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Job Description: This is a skilled clerical position that performs, or serves as back-up, for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, ticket revenue auditing, ticket sales, and other miscellaneous financial, administrative, and customer service tasks within the finance and accounting department in Michigan City, Indiana.   The accounting and backup payroll clerk prepares accounts receivable billing invoices and reports. The successful candidate must be comfortable working with the public through ticket sales and customer service as well as contacting individuals for collection of unpaid invoices. The clerk prepares and distributes required journal entries, spreadsheets, and reports. The clerk must be able to perform any necessary data processing – to include input or output from the computer and related software. While the primary work location is Michigan City, Indiana, travel may be required for training or emergency clerical coverage at Chicago or South Bend. Click HERE for the full position announcement.

Days and hours of work: The days assigned are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a half hour unpaid lunch. Hours may vary when assigned to or filling in on other positions. Mandatory overtime on weekends or holidays may be necessary at times.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

-  High school degree. NICTD prefers candidates with associate, bachelor, or graduate degrees with major in accounting, finance, marketing, or other business administration specialty.

-  Twelve (12) or more semester hours of college level academic study with grade of “C” or better in accounting or equivalent relevant accounting experience.

-  Touch typist with a forty (40) words per minute proficiency as scored in a standardized keyboarding examination administered by the District.

-  Must read and write clearly and fluently in English so as to understand and follow appropriate rules and regulations. Ability to speak and understand Spanish, Polish, or other languages relevant to NICTD’s five county service area is helpful but not required.

-  Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite or relevant financial software.

-  Pass a post-offer physical examination, including drug and alcohol tests. Must be able to fulfill the position’s essential functions. Hired applicants are also subject to on-duty drug and alcohol testing per NICTD policy.

-  As this work involves entrustment with public funds, all offers are subject to satisfactory post-offer driving, credit, and criminal record evaluations.  

Salary & Benefits: Applicants start at 75% to 85% of full hourly rate depending on qualifications and then increase 5% per year until eligible for full hourly rate of $22.58. Excellent health, dental, disability, vision, and pension benefit plans.

Applicant Instructions:

Click HERE to fill out the on-line employment application on or before 9 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2020. Allow at least an hour to complete the application and testing process -- and have your resume (required) and cover letter (optional) ready for upload.   If you wish to be considered for the Accounts Payable Clerk position as well as this position, please so indicate on your resume or cover letter and your application for this position will be considered for the other position.

You must complete all required portions of the application process.  Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or evaluated.  Persons experiencing difficulties with the on-line application process may contact Shelly Winn at shelly.winn@nictd.com or (219-874-4221, ext 253) for assistance. Qualified applicants will be notified if selected or declined for an on-site typing test and/or interview. NICTD does not accept late applications, requests for interviews, or faxed/mailed/hand delivered resumes.

This is a rolling application process. Apply early for your best chance at consideration. The District reserves the option to remove this posting prior to the stated deadline.

Phone calls and walk-ins requesting consideration or expressing interest are not accepted. The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered materials. Persons who desire to assure deliveries of their requests for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail.

IMPORTANT NOTE – READ THIS: If you are a current employee, or if you have previously applied on line, you must FIRST contact Ms. Winn at shelly.winn@ nictd.com or (219-874-4221, ext 253) to re-set your on-line record to accept a second application.



Job Description: This position performs accounts payable processing, serves as back-up for other clerical positions, and performs other financial, administrative, and clerical duties as may be assigned within the finance and accounting department in Michigan City, Indiana.   Click HERE for the full job description.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

-  High school degree. NICTD prefers candidates with associate or bachelor degrees with majors in accounting, finance, marketing, or other business administration specialties.

-  Nine (9) or more semester hours of academic study in accounting or equivalent experience. Applicants must provide a formal or informal copy of their transcript at the time of interview.

-  Must be able to touch type at least forty (40) words per minute and must be proficient in data processing. Typing will be confirmed in a standardized keyboarding examination administered by the District.

-  Must read and write clearly and fluently in English so as to understand and follow appropriate rules and regulations. Ability to speak and understand Spanish, Polish, or other languages relevant to NICTD’s five county service area is helpful but not required.

-  Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, or relevant financial software proficiency.

-  Pass a post-offer physical examination, including drug and alcohol tests. Must be able to fulfill the position’s essential functions. Hired applicants are also subject to on-duty drug and alcohol testing per NICTD policy.

-  As this work involves entrustment with public funds, all offers are subject to satisfactory post-offer driving, credit, and criminal record evaluations.  

Salary & Benefits: Applicants start at 75% to 85% of full hourly rate depending on qualifications and then increase 5% per year until eligible for full hourly rate of $22.58. Excellent health, dental, disability, vision, and pension benefit plans.

Applicant Instructions:

Click HERE to fill out the on-line employment application on or before 9 a.m. on Friday, December 4, 2020. Allow at least an hour to complete the application and testing process -- and have your resume (required) and cover letter (optional) ready for upload.   If you wish to be considered for the Accounting & Back Up Payroll Clerk position as well as this position, please so indicate on your resume or cover letter and your application for this position will be considered for the other position.

You must complete all required portions of the application process.  Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or evaluated.  Persons experiencing difficulties with the on-line application process may contact Shelly Winn at shelly.winn@nictd.com or (219-874-4221, ext 253) for assistance. Qualified applicants will be notified if selected or declined for an on-site typing test and/or interview. NICTD does not accept late applications, requests for interviews, or faxed/mailed/hand delivered resumes.

This is a rolling application process. Apply early for your best chance at consideration. The District reserves the option to remove this posting prior to the stated deadline.

Phone calls and walk-ins requesting consideration or expressing interest are not accepted. The District assumes no responsibility for late or undelivered materials. Persons who desire to assure deliveries of their requests for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail.

IMPORTANT NOTE – READ THIS: If you are a current employee, or if you have previously applied on line, you must FIRST contact Ms. Winn at shelly.winn@ nictd.com or (219-874-4221, ext 253) to re-set your on-line record to accept a second application.