PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Laketran is hiring part-time and full-time bus driver positions and full-time mechanic positions during a two-day hiring event on May 24 and 25.
“We’re excited to be offering full-time driving positions that are in line with today’s starting wages,” said Laketran CEO in a news release. “Everyone is feeling the pinch of a more competitive labor market. We have traditionally hired full-time positions from within, but are excited to be offering full-time driving positions with immediate benefits to find more qualified candidates that want to join our team to serve Lake County.”
The positions do not require a CDL to start. The two-day hiring event will offer immediate interviews on site to fill over 20 positions for the Lake County transit agency.
A valid Ohio driver’s license is required for an interview. All applicants must pass a background check and drug test the day of hiring event. Bus driver and maintenance positions also require an ODOT physical. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is not required for hire.
Laketran employee benefits include:
- Competitive salary - $20.64/hour after 120-day probation period
- 6-week paid training
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Uniforms provided
- Ohio Public Employees Retirement
- Ohio Deferred Comp Retirement Plan
- $2,000 signing bonus for mechanics
The two-day hiring event will be Tuesday, May 24, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, May 25, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The location of the hiring event is at Laketran Headquarters, 555 Lakeshore Blvd., Painesville Township.
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