Several Positions

Location: Columbia, S.C.

Deadline: Aug. 1

Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (THE COMET) needs amazing people to help us do amazing things here in Columbia, South Carolina!

We’re gearing up to hire exceptional people for specialized positions, all of which are brand new to the comet!

  • Planning and Development Specialist: As the Chief Planner for The COMET, this person will lead the planning and development department and simplify existing services while bringing transit innovation to the region. This includes downtown shuttles, park & ride routes and ?ex services. In addition, this person will fast-track the creation of pilot programs for rural and community-based transportation designed to better connect people to their communities and improve access to all aspects of The COMET.
  • Marketing and Public Information Manager: Create new transit fare programs to attract new commuters, students and visitors to the system, build strong relationships between The COMET and the community through public hearings and community meetings while maintaining on-line and social media presence, manage the overall marketing program for The COMET.
  • Administrative and Customer Service Specialist: This person will manage the office and keep the other 11 people in line. This person is our customer service ambassador and helps brightens our internal and external customers day! This person will order office supplies, respond to customer inquiries, support the Executive Director/CEO and act as the Board Secretary.
  • Transit Services Intern(s): Do you want to learn about public transit? Do you want a career in public transportation? The COMET is looking for people excited about buses as much as we are! We are interested in high school, undergraduate and graduate students whom want to make a difference in marketing, operations, finance, grants or planning.

To learn more about these positions and the comet:

Visit us at:
Call: 803.255.7081
Review of applicants begins August 1, 2019

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