Job Opportunities

BUS OPERATOR
(METRO does not have current openings for bus operators; however, applications are welcome.)
Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, split shifts and minor holidays. Candidates must have a clean driving record, good work history and proven customer relations skills. A Class B Drivers License with a Passenger Endorsement is required.

Full time position includes comprehensive benefits package.

Questions should be directed to:
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Assistant Transportation Manager / Safety Coordinator.
207-774-0351
 
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MECHANIC
(METRO does not have current openings for mechanics; however, applicantions are welcome.)

Mechanic position will work with our transportation department to fuel, service, and perform repairs on transit fleet. Automotive or bus mechanic experience helpful.
Available Nights, Weekends, Holidays
Education Requirements: Class B CDL License with a passenger endorsement required (Additional qualifications may be required.)
Benefits: Health, Dental, 401, Vacations, Sick Pay

Apply by email or in person to:
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Maintenance Manager
207-774-0351

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Greater Portland Transit District (METRO)
114 Valley Street
Portland, ME 04102
Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday:  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday:  7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer”

Applications are available at the METRO office.

Download application, complete and send (or deliver) to:


Greater Portland Transit District METRO
114 Valley Street
Portland, ME  04102

 

Please check back for updates.

(Valley Street is parallel to St. John Street, off of Congress Street)

Updates and Events

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     This page provides a quick glimpse of news, updates,
     highlights, video links, events and more.....

 

 

The January 2014 Regional Transit Guide is now available at the METRO Pulse at Elm Street and locations throughout the Greater Portland area.
The next edition of the Regional Transit Guide will be published in May 2014.

Please click here for information and links to other Regional Transit options.


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METRO NEWS  (posted October 4, 2013):
On Monday, September 30, METRO's General Manager Greg Jordan spoke to town representatives from Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, North Yarmouth and Yarmouth about transportation expansion opportunities for their towns. Town representatives will review options and discuss potential bus service. Click below for news articles:

Press Herald - 10.3.13
Forcaster - 10.2.13

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Updated June 26, 2013
Greater Portland Transit District METRO Names New General Manager

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Gregory M. Jordan of Tempe, Arizona has been selected by the board of directors of Greater Portland Transit District as METRO's new general manager. Mr. Jordan has more than twenty years experience in the transportation industry. Currently, he works as the Deputy Public Works Director for the City of Tempe, Arizona where he provides leadership and strategic direction for Tempe's multi-model transit program. His extensive background working for the City of Tempe includes developing and growing transit systems, fiscal sustainability, advancing transit regionalization and strategic management. His first day at METRO will be Tuesday, September 3.

Click here for full press release.

 

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Updated  February 13, 2013

METRO Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Greater Portland Transit District (Metro) elected new officers at its December board meeting.

Elected to two-year terms are: Bonny Rodden, president; Ed Suslovic, vice-president; John Thompson Jr., secretary and Paul Bradbury, treasurer.

Click here for full press release.

Ridership
METRO Ridership has increased 2.1% from 2011 to 2012.

NEWS UPDATES:
Falmouth: Route #7 Bus service will continue!

On Election Day (November 6, 2012), Falmouth residents voted to keep bus service in Falmouth.
News articles: 

Portland Press Herald

Forecaster

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Amtrak/Downeaster service expanded to Freeport and Brunswick, beginning November 1.
METRO Route #5 provides easy access to/from the PTC (Portland Transportation Center).
FREE one-way METRO tickets are available in the Downester Cafe.

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The Monument Square Bus shelter now features schedules and route maps for METRO and other regional transit providers including South Portland Bus Service and Intercity ShuttleBus.

 

 

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-- METRO Connects Newsletter
    (monthly newsletter for METRO News,
     updates, route/service changes & more....)
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--METRO Board meetings are open to the public.
   Click here for schedule.

--PACTS (Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System)
   Click here for calendar/information.

-- Does your workplace have a Commuter Benefit Plan?
   
Click here for more information on Transportation Benefits.

    Click here to check out TDM2GO.
-- For updates and information, like these FaceBook pages:
     METRO (Greater Portland Transit District)
     Friends of the Falmouth Flyer Bus
     Go Maine

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--Why do YOU ride the bus? Check out this video, produced
   by the Town of Falmouth
   http://www.youtube.com/user/FalmouthMaine#p/u/0/-JfYRpM1irY

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U-Car Share
Drive by the hour! Save money and the environment. U Car Share is here.
Log on to www.ucarshare.com and start sharing today! Use the Promo code to sign up for free (a $50 value) -- MAINEMETRO2009 (this code is case sensitive)
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Discounted fares for college students available.
Check out our list of participating colleges.

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Using public transportation saves money! Check out YOUR savings!

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All METRO buses have two bike racks.
Here's a quick visual tutorial on how they work.
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Look for METRO coupons in the Sunrise Guide.

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Check the latest route updates here.

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