High School Diploma or GED is required, or you must obtain one within two (2) years of hire date.
A minimum of three (3) years of general work experience which includes driving experience, customer service experience is required. A minimum of two (2) years of continued employment in a direct public contact position is preferred. Work history will be verified in the states and county that the applicant has lived or worked.
Applicants must successfully complete and pass: a pre-employment performance evaluation, Department of Transportation (DOT) physical, drug/alcohol screen, background investigation and pre-employment assessments and tests.
A current CDL is preferred and must have or be able to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License and subsequently obtain and maintain a TX Class B CDL. Bilingual ability is a plus.
Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age and have been a valid licensed driver for at least three (3) years.
A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check is required prior to the placement of any individual in a position that requires the operation of a METRO revenue or non-revenue vehicle on behalf of METRO.
Two or more DUI or DWI convictions with no time limit;
Any DUI or DWI convictions within the preceding three (3) years; invalid, suspended, or revoked drivers' license and no more than two (2) moving violations in the past three (3) years. No job related felony/misdemeanors. Criminal convictions are reviewed on a case by case basis and the job relatedness is determined by METRO.
METRO will not accept former First Transit employees that have been separated from First Transit less than 12 months.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.
Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.
We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion,age,sex,national origin,veteran status,genetic information or disability.