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Employment Opportunities

The City of Jackson maintains a skilled diverse workforce directly with the City or its operations contractors - National Express.

 

In addition to operations related positions that are hired by our contractors, the City of Jackson has a variety of career opportunities to consider for positive and motivated team players who share our commitment to customer service and the desire to be part of a solution for the environment. Whether your career path is with the City of Jackson or our operations contractors, our goal is to provide our employees with the best possible benefits ranging from paid time off, health care, pension plans, and much more!

 

Employment listings are updated as job openings occur, including positions within the Transit Services Division or the transit operations contractor management team, bus operators, transit operations supervisors and mechanics.

 

Employment with City of Jackson: Click here to be taken to the City of Jackson Employment Opportunities.  Look for positions related to Transit Services in the Department of Planning and Development.

 

If you have any questions regarding job opportunities at the City of Jackson only, please contact: Department of Personnel Management via phone: (601) 960-1050, fax: (601) 960-1187, e-mail: , Do not contact the City of Jackson regarding employment opportunities for operations contractors.

 

Employment with National Express: You may apply for the positions in person at the JATRAN Administration and Maintenance Facility, 1785 Highway 80 West, Jackson, MS 39204 or online. You may also call (601) 326-5405 for more details on their hiring processes. At National Express, all open positions require an application. You must complete a separate application for each position for which you wish to apply. If you are applying for bus operator or mechanic, you must have a minimum of three years current driving experience and an excellent driving record.

 

National Express is now hiring for the following positions:

Job

Type

Application Deadline

 Bus Operator

Full and Part Time

Open until filled

Transit Operations Supervisor

Full Time

Open until filled


Immigration Reform and Control Act

The City of Jackson and its operations contractors must verify the identity and employment authorization of all new employees to comply with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. This verification is required only after an offer of employment has been made. The City of Jackson and its operations contractors is an e-verify employer. If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. 

 

The City of Jackson and its operations contractors are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work place.

 

Affirmative Action

The City of Jackson recognizes that its commitment to equal employment opportunity entails the responsibility to ensure that every reasonable effort is made to obtain a representation of diverse groups, women and persons with disabilities among city employees by taking affirmative action to increase the representation of diverse groups, women, and persons with disabilities in the city work force as appropriate.


Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the City of Jackson to employ, retain, promote, terminate, and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, and competence. This policy shall be applied without regard to any individual’s gender, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, age, marital status, and disability, so long as bona-fide occupational qualifications are met.