• Service Worker II

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  • Overview

    About OCTA:

    The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is the county’s primary transportation agency. OCTA creates funds and delivers efficient transportation for Orange County. We keep Orange County moving with extensive bus and paratransit service, Metrolink commuter rail service, the 91 Express Lanes Toll Road, motorist services and freeway, street and road improvement projects. OCTA began in in 1991 with the consolidation of seven separate transportation agencies. OCTA is dedicated to its organizational mission and core values. OCTA’s mission is to develop and deliver transportation solutions to enhance quality of life and keep Orange County moving. OCTA’s core values consist of integrity, teamwork, communication, customer focus, and can-do spirit.




    Under direct supervision, performs vehicle movement, servicing, fueling, refilling consumables, repairs and cleaning.

    The starting pay rate for this position is $14.45 an hour. Pay rate increases incrementally according to the union contract. Current top wage is $21.99 after 72 months.


    The closing date for this position is Tuesday, October 23, 2018.


    The interview process will result in an eligibility list to fill future openings through June 30, 2019.


    This list is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification and is not designed to be interpreted as an exhaustive listing of all tasks required of employees assigned to this job.

    • Inspects vehicles for appropriate level of fuel, oil, water, air, battery water, and replenishes as needed.
    • Performs minor bus cleaning duties such as cleaning interior and exterior of vehicles.
    • Lifts fare boxes and other sizable equipment.
    • Parks and delivers motor vehicles.
    • Observes and reports mechanical and other defects.
    • Cleans and washes equipment; cleans and cares for tools.
    • Keeps simple records of gauge readings and quantities of supplies used.
    • Performs minor duties such as replacing lights, mirrors, window guards, etc.
    • Assists in cleaning shop and working areas.



    A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is preferred. Any combination of education and experience which has led to the ability to perform the above duties; experience as a garage or service station attendant is desirable.


    Special Qualifications:

    • Good DMV record in accordance with agency standards.
    • Work location is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    • Must be able to work various shifts.
    • Possession of approved steel-toed safety shoes for wear on the job.


    Knowledge of:

    • Methods and procedures used in cleaning and servicing equipment.
    • Vehicle fluid level requirements.
    • Automotive chassis and auto bodies.


    Ability to:

    • Work on any shift at any agency location.
    • Maintain service records.
    • Clean and service equipment.
    • Follow directions.


    Safety Sensitive:


    Positions in this job classification are considered safety sensitive and are subject to drug and alcohol testing, including but not limited to pre-employment testing, post-accident testing and random testing, under Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations, and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, 49 CFR Part 40 and Part 655.  Please refer to the OCTA Drug and Alcohol Policy Manual for additional information.




    OCTA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and ensures that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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