Paratransit, Inc. is now accepting applications for Vehicle Operators to operate Paratransit vehicles safely and efficiently in the door-to-door transport of passengers to scheduled sites; to assist passengers on and off assigned vehicle; to assure the safety of passengers while riding in assigned vehicles; and to maintain accurate records and logs of trip information as required. The schedules for this position vary between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with weekends and most holidays off. This recruitment will remain open until all positions are filled.

The minimum qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Valid California Driver License
  • Clean driving record
  • At least 21 years of age for insurability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Desire to help people
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Team player

Applications are available online here.

A K4 DMV printout that is no more than 60 days old must be submitted with your application or your application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

To apply, submit a completed employment application, to: hr@paratransit.org or by fax to 916-868-6214 or by mail to Paratransit, Inc. Attention Human Resources, 2501 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95822.

Applications are not available for pick up or drop off at Paratransit. Applications are available online here.

Please note all completed applications will be reviewed within one week from the date they are received. If you have not been contacted by a member of our staff within 20 days from the date you submitted your application, you have not been selected for further consideration selection process. Due to the volume of applications received, Paratransit is not able to respond to telephone, email or in person inquires from applicants regarding the status of their application.

If a job offer is made, pre-employment drug testing, fingerprint clearance, and a post-job offer physical are required. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of the above requirements and the ability to provide the required documents to prove eligibility to work in the United States.

If hired, you will be required to obtain a Commercial Driver License with Passenger Endorsement. The license application process must be started no later than the second week of employment and requires a DMV fee of up to $78.00. This fee is the responsibility of the Vehicle Operator. Paratransit, Inc. will provide training to obtain your Commercial Driver License.

Salary and Benefits:

WAGE SCALE

Training After 5 months After 1 year After 2 years After 3 years After 4 years After 5 years After 6 years
$14.75 $14.75 $14.85 $14.95 $15.25 $15.60 $16.45 $19.80

Vehicle Operators are eligible for medical and dental benefits on the first day of the next complete calendar month after being employed sixty days. After successful completion of five months probation, Vehicle Operators receive ten paid designated holidays per year and begin accruing paid vacation and paid sick leave. Paratransit, Inc. provides uniform shirts at no cost to the employee.

Vehicle Operators are required to join the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU).

Paratransit, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.