System Service Worker / Utility Worker Part-Time (Pool Posting)

Published
January 12, 2022
Location
Oakland, CA
Job Type
 

Description

Ride BART to a satisfying career that lets you both: 1) make a difference to Bay Area residents, and 2) enjoy excellent pay, benefits and employment stability. BART is looking for people who like to be challenged, work in a fast paced environment, and have a passion for connecting riders to work, school and other places they need to go. BART offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Conditions of Employment

All San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to show proof of your completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to receiving a final offer, unless you receive a COVID-19 Vaccination reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or a religious exemption due to an approved sincerely held religious belief that prohibits you from receiving a vaccine. BART will review requests for a reasonable accommodation or religious exemption on a case-by-case basis. Documentation may be required. For questions, please contact BART Human Resources, Leave Management at HRDP@bart.gov .

Department

Rolling Stock & Shops and Maintenance & Engineering

Pay and Benefits

BART offers comprehensive compensation and benefits programs. Benefits include CalPERS pension; excellent medical (effective January 1, 2022 current employee cost $157.35 monthly for most plans), vision, and dental coverage; supplemental insurances; paid holidays and vacation; as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART. BART does not participate in Social Security. Complimentary BART passes for employee and qualifying dependents.

Pay Rate

Part TIme: $29.55 Hourly (SEIU)

Posted Date

January 10th , 2022

Closing Date

*This posting will close on January 31, 2022, or upon receipt of 500 applications, whichever comes first*

This announcement will be used to establish a pool of eligible external candidates for vacancies occurring within twelve (12) months after the pool has been established. Eligible candidates from this pool will be considered only after the evaluation of interested BART SEIU employees has been completed.

Reports To

J. Matta / Rolling Stock & Shops or D. Coggshall / Maintenance & Engineering

Days Off

Variable

Who May Apply

All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.

Current Assignment

Utility Worker
Under general supervision, performs a variety of janitorial duties in maintaining rolling stock shops, offices, and revenue vehicles in a clean and orderly condition; performs related work as assigned.

System Service Worker
Under general supervision, performs a variety of janitorial duties in maintaining District stations and offices in a clean and orderly condition; performs related work as assigned.
The Ideal Candidate Will Demonstrate the Following:

1) Working knowledge of cleaning and maintenance of large facilities where the general public has access. For example, hospitals; schools; airports or grocery stores (construction clean-up is a plus).

2) Working knowledge and an understanding of safety practices while operating commercial floor cleaning equipment. For example, Ride-on Scrubbers and Sweepers.

3) Work experience with a commercial/industrial janitorial service.

4) Ability to read and write legible reports; and maintain accurate records.

Essential Job Functions

Utility Worker

1. Receives daily work assignments from appropriate supervisor.

2. Assembles necessary cleaning equipment, materials, supplies, cleaning solutions, and required protective gear.

3. Cleans office areas by vacuuming floors, carpets and upholstery, shampooing carpets and upholstery, emptying ashtrays and trash cans, dusting and washing chairs, desks, files and other surfaces and washing walls and doors.

4. Cleans and disinfects restroom surfaces and fixtures using detergents and chemicals; restocks restrooms with service supplies such as soap and paper goods.

5. Performs heavy cleaning in shop areas, including service pits, truck bays and docks and floor areas, ensuring that debris and grease are removed.

6. In employee lunchroom areas, cleans sink, stove, refrigerator, and tables in addition to floor and wall areas.

7. Following specified procedures steam cleans tools or parts; cleans revenue vehicles by removing trash, vacuums carpets and seats, scrubs walls, doors, windows and spots; use mops and electric scrubbers to scrub floors and upholstered areas.

8. Replaces worn seat covers and seat backs as required.

9. Documents work performed; performs cleaning tasks known as common labor.

System Service Worker

1. Receives daily work assignments from appropriate supervisor; assembles necessary cleaning equipment, materials, supplies, cleaning solutions and required protective gear; travels to assigned work site.

2. Maintains District stations in a clean and orderly condition by sweeping, scrubbing, waxing and cleaning floors, cleaning and polishing elevators, escalators, ticket machines, gates and fixtures, washing windows and windbreakers and emptying trash containers.

3. Clears leaves, trash and debris; sweeps and cleans walkways, patios and sidewalks from the station to the street and all bus stops on District property.

4. Cleans District office areas by vacuuming floors, carpets and upholstery, shampooing carpets and upholstery, emptying ashtrays and trash cans, dusting and washing chairs, desks, files and other surfaces and washing walls and doors.

5. Cleans and disinfects restroom surfaces and fixtures using detergents and chemicals; restocks restrooms with services supplies such as soap and paper goods.

6. Performs heavy cleaning in the Oakland shop areas such as the break rooms, locker rooms, office areas, etc., not including service pits, truck bays and docks.

7. In employee lunchroom areas, cleans sink, stove, refrigerator and tables in addition to floor and wall areas; steam cleans tools or parts as may be required.

8. Documents work performed; notifies crew leader or supervisor of required maintenance.

9. Responds to urgent cleanup in parking lots, garages, trains, offices, and stations as required; and performs heavy cleaning in yards and shops.

Minimum Qualifications

Utility Worker

Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent.

Experience: One year of experience which will have provided a familiarity with janitorial procedures, equipment, and supplies.

Other Requirements: Must have physical capability to perform strenuous physical labor, including sufficient strength to lift trash containers and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; must be willing to work weekends and off hours shifts. Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

System Service Worker

Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent.

Experience: One year of experience which will have provided a familiarity with industrial janitorial procedures, equipment and supplies.

Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must have physical capability to perform strenuous physical labor, including sufficient strength to lift trash containers and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be willing to work weekends and off-hours shifts.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS WITH TRANSCRIPTS FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S. OR ITS TERRITORIES MUST HAVE THE TRANSCRIPT(S) EVALUATED BY AN ACADEMIC ACCREDITING SERVICE.

Selection Process

This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, All SEIU members must follow the "Bid Form Process", failure to comply will invalidate an employee's application.

The Employment Office will screen bids/applications/resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.

All applicants are asked to complete the application and/or Bid Form in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the Bid or application form.

Application Process

This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, all full-time SEIU District employees must follow the "Bid Form" process and deposit their bids in the bid box. Failure to comply may invalidate the employee's bid. As actual vacancies occur, District employees on the internal eligibility list will be considered before outside candidates.

External applicants may only apply on line, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the on line application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.

The Employment Office will screen Bid form applications and resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.

All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov.

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.

Other Information

Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.

Note

When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.

To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov , between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

Essential Job Functions

Utility Worker
Under general supervision, performs a variety of janitorial duties in maintaining rolling stock shops, offices, and revenue vehicles in a clean and orderly condition; performs related work as assigned.

System Service Worker
Under general supervision, performs a variety of janitorial duties in maintaining District stations and offices in a clean and orderly condition; performs related work as assigned.
The Ideal Candidate Will Demonstrate the Following:

1) Working knowledge of cleaning and maintenance of large facilities where the general public has access. For example, hospitals; schools; airports or grocery stores (construction clean-up is a plus).

2) Working knowledge and an understanding of safety practices while operating commercial floor cleaning equipment. For example, Ride-on Scrubbers and Sweepers.

3) Work experience with a commercial/industrial janitorial service.

4) Ability to read and write legible reports; and maintain accurate records.

Essential Job Functions

Utility Worker

1. Receives daily work assignments from appropriate supervisor.

2. Assembles necessary cleaning equipment, materials, supplies, cleaning solutions, and required protective gear.

3. Cleans office areas by vacuuming floors, carpets and upholstery, shampooing carpets and upholstery, emptying ashtrays and trash cans, dusting and washing chairs, desks, files and other surfaces and washing walls and doors.

4. Cleans and disinfects restroom surfaces and fixtures using detergents and chemicals; restocks restrooms with service supplies such as soap and paper goods.

5. Performs heavy cleaning in shop areas, including service pits, truck bays and docks and floor areas, ensuring that debris and grease are removed.

6. In employee lunchroom areas, cleans sink, stove, refrigerator, and tables in addition to floor and wall areas.

7. Following specified procedures steam cleans tools or parts; cleans revenue vehicles by removing trash, vacuums carpets and seats, scrubs walls, doors, windows and spots; use mops and electric scrubbers to scrub floors and upholstered areas.

8. Replaces worn seat covers and seat backs as required.

9. Documents work performed; performs cleaning tasks known as common labor.

System Service Worker

1. Receives daily work assignments from appropriate supervisor; assembles necessary cleaning equipment, materials, supplies, cleaning solutions and required protective gear; travels to assigned work site.

2. Maintains District stations in a clean and orderly condition by sweeping, scrubbing, waxing and cleaning floors, cleaning and polishing elevators, escalators, ticket machines, gates and fixtures, washing windows and windbreakers and emptying trash containers.

3. Clears leaves, trash and debris; sweeps and cleans walkways, patios and sidewalks from the station to the street and all bus stops on District property.

4. Cleans District office areas by vacuuming floors, carpets and upholstery, shampooing carpets and upholstery, emptying ashtrays and trash cans, dusting and washing chairs, desks, files and other surfaces and washing walls and doors.

5. Cleans and disinfects restroom surfaces and fixtures using detergents and chemicals; restocks restrooms with services supplies such as soap and paper goods.

6. Performs heavy cleaning in the Oakland shop areas such as the break rooms, locker rooms, office areas, etc., not including service pits, truck bays and docks.

7. In employee lunchroom areas, cleans sink, stove, refrigerator and tables in addition to floor and wall areas; steam cleans tools or parts as may be required.

8. Documents work performed; notifies crew leader or supervisor of required maintenance.

9. Responds to urgent cleanup in parking lots, garages, trains, offices, and stations as required; and performs heavy cleaning in yards and shops.

Minimum Qualifications

Utility Worker

Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent.

Experience: One year of experience which will have provided a familiarity with janitorial procedures, equipment, and supplies.

Other Requirements: Must have physical capability to perform strenuous physical labor, including sufficient strength to lift trash containers and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; must be willing to work weekends and off hours shifts. Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

System Service Worker

Education: Possession of a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent.

Experience: One year of experience which will have provided a familiarity with industrial janitorial procedures, equipment and supplies.

Other Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must have physical capability to perform strenuous physical labor, including sufficient strength to lift trash containers and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Must be willing to work weekends and off-hours shifts.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS WITH TRANSCRIPTS FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S. OR ITS TERRITORIES MUST HAVE THE TRANSCRIPT(S) EVALUATED BY AN ACADEMIC ACCREDITING SERVICE.

Selection Process

This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, All SEIU members must follow the "Bid Form Process", failure to comply will invalidate an employee's application.

The Employment Office will screen bids/applications/resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.

All applicants are asked to complete the application and/or Bid Form in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the Bid or application form.

Application Process

This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, all full-time SEIU District employees must follow the "Bid Form" process and deposit their bids in the bid box. Failure to comply may invalidate the employee's bid. As actual vacancies occur, District employees on the internal eligibility list will be considered before outside candidates.

External applicants may only apply on line, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the on line application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.

The Employment Office will screen Bid form applications and resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.

All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and above), religion, national origin (including language use restrictions), disability (mental and physical, including HIV and AIDS), ancestry, marital status, military status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics and information), or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by emailing at least 5 days before your examination date at employment@bart.gov.

Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veterans must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.

Other Information

Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.

Note

When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please email Employment Help at employment@bart.gov for assistance.

To verify submission of your application, click on the 'My Career Tools' link at the top of the 'Careers Home Page' after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please email the Employment Help at employment@bart.gov , between the hours of 8:15am - 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.

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