Los Angeles Community College District

Paratransit Shuttle Driver (#5866)

$18.78-$22.69 hourly / $3,255.18-$3,932.12 monthly / $39,062.16-$47,185.44 annual


Definition

Operates a light vehicle to pick up and transport students, faculty, and/or staff with disabilities to various points within assigned campus areas and performs the full range of custodial services when transportation services are suspended, rescheduled, or not required.

Typical Duties

Safely transports students, faculty, and/or staff with disabilities to various points within assigned campus areas using a light vehicle.

Provides assistance to students with disabilities in boarding and exiting the vehicle.

Maintains safe riding practices on the vehicle.

Inspects vehicle prior to and at the end of each shift for mechanical condition affecting safety of operation and for physical condition of the vehicle.

Adheres to assigned route unless service is suspended or rescheduled.

Keeps vehicles in clean condition.

Performs minor emergency maintenance and repairs.

Reports the need for regular servicing or repairs of the vehicles to the immediate supervisor.

Reports hazardous or dangerous conditions along route.

Performs the full range of custodial tasks when transportation services are suspended, rescheduled, or not required.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

A Paratransit Shuttle Driver operates a light vehicle to pick up and transport students, faculty, and/or staff with disabilities to various points within assigned campus areas and performs the full range of custodial services when transportation services are suspended, rescheduled, or not required.

A Courier drives a van or other vehicle of less than one-ton factory related payload capacity in a variety of delivery assignments and performs routine manual and clerical duties.

Supervision

Immediate supervision is received from a custodial supervisor. No supervision is exercised.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Operation of a motor vehicle

Local traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations

Safe driving practices

Functions of the various parts of assigned transit vehicles

Minor repairs and adjustments on assigned transit vehicles

Methods and equipment used in custodial work

Ability to:

Drive with skill and safety

Work cooperatively and effectively with students, faculty, and staff with disabilities

Make minor emergency repairs and adjustments to transit vehicles

Follow written and oral instructions

Perform custodial work

Learn methods pertaining to the safe transport of persons with disabilities

Learn driving routes

Entrance Qualifications

Experience:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND one year of full-time, paid experience as a Custodian with the Los Angeles Community College District.

Special:

A valid Class “C” California driver’s license. Travel to locations throughout the District may be required.

SPECIAL NOTE:

Prior to employment all successful candidates must provide proof of a driver’s record with the California Department of Motor Vehicles that meets acceptable standards for the transportation of passengers.

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

 


CLASS: 5866; EST: ; REV: 8/20/2013;