Unitrans: Operations Administrative Assistant

Contact Information

Name: Jennifer Tucker

Phone: 530-752-1496

Email: jatucker@ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $13.50/hour

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: Yes

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 8-10 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-3920-2020

Last Date to Apply: Sept. 25, 2020


Provide support to the Unitrans Safety Manager and other Operations departments in data entry, record keeping and Unitrans procedures related to safety of Admin, Operations, and Maintenance staff.  This role is supervised by the Unitrans Safety Manager.

The successful candidate may hold this position through expected graduation date based on satisfactory performance in the position. 

Unitrans is an equal opportunity employer.


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  1. Enter accident and incident reports into database.

  2. File paperwork into employee training files.

  3. Assist Safety Manager in creating and editing safety related presentations and trainings for all Unitrans departments

  4. Assist Safety Manager with annual updates to procedures, policies, and manuals.

  5. Other duties as assigned and applicable to this position


  1. Must be currently employed with Unitrans
  2. Ability to complete work assignments with limited supervision and to seek advice and direction when unclear

  3. Ability to work well with others

  4. Must exercise tact in dealing with sensitive and confidential issues

  5. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive correspondence and other written materials

  6. Ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point

  7. Ability to work in an active atmosphere with constant interruption

  8. Good communication and organizational skills

  9. Ability to pay close attention to detail, including the upkeep of record keeping systems dictated by University, State, and Federal policies


  1. Develop time management, organization, problem-solving, and communication skills.

  2. Develop a critical eye for detail and learn more about State and Federal safety policies.

  3. Work in a friendly environment with flexible hours.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community  and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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