Maintenance Tech IV

Topeka Metro is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Technician IV to perform entry-level inspections and routine maintenance as required on bus fleet vehicles and provide building and ground maintenance for all Topeka Metro properties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and ability to perform service work including, but not limited to: fueling, checking/replenishing fluid levels, tire pressures, chassis and body.
  • Ability to perform facility and grounds maintenance including but not limited to: mowing, snow removal, minor facility repairs and painting.
  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary for the completion of assigned duties.
  • Possess and maintain an inventory of hand tools necessary for the position.
  • Ability to obtain a Class B CDL with air brake and passenger endorsement.
  • Steady work history with mechanical experience.
  • HS diploma/GED.

The shift for this position is Tuesday-Friday 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. with pay of $18.32/hour. Topeka Metro offers great benefits and is a KPERS employer. Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen, post offer functional employment test, and DOT medical exam.

Download the application & applicant characteristic survey & submit by mail, e-mail, in person or fax. Deadline to apply is 03/30/18.

Topeka Metro
201 N. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603

E-mail: resumes@topekametro.org
FAX: (785) 233-3063

Drug Free Workplace and EOE.

Full-Time Public Transit Bus Operators

Enjoy a rewarding career providing public transit service to our community!

Topeka Metro is accepting applications for full-time and part-time Bus Operators to provide safe, professional, and courteous public transit service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Customer oriented with the ability to provide exceptional customer service and communicate effectively and courteously.
  • Demonstrate a professional, pleasant and helpful demeanor towards the public.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to memorize routes, transfer points, and fare structures.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and comply with safety and traffic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Reliable and flexible with the ability to work various shifts Monday-Saturday.
  • Ability to obtain a KS CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements within two weeks of hire date.
  • Steady work history with previous experience.
  • Must maintain an excellent driving record.
  • 21 years of age with a HS diploma/GED.

Full-time starting pay after two weeks of training: $15.07/hr.
After 6 months: $16.07/hr. After 12 months $17.08/hr., 18 months $18.08/hr. 30 months $20.09/hr.

Download a position application and an applicant characteristic survey and mail or drop off at:

Topeka Metro
201 N. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Drug-Free Workplace and EOE.

Marketing and Communications Internship

Topeka Metro is accepting resumes for a Marketing and Communications intern to assist with marketing, advertising, outreach activities and promotional programs to enhance ridership and community awareness.  We work with your university or school to help fulfill your internship requirements while providing real-world experience to apply your academic knowledge. Flexible hours to work around your schedule.  Topeka Metro is a fun place to work!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with multi-media advertising campaigns, promotions, special events, community outreach and education
  • Assist with coordinating assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies
  • Assist with producing, publishing and distributing all educational and promotional publications
  • Write Rider’s Digest newsletter and employee newsletter (monthly)
  • Provide proof reading and fact finding assistance

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a college degree program related to marketing, public relations, communications or a similar field of study
  • Familiar with marketing, advertising or branding principles and techniques
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with co-workers
  • Dynamic written and verbal communication and ability to work with the public
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Knowledge of all or some of the following: techniques in print, photography, and video and audio production
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite programs, as well as marketing software such as Constant Contact or MailChimp
  • Ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Valid Kansas driver’s license
  • Creativity and flexibility are a plus

Submit cover letter, resume, references, and applicant characteristic survey to: 201 N. Kansas Ave. Topeka, KS 66603 or e-mail Keri Renner, Director of Marketing and Communications at krenner@topekametro.org.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.  Drug-Free Workplace and EOE.

Summer Camp Director
and Summer Camp Counselors

Topeka Metro is seeking positive and energetic individuals for our Summer Camp Metro. The hours are up to twenty hours per week from April 2018-August 2018. Responsibilities include: presenting “How to Ride” presentations to the public and coordinating bus schedules for community camps, as well as other child related summer activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Organizational and outreach skills
  • Experience, desire, and ability to work with children
  • Ability to teach and lead activities
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Possess enthusiasm, a sense of humor, patience, and self-control
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma and some college
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work various hours Monday-Saturday

Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

We have several positions for the Camp Metro Counselors. This position pays $12.00 per hour.

The Camp Metro Director position will be responsible for coordinating and organizing events and pays $14.00 per hour.

Please fill out these forms, and return to Topeka Metro to apply for Camp Metro: