Bus Fuelers & Cleaners
Springfield Area Transit Company (PVTA)

Job Order #: 19564818

Springfield, MA 01104

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 8/29/2023

EXPIRES 11/27/2023

Job Description

Bus Fuelers & Cleaners
Springfield Area Transit Company (SATCo) provides essential fixed-route bus service for the Pioneer Valley
Transit Authority throughout the greater Springfield, Holyoke, and surrounding areas. We have an
immediate opening in our Maintenance Department for a full-time Bus Fueler/Hostler located at our brandnew,
state-of-the-art facility. A CDL Class A or B (no airbrake restriction) is strongly preferred but will
sponsor CDL training with Passenger Endorsement for the right candidate.

Maintenance/Utility Pay Rate & Benefits: Pay will progress from $19.30 per hour to $22.72 within the first
year. Hourly rates will continue to increase thereafter based on the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Upon
completion of the 90-day probationary period, you will be eligible for our benefits package including Health,
Dental, and Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Pension, and 401(k). We also provide a
free Bus Pass, generous paid time off, Employee Assistance Program, a membership to our onsite Fitness
Facility, and more.

Summary of Duties: The Bus Fueler/Hostler is responsible for retrieving buses from parked locations and
position for cleaning, fueling, and other required services; parking buses after all services are completed;
performing routine interior and exterior cleaning activities including cleaning, sweeping and detailing of bus
interiors and washing exteriors according to established procedures; checking and refilling oil, fluids, and
fuel, and recording fuel usage; signing out and securing fare box key; pulling and securing fare boxes
according to established procedures; reading and recording hub meters; performing other responsibilities of
a Utility position as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or G.E.D. is required. Must have at least two years of
directly transferable skills and directly related experience. Ability to perform all cleaning/fueling activities
within established time limits and ability to perform all work safely in a fast-paced environment. Must be able
to drive a bus safely and follow all related policies and procedures. Comparable experience in a related area
of skill/expertise will be considered. Prior experience using automated vehicle washing equipment and
performing detailed cleaning of vehicles is preferred.

Do You Want a Career and Not Just a Job?
Visit www.pvta.com/careers or call our Job Line at 413-266-3838 for more information.

How To Apply

Do You Want a Career and Not Just a Job? Visit www.pvta.com/careers or call our Job Line at 413-266-3838 for more information.


665 Cottage Street
Springfield, MA 01104

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4:00 PM - 12:00 PM

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  • Major Medical
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays

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1776 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01107