Applications are accepted for the SMTD and Access Sangamon operations Monday through Saturday at 928 S. Ninth Street. On weekdays, applications may be obtained from the administrative office (main door) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Saturdays, applications may be obtained from the dispatch window from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Positions being filled will be posted on this website and may also be advertised in the newspaper.
Fixed Route Bus Operator (SMTD) - job description (pdf)
Qualifications for Drivers
SMTD Bus Operator
Applicants for SMTD Driver positions must have a high school diploma or GED, be at least 25 years of age, have a clean driving record, must be able to pass a DOT physical, drug and alcohol test, criminal background check, and must be able to operate any vehicle in the fixed-route fleet. Drivers must be able to assist disabled passengers in wheelchairs to board and disembark from the vehicles and must be able to secure the wheelchairs in the vehicles.
A CDL is not required to be hired, but trainees must be able to obtain a training permit before training can begin and must be able to obtain the full CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements to continue employment. The SMTD assists with preparation for the driving test prior to completion of training.
Drivers must have a pleasant disposition and be able to interact with passengers in a courteous manner.
Access Sangamon Bus Operator
Applicants for Access Sangamon should have a high school diploma or GED and should be at least 21 years of age. A CDL is not required to drive Access Sangamon buses. Applicants must have a clean driving record and be able to pass a DOT physical, drug and alcohol screen, and criminal background check. Access Sangamon drivers must be able to operate all types of Access vehicles and must be able to assist passengers to board and disembark from the vehicle and secure the wheelchair on each vehicle.
Drivers must have a pleasant disposition and be able to deal with passengers in a courteous manner.
The following positions become available on an infrequent basis, however, applications for these positions also will be accepted at any time.
- Mechanics AA, A Lead, A, B, C