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NICTD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class, assuming the individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

NICTD’s complete EEO Policy Statement is available upon request to the District’s EEO Officer, Ms. Laura Harrington, at (219) 874-4221, ext 219; e-mail: laura.harrington@nictd.com.

Open Positions

NICTD intends to hire a Transportation Superintendent headquartered at Michigan City, Indiana. The Transportation Superintendent is responsible for all operational issues within the South Shore Line’s service territory (including the Metra Electric Division). To be considered for this position, the person must have five (5) or more years supervisory or combined supervisory and operational experience in railroad service. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to use his or her skills in leadership, teamwork, communication, and practical thought to resolve service delivery challenges, improve productivity, and help deliver safe high-quality service to our customers.

Click HERE for a copy of the full position description.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is in the range of $85K to $105K after consideration of skills, experience, and pay structure for others with comparable assignments and responsibilities. Credit for time served in other railroad employment, including military leaves, will be applied in determining vacation day entitlements. Benefits include paid vacation, paid holidays, health club stipend, comp time, medical benefits, dental benefits, health savings account, and a supplemental pension. Relocation benefits may be available for exceptionally well qualified candidates. Details are available during the interview process.

How To Apply:   Submit a written resume outlining training, experience, and work history to: Terminal Superintendent Opportunity, Attn: Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360.   A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in work as a Transportation Superintendent and why you believe you are best qualified is encouraged but not required. Your resume and cover letter must be received at 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN, 46360, no later than 3:30 p.m., on Monday, May 7, 2018. Late letters and/or resumes will not be accepted. Phone calls and walk-ins expressing interest are not acceptable. The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered mail or faxes. Persons who desire to assure delivery of their request for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail. Apply early to ensure consideration; the District reserves the option to close this opportunity prior to May 7, 2018.  

NICTD intends to hire a pro-active, team-focused, and enthusiastic Chief Real Estate & Development Officer who will lead and supervise all aspects of the South Shore Line’s real estate and development functions primarily, but not limited to, NICTD’s Double Track NWI and West Lake Corridor Projects. Working in tandem with project managers, project staff, consultants, and other project stakeholders, this person will ensure that all facets of real estate acquisition and management for the Double Track NWI and West Lake Corridor Projects occur on schedule and within budget.

Click HERE for details about qualifications, job details, and application instructions.   If you qualify, please send your cover letter, resume, and any other material that you believe help establish your qualifications to:  bjarne.henderson@nictd.com.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is projected between $80,000 to $110,000 based on education, skills, and work history.  The benefit package includes full health benefits for the employee and family, vacation, compensatory time, supplemental pension, and other fringe benefits.  The position is eligible for relocation benefits.

Deadline to Apply: 5 p.m., June 29, 2018.  Apply early; NICTD reserves the option to close this opportunity before the stated deadline. 

 

This entry level opportunity is for persons who truly enjoy customer service, have strong mental math skills, and possess either mechanical or leadership potential. Collectors ensure that NICTD’s passengers are properly greeted, pay correct fares, receive information regarding their destinations, and arrive at their destinations safely. Specific tasks include assistance to passengers when boarding or alighting from coaches, assistance with luggage and packages, answering passenger questions, collecting proper fares, handling passenger emergencies, remitting NICTD funds collected from passengers, and assisting the conductor and engineer in the safe operation of the train. During their career, collectors must accept promotion as directed by management to service as a conductor or engineer. Locations and assignments are determined by seniority. Persons should expect to work weekends, nights, holidays, relief assignments, and without choice of location. Some positions also require being “on call” for twenty-four (24) hour periods.

Minimum Educational & Age Requirements: High school or GED equivalent; college degrees or experience preferred but not required. Twenty-one (21) years of age.

  • Click HERE for the complete job description.
  • Click HERE to begin the job application process. To be considered, you must complete the on-line application and testing processes. Persons who do not fully complete the on-line requirements will not be considered.  Submission of a resume and cover letter are strongly encouraged but optional; the application and test processes are mandatory.

IMPORTANT - READ THESE NOTES:

(1)          This position closes at 9 a.m., on Monday, April 30, 2018.  Applications are not accepted after this date and time.

(2)          If you have previously applied on-line, you must FIRST contact Ms. McCann at cindy.mcann@nictd.com or (219) 874-4221 ext. 252 to re-set your on-line record to accept a second application.

(3)          Unless otherwise specified in the job posting, NICTD only accepts applications through its electronic application system unless there is a need for reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you have a disability that prevents you from applying through the electronic process, submit your request for reasonable accommodation to: NICTD, Attn: Director – HR & LR, 601 North Roeske Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360.  NICTD does not accept unsolicited resumes, accept printed employment applications, or grant requests for interviews.

THE SOUTH SHORE LINE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NICTD is hiring Seasonal Track Laborers/Machine Operators - These employees work with crews to maintain, repair, and replace rails, ties, switches, ballast, and other railroad assets. They use hand tools and machines (spike mauls, tie tongs, back hoe, dump truck, ditch witch, tamper, ballast regulator, and other on-track machinery) to accomplish assigned tasks. Lifts and carries track material, and clears right-of-way of vegetation and litter. Operates track machines or drives company vehicles when not employed as a laborer.

The work is expected, but not guaranteed, through December 7, 2018.   Mechanical operations tasks are planned to be continuous for most of the construction season. The District may furlough at any time some or all employees based on the needs of the service. Mandatory overtime or a 4-10 work schedule may occur.

Persons accepted for employment are required to perform both laborer and machine operator work.

Minimum Educational & Age Requirements:  High school or GED equivalent; at least eighteen (18) years of age, and at least one (1) year, but not more than five (5) years experience in outdoor machine operator or laborer work.   A Class "A" Commercial Drivers License is preferred but not required to apply.  You must have or be willing to obtain a Class "A" Commercial Drivers License within 120 days of hiring as well as have a satisfactory driving record to be considered for this position. 

  • Click  HERE for details about the job and the application process.
  • Click  HERE to begin the job application process.

 

IMPORTANT - READ THESE NOTES:

(1) Applications are limited to persons who have not previously applied for laborer work between March 8, 2017 and April 18, 2018. If you have applied before March 8, 2017, or are a first time applicant, you are eligible for consideration.

(2) This opportunity will remain open until the position is filled. Apply early for best consideration.

(3) If you have previously applied on-line, you must FIRST contact Ms. Stephanie Modglin at (219) 874-4221, ext.253 or Ms. Cindy McCann at (219) 874-4221 ext. 252 to re-set your on-line record to accept a second application.

(4) While this is an entry-level opportunity, you must meet the requirements to qualify for consideration. Please make sure that you include information within the application and/or your resume showing that meet the requirements. 

(5)  You must submit a complete application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

(6) Unless otherwise specified in the job posting, NICTD only accepts applications through its electronic application system unless there is a need for reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you have a disability that prevents you from applying through the electronic process, submit your request for reasonable accommodation to: NICTD, Attn: Director – HR & LR, 601 North Roeske Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360. NICTD does not accept unsolicited resumes, accept printed employment applications, or grant requests for interviews.

NICTD is hiring a Furlough Clerk to provide on-call clerical and administrative support at its offices between Chicago, Illinois, and South Bend, Indiana. The work includes service as a ticket agent, passenger communications officer, and administrative clerk. To be considered, you must be able to pass a 40 wpm typing test.

- Click HERE for the complete job description and application process instructions.

- Click HERE to begin the job application process.

IMPORTANT - READ THESE NOTES:

(1) This position closes when filled. Apply early for best consideration.

(2) You must submit a complete application to be evaluated.  Incomplete applications are not considered.

(3) If you have previously applied on-line, you must FIRST contact Ms. McCann at cindy.mccann@nictd.com or (219) 874-4221 ext. 252 to re-set your on-line record to accept a second application.

(4) Unless otherwise specified in the job posting, NICTD only accepts applications through its electronic application system unless there is a need for reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you have a disability that prevents you from applying through the electronic process, submit your request for reasonable accommodation to: NICTD, Attn: Director – HR & LR, 601 North Roeske Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360.  NICTD does not accept unsolicited resumes, accept printed employment applications, or grant requests for interviews.