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M-1 RAIL to Host Career Info Session at Matrix Human Service Center

Posted: 11/11/16

As M-1 RAIL looks toward the future of operations in the spring of 2017, operations partner Transdev has begun the hiring process for permanent QLINE operating staff. Currently, they are seeking candidates to fill positions as both Streetcar Operators and Vehicle Maintenance Technicians. Operators will start at $15 dollars per hour during training and once hired, will be paid $16 dollars per hour. Technicians will be paid $24 dollars per hour during training, with a raise to $25 per hour once training is completed. Both positions are full time and offer a comprehensive benefits package.

All applicants must meet the following job requirements:

  • Have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License
  • Must possess a CDL, Class A License
  • Must pass Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination including random drug and alcohol screens
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

On Tuesday, November 15, please join M-1 RAIL and Transdev for a Career Informational Session at the Matrix Human Services from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Matrix Human Service Center is located at 13560 East McNichols, Detroit, MI 48205.

Applications are currently being accepted until Wednesday, November 23, 2016.  Interested applicants may visit one of the QLINE Career Information Community Sites until then, to pick up and drop off hard copies of the application or access a computer lab to fill out the online version via the Transdev website. Sites include the following:

Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation – SER Metro
9301 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48213
313-962-9675
Hours: Mon – Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Detroit Public Library Technology, Literacy & Career Center
5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
313-481-1363
Hours: Tue – Wed, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., Thur – Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Detroit Public Library Parkman Branch
1766 Oakman Blvd, Detroit 48238
Days & Times: Mon – Wed, 12 p.m. – 4pm
313-481-1810

Focus Hope
1200 Oakman Blvd, Detroit, MI 48238
313- 494-5500
Hours: Mon-Fri, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Goodwill Industries
2777 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48211
313-557-4848
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Matrix Human Services
13560 East McNichols, Detroit, MI 48205
313-526-4000
Hours: Mon- Fri, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Vanguard CDC
2795 E Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48211
313-872-7831
Hours: M- F, 10a.m. – 5 p.m.

For more information on these job opportunities please visit, www.transdevna.com or call 1.800.511.3931.

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Be engaged and get informed! Join M-1 RAIL as we host the March Community Advisory Council Meeting Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Triumph Church’s East Campus. The countdown to M-1 RAIL passenger ridership is on and there will be some adjustments to how you navigate the corridor. Please join M-1 RAIL for an important community conversation to learn about QLINE operations, testing schedule and the launch of our public safety education campaign.

This special CAC meetings will cover driving, cycling and walking along the Woodward Corridor, as we all now share the road. There will be a light dinner served and children’s activities will be available. There will also be sign language interpretation services available for community members who are deaf or hard of hearing. This meeting is open to ALL.

For more information and to RSVP please contact the M-1 RAIL Community Relations department at 313-483-8077 or via email at info@m1rail.org.
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March 9, 2017, 5:30pm - March 9, 2017, 6:39pm

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