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Paratransit Operator

Sacramento, California 95816
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  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

SALARY: $15.69 - $22.64 Hourly

DEPARTMENT: Paratransit Operations (SacRT GO)

OPENING DATE: 07/01/21

RECRUITMENT TYPE: Internal/External







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.


Operates coaches that are designed for wheelchair lifts, seats and other special access. Provide origin to destination transportation for the elderly and persons with disabilities safe and timely transport by inspecting coaches, maintaining designated route schedules, assisting passengers, and completing required reports.




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


Operates assigned Paratransit coaches by following safe, defensive driving practices, and

obeying traffic regulations.

Maintains schedules, collects fares, and operates radio.

Responsible for safe and proper securing of various forms of assistive devices.

Performs pre-trip safety inspections, identifies potential safety concerns, and promotes

passenger safety awareness.

Reports coach trouble/malfunctions, traffic problems, road hazards and accidents.

Assists with 911 emergency situations as directed, assists boarding/exiting passengers.

Assists passengers who need special assistance.

Completes paperwork including, but not limited to, time slips, day card, arrival and

departure times, occurrence/incident reports, passenger counts, and log books.

Follows direction of dispatch, adhere to trip manifest, and use two-way radio in a

professional manner.

Adheres to passenger safety, sensitivity, and confidentiality standards.

Performs other related duties as assigned.




Education and Experience:


High School Diploma or equivalent.

Two (2) years of customer service experience that includes providing information and/or

assistance directly to the public and/or passenger transportation OR one (1) year previous transit operator experience. Three (3) years of verifiable driving experience with a satisfactory driving record as determined by SacRT.


Required 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 SacRT. Must have the ability to obtain a valid California Class B Driver's

permit with Passenger endorsement prior to the start of employment.


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.


SacRT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action EOE/AA Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.


This position falls under the Amalgamated Transit Union.

Posted: 2021-08-19 Expires: 2021-09-18

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