|Salary||$20.23 - $24.59/hour; $3,507.00 - $4,262.68/month; $42,084.02 - $51,152.19/year|
|Job Type||Open - Tahoe Area|
|Date Opened||1/1/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||12/21/2018 5:00:00 PM|
Permanent/Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Tahoe Area (Carnelian Bay, Kings Beach, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Truckee)
|Additional Forms Required||
Veterans DD214 (if applicable)|
|HR Analyst||Laura Carucci|
Please Note: This recruitment will be closing at 5:00 PM on December 21, 2018 and on January 1, 2019 a new Bus Driver II (TART) recruitment will open. If you are interested in applying for the Bus Driver II (TART), please apply for this open recruitment and the appropriate new recruitment on or after January 1, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact HR at 530-889-4060 and ask to speak to an HR employee about the Bus Driver recruitments.
Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) provides safe and direct means of transportation service for North Lake Tahoe residents and visitors. TART is committed to providing comprehensive and reliable transit service to its passengers along with a comfortable and pleasant ride in and around the beautiful Lake Tahoe area.
Placer County is comprised of over 1,400 square miles of beautiful and diverse geography, ranging from the residential and commercial areas of South Placer, westward through the historic foothill areas of Auburn, Foresthill and Colfax, and to the County's jewel of the North Lake Tahoe basin. Placer County is a great place to live, visit, and work. For more information about living and working in Placer County, please go to www.visitplacer.com
An office view of Lake Tahoe while providing a critical service to the community, need we say more? Apply today.
THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL LAKE TAHOE VACANCIES ONLY.
THIS RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WILL BE SCREENED ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS.
This job posting will be updated to reflect current vacancies. For more information regarding TART's service and routes, click HERE.
Current TART Bus Driver Vacancies:
Two (2) Permanent Full Time
● Medical, Dental and Vision Benefited Positions
● CalPERS Pension
● Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe subsistence pay (See below)
Ten (10) Extra Help / Temporary
● A variety of shifts are available for assignment, including morning, mid-day and late night 7-days a week.
● Limit of 28 hours per week / 999 hours per fiscal year (960 CalPERS retired annuitants).
● Eligible for transition to Permanent assignments
The selection process includes an interview and a criminal background check. Candidates will then be required to pass a physical and a required DOT drug clearance.
Salary plus additional $825 per month Tahoe Branch Assignment Premium for employees who demonstrate and certify residency in the Tahoe basin.
Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. To learn more click here.
To operate and perform routine maintenance on a public transit vehicle in passenger service; to operate a public transit vehicle safely and legally; and to practice principles of good customer service.
This is the full journey level class within the Bus Driver series. This class is distinguished from the Bus Driver I by the assignment of the full range of duties. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the entry level.
This class is distinguished from the Senior Bus Driver in that the latter performs Bus Driver training and various administrative duties.
Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and technical and functional supervision from a Senior Bus Driver.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience: One year of responsible paid driving experience involving the carrying of passengers or six months of training as a Bus Driver I in a Placer County transit system.
Training: Successful completion of the experience requirement is proof of sufficient training for this class.
License or Certificate:
Training & Experience Rating (100%)
Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list.
Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S. For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph) and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications, and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.
The eligible list(s) resulting from this recruitment may be certified as a substitute list for a substantially similar classification. For this purpose, a substantially similar classification is one at a lower level in the same classification (example: entry level vs. journey) and/or a similar classification (similar work performed, similar training and experience qualifications required). If you are contacted for an interview by a County department, you will be informed of the classification and other relevant information. If you choose not to interview for a substantially similar classification, you will remain on the eligible list for which you originally applied.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.
The following information represents benefits currently available to permanent Placer County employees and may be subject to change. It is advisable that applicants inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.