Unitrans: Transit Conductor

Contact Information

Name: Emma Rudolph

Phone: 760-822-6042

Email: cm@unitrans.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Unitrans website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $10.25/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 12 hrs./week

Start Date: Feb. 12, 2016

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-1522-2016

Last Date to Apply: Feb. 25, 2016


1. Ensure safe and reliable transportation of passengers on all Unitrans double-decker buses.
2. Memorize stops passengers wish to alight at, and communicate these requests to the driver
3. Collect fares, issue transfers and give out accurate route and schedule information.
4. Control and ensure the safe loading and unloading of passengers.
5. Keep passenger-count and on-time-performance records.
6. Keep transit vehicle clean during service.
7. Must work a minimum of 12 hours per week.
8. Must attend three mandatory meetings a quarter. 


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1.Must be willing to work extra hours when demand requires it in order to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the transit system.
2. Must have possession of an accurate time piece which displays hours, minutes, and seconds.


THIS IS A SAFETY-SENSITIVE, DRUG-TESTED POSITION. Beginning Fall Quarter 2015, successful applicants will be part of a random drug and alcohol testing pool as defined by federal regulations 49 CFR PART 40.


1. Ability to exercise a high degree of individual responsibility.
2. Must be able to communicate clearly with other Unitrans employees and the general public.
3. Good public relations and customer service skills.
4. Desire to work with people in an amiable and personable manner. 

Supplemental Questions

  1. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  2. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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