Conductors are responsible for managing the overall safe, on-time operation of their individual train within the scope of the rules of Transportation Department.
QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Ability to quickly and accurately perform basic mental mathematical calculations; reading comprehension; interpersonal skills; customer-service oriented; mechanical aptitude; skilled in exercising independent judgment; ability to anticipate and analyze problems and take corrective actions; must be able to evaluate a situation to make decisions and work under pressure; written and verbal communication skills; ability to multi-task; must be able to function effectively under changing priorities; ability to lead others; knowledge of operating and safety rules; knowledge of physical characteristics; must be safety conscious; time management skills.
Selected Trainees must successfully complete Metro-North's 12-month Conductor training program and all licensing requirements as prescribed by Code of Federal Regulation (CFR). Training involves classroom instruction, field training, on-the-job training and homework assignments. Must become qualified on the Rules of the Operating Department (Book of Rules Qualified) and pass all qualifying written and performance tests during the training program.
RATE OF PAY:
The starting rate of 70% for this position is equivalent to $30.51. The wage progression scale is as follows: year 1=70%>year 2=70%>year 3=75%>year 4=80%>year 5=85%>year 6=85%>year 7=90%>year 8=100%. The full rate of pay is $43.60/hour. Credit may be given for prior Railroad Conductor experience based on months of service accumulated.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: THIS JOB POSTING #92227 WILL BE ACTIVE ON THE MTA CAREER PAGE FROM JANUARY 17th TO JANUARY 24TH, 2018.