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Service Worker (Bus or Light Rail)

Posted: 06/11/2024

Salary: $21.18 - $26.48 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Maintenance
Closing Date: 7/8/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: 1400 29th Street Sacramento, CA
Opening Date: 6/11/2024
https://www.sacrt.com/careers/
Description

AN ELIGIBILITY LIST WILL BE CREATED FROM THIS RECRUITMENT TO BE USED IN FILLING FUTURE VACANCIES.

Bus: Cleans and services District coaches, other vehicles and related service areas; operates buses for servicing and maintenance purposes; practices safe work processes and contributes to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others; and performs related work as assigned.
Incumbents in this entry-level job classification clean and service District coaches, vehicles and related service areas.

Light Rail: Cleans and services District light rail vehicles (LRV), other vehicles and related service areas; operates LRVs for servicing and maintenance purposes; practices safe work processes and contributes to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others; and performs related work as assigned.
Incumbents in this entry-level job classification clean and service the light rail vehicles.

Examples of Duties

Bus: Sweeps, mops, steams, scrapes and washes the interior and exterior of buses; sweeps and mops garage floors, pits, District parking lots, and service areas; lifts, moves and dumps trash containers; cleans maintenance office and storage room; performs daily visual vehicle inspection, reporting defects; makes non-mechanical road calls, checks and replaces consumables and equipment as necessary; checks engine fluids, refilling as needed; replaces accessories such as light bulbs, mirrors, wiper blades and seat cushions; drives buses between District locations; operates CNG fueling equipment; operates revenue collection equipment; safely operates a variety of equipment, including folklift, ground scrubber/sweeper, and upholstery cleaning equipment; installs and replaces vandal guards; places and replaces fliers and advertisements in buses; work will not encroach upon the work of higher classified positions; performs other related duties as assigned.

Light Rail: Sweeps, mops, steams, scrapes and washes the interior and exterior of LRVs; sweeps and mops garage floors, pits and service areas; lifts, moves and dumps trash containers; cleans Maintenance office and storage room; performs daily visual vehicle inspection, reporting defects; checks and replaces consumables and equipment as necessary; replaces accessories such as light bulbs, mirrors, wiper blades and seat cushions; operates, moves, and drives LRVs within yard and on main line to move from one Light Rail facility to another; performs routine trouble shooting and diagnostic duties to identify simple problems and/or generate problem tickets; safely operates a variety of equipment including forklift, ground scrubber/sweeper, and upholstery cleaning equipment; places and replaces fliers and advertisements in LRVs; installs and replaces vandal guards; pulls operator defect cards; reports problems to appropriate resource; performs yard set-up duties for pull out operations at the main and remote storage locations; replenishes sand; and performs other related duties as assigned. Work may not encroach on that of higher classified positions.

Minimum Qualifications

Bus

Required Prior Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Required Prior Experience: Six months of full-time related work experience in a position successfully performing janitorial and/or industrial cleaning duties or a position responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and/or servicing of a variety of vehicles.

Light Rail

Required Prior Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Required Prior Experience: One year of work related experience in a position performing janitorial and/or industrial cleaning duties or a position responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and/or servicing of a variety of vehicles.

Bus/ Light Rail Special Requirements, Licenses and/or Certificates:
Must possess a valid Driver's License at the time of application and have a satisfactory driving record as defined by the District. Must have ability to obtain a valid California Class B Driver's Permit with endorsement(s) prior to the start of employment.; possession of a Forklift Operator Certification or the ability to obtain a forklift certificate within 90 days of appointment, if required; the ability to pass RT's LRV Operator's License exam within 90 days of appointment; pass the Ishihara Eye Test prior to appointment.

Filing Instructions/Supplemental Information

The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application is required for this position. Applications.job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at our website at www.sacrt.com.

A completed employment application must be submitted online no later than Monday, July 8, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. SacRT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at 916-556-0298.

Note: Although the use of certain controlled substances is now legal in California for both recreational and/or medicinal purposes, if you are not able to pass a pre-employment drug screening, you will not be considered for this position.

SacRT has a stand alone pension plan which is not part of, nor does it have reciprocity with Cal PERS.

SacRT is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

This position falls under the IBEW, Local 1245 Collective Bargaining Unit.

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