CHICAGO (CBS) — From clerks to cleaners, Metra plans to hire more than 100 people in the coming weeks for what it calls “an expected increase in ridership.”
The rail agency is also looking to refill some jobs left vacant when the pandemic started.READ MORE: Chicago Police Restrict Time Off For Officers Amid Battle Between City Hall, FOP Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
The jobs will be posted online beginning May 3. The hiring will take place between the spring and fall.READ MORE: City Officials, Community Leaders Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu Shots
“We want to make sure we are properly staffed to meet the needs of our riders as more and more of them begin returning to our trains,” said Metra Executive Director/CEO Jim Derwinski. “Metra is always looking for talented people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced industry. Our most important resource is a committed and diverse team that brings together a wealth of knowledge, skill and experience.”Fundraising Concert Held As Pastor Pushes To Open Mental Health Center On City's South Side
Anyone wanting to a job can go to Metra’s careers page, which can be reached through metrarail.com/about-metra/careers.
Metra will be hiring more than 100 workers to prepare for an expected increase in ridership and to fill some positions that were left vacant. The positions will be posted and open to online applicants starting May 3. View the news release here: https://t.co/agtailiW5f pic.twitter.com/OGqUyCrOIP
— Metra (@Metra) April 27, 2021