Data Technician November 2019

About the Position

This position will include a combination of the duties listed here, but has space to grow with the selected employee’s strengths and interests. 

  • Work as part of a team of data technicians to 
    • input and edit public transportation data
    • respond to client queries regarding the use of browser-based software through an online support desk, email, and occasionally phone calls or webinars
  • Assist our development team in testing software updates as requested
  • Assist our Operations Manager with basic office tasks 
  • Assist our General Manager and President as requested


Required Qualifications

  • Comfortable with computers and learning new technologies
  • A discerning eye for details and a commitment to high-quality work products
  • Excited about our mission to make public transit easier to access

Other Qualifications

These are qualifications that would be beneficial to this job. However, if you are excited about the position and only meet the required qualifications, you should go ahead and apply. 

  • Writing and research experience
  • Previous experience with public transit
  • Office admin experience (previous office assistant position, bookkeeping, etc.)
  • Software-testing experience
  • Experience with ZenDesk or GitHub
  • Experience working remotely

Trillium values diversity and welcomes applications regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, pronouns, sexual orientation, religion, political affiliation, age, disability or veteran status. If you are excited about this position please apply.


This is a salary position of $40,000+ per year, depending on educational attainment and professional experience. We provide 2 weeks PTO per year, health insurance (75% paid), ability to contribute to a 401k after 12 months with a 3% employer contribution, and paid public transit commuter costs. 

Flexible Hours/Remote Work

Trillium supports a very flexible work environment. We expect employees to work approximately 40 hours/week, but timing of those hours can vary. Additionally, we expect employees to work from our downtown Portland office on certain Thursdays from about 11am-2pm, as needed for meetings, and for another 4 hour regular block of time that they choose. 

If you are in need of a flexible schedule, (students with part-time or evening classes, parents with child care needs, etc.) we are likely able to easily accommodate. 

To apply

Please send a cover letter and resume as PDF attachments to Taylor at [email protected] with the subject “Data Technician Application”. Applications considered as received so please apply ASAP.