News Tagged With: hiring
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February 6, 2014

ROUSH CleanTech hires 37-year Ford veteran

Named Rob Stevens VP of strategy. As Ford’s chief engineer, Stevens directed strategic planning and product development for Ford commercial vehicles, including the new Transit Connect, E-Series vans, and commercial stripped chassis.


November 11, 2013

FMCSA to ease CDL requirements for vets, military

Exploring other ways to ease the transition from military occupations to jobs requiring CDLs, including waiving the requirements for pre-employment drug testing for recently discharged military personnel based on their recent participation in random drug testing programs run by the military.


September 26, 2013

Chicago transit needs to take politics out of hiring, official says

Former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald voiced his concern during a meeting of a transit task force. The task force formed in response to allegations by former Metra CEO Alex Clifford that two Metra board members conspired to get rid of him because he would not “play ball” on patronage requests.


August 5, 2013

Minn. Metro adds 19 new full-time police officers

The new officers join 64 licensed and sworn full-time and 60 existing part-time officers.


June 3, 2013

UMA partners for pre-employment screening program

Using methodology that is unique, predictive, legally defensible and proven over time, Scheig Associates' Motor Coach Works Hiring & Performance System is a three-phase system consisting of an online pre-employment assessment, behaviorally based interview questions and a performance evaluation.


March 19, 2013

Amtrak names chairman of the board

Anthony R. Coscia, an Amtrak board member since June 2010, and current chairman of its audit and finance committee, succeeds departing board chairman Thomas C. Carper whose term on the board expires this month.


February 7, 2013

Chicago Transit adds 36 more bus drivers

Will operate the shuttle buses and expanded supplemental bus service the CTA will offer customers during the Red Line construction project, which gets under way in May 2013. The drivers will become full-time bus drivers following the conclusion of the project.


May 20, 2011

SORTA taps new CEO/GM

Terry Garcia Crews was previously president/GM for Star Tran Inc., providing services to the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority in Austin, Texas, responsible for almost 400 fixed-route and paratransit vehicles, a $98 million budget and a workforce of 1,000.


April 29, 2011

PSTA names new CEO/Exec. Director

Board agreed on a contract with the current GM of Iowa's Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority, Bradford Miller. Miller will officially take the reins July 5, 2011.


April 26, 2011

Argentina bus system only hires female drivers

City service officials in a town near Buenos Aires claim that female drivers are safer, and more suited to transporting frail or very young passengers.


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