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For Polk County Transit Services Job Opportunities, please visit polk-county.net/transit

Polk Transit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer ("EOE") and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, national origin, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
We believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. As a member of the Polk Transit Team, you'll find an environment that celebrates diversity and welcomes the open exchange of ideas and individual perspectives. We are proud to offer an attractive salary along with a generous benefits package designed to support you while addressing work/life balance issues.
Thank you for your interest in Polk Transit.
The Polk Transit is a Drug Free Workplace ("DFWP) and is committed to providing a safe, efficient, and productive work environment for all employees, to help ensure a safe and healthful working environment.
To be considered for employment, the employment application must be completed in its entirety, signed in the application Acknowledgement section, and the position for which you are applying, specified.
Please review our current job openings. If your qualifications match the minimum requirements of any of our openings, please fill out the employment application by clicking here and fax it to 863-327-1349; or visit our location at: 1212 George Jenkins Blvd ~ Lakeland, FL 33815.
Applications are screened by the Human Resources Department. Applicants that meet the minimum requirements will be forwarded to the Hiring Manager for review and consideration for interviews. The Hiring Manager will only contact the most qualified applicants.
We invite you to look at the benefits Polk Transit has to offer. We think you will find the rewards of the job are equal to the challenge.
Full time regular employees receive the following paid days off:
  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Company-Paid Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance for Employees
  • Voluntary Insurance (AFLAC)
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Uniforms for select personnel

For Polk County Transit Services Job Opportunities, please visit polk-county.net/transit


Polk Transit operates in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Related Statutes. Click here for more information

“No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance” (42 U.S.C. Section 2000d). The Environmental Justice component of Title VI guarantees fair treatment for all people and provides for Polk Transit, to identify and address, as appropriate, disproportionately high and adverse effects of its programs, policies, and activities on minority and low income populations, such as undertaking reasonable steps to ensure that Limited English Proficiency (LEP) persons have meaningful access to the programs, services, and information Polk Transit provides. Polk Transit works to ensure nondiscriminatory transportation in providing public transportation for all Polk County area citizens.

Any person who believes himself or any specific class of persons to be subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI may by himself or by a representative file an official Title VI complaint with the Title VI Coordinator or with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). A complaint must be filed within 180 days of the date of the alleged discrimination, unless the time for filing is extended by FTA.

Members of the public may request additional information relating to Nondiscrimination obligation from Polk Transit. Title VI Coordinator at www.PolkTransit.org, or at FTA web site

Contact Information:

William Knieriem
Operations Manager/Title VI Coordinator,
Citrus Connection
1212 George Jenkins Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33815 | Phone: (863) 327-1318
Fax: (863) 683-4132 | E-mail: wknieriem@ridecitrus.com

Federal Transit Administration
230 Peachtree St. N.W., Suite 800, Atlanta, GA 30303
Attention: Region IV Civil Rights Officer
Phone: (404) 865-5620

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