Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status. These are classified as "protected categories." This policy applies to all personnel actions, including but not limited to promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment, layoff or other discharge, recall, rates of pay, benefits, and selection for training. Further, PSTA expressly prohibits any form of unlawful harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability and veteran status.
PSTA is fully committed to comply with all applicable federal laws for establishing and implementing an affirmative action program to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. PSTA has developed an affirmative action program, setting goals with timetables to provide minorities and women equal opportunities in its workforce. All directors, managers and supervisors are responsible for implementing and supporting this program.
If it is determined that a violation of this policy has occurred, PSTA will take immediate action to remedy the situation. Any employee who is found to have violated this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal from employment.
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Plans, directs, monitors and controls the operations activities required to ensure that efficient, safe and dependable bus service is provided to all PSTA customers.
Research, develop, recommend, and implement PSTA’s strategic digital marketing plan. Create, implement, and manage digital content and campaigns, with the goal to become the “voice” that engages, and retains positive interaction on all PSTA’s social media platforms and website, as well as inform the public about PSTA services.
Helps to maintain the general ledger and its subsidiary ledgers to ensure the accurate accounting and reporting of PSTA’s financial and statutory reporting. Assist with coordinating with the departments that impact the general ledger to assure accurate and timely reporting. Provides exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers, stepping outside of conceived confines of the position to problem solve within the guidelines of PSTA.
Perform janitorial duties for PSTA's facilities, and assist Facilities Maintenance Workers as needed.
PSTA is now accepting applications for our next Bus Operator class starting on October 28th!
Are you a “people person” with experience in customer service? If you’re looking to move into a solid career, let us train you to become a world-class Bus Driver!
Bus Drivers earn $15.00/hour after training, and progress to $25.03/hour within 5 years.
Stay cool in the Florida heat with air-conditioned buses. Enjoy an attractive benefit package that includes paid vacation and sick time, health insurance, Florida pension, college tuition assistance, and more.
Is a Commercial Driver License Required to Apply?
A Commercial Driver License (CDL) is not necessary to be considered for the Bus Driver role, although candidates must possess a valid Florida driver license, and be able to pass a written CDL permit test at the DMV. New hires will receive paid CDL training and the cost of the CDL will be covered by PSTA.
Responsible for building and maintaining a positive image for the agency. Establishing and maintaining pro-active relationships with media, customers, community, stakeholders, board members, elected officials, employees and public interest groups by organizing events for the media including press conferences, writing press releases and other media communications, responding to requests for information and coaching representatives in the correct way of communicating with the public.
Create and execute media relations plan, write and prepare executive speeches and presentations, plan and execute media and community events, write articles for agency publications, participate in agency communications strategy development, and represent the PSTA Board, CEO, and the agency before the media.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills are a must.
Provide technical, administrative and clerical support to PSTA’s Procurement Department including but not limited to the processing of purchasing requisitions, change orders, and purchase orders.
Our Service Attendants perform important work to make sure PSTA's buses are ready to start service every day, including cleaning and performing basic service maintenance on our vehicles.
Advance the mission and goals of PSTA by supporting the development of thoughtful and technically sound plans and projects. Conduct planning and project development activities for transportation projects under the direction of more senior staff. Provide staff support in the development, analysis, implementation, and community engagement of the Authority’s transit planning programs, projects, and grants.
NOW HIRING – 4 DAY WORK WEEK, 40 HOURS GUARANTEED, PAID TIME OFF
BONUSES FOR ASE CERTIFICATIONS
PSTA’s Mechanics work in a clean, modern garage, with state-of-the-art technology. They enjoy great benefits including paid vacations and holidays, an on-site gym, insurance benefits, and a pension. Our Mechanics receive continual training and growth opportunities.
Our Mechanics are vital to our mission to provide safe, affordable transportation throughout Pinellas County. They perform routine to complex maintenance tasks on our fleet of diesel and hybrid buses and staff cars, and ensure that all vehicles are in top working condition.
Fleet Technician I or II designation will be offered to the selected candidate based on the minimum qualifications listed below. Complexity of work assigned progressively increases from level I to II.