Job Openings

Bus Shop Cleaner

Job Posting #: 201503100001; 

Job Position: 087; 

Date Open: 3/15/18 – 4/16/18

Under general supervision, washes interior, exterior of buses, and cleans interior and exterior shop areas. Works shifts, including nights and/or weekends. Positions in this job classification are safety sensitivity, which practice safe work processes and contribute to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
1. Cleans buses including scrubbing exteriors, mopping bus floors, clean interiors (walls, seats and windows, spray for insects).
2. Cleans vehicular interiors to include driver's compartment, walls, ceilings, windows, handrails, mirrors, seats, step wells, and floors using appropriate equipment and chemicals.
3. Removes gum, candy and other foreign materials from vehicular interiors.
4. Vacuums and shampoos carpets.
5. Assists in cleaning of work areas; assists in preparing cleaning materials.
6. Reports damage, broken items, and upholstery defects on defect forms.
7. Uses blood borne pathogens protocols to sanitize exposed vehicular interiors.
8. Responds to in-service vehicular interior cleaning situations via non-revenue.
9. Operates forklifts and powered carts, as required.
10. Maintains written record of cleaning log.
11. Monitors operation of cleaning machines, and stops machines or notifies supervisors when malfunctions occur.
12. Cleans the bus shop bays and empties trash
13. Uses steam cleaner and pressure washers as necessary to clean shop and equipment
14. Must be able to work in a cooperative manner with co-workers and supervisors.
15. Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
16. Ability to complete an assigned task in a safe manner and in a constant state of alertness.
17. Must read chemical labels and follow safe handling procedures.
18. Must understand and follow all safety rules.
19. Performs other similar duties in nature and level as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to pass pre-employment background check, including physical and drug screen.
1. Must be able to follow all safety rules and practices.
2. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
3. Must have good attendance and work performance record as verified by reference check prior to offer of employment.
4. Must be available for varying shifts. Shifts assigned based on seniority.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration
Certified forklift operator or ability to obtain forklift certification.

Minimum of one (1) year of work experience cleaning commercial building.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to back buses into marked area, write and understand oral and written instructions in the English language; establish safety practices, uses all required cleaning instruments and can obtain and maintain class “A” or “B” CDL, work unusual hours, days and/or weekends and holidays when required. Safely operate cleaning equipment and hand/power tools; safely operate BJCTA vehicles.

Special Requirements
• Must be able to pass –re-employment substance abuse test as a conditon of employment. This position is not considred safety-sensitive.
• Must pass an employment physical functions test to be certfified for the position and must maintain a pysical condition that, eith with or wihout accommodation, allows completion of all essential duties.
• If selected for the positon, documentation of United States citizenship or an alien lawfully authorized to work int eh Unites States will be required to establish identify and work authorization in accordnce witht eh employer’s obligatin under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. (E-Verify).

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands
The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use of hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Must be able to work in seasonal weather both indoors and outdoors. The essential functions of this job are performed in both a shop environment and outside in various weather conditions, including exposure to extreme heat and cold. Work is performed around moving vehicles, equipment and machinery with moving parts and under wet and slippery conditions. Incumbents are exposed daily to electrical hazards, toxic and/or caustic chemicals, grease, oil, dust, fumes, smoke, and gases and are intermittently exposed to loud noise and vibrations.

Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have a right to request that the BJCTA make reasonable accommodations in order to help you accomplish your work, which must still be performed in all its essential functions.

EEO - Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran’s status, disability status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Applicants for this position may be administered a skills and knowledge test.
Receipt by BJCTA of a verified negative drug test result and/or negative breath alcohol test result (<0.02 BAC) is required prior to employment. A verified positive drug and/or alcohol test will disqualify an applicant from employment

BJCTA E-Verifies.