Transit Vehicle Cleaner - Boonville - job 1196767

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Boonville, California

Salary: $1,622 per hour

Employment type: Full-time

Apply by September 27, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.


Under supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the MTA Cleaner cleans the inside and outside of coaches, cutaways, trolleys and staff vehicles and assists the Maintenance Fueler/Cleaner as needed.


1. Sweeping the floor of the transit vehicle;

2. Removing trash from the vehicles;

3. Operating vacuum and other equipment to clean the transit vehicles;

4. Removing substances adhering to the interior of the vehicle;

5. Cleaning the metal areas of vehicle;

6. Washing the floor of the vehicle;

7. Washing the interior and exterior of both non-revenue and revenue transit vehicles;

8. Removing graffiti from the interior and exterior of the transit vehicles;

9. Reporting defective or broken equipment on the transit vehicles to supervisor;

10. Posting signs, notices and circulars in the interior of the transit vehicles;

11. Driving the vehicles through the wash and placing them in another part of the yard;

12. Cleaning MTA Offices and Administrative and Maintenance Buildings including restrooms, kitchen, shared areas, and offices;

13. Incumbents may be required to perform other related duties as requested.


Requires incumbents to work on different shifts, weekends and holidays; work in adverse weather; work around moving transit vehicles; work on or near the street with a mobile unit; and use chemical cleaning agents.

May be exposed to dust, fumes, oil, gas and other vapors and biohazards such as vomit, blood, urine, feces and needles/sharps.

May be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Requires physical effort and manual dexterity in the use of the fingers, limbs and body; considerable walking and standing for extended periods of time; climbing steps; lifting, holding, grasping, and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds; overhead lifting and reaching above the shoulders; repetitive pushing, pulling, dragging, reaching, stretching, twisting, torqueing, turning, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, squatting and moving of various parts of the body.


Regular, dependable attendance is required. Must be able to work any day of the week and/or any shift. Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license from the State of California and maintain a good driving record.

Must be able to pass an employment physical examination and drug test to be certified for the position and maintain a physical condition which, either with or without accommodation, allows completion of all essential duties.

This is a safety sensitive position subject to Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations.

If selected for the position, documentation that you are a United States citizen, or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States will be required to establish your identity and work authorization in accordance with the employer’s obligation. If selected for this position, employment will be conditional pending completion of a criminal background investigation.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive list of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.


1. One year of janitorial experience and knowledge and experience using industrial cleaning chemicals and equipment.

Job Type: Full Time

Union: Teamsters Local 665

Salary: $16.22 per hour to $22.82 per hour


Mendocino Transit Authority prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal and/or state law. Mendocino Transit Authority conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.

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