player.
  • Ability to perform simple math.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Ability to obtain a DOT certification and pass required drug screen.

 

 

 

Experience:

  • One year as BCRTA vehicle operator or equivalent experience required.
  • Dispatch or other related experience preferred.

 

Education:

High School diploma required. 

 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

Valid Driver’s License required.

CDL preferred.

 

Mobility Management Specialist

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Mobility Management Type: Full Time

Enjoy working with people?

Out-reach opportunities make you smile?

Ready for a new adventure?

Look no further!

The role of the Mobility Management Specialist will be to primarily work with the Communications and Outreach Manager to assist with educating the community on public transit with a focus on the elderly, disabled and disadvantaged populations.  Duties shall include extended out-reach efforts to include improving business and community support, assist with development and distribution of information that explains how to utilize available resources, assist with travel training the elderly and individuals with disabilities to travel safely and independently within the community, and build partnerships with key stakeholders to advance the mission of the Mobility Management Program. The Mobility Management Specialist will also assist Operations with processing Americans with Disabilities Act transportation applications.

Job Functions include:

  • To assist with building supportive transportation networks within elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged communities.
  • Make public presentations on the benefits of Mobility Management in the community.
  • Attend support coordinated meetings within the county and outreach events as needed.
  • Collaborate effectively with other managers and departments.
  • Maintain a commitment to a professional code of ethics.
  • Advocate to constituents to demonstrate how public transportation supports communities and enhances economic development. 
  • Write and maintain reports as needed.
  • Obtain and maintain a professional Travel Training Certification.
  • Seek networking and outreach opportunities to collaborate with community stakeholders to provide a full range of travel options that meet the needs of the community.
  • Assist with creating educational materials to incorporate into classrooms.
  • Have a customer first attitude.
  • Must enjoy working with people.
  • Must pay close attention to detail.
  • Acts as an ambassador of BCRTA by always promoting a positive image.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to read and interpret documents and instructions.
  2. Proficient in Word and Excel.
  3. Ability to work comfortably with the elderly and individuals with disabilities.
  4. Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects with frequent interruptions.
  5. Demonstrates good command of the English language.
  6. Maintain strict confidentiality.
  7. Ability to perform simple math calculations.
  8. Ability to work under frequent periods of stress.
  9. Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  10. Ability to work independently.
  11. Work with, memorize and retain detail.
  12. Enjoy working with and helping others.

Experience:

  • Experience working/volunteering with the public in a community setting.
  • Experience in public speaking
  • Customer Service experience is essential.
  • Experience with the elderly or individuals with disabilities is preferred.

Education:

  • High School diploma required. 

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Easter Seals Certified Travel Training Instructor (CTTI), or ability to obtain.
  • Willing to become Safety Sensitive certified through BCRTA preferred.

 

About Butler County RTA

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages and annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees.

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions.

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence, and ingenuity.

BCRTA benefits include generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), advancement, professional development, robust medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term disability coverage.

Bus Driver - Fixed Route

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Operations Type: Full Time

Driving your spouse crazy at home all day?

Tired of operating old or dangerous equipment your employer won’t replace?

Not getting paid for all your work?

Want to make an impact in your community and collect a paycheck?         

Tired of fast food and retail?  Standing on your feet all day?

Need to get out of a cube or office?

Need a new career path with a future?

Love to drive?

Butler County Regional Transit Authority welcomes employees who need a new passion!  We have a new fleet with regular replacement schedules.  We respect our employees’ time.  We help our neighbors get around.  We meet new people.  We work all over Butler County. We drive … and we need YOU!

Our drivers work out of our Butler County, Ohio offices in Hamilton, Middletown, or Oxford.  All our driving positions start at $16.50 per hour with annual merit based raises. Already have transit experience or passenger transportation experience?  With verified proof of employment within the last 10 years, your starting pay could be as high as $20.29 per hour! We provide 14% retirement match, full medical, dental, and vision benefits, short term disability, life insurance, and up to 29 paid days off your first year!

You will drive our 35' coaches and 25 passenger cutaways. Our drivers work anywhere from 35 to 40+ hours per week with paid training.  We operate up to 23 hours per day, Monday through Sunday.  We have a schedule for you! 

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Safely operating a vehicle without distractions
  • Taking amazing care of our passengers
  • Working without a supervisor over your shoulder
  • Following directions and enforcing rules

You Must:

  • Learn to work with technology, like tablets, apps and the interwebs.  Don’t worry, we’ll teach you.  You just have to be willing!
  • Be on time
  • Pass a DOT drug screen
  • Pass a DOT physical
  • Pass a state and national background check
  • Have a clean driving record (less than 4 points)
  • Class A or B CDL with passenger endorsement is required.​​  ​​​​

About Butler County RTA

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages an annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees.

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions.

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

BCRTA benefits now include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short-term disability coverage in addition to generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), opportunities for advancement, and professional development.  

 

*Hiring is through our main office in Hamilton, Ohio.

Bus Driver - No CDL Required

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Operations Type: Full Time

Driving your spouse crazy at home all day?

Tired of operating old or dangerous equipment your employer won’t replace?

Not getting paid for all your work?

Want to make an impact in your community and collect a paycheck?         

Tired of fast food and retail?  Standing on your feet all day?

Need to get out of a cube or office?

Need a new career path with a future?

Love to drive?

Butler County Regional Transit Authority welcomes employees who need a new passion!  We have a new fleet with regular replacement schedules.  We respect our employees’ time.  We help our neighbors get around.  We meet new people.  We work all over Butler County.  We drive … and we need YOU!

Our drivers work out of our Butler County, Ohio offices in Hamilton, Middletown, or Oxford.  All our driving positions start at $16.50 per hour with annual merit based raises. Already have transit experience or passenger transportation experience?  With verified proof of employment within the last 10 years, your starting pay could be as high as $20.29 per hour! We provide 14% retirement match, full medical, dental, and vision benefits, short term disability, life insurance, and up to 29 paid days off your first year!

You will drive our minivans and 14 passenger buses. Our drivers work anywhere from 35 to 40+ hours per week with paid training.  We operate up to 23 hours per day, Monday through Sunday.  We have a schedule for you! 

Want a CDL?  We can train you for that too!

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Safely operating a vehicle without distractions
  • Taking amazing care of our passengers
  • Working without a supervisor over your shoulder
  • Following directions and enforcing rules
  • Navigating around Butler County with the help of GPS

You Must:

  • Learn to work with technology, like tablets, apps and the interwebs.  Don’t worry, we’ll teach you.  You just have to be willing!
  • Be on time
  • Pass a DOT drug screen
  • Pass a DOT physical
  • Pass a state and national background check
  • Have a clean driving record (less than 4 points)

About Butler County RTA

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages an annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees.

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions..

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

BCRTA benefits now include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short-term disability coverage in addition to generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), opportunities for advancement, and professional development. 

*Hiring is through our main office in Hamilton, Ohio.

Dispatcher - Part time

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Operations Type: Part Time

Looking for part-time employment?

Are you a night owl?

If you have Dispatch experience, we have a position for you!

The Dispatcher is responsible for radio dispatch functions, client scheduling, and associated record-keeping duties.  The dispatcher will seek areas for scheduling improvement and drive efficiencies in cooperation with the Director of Operations.  The dispatcher will handle all incoming radio and telephone communication including advising vehicle operators and handling client inquiries including scheduling trips.  Additional functions may include operational reporting and acting in the absence of the Director of Operations.

This position works Saturday, 7:30 p.m. - 3:30 a.m., and Sunday, 5:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operates base radio console equipment, transmitting and receiving routine and emergency messages from bus operators.
  • Enforces professional driver and radio conduct as outlined by BCRTA policies and procedures.
  • Efficiently takes customer calls for information on transit services and schedules requested trip reservations during operating hours.
  • Enters accurate trip data.
  • Familiarized with pricing of trips and areas covered by BCRTA services.
  • Prepares daily bus operator manifests, manages communication of changes, additions, cancellations during service and will be required to learn the scheduling and call center processes.  
  • Advises vehicle operators on standard operating procedures during emergencies and under unforeseen circumstances.
  • Advises clients on standard operating procedures.
  • Operates data terminals for input and management of information pertaining to daily public transit operations and general services in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Track and maintain accurate, statistical operating data.
  • Understands the importance of contracts and subcontracting out trips to other providers.
  • Manages daily route schedules for maximum efficiency, adjusts as necessary.
  • Coordinates with other Dispatch team members and management to provide consistent messages to internal and external clients. 
  • Prioritizes incoming communications and responses to provide superior customer service.
  • Effectively takes information on customer complaints, entering I-Reporter reports, and forwarding to appropriate coordinator or management.
  • Maintains composure and acts thoughtfully under pressure.
  • Promotes a positive public image of BCRTA and exceeds customer expectations.
  • Reports time off and any dispatch issues to the Director of Operations.
  • Performs assignments as directed by management.
  • Ability to perform duties of a Vehicle Operator as needed.
  • This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

Physical & Visual Activities:

  • Constant periods of hearing, near and far acuity, depth perception, color vision.
  • Frequent periods of speaking and sitting.
  • Occasional periods of standing, squatting, walking, kneeling, reaching and twisting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 Limited

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS:

 Occasional exposure to exhaust fumes.
 Usual office environment.

JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to negotiate, train and persuade.
  2. Ability to read and interpret documents and instruments.
  3. Ability to analyze problems and recommend corrective courses of action.
  4. Ability to multitask in a quick-paced environment without forgetting details
  5. Well developed oral and written communication ability.
  6. Demonstrates excellent command of the English language.
  7. Work under frequent periods of stress.
  8. Performs as an effective team player.
  9. Ability to perform simple math.
  10. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications.

Experience:
At least one year experience as a vehicle operator and/or equivalent experience in dispatch or call center duties.

Education:

High School diploma required. 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

Valid Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana Driver License 

Benefits: 
14% Ohio Public Employee Retirement System Match, Paid Time Off, Opportunities for advancement and professional development.

About Butler County RTA:

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages an annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees. 

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions.

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

*Hiring is through our main office in Hamilton, Ohio.

 

Miami U SafeRide - Night Shift Van Drivers

Location: Oxford, OH Department: Operations Type: Part Time

Battling insomnia and looking for something to do? 

A natural night owl?

Tired of burning the midnight oil studying?

Enjoy helping others?

Looking for some extra cash?

Love to drive?

Have we got a deal for you!

Butler County Regional Transit Authority is looking for someone just like you!  If you are at least 18 years old, have a good driving record, and like the idea of making some extra cash, we need YOU!  

This position works out of Oxford.  All our driving positions start at $15.00 per hour with annual raises for employees that maintain good attendance and complete annual training.  We provide 14% retirement match into the OPERS (Ohio Public Employee Retirement System) and you will accrue paid days off your first year!

You will drive our minivans . You will  attend paid training.  We operate up to 23 hours per day, Monday through Sunday.  We have a schedule for you! 

Want a CDL?  We can train you for that too!

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Safely operating a vehicle without distractions
  • Taking amazing care of our passengers
  • Working without a supervisor over your shoulder
  • Following directions and enforcing rules
  • Navigating around Butler County with the help of GPS

You Must:

  • Learn to work with technology, like tablets, apps and the interwebs.  Don’t worry, we’ll teach you.  You just have to be willing!
  • Be on time
  • Pass a DOT drug screen
  • Pass a DOT physical
  • Pass a state and national background check
  • Have a clean driving record (less than 4 points)

About Butler County RTA

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages an annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees.

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions..

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

BCRTA offers generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), opportunities for advancement, and professional development. 

Operations Street Supervisor

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Operations Type: Full Time

Great at solving problems?

Not about the 9a - 5p schedule?

Want to stretch your people skills?

The Street Supervisor is responsible for the efficient and orderly coordination of BCRTA services, including the supervision of front-line services, customer satisfaction, resource coordination, and direction of Vehicle Operators as related to the direct provision of service.  The Street Supervisor  will be required to solve immediate operational problems, “triage” emergencies with management as directed, investigate accidents, administer Vehicle Operator discipline as directed by management, monitor quality of services, and other duties as assigned.  The Operations Supervisor will be required to work during non-traditional business hours such as evenings and weekends as needed.

BCRTA benefits now include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short-term disability coverage in addition to generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), opportunities for advancement, and professional development.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operates base radio console equipment, transmitting and receiving routine and emergency messages from bus operators when necessary.
  • Enforces rules and procedures as outlined in BCRTA handbook and documents.
  • Takes customer calls for information on transit services and schedules requested trips when necessary.
  • Familiarized with pricing of trips, area covered by BCRTA, and all other BCRTA service information.
  • Investigates accidents as needed.
  • “Triages” emergencies and coordinates responses with management and other BCRTA team members.
  • Advises vehicle operators on standard operating procedures during emergencies and under unforeseen circumstances.
  • Works proficiently with computer and software to accomplish limited administrative tasks.
  • Maintains accurate reports and records in accordance with BCRTA procedure.
  • Assists dispatch with covering extra trips by personally providing trips or contacting possible operator replacements.
  • Coordinates with Dispatch and Transportation Coordinator to manage daily route schedules for maximum efficiency, adjusts as necessary.
  • Prioritizes tasks to achieve maximum efficiency and superior customer service.
  • Reports time off and any safety issues to the Operations Manager or his designee.
  • Monitors service and vehicle operators under direction of Operations Management to ensure superior customer service and high levels of employee and passenger safety.
  • Investigates and recommends correction of safety issues.
  • Retrieves and processes fares under direction of Operations Management.
  • Retrains Vehicle Operators in standard procedures as necessary.
  • Administers routine discipline and warnings under the directions of Operations Management.
  • Perform annual behind the wheel evaluations for Vehicle Operators.
  • Communicates clearly and works with customers to solve problems, educate riders, and improve BCRTA service.
  • Maintains composure and acts thoughtfully under pressure.
  • Promotes a positive public image of BCRTA and exceeds customer expectations.
  • Attends training as required.

This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

Physical & Visual Activities:

  • Constant period of hearing, near and far acuity, depth perception, color vision.
  • Frequent periods of speaking and sitting.
  • Occasional periods of standing, squatting, walking, kneeling, reaching and twisting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

ABILITY TO KNEEL AND BEND AS REQUIRED TO SECURE WHEELCHAIR RESTRAINTS.

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS:

Occasional exposure to exhaust fumes.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to negotiate, train and persuade.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and instruments.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend corrective courses of action.
  • Ability to multitask in a quick-paced environment without forgetting details.
  • Well developed oral and written communication ability.
  • Demonstrates excellent command of the English language.
  • Work under frequent periods of stress.
  • Performs as effective team player.
  • Ability to perform simple math.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications.

Experience:

One year experience as a public transit vehicle operator or equivalent experience
Completion of, or ability to complete BCRTA Behind-The-Wheel Trainer Program
Limited dispatch experience or equivalent communication and computer knowledge

Education:

  • High School diploma required. 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Class B CDL with Passenger endorsement, no air brake restriction preferred but not required
  • Valid Ohio driver's license

About Butler County RTA

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages and annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees.

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions..

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

BCRTA benefits include generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), advancement, professional development, robust medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage.

Vehicle Operator Trainer

Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Operations Type: Full Time

Do you have professional driving or instructor experience?

Want to be more than behind the wheel?

Want to be the hero behind the heroes?

 

BCRTA's Trainer position is responsible for the efficient and effective hands-on training of new and veteran vehicle operators or other staff members that are required to operate in revenue service.  The Trainer will be a key position for the delivery of new hire and refresher or remedial training.  In addition, the trainer will assist in organizing training events and coordinating all associated record keeping needs.

We provide 14% retirement match, full medical, dental, and vision benefits, short term disability, life insurance, and up to 29 paid days off your first year!

The functions of this position include the following:

  • Performs training in some or all of the following areas:
    1. Behind-The-Wheel (BTW) – Fixed Route
    2. BTW – Paratransit/Demand Response
    3. Classroom/Computer
    4. CPR/First Aid
  • Maintains knowledge by attending train-the-trainer and refresher classes.
  • Assists with creating, maintaining, and properly filing detailed training records.
  • Completes annual recertification as required.
  • Coordinates with Operations to correct or retrain employees in any recommended areas of concern.
  • Works proficiently with computer and software to accomplish limited administrative tasks.
  • Highlights areas for service improvement and communicates needs with management.
  • Prioritizes tasks to achieve maximum efficiency
  • Acts as a BCRTA ambassador, projects a positive attitude, and promotes superior customer service.

This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

Physical & Visual Activities:

Physically and mentally qualified to safely operate transit vehicles and perform all related essential job functions.  Subject to applicable legal requirements, must meet the physical qualification standards specified in the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (DOT exam and drug screen).

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS:

  • Occasional exposure to exhaust fumes.
  • 75% outdoor conditions and onboard bus or other vehicles
  • 25% office and training room

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to negotiate, train and persuade.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and instruments.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend corrective courses of action.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent command of the English language.
  • Work under frequent periods of stress.
  • Performs as an effective team player.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications.

Experience:

  • One-year experience as a transit vehicle operator or equivalent.

  Education:

  • High School diploma or GED required. 

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to obtain or current holder of a Class A or B CDL with a passenger endorsement - no air brake restriction.
  • Ability to obtain or currently certified as a First Aid and CPR Trainer.

 

About Butler County RTA

BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages and annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees.

BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions..

Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

BCRTA benefits include generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), advancement, professional development, robust medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability coverage.

*Hiring is through our main office in Hamilton, Ohio.

     

    Customer Service Supervisor

    Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Operations Support Type: Full Time

    Position Purpose and Objectives:

    The Customer Service Supervisor is responsible for client scheduling, customer service, retail sales and associated record-keeping duties.  The Customer Service Supervisor will seek areas for scheduling and sales improvement and drive efficiency in cooperation with the Operations and Finance staff.  The Customer Service Supervisor will handle all training and development in regard to call center telephone communications including advising and handling client inquiries, trip requests, and complaints.  Additional functions may include operational reporting and acting in the absence of the Operations Manager.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Able to train others on the pricing of trips and area coverage of BCRTA services.
    • Coordinates with CSRs and management to provide consistent messages to internal and external clients.
    • Prioritizes incoming communications and responses to provide superior customer service.
    • Manages communication of changes, additions, cancellation during service between the call center and dispatch.
    • Efficiently takes customer calls for information on transit services, reservations and BCRTA schedules.
    • Effectively takes and is able to train others on how to take information on customer complaints, entering into databases, and forwarding to appropriate coordinator or management.
    • Advises clients and customer service representatives on standard operating procedures.
    • Enters accurate trip data (including data provided by dispatch, transportation coordinator, data services coordinator, and management)
    • Leads all training needs for direct staff and others as it may relate to customer service functions.
    • Operates data terminals for information pertaining to daily public transit operations and general services in a quick and efficient manner.
    • Assists with data entry operations and procedure development regarding the scheduling software.
    • Understands the importance of contracts and subcontracting out trips to other providers.
    • Maintains relationship between support coordinators and clients for current contracted Butler County agencies.
    • Assists with ADA administration and scheduling procedures.
    • Shares knowledge and trains staff members on ADA regulations.
    • Enforces professional conduct as outlined by BCRTA policies and procedures.
    • Recommends initial, refresher and follow up training for CSRs.
    • Maintains training records for call center functions.
    • Performs assignments as directed by management.
    • Maintains composure and acts thoughtfully under pressure.
    • Ability to perform duties of a Customer Service Representative, Dispatcher, or Vehicle Operator as needed.
    • Promotes a positive public image of BCRTA and exceeds customer expectations.
    • Reports time off and any dispatch issues promptly.
    • Administers all retail product sales, exchanges, and refunds in accordance with guidelines provided by the BCRTA Finance Department, Executive Director and Board of Trustees.
    • Administers all credit card balances and updates accounts as needed
    • Prepares the BCRTA trip or fixed route schedule by building routes and optimizing the efficiency of driver resources in such a way that dispatch personnel can insert reasonable last-minute trips
    • Manages staffing levels by coordinating driver vacation and leave requests
    • Works with the administrative personnel to prepare operations reports and data needed for financial or billing needs
    • Collaborates with administrative personnel to identify deficiencies and errors in data entry and correct them as needed
    • Recommends operational improvements related to scheduling and data entry to the Operations department
    • Possesses adequate knowledge of all BCRTA fixed routes around the county, including service times of all routes
    • Tracks and maintains accurate staff attendance records
    • Prepares daily, weekly, and monthly reports

    This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee in this job.  Employees are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Physical & Visual Activities:

    Constant period of hearing, near and far acuity, depth perception, color vision.

    Frequent periods of speaking and sitting.

    Occasional periods of standing, squatting, walking, kneeling, reaching, and twisting.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

                    Ability to maintain a valid State of Ohio DOT card.

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS:

                    Occasional exposure to exhaust fumes.

    Usual office environment.

     

    JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to negotiate, train and persuade.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents and instruments.
    • Ability to analyze problems and recommend corrective courses of action.
    • Ability to multitask in a quick-paced environment without forgetting details
    • Well developed oral and written communication ability.
    • Demonstrates excellent command of the English language.
    • Work under frequent periods of stress.
    • Performs as effective team player.
    • Ability to perform simple math.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Applications

     

     

    Experience:

    • Two years of experience as a call center representative

    Education:

    High School diploma required.

    Licenses/Certifications:

    Valid Driver's License

    About Butler County RTA

    BCRTA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio organized as a Regional Transit Authority under Ohio code. BCRTA acts as the designated recipient for Federal Transit Funds and provides public transportation services within and around Butler County, Ohio including Hamilton, Middletown, Fairfield, West Chester, Oxford, and Miami University. The BCRTA employs or directs around 120 transit employees and manages an annual budget near $6.5M. BCRTA is governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees.

    BCRTA is a public transit agency dedicated to support Butler County’s quality of life and economic development through public transportation solutions.

    Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes inclusion, diversity, cooperation, problem-solving, teamwork, independence and ingenuity.

    BCRTA benefits now include medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short-term disability coverage in addition to generous paid time off, 14% retirement match in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), opportunities for advancement, and professional development.  

    *Hiring is through our main office in Hamilton, Ohio.

    TABC Board of Directors

    Location: Hamilton, OH Department: Transit Alliance of Butler County Type: Volunteer

    Do you love public transit?  Do you see a need for better transportation and more options in your community? Would you like to advocate for public transit in Butler County?  

    The Transit Alliance of Butler County (TABC) is now accepting applications for seats on the Board of Directors. The Transit Alliance is a non-profit organization whose specific objective is advocating and increasing the availability of affordable transportation in Butler County.  

    This is a volunteer position and Directors shall be of the age of majority in this state. Other qualifications for directors of this corporation shall be as follows: Individuals from public, non-profit, or private entities directly engaged in transportation coordination efforts in Butler County, Ohio who have the authority to represent their agencies in decisions regarding the use of agency resources to further the goals of the Butler County Transportation Authority.

    It shall be the duty of the directors to: 

    •  Perform any and all duties imposed on them collectively or individually by law, by the Articles of Incorporation, and by these Code of Regulations; 
    •  Appoint and remove, employ and discharge, and, except as otherwise provided in these Code of Regulations, prescribe the duties and fix the compensation, if any, of all officers, agents, and employees of the corporation; 
    •  Supervise the project coordinator (or other such primary employee) who in turn supervises all other employees of the corporation to assure that their duties are performed properly

    Any Board Member appointed to fill a vacancy shall be appointed only to serve the unexpired term.  Any appointed Board Member is eligible for reappointment.  The three-year term starts July 1.

    The TABC meets four times per year at the Butler County Regional Transit Authority Hamilton Facility.


     

    Equal Opportunity Employment

    BCRTA states as its policy a commitment to provide equal opportunity to all persons in matters affecting all employment processes, but not limited to, recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, training, discipline, transfer selection, terminations, and other terms and conditions of employment and layoff practices without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veterans status, or age.

     Further, BCRTA is committed to complying with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act and prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.  BCRTA will make accommodations that are reasonable and not unduly burdensome to enable qualified disabled applicants and employees to participate in the employment process and perform essential job functions.

    Benefits

    Paid Time Off (PTO)

    BCRTA has a generous PTO policy that accrues based on hours worked during the pay period.  The PTO rate is also based on service years in OPERS.  If you have past service credit in OPERS, we’ll recognize it and you’ll earn even more! An employee with no prior service credit that works 40 hours per week earns 29 days of PTO in their first year. Employees are also permitted to “sell” or cash out unused PTO annually in November.

    Medical Benefits

    BCRTA offers a robust medical benefits plan to full-time employees at an affordable monthly premium for everyone. Really affordable!

    In addition, BCRTA also offers vision, dental, and short-term disability benefits to full-time employees with or without medical coverage. All full-time employees receive life insurance and the opportunity to purchase additional coverage beyond the company sponsored plan.

    Don’t need insurance? No problem! We offer an opt-out incentive for full-time employees who choose not to elect medical benefits.

    Retirement

    Ohio Public Employee Retirement System
    Employees contribute 10% of their wages through payroll deduction and BCRTA matches that with a 14% employer contribution.

    Ohio Deferred Compensation
    Ohio Deferred Compensation is a supplemental retirement plan for all Ohio public employees. This program is voluntary for employees and is used as a supplemental retirement option.

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    BCRTA offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to our employees and their immediate family members.  EAP services are confidential and are provided at no additional cost to employees.  The EAP offers the following services: support and counseling, financial and legal assistance,  employee enrichment training, and career development.

    Paid Commercial Driver License (CDL) Training

    BCRTA provides CDL training for both the pre-trip inspection and driving portions of the exam.  A Class B CDL with passenger endorsement and air brake restriction removed allows to drive the larger class vehicles. Don’t have or want a CDL? That’s OK! We still need plenty of staff to drive our non-CDL minibuses and vans.

    Tuition Reimbursement

    BCRTA encourages all team members to enhance their education and development through in-house training and courses offered by outside educational institutions.  BCRTA is a participant in the Miami University Work + Program that employs students working on a degree at one of Miami’s regional campuses.  These students are eligible to receive a tuition reimbursement from BCRTA of up to $6,200 per calendar year as long as all requirements have been satisfied. 

    Employee Referral Program

    BCRTA has an employee referral program that gives the employee that refers someone a bonus of $250 and 16 hours of PTO if their referred candidate remains employed by BCRTA for 90 days after their release from training. Join us and recruit your own team! There is no limit on the number of times an employee can receive the bonus. Just make sure the applicant places the current employee’s name on the application.