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Thanks for your interest in this opportunity.  We received 311 expressions of interest in the 6 or 7 positions that we expect to fill.  We are in the process of evaluating the more detailed responses we received through the Wonderlic on-line testing process.  Once we complete our evaluations, the Hiring Committee will be back in touch with you as to recommended next steps.  We do not have a firm date as to when the evaluation will be completed; we appreciate your patience and understanding.   

THE SOUTH SHORE LINE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NICTD intends to hire a Project Engineer to manage and oversee its current railroad passenger car rehabilitation project in its Michigan City railroad car rebuild shop. This is a unique career opportunity for someone to be responsible for the expected timely rebuilding of reliable rehabilitated railroad cars to meet the needs of the District’s South Shore Line and West Lake Corridor services. The successful applicant will join a close-knit team of dedicated transportation professionals who share a common interest in safely delivering high quality rebuilt passenger cars on time and within budget.   Click HERE for the full position description.

Salary and Benefits: The projected range for this opportunity is $65K -$85K plus benefits. Salary will be based on skills, experience, and consistent with pay structure for others in comparable assignments. Health care, dental care, vacation, holidays, supplemental pension plan, Railroad Retirement Board benefits, tuition reimbursement, and comp time are some of the benefits available. Credit for time served in other railroad employment, including approved military leaves, will be applied in determining vacation day entitlements. Relocation benefits may be available.

How To Apply: Submit a written resume outlining education, training, experience, and work history along with an informal copy of your college transcript. A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in working as the Project Engineer - Railroad Car Rehabilitation Project and why you believe you are best qualified is encouraged but not required. The mail or hand-delivery address is: Project Engineer - Railroad Car Rehabilitation Project Opportunity, Attn: Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360.   The e-mail delivery address is: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com. This is a rolling application process; apply early for best consideration. Qualified applicants will be notified if selected or declined for an interview. The District reserves the right to close this solicitation at any time.

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.

Questions: Contact Bjarne Henderson, Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at (219) 874-4221, ext 223; e-mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com.

                                                                                               

NICTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NICTD intends to hire a Mechanical Department Shift Supervisor to serve at its Michigan City Shops. This opportunity allows a highly motivated individual to use his or her well-developed skills in teamwork, communication, technical knowledge, and practical thought to meet NICTD’s requirements for safe, reliable, and cost effective maintenance of its rail fleet. Click HERE for a full description of the opportunity. Please read the full description to make sure that you have the requirements needed to qualify for the opportunity.

Salary and Benefits: Salary ranges from $55K to $66K. Salary will be set based on the candidate’s skills, experience, and consistent with pay structure for others in comparable assignments. Health care, dental care, vacation, holidays, supplemental pension plan, Railroad Retirement Board benefits, and comp time are some of the benefits available. Credit for time served in other railroad employment, including approved military leaves, will be applied in determining vacation day entitlements. Relocation benefits are potentially available.

How To Apply:   Submit a written resume outlining education, training, experience, and work history. A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in working as a Mechanical Department Shift Supervisor and why you believe you are best qualified is encouraged but not required. The mail or hand-delivery address is: Mechanical Department Shift Supervisor Opportunity, Attn: Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Ave., Michigan City, IN 46360.   The e-mail delivery address is: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com. Your resume and cover letter must be received no later than 9:00 a.m., on Thursday, May 27, 2021.   Late letters and/or resumes will not be accepted. 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 delivery of their request for consideration are encouraged to hand deliver their materials or send them by certified mail. Apply early for best chance at consideration; the District reserves the option to close this position prior to the stated application deadline.

Questions: Contact Bjarne Henderson, Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at (219) 874-4221, ext 223.                                                                        

NICTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

NICTD intends to hire a full time Patrol Officer to serve and protect the passengers, employees, and infrastructures of the South Shore Line commuter railroad service. As Indiana’s only municipal transit police department, NICTD Transit Police are responsible for the safety and security of approximately 3.6 million passengers annually and a 90 mile rail system that extends from the South Bend Regional Airport to downtown Chicago. Police headquarters are located in East Chicago, Indiana. Officers have bi-state law enforcement authority for Indiana and Illinois. Note: All candidates, irrespective of military or civilian experience, must also possess a current Police Officer Certification in good standing from the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board. This means that a candidate must be a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, or other Indiana approved law enforcement academy. Click HERE for the complete position description and details on how to apply.

Important note: Persons who previously applied in response to the notice posted in April 2021 remain under active consideration. There is no need to re-apply at this time.

Qualified officers are encouraged to apply at their earliest opportunity.

Position Requirements:  

Mandatory: The successful candidate must have at least five (5) years of prior law enforcement service with at least three (3) years of actual patrol service. Military veteran candidates not meeting this civilian experience requirement may substitute relevant military police experience for civilian experience. However, all candidates, irrespective of military or civilian experience, must also possess a current Police Officer Certification in good standing from the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board.

Preferred: Skills preferred, but not required, include:

(a)        Community policing.

(b)       Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and law enforcement record management systems.

(c)        Fluency in a foreign language.

(d)       Transportation Security Administration training from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

(e)        Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in highly stressful conditions.

(f)        Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills; ability to work with fellow employees and passengers, and other parties in the general public.

(g)        Valid driver’s license with a safe and insurable driving record.

(h)       Willingness to work varied shift hours, varied days off, holidays, and extended hours as may be needed to respond to operational circumstances.

(i)         Superior record concerning safety attitude, attendance, and work performance.

(j)         Ability to multi-task among competing short term priorities while maintaining a pleasant disposition.

(k)        Must successfully pass a post-offer employment physical and background investigation including, but not limited to, drug, alcohol, and psychological evaluations.

Schedule: This work has varying schedules that include night, weekend, and holiday assignments. Mandatory overtime may be required consistent with the needs of the District. Schedules under normal circumstances are seven 12 hour shifts per two week pay period plus varying amounts of overtime depending on officer availability and the needs of the service. While not frequent, patrol officers may need to respond on short notice to operational exigencies or as directed by the Chief of Police. More information on the specifics regarding availability can be obtained during the interview process.

Supervision: The position reports to the Chief of Police.

Salary and Benefits: Full time patrol officers receive:

- $56,937 is the current annual salary based on a forty (40) hours of service work week. Hourly overtime rates apply when scheduled above forty (40) hours per week to meet the needs of the service for special events or other mandatory overtime.

- Indiana Public Employees Retirement Fund (not 1977 Police and Fire Fund).

- Social Security.

- Supplemental pension plan after one year of service.

- Vacation (Three weeks annually from date of hire to 10 years of service. Four weeks annually from 10 years to 20 years of service. Five weeks annually after 20 years.).

- Holidays (police receive compensation for 11 holidays a year).

- Health club partial reimbursement and clothing allowance.

- Continuing education reimbursement.

- Health, dental and life insurance for the officer, spouse, and dependents.

- Take home squad car program (personal use not permitted)

Details are available during the interview process. Relocation benefits are not available.

How To Apply:

Important note: Persons who previously applied in response to the notice posted in April 2021 remain under active consideration. There is no need to re-apply at this time.

Submit a written resume outlining training, experience, and work history to: NICTD Police Patrol Officer Opportunity, Attn: Director – HR&LR, 601 North Roeske Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360.   A cover letter outlining the reasons why you are interested in this assignment 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 1 p.m., on Monday, June 14, 2021.   You may send the documents by mail, overnight delivery, hand delivery, or e-mail to: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com. 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 e-mails. 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; the District reserves the option to close the application period before the stated deadline in the event that a satisfactory candidate is identified and selected for employment.

Questions: Contact Bjarne Henderson, NICTD Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations, at (219) 874-4221, ext 223, if you have questions about this specific opportunity or notice. Do not use this number for questions or information on other posted positions or opportunities.    

 

NICTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer