Related Topics
Job Listings  
Job Descriptions  
Contracting Opportunities  
Real Estate  
  Job Announcement
Job line: 916-556-0297

Route Checker - Internal/External

Posting Date: August 10, 2017
Filing Deadline: August 23, 2017
Salary: $19.73 - $27.61 hourly
Location: Sacramento, CA

Brief Description


The purpose of this position is to collect ridership data on bus and light rail vehicles for the Federal Transit Administration and National Transit databases. This is accomplished by observing and recording passenger counts on the day-to-day operations of buses and light rail vehicles and conducting various other surveys. Other duties may include reviewing paperwork, providing feedback on service related issues, and assisting in the training of new route check employees.

Employees in this classification work a variety of shift hours, including early mornings (as early as 3:30 a.m.), late nights (as late at 12:30 a.m.) and weekends and work an average of 20 hours per week, with variable dates and hours.

Essential Functions

Conducts data collection on-board bus and light rail vehicles by recording passenger counts, arrival and departure times at designated stops and schedule adherence as well as conducting passenger surveys regarding service changes.

Provides administrative support by reviewing forms for completeness and verifying signatures, performing data entry and may assist in training new employees as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience: No experience is required; however some experience in customer service or transit is desirable.


The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process. An employment application and supplemental questionnaire are required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available at 2810 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95816, or through our website at

Completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. RT does not accept e-mail applications, on-line applications, or late applications regardless of postmark. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.

RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.

This position falls under the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Unit

Please click here for the Employment and Supplemental Questionnaire

  Sacramento Regional Transit District