Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
Job Summary
Supervises personnel in bus cleaning, bus fueling, and other servicing of Metro vehicles.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs Maintenance and Material Management (M3) operations to complete daily payroll entries, attendance, and necessary deviations; inputs and verifies payroll authorizations
  • Implements and maintains safety programs; conducts weekly safety meetings
  • Ensures bus servicing and cleaning practices comply with environmental regulations
  • Safeguards natural resources and ensures resources are used efficiently
  • Provides support in the remediation of fluid spills
  • Trains subordinates on proper bus servicing of vehicles, deep cleans, minor cleans, daily cleanliness requirements, procedures, and functions of M3
  • Investigates accidents or injuries in service yard and makes entries into TransitSafe
  • Monitors vehicle mileage for scheduling of deep cleans and works with all shifts to maintain within mileage schedules
  • Performs daily check fueling station and bus washing equipment and ensures maintenance of related service equipment is scheduled, completed, and functioning properly
  • Conducts hearings on attendance violations and discipline
  • Oversees fare box vaulting operations
  • Develops and coordinates overall division cleanliness plan and monitors the plan with all three shifts
  • Directs special cleaning projects, such as graffiti removal and fumigation/roach abatement and window/seat replacement
  • Coordinates the availability of vehicles for various campaigns
  • Supervises subordinates and works closely with all three shift Service Attendant Leaders and Equipment Maintenance Supervisors
  • Reviews subordinate daily work performance and discusses areas for improvement as necessary
  • Provides related reports for bus cleanliness activities and programs
  • Reviews bus cleanliness inspection results, identifies areas for improvement, and develops action plan to improve category ratings
  • Reviews analysis report regarding test results of vehicle fluids such as engine, transmission, methanol, oils, and antifreeze to determine corrective action required when assigned to the Quality Assurance Section
  • Oversees the evacuation of the wastewater processing system, packaging of solid and liquid hazardous/non-hazardous waste, and reviews and signs transporting documents associated with the removal of waste from Metro facilities
  • Provides support to staff to ensure compliance with environmental regulations/laws regarding the packaging, labeling, and storage of hazardous waste and assists with the remediation of material releases and biowaste cleanup incidents
  • Performs new employee evaluations and provides additional training as applicable
  • Accounts for subordinates and personal compliance with all of Metro′s safety rules, polices, 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)
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing safety and environmental standards and equipment and hazardous materials use and disposal
  • Vehicle operations, bus servicing related equipment, and cleanliness procedures
  • Metro's policies and procedures
  • Principles of supervision
  • Applicable business software applications

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
  • Planning, monitoring, and organizing the servicing, fueling, and cleaning of Metro vehicles
  • Analyzing situations and issues, identifying and solving problems, and recommending solutions
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Team building

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
  • Meet productivity demands
  • Exercise sound judgement and creativity in making conclusions and recommendations
  • Operate computers and Maintenance and Material Management (M3) Program
  • Meet tight time constraints, deadlines, precision and productivity demands
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Supervise, train, and motivate subordinates 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:

  • Associate's Degree in a related field preferred

  • Three years of relevant experience in the servicing of vehicles

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
  • Valid California Class C Driver License
  • Requires complete sensory and physical abilities
  • Shift work
  • 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
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
  • Typical office situation
  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen
  • High noise environment
  • Exposure to outdoor weather including extreme heat, cold, dampness and/or humidity
  • Exposure to weather, physical, electrical, mechanical, and chemical hazards

Physical Effort Required
  • Walking (distance 5' to 100')
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required
  • Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances


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