MATA is free and on a Sunday schedule, only.
 
The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) announced that effective Monday, March 30 until further notice, MATA will only operate service on a Sunday schedule DAILY along with some additional service for providing connections to essential services. This reduced service is in response to the number of businesses that can currently operate per Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, and the Shelby County Health Department Civil Emergency Proclamations and Executive Orders.
 
As a reminder, fare is free on all MATA service vehicles until Thursday, April 30.
 
BUS SCHEDULE ROUTES THAT WILL BE IN SERVICE:
 
2 Madison
4 Walker
8 Chelsea
11 Frayser Raleigh
26 Hickory Hill
36 Hacks Cross
39 S Third
40 Wolfchase
42 Crosstown
50 Poplar
52 Jackson
53 Summer
56 Lamar
57 Park
64 Airport Shuttle
BUS ROUTES IN SERVICE TO PROVIDE CONNECTIONS TO ESSENTIAL SERVICES: Route 34 Walnut Grove will operate seven days per week as it normally operates Monday-Friday.
 
Route 500 The Groove Shuttle will operate Monday-Friday as normally scheduled to serve the Memphis Medical District area.
 
TROLLEY SERVICE: The Main Street Rail Line will operate from 6:45 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 10 a.m.-6:10 p.m. on Sunday (operating every 20 minutes).
 
The Riverfront Line will operate from 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Sunday (operating every 40 minutes).
 
The Madison Line will operate 6:45 a.m.-6 p.m. from Monday-Saturday (operating every 30 minutes).
 
MATAPLUS SERVICE: The MATAplus paratransit service will be available from 4:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. seven days a week. Until further notice, MATAplus will only transport paratransit customers to work, medical-related destinations (including hospitals, dialysis, doctor appointments, and pharmacies), and to purchase/collect food from grocery stores, restaurants, or food distribution centers at non-profit organizations. For more information, visit http://www.matatransit.com.
MATA Career Fair for Customer Service and Call Center Representatives
 
Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22, 7-9 am and 3-5 pm at the Airways Transit Center: 3033 Airways Blvd. @ Brooks Rd.) Bring an updated resume and cover letter, two forms of ID and be prepared for an on-site interview! #tag #keep #share!
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Interested applicants may apply in person at either the William Hudson Transit Center (North End Terminal) or at the American Way Transit Center, or they may apply on-line at matatransit.com.

Job Title: Trolley Conductor

Hourly Wage: $9.00 hr. during training, $16.82 after completion of 6-8 weeks of training

CLOSING DATE FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: May 9, 2015

Applicants must be at 21 years old and have at least Class A or B (“P” endorsement) Commercial

Driver’s License/ Permit to begin training. “Must obtain license prior to ending of training”.

DEFINITION:

To provide safe, efficient and on-time delivery of passengers by means of public transportation.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

 Drive a trolley vehicle in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner along a designated route within a defined time schedule.

 Must be trained and qualified in all phases of the detailed operations of a trolley vehicle.

 Must be trained and knowledgeable of the tracks and overhead wiring system. When reaching the end of the trolley line, the Trolley Conductor must be physically able to engage and disengage the electrical poles to the overhead lines providing power to the vehicle.

 Must be knowledgeable of operations including track switching.

 Engage and disengage sand dispensing equipment for trolley operation.

 Operate and communicate over the two-way radio system as regulated by the FCC. Notify central dispatch of deviations, overload, accidents, or passenger incidents.

 Notify central dispatch of passengers’ medical or behavioral problems and trolley mechanical or electrical trouble.

 Direct and assist passengers in a safe and orderly fashion in loading and unloading passengers of a trolley vehicle.

 Provide assistance to people with disabilities and the elderly as required including operating platform wheelchair lifts.

 Responsible for the collection of appropriate fares. Distribute and collect transfers, tickets and coupons.

 Advise passengers of rules and regulations when necessary.

 Complete and submits written reports concerning passenger incidents, preventable and non-preventable accidents.

 Must be trained and knowledgeable in emergency procedures including evacuation of passengers, derailment, etc.

Time: 4:00 pm

Other Job Functions:

 Assume additional responsibilities as required.

 Provide tourism and points of interest to general riding public.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Experience – High school diploma or GED required with the ability to read, write, and speak English; perform basic mathematical procedures. Must possess a valid driver’s license and had no suspensions or revocations during the last five years; must have the ability to secure and maintain a Class A/B (“P” endorsement) Commercial Driver’s License. Must successfully pass a written test and be able to write legibly in the preparation of trouble cards, accident reports, etc. Ability to communicate effectively with the public required.

Mental Effort – Must be able to comprehend written and oral directions, bulletins, routes, fares, etc.

Physical – Extensive periods of sitting and standing are required. Requires ability to withstand exposure to negative surroundings such as uncomfortable weather conditions, dust, engine fumes, toxic chemicals and extreme noise levels. Trolley vehicles are open-air, and no air conditioning exists.

Exposure to high voltage is present. Requires the ability to perform hand-over-hand method of steering vehicles and the ability to grip a steering wheel; flexibility of arms is required to safely maneuver the trolley. May be required to lift or push 15 lbs and to reach overhead.

Audible/Visual Demands – Requires ability to hear directions given; visually perform essential functions for satisfactory job performance such as driving a vehicle.

Miscellaneous – Must be willing to work shift hours and days as assigned. Must possess a regulation watch; adhere to Conductor’s dress code and any other requirements relative to job performance.

APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED Monday – Friday BETWEEN 9:00 am – 4:00 pm:

American Way Transit Center William Hudson Transit Center

3921 American Way 444 North Main at Auction

QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE MTM HUMAN RESOURCES DEPT.

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