CLALLAM TRANSIT SYSTEM
Applications are accepted for open positions only.
Effective February 15, 2015, applications will be accepted for a position with the Clallam Transit System.
POSITION TITLE: Transit Operator (Port Angeles Base)
Starting Wage: $19.02 per hour after completion of training, which is 80% of the Transit Operator base wage.
Successful applicant(s) must pass drug and alcohol screenings, physical examination, and criminal background and driving record check. Following training provided by CTS, the successful applicant(s) must be able to obtain a commercial driver's license. A 40-hour work week is not guaranteed. Benefits are provided. This is a represented position and union membership is required. Work is assigned based on seniority.
A number of eligible candidates may be retained on a next hire list for the Port Angeles base for six months.
Position description and application forms are available at the Clallam Transit Administration Office at 830 W. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles, WA 98363, 360-451-1315.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN
4:00 P.M., Friday, February 27, 2015
The Clallam Transit System is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Employment General Information
Applications are accepted for open positions only and must be received by the closing date. We advertise in the Peninsula Daily News and post positions with the Employment Security Department, Local Tribal Nations, and area schools.
The selection process can take several weeks to complete. Applications are screened for those who meet job requirements. Selected applicants will be invited for an interview. Supplemental testing may be required. Additional steps in the selection process may include reference check, physical exam, substance abuse tests, driver's license check, and a criminal background check. Depending on the position, CTS may also conduct a credit check.
CTS offers a complete benefits package for all regular employees, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, PERS retirement plan, 457 deferred compensation plan, employee assistance program, and an employee bus pass.
All new employees must successfully complete a six-month probationary period before being regularly appointed to the position.
Transit Operator Training Process
Applicants for transit operator are not required to have previous transit operating experience. Transit Operator trainees are provided paid training for approximately six weeks at the larger of the current State or Federal minimum wage.
Work is assigned based on seniority. A 40-hour work week is not guaranteed.
Drug and Alcohol Program
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam and substance abuse tests. All safety-sensitive positions are subject to random drug testing while employed by CTS. DOT records from former employers will be requested.
Proof of Citizenship or Employment Authorization
Federal law requires employers to document the identity and citizenship/employment authorization of each new employee. Successful applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Clallam Transit System to provide equal opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment, and to assure that there will be absolutely no discrimination against any persons on grounds of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or childbirth, disabled veteran status, or the presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability. Clallam Transit System will also ensure that equal wages will be paid to men and women who perform equal work in the same workplace. Clallam Transit System will not retaliate against a person who complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. This policy extends to all areas of employment and to all relations with employees, including: recruitment, selection and placement, compensation, promotions and transfer, disciplinary measures, demotions, layoffs and terminations, testing and training, daily working conditions, awards and benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
This policy and program reaffirms Clallam Transit System's commitment to provide all individuals who possess the necessary qualifications an equal employment opportunity to compete for employment and advancement with the Clallam Transit System. All employees and applicants for employment are made aware of the purpose and principle of equal employment opportunity, and are expected to cooperate fully to assure the success of Clallam Transit System's Affirmative Action Program.
Clallam Transit System feels that achievement of the program goals will benefit it through fuller utilization and development of previously underutilized human resources.
To ensure this Program is given top consideration in the day-to-day operations of Clallam Transit System, department managers and supervisors are made aware of their responsibility and accountability for helping to meet the elements of this Program. Their contributions to the program's success will be evaluated along with their contribution to all other agency goals.
The General Manager bears the overall responsibility for the implementation of the Clallam Transit System's Affirmative Action Program.
It is Clallam Transit System's intent to assure true equality of employment by not only complying with the letter of the law, but also by carrying out its full spirit.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA)
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted on July 26, 1990 and later amended with changes effective January 1, 2009. The ADA provides comprehensive federal civil rights protections in employment, governmental services and programs, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications to qualified persons with disabilities.
Clallam Transit System is committed to the full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. It is the policy of Clallam Transit that, when viewed in their entirety, services, programs, facilities, and communications provided by Clallam Transit, directly or by a contracted service provider, are readily accessible and usable to individuals with disabilities to the maximum extent possible. (49. CFR 37. 105)
If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a Clallam Transit proceeding, please call 360-452-4511 for assistance.