Transit Systems 2018-08-02 2018-09-06

Supervisor, Bus Maintenance

Company: Maryland Transit Administration View more listings
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 106088

SALARY: $44,017.00 - $70,265.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 08/01/18
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Open to all qualified applicants
**Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply**

Are you seeking a job where your work is rewarding and provides excellent benefits? The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) invites you to apply today to be considered for a position that provides customer service to the citizens of Maryland every day. The MTA is one of the largest transit systems in the United States and is seeking dynamic and energetic individuals to join the MTA team.

The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is recruiting for Supervisor, Bus Maintenance. The Supervisor, Bus Maintenance is required to supervise vehicle repair, maintenance, and inspection. The employee is responsible for planning, coordinating, and personnel forecasting for the servicing of MTA buses and other vehicles. The work in this classification also involves tracking and executing provisions of the labor contract, MTA Rules, Regulations and Policies. Employees in this class directly supervise "A", "B", and "C" Repairmen and Cleaners. Employees receive general supervision from a Bus Maintenance Superintendent and other designated officials. Employees will be required to travel and work outdoors at various locations throughout the MTA service area in all types of weather conditions and perform other functions as necessary.


Education & Experience: Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate, plus four (4) years of experience in repair, maintenance and inspection of heavy duty automotive vehicles and equipment. **Three (3) of the four (4) years must have been in the following: gasoline and diesel-powered vehicle maintenance; automotive mechanical and electrical systems maintenance; and interpreting automotive diagrams and schematics. **One (1) year of supervisory experience in a maintenance or related environment.

** This statement contains a Selective Qualification which is more focused in scope than the minimum qualifications for this classification. Selective Qualifications are utilized when the position requires specific or bona-fide occupational qualifications (i.e., knowledge, skills and abilities). **

Applicants must submit a CURRENT copy of their Complete Driving Record (NOT more than 30 days old), (NOT the 36 months driving record) available from MVA with their application to be considered for this position.

1. Additional technical or vocational training may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the experience requirement on a year for year basis.

U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as defined under the Experience Requirement of the Minimum Qualifications may be substituted for the required education and experience on the year-for year basis.

If you have held more than one (1) position at the same employer, please list each position (and the duties of that position) that you held and the length of time that you held each position.


  1. Employee may be subject to call-in 24 hours a day and may be required to maintain a reliable communication link for the purpose of emergency call back requirements.

  2. Employee will be required to work shifts, evenings, holidays, and weekends.

  3. Employee may be exposed to a variety of hazards, requiring the wearing of protective clothing and the use of appropriate safety and Personal Protective Equipment.

  4. Employees in this position are considered "Essential Employees" and will be required to sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to "Essential Employee" status.

  5. Eligible applicants may be subject to a background investigation under Federal and State laws and regulations. A conviction is not an automatic disqualification to employment. Erroneous, misleading or fraudulent information on the application is sufficient grounds for rejection from the hiring process, removal from the list of eligible, withdraw of an offer for employment or immediate discharge.

  6. Employees in this classification are subject to pre-employment drug testing and substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 49- Federal Department of Transportation Drug Alcohol Testing Protocols and Federal Transit Administration Alcohol Testing Rules, and Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs

  • Employees in this classification are assigned duties, which require the operation of a motor vehicle.

  • Employees will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


You must complete a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) application (Form DTS-1) to be considered for this recruitment. Resumes may not be substituted for the application. Since the examination for this recruitment may be an evaluation and rating of the information you provide on your application, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant experience in detail and addressing the specific requirements shown above. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for within MDOT, one of the Transportation Business Units, or the Authority.

Applicants must submit a CURRENT copy of their Complete Driving Record (NOT more than 30 days old), (NOT the 36 months driving record) available from MVA with their application to be considered.

NOTE: Applications not completely filled out will not be considered. The selected candidate will be subject to background and reference checks. Employees are subject to the State Substance Abuse Policy to include possible drug testing.

It is highly recommended that applications be completed and submitted online by registering at Make sure you meet the minimum and selective qualifications and follow the instructions on MDOT's Online Employment Center website.

Applicants not applying online may obtain a DTS-1 Application form by calling (410) 767-3860 and mail to: MTA Office of Human Resources, 6 Saint Paul Street, 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202. Applicants may also submit their application directly to the Office of Human Resources.

Applicants with degrees granted outside of the United States will be required to provide a written evaluation of education documentation by a credentialing organization such as: International Credential Evaluation (WES),

MTA Does Not Discriminate Based On: Age, Ancestry, Color, Creed Gender Identity or Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Mental or Physical Disability, National Origin, Race, Religious Affiliation, Belief or Opinion, Sex or Sexual Orientation.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided as requested.

The incumbent in this position will not be a member of a covered bargaining unit.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees; all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

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