Laketran looking to fill 16 positions at two-day hiring event

Screen Shot 2021-06-18 at 11.27.34 AM.png
Posted at 1:56 PM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-07 13:56:20-05

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — In an effort to fill 16 positions, Laketran is hosting a two-day hiring event that will offer immediate on-site interviews.

Lake County’s transit company is looking to fill 12 open bus driver positions and up to four diesel mechanic positions.

The hiring event will be held on Tuesday, March 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Laketran headquarters at 555 Lakeshore Boulevard.

Benefits include a competitive salary, 6 weeks paid training, paid vacation and sick time, uniforms, Ohio Public employees Retirement, $2,000 signing bonus fr mechanic and Ohio Deferred Comp Retirement Plan.

The company said it hopes to hire the 12 drivers to fill a 6-week paid driver training class that begins April 18.

A valid Ohio driver’s license is required for an interview. All applicants must pass a background check and drug screening to be hired. Bus driver and maintenance positions also require an ODOT physical. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is not required for hire.

Anyone interested in the position can fill in an application ahead of the hiring event.

RELATED: Laketran reserving front seat of its buses to honor civil rights icon Rosa Parks

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.