Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART)
|Salary||$23.42 - $28.47/hour; $4,059.80 - $4,934.61/month; $48,717.55 - $59,215.31/year|
|Job Type||Open - Tahoe Area|
|Date Opened||1/22/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||2/19/2019 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|
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 is a great place to live, work, play and learn. For more information about Placer County, please visit www.visitplacer.com.
The Department of Public Works currently has one permanent full-time position for a Senior Bus Driver. This position will be reporting to our TART terminal in Truckee. The department is seeking a skilled individual in the transportation field to fill the position of Senior Bus Driver. The Senior Bus Driver performs a full range of transit related duties including training, dispatch, driving, record keeping and other duties related to assisting in transit system administration. The position receives supervision from the Transportation Supervisor and exercises direct supervision of Bus Drivers. This position uses a number of tools and methods to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. To learn more about the Tahoe Area Regional Transit click here.
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 coordinate driver training; to train Bus Drivers to required standards for operating buses in Placer County transit systems; to operate a bus in transporting passengers on Placer County transit systems; and to assist in transit system administration.
This is the advanced journey level class in the Bus Driver series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Bus Driver by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including training of Bus Drivers. 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 of the work unit. Employees in this class provide direct supervision to Bus Drivers in terms of training of staff and directing day-to-day operations. This class is distinguished from the Transportation Supervisor in that the Senior Bus Driver does not conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline or implement discipline procedures as directed.
Receives general supervision from the Transportation Supervisor.
Exercises direct supervision over Bus Drivers.
It is the responsibility of applicants to identify in their application materials how they meet the minimum qualifications listed below.
Experience: Two years of responsible journey level experience equivalent to a Bus Driver for one of the Placer County transit systems.
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.
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.
Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please click here.
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.