Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
Job Summary
Under moderate supervision, operates armored truck to pick up and deliver fare revenues. A Leader receives additional pay for each hour worked as stipulated by the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepares blank slips, manifests for empty cash vaults, and other records related to work
  • Operates armored truck to pick up and deliver vault carts to and from division locations and the Central Cash Counting Office
  • Loads and unloads vault carts using lift gate
  • Moves vault carts to and from loading areas
  • Services and replenishes ticket stock on Ticket Vending Machines
  • Fuels and periodically inspects vault trucks
  • May operate forklift to load and unload vault carts from rental trucks
  • Leads employees by assigning work and providing training
  • Complies with all of Metro's safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)
  • Vehicle operation rules and regulations
  • Basic arithmetic
  • Basic accounting methods

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
  • Performing simple arithmetical computations and tabulating figures with speed and accuracy
  • Communicating effectively with others
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Operate a 20-ton armored truck and forklift to load vault carts
  • Maneuver vault carts and mobile safes weighing up to 700 pounds
  • Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

  • None Required

  • Six months of relevant experience driving buses or trucks and performing cashiering or clerical accounting duties

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
  • Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required
  • Valid California Class B Commercial Driver License
  • Must pass a security clearance check
  • Designated as a PAD position and is excluded from the seniority provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Subject to periodic unannounced searches of his/her person and belongings
  • Positions in this classification are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration (FTA) drug and alcohol regulations
Special Conditions
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen
  • High dust, dirt, and/or grease environment
  • High noise environment
  • Work with vibrating equipment
  • Work on slippery or uneven surfaces
  • Work with regular exposure to odors or fumes
  • Work on elevated surfaces or below ground level
  • Work in darkness or with poor lighting
  • Exposure to moving machinery and/or vehicles
  • Exposure to outdoor weather including extreme heat, cold, dampness and/or humidity
  • Extensive safety training and/or use of protective devices and personal protective gear
  • Work irregular hours, weekends, or holidays
  • Work after designated regular hours in case of special assignments or emergencies
  • Local travel

Physical Effort Required
  • Sitting at a desk or table
  • Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium
  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions
  • Standing
  • Walking (distance 5' to 100')
  • Crawling, crouching, squatting, stooping and/or kneeling
  • Bending or twisting at the neck, waist and/or knees
  • Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping
  • Pushing and/or pulling
  • Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less
  • Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs.
  • Heavy lifting or carrying 51 lbs. or more with assistance
  • Driving and/or operating heavy equipment
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) and/or arm(s) in any direction
  • Safely use sharp objects and tools
  • Using equipment requiring high hand and finger dexterity
  • Operating foot pedals
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required
  • Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances
  • Color recognition (e.g., distinguishing wires, resistors, containers, light signals, etc.)


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This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.