Unitrans: Operations Assistant (UniBikes Coordinator)

Contact Information

Name: Jeff Flynn

Email: jjflynn@ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $15.25/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Approximately 2-6 hours per week, depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-4343-2021

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 6, 2021


Unitrans is seeking interested candidates to leas coordination of the UniBikes program. UniBikes is an intrnal Unitrans bicycle share program designed to facilitate Unitrans staff travel between Unitrans' Maintenance and Operations Facility and the two bus terminals. The program is critical to service reliability.

The successful candidate may hold this position through expected graduation date based on satisfactory performance in the position. Candidates must be physically present in Davis starting in Summer Session 2 through Spring Quarter 2022.

Unitrans is an equal employment opportunity.


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  • Twice weekly physical review of UniBikes to ensure bicycle safety (10-15 bikes).
  • Rebalance and redistribute bicycles twice weekly using Tile App and assigned pick up truck located at Unitrans Operations and Maintenance Facility.
  • Perform light as needed repairs on bikes like filling tires and tightening loose parts.
  • Coordinate reparis with ASUCD Bike Barn for heavier repairs and services.
  • Monitor and respond to bike issues and requests through assigned Unitrans email.
  • Administer Tile App and add/delete users as needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate frequently and openly with Unitrans career staff.
  • Weekly check ins with Unitrans General Manager.
  • Other bicycle related tasks as assigned.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop management and interpersonal skills and gain experience talking to many different kinds of people.
  2. Learn how to independently maintain and operate a small fleet of bikes.
  3. Work in a friendly, comfortable environment.
  4. Become a part of the Unitrans family and make friends for life.


  • Experience with light bicycle maintenance and ability to ride a bicycle.
  • Class B or C license.
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of independent responsibility.
  • Ability to communicate along all lines of authority.
  • Ability to give and take directions.
  • Good organizational skills.


Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  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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