LIGHT BUS DRIVER

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $33,864.00 - $44,248.32 Annually USD

Job Description

FIRST DAY OF FILING: MARCH 11, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m., PT
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.


EXAM NUMBER: Y-6068-A

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SALARY INFORMATION, APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION, VACANCY INFORMATION AND THE ADDITION OF A SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.
AND
TO NOTIFY THAT ALL NOTIFICATION LETTERS AND OTHER CORRESPONDENCES WILL BE SENT ELECTRONICALLY TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT APPLICANTS PROVIDE A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS. PLEASE ADD (THE ANALYST EMAIL ADDRESS) AND INFO@GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM TO YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS BOOK AND TO THE LIST OF APPROVED SENDERS TO PREVENT EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS FROM BEING FILTERED AS SPAM/JUNK MAIL.


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow.

MISSION
Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.

DEFINITION:

Operates a bus in transporting personnel throughout County facility grounds and on special bus trips. Occasionally operates vehicles to tow trailers and to pick up and deliver supplies.

Essential Job Functions
Operates a light bus carrying patients, employees, and visitors on a regular scheduled route throughout facility grounds and to other locations such as public schools and parks as directed.

Gives direction and information, assists passengers boarding and departing the bus as required, and renders first aid when necessary.

Meets and deal courteously and effectively with the public.

Responsible for the service and regular maintenance schedule of the bus including the gas, oil, and tires.

Inspects the bus for mechanical conditions effecting safety of operation, makes minor repairs and reports major mechanical defects.

Cleans and washes the bus.

Operates other automotive equipment to pick up and deliver supplies and to transport specially equipped trailers.

Performs water and electrical utility hook up to trailers at destination.

Participates in the moving of supplies in warehouses or other buildings.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Six (6) months' experience in driving a bus or a truck of over 10,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight.

LICENSE:
*A valid California Class B Driver License with special endorsement for passenger transport vehicles is required to perform essential job-related functions.
A copy of valid California Class B License must be uploaded at the time of application filing or within fifteen calendar(15) days of filing online or your application will be rejected.

CERTIFICATE:

A valid American Red Cross basic first aid certificate.**

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

*Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.

**Candidate must attach a legible photocopy of the American Red Cross basic first aid certificate to their application at the time of filing or within fifteen calendar day of filing online or prior to the promulgation of the eligible register or your application will be rejected.

PHYSICAL CLASS III:

Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

Candidates for this position may be required to take and pass a urine drug screen. In addition, positions in this class may be subject to Federal Department of Transportation requirements for commercial drivers which include pre-employment, post accident, reasonable suspicion, return to work, follow-up, and random urine drug and/or alcohol testing.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based on application information weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION :
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.
Vacancy Information:
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:

Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.

Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified .

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for relevant education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please provide your social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Karen Carrillo, Exam Analyst
Phone: (323) 914-8961
E-mail: Kcarrillo@dhs.lacounty.gov


Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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