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Commuter Rail Office Specialist


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


May 19, 2023



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Job Description


Job Summary 

Provides administrative and clerical support functions for Commuter Rail.  Serves as initial point-of-contact to the department. Supports and assists with coordinating various programs and special projects.

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associates Degree in Business or related field preferred.


  • Two years in an office setting providing administrative or clerical support to include experience in office coordination between departments and/or divisions.
  • Must have a valid Utah Driver’s License, with no more than 4 moving violations in the past 3 years.
  • Cannot have more than 1 violation of driving under the influence of alcohol, any drug, or the combined influence of any alcohol or any drug within the last 10 years. 


  • Knowledge of Vehicle Maintenance Software Preferred


  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer systems and operations at the intermediate level in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Pass basic Grammar test.
  • Type 40 net words per minute.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Perform basic data analysis, trending and tracking data. 


  • Communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders, UTA managers, employees and vendors.
  • Work independently and as a team member.
  • Work under limited supervision.
  • Manage time efficiently.
  • Prioritize job assignments.
  • Handle urgent and emergency requests as needed.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Pass and maintain the requirements for a Train Operator license.
  • Interpret and accurately communicate UTA’s Policies and Procedures.

- OR -

                    An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

This job requires regular and predictable attendance.

UTA’s benefits package for full-time administrative employees includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts.
  • Health and Wellness Clinics for on-site medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, and dependent children.
  • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for both bachelor’s and master’s degree.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness. 

For more information on UTA’s Total Rewards benefits package, please visit:

Pay Rate: $21.635 per hour

Close Date:  Tuesday May 30th, 2023 by 05:59 pm


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