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Human Resources / Employment Opportunities

Employment applications will only be accepted during the active recruitment period for any given position. Separate applications must be completed for each position for which an individual applies.  Interested candidates should submit a City of Benson application. A resume and/or cover letter may accompany the application, but can not be submitted in lieu of the application.
Applications must be received by the job closing date and time.
Applications are available:
  • on our website below (see Frequently requested forms)
  • Pickup - Interested candidates may obtain an application in person in the Administration Office
  • By mail - To request an application by mail, call (520) 720-6324.
If you have any question please contact the HR Office, Monday - Friday 8:00a.m.- 5:00p.m. at 520-720-6324.

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Human Resources / Employment Opportunities

Transit Driver Part Time and (On-Call)

Open February 28, 2023    Closing: Open until filled

Salary Range:  $28,808.00 - $41,052.46

Experience driving high profile vehicle

The City of Benson is currently accepting applications for Transit Driver. Under Transit Division Supervision provide reliable, safe, and consistent public transportation service using passenger vehicles or buses to transport clients and passengers in the Benson area. Transport the public, elderly, and those with special needs, including assisting in the loading and unloading of the passengers.


  • Skill in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with co-workers, other City staff and the public.
  • Skill in following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.
  • Experience driving high profile vehicle
  • Drive and operate vehicle safely and efficiently in accordance with local laws and ordinances, and other standards and guidelines for drivers.


  • Complete job description and applications are available and must be submitted to the City of Benson Human Resource office 120 W. 6th St. Benson, AZ 85602


  • (520)720-6324 Human Resources Department


  • High School Diploma or GED

Must obtain a level one fingerprint card

Transit Specialist
Open: March 24, 2023     Closes: April 6, 2023  @ 4:00PM
Salary Range:  $29,472.55 - $44,208.97


Summary:  Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine and complex clerical, administrative and technical support for the Department of Public Works.

Essential Job FunctionsThe list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.  Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks  

  • Manages overall day-to-day operations involving transit functions.
  • Coordinate and administer all Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant.
  • Prepares grant applications, quarterly reports, budget revisions and amendments.
  • Oversees compliance with all FTA regulations and guidance; includes requirements for financial management oversight, satisfactory continuing control, procurement, public participation and drug/alcohol testing.
  • Provides and coordinates training.
  • Serves as liaison for public transit matters.
  • Assists with accurate counting, depositing, and reporting of contributions (fares).Assists with TAC (Transportation Advisory Council) meetings.
  • Manages staff by planning and prioritizing tasks, ensuring policy and procedure compliance, recommending changes and adjustments, monitoring staff, performance and development.
  • Monitors all compliance activities. Reviews all regulatory guidelines, develops and administers policies and procedures.
  • Looks for grant eligibilities, completes reports, submits applications, participates in audits, monitors expenditures and approved vendor invoices for payment.
  • Assists in the resolution of complex and sensitive customer service issues, either personally, by telephone or in writing; maintains records and documents of customer service issues and resolutions.
  • Serves as a member of various employee committees as assigned.
  • Coordinates special projects as assigned.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the transit system website
  • Monitor and administer the bus pass program.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of manual and computerized record keeping systems
  • Principles and practices of transit.
  • Applicable Federal and State regulation pertaining to the planning, implementation, management and operations for Dial-A-Ride, Flexed deviated routes and paratransit transit services.
  • Knowledge of transit rules and regulations.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with contractors, and the general public.
  • Skill in communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
  • Skill in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, other County employees, and representatives from other city, state and Federal agencies.
  • Skill in working within deadlines to complete projects and assignments.
  • Skill in working under stressful conditions and with frequent interruptions
  • Some knowledge of City and Department policies and procedures.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED, plus 5) years of experience of administrative experience in a transit environment.
  • Knowledge of public transit systems.
  • State of Arizona driver’s license.

 Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed mostly in office settings; some outdoor work is required in the inspection of various transit vehicles. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.
  • Frequently requires sitting, talking and hearing; occasionally requires walking; frequently requires using hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally requires lifting and/or moving up to 20 pounds; requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Equipment and Tools Utilized:

  • Personal computer; calculator; pencil; copy and fax machine, and phone.