Paratransit Service Worker

$17.61 hourly
  • Sacramento Regional Transit District
  • 1400 29th Street, Sacramento, CA, USA
  • May 17, 2020
Full time Government Installation-Maint-Repair Transportation

Job Description

SALARY: $17.61 Hourly

DEPARTMENT: Paratransit Operations (SacRT GO)

OPENING DATE: 03/13/20

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

RECRUITMENT TYPE: Internal/External


*This wage rate is tentative and subject to confirmation through pending collective bargaining.  

DMV PRINTOUT IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION  DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.

Cleans and services all coaches, other vehicles and related service areas. Operates buses for servicing and maintenance purposes. Practices safe work processes and performs related work as assigned.  


This is a general listing of job functions and does not represent a complete listing of the positions responsibilities.

  • Sweeps, mops, steams, scrapes and washes the interior and exterior of buses.
  • Sweeps and mops garage floors, pits, parking lots, and service areas.
  • Lifts, moves and dumps trash containers.
  • Cleans Maintenance Offices, Storage Rooms and other areas as assigned.
  • Performs daily visual vehicle inspections, reporting all defects.
  • Makes non-mechanical road calls.
  • Checks and replaces consumables and equipment as necessary. Replaces accessories such as light bulbs, mirrors, wiper blades and seat cushions.
  • Checks engine fluids, refilling as needed.  Operates CNG fueling equipment.
  • May be required to drive buses within Service Yard and between SacRT locations.
  • Operates a variety of equipment including forklifts, ground scrubber/sweeper, power washer, blower and upholstery cleaning equipment.
  • Installs and replaces vandal guards.  Places and replaces fliers and advertisements in buses.
  • General cleaning to consist of, but not limited to, cleaning of bus stops and bus shelters and all of their amenities.  Power washing, graffiti removal, glass replacement, signage replacement, solar panel cleaning and lighting system replacement.
  • Make repairs to damaged benches, broken glazing and broken structural parts.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent.  

Six (6) months of full-time experience performing janitorial and/or industrial cleaning duties or a position responsible for the cleaning, maintenance and/or servicing of a variety of vehicles.  

Required Licenses and/or Certificates:
Possession of a Class B California Driver's License permit with Passenger endorsement on the first day of appointment and the ability to obtain a Class B California Driver's License with Passenger endorsement within 90 days of appointment. Satisfactory driving record as determined by the SacRT.

Forklift Operator certification or the ability to obtain a Forklift certificate with 90 days of appointment.

Candidates must submit a DMV printout at time of application, dated no more than ten (10) days prior to the date you submit your application, in order to be considered. Only DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. As a result of the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, SacRT will accept online DMV printouts until further notice.



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 and DMV printout, as outlined above, is required for this position.  Applications, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available through our website at  

Completed employment application and DMV printout, as outlined above, must be submitted online.  RT will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an 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. 

RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

This position falls under the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.