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Regional Transit Service Access Bus Washer in Rochester, New York

Access Bus Washer

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Location: Rochester, NY

Posted: 12/28/2023

Location Name: RTS Access

Wage Max: 16.97 Hourly

Wage Min: 16.97 Hourly

Position Type: Full Time

Shift: Multiple Shifts Available


RTS Access seeks to fill a Bus Washer position. Position exists to perform exterior and interior transit bus cleaning/washing, bus fueling and bus parking/placing. A Commercial Driver's License is required for this position.


LOCATION: 588 Trabold Rd. Rochester, NY 14624

CURRENT AVAILABLE SHIFT:Multiple Shifts Available. Union Environment.


  • Staying Healthy: Medical, Dental, and Vision Care, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

  • Feeling Secure: Disability Insurance, Pension Plan, NY State Deferred Compensation Plan, Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance, Accident Insurance, Group Specified Disease Insurance and Hospital Insurance

  • Work-Life Balance: Paid Time Off (PTO), Employee Assistance Program, Paid Holidays, Verizon Wireless Discount, Wellness Center, Employee Wellness Program, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), Culture & Inclusion Council, BJ's Wholesale Club Discount, and more!


    Work is physically demanding using power and hand tools. The work is performed in an outside environment regardless of weather.

    Applicants must have the ability to:

  • Work in various temperatures including the summer heat and winter cold.

  • Work in a noisy work environment.

  • Hear oncoming vehicles, horns and other verbal signals in and between buses without a line of sight.

  • Perform work at a high rate of speed.

  • Work in a dark and dimly lit work environment.

  • Work in a confined space.

  • Follow directions.

  • Work in wet and slippery conditions.

  • Stand for long periods of time on hard and uneven surfaces.

  • Move from a standing position to stooping multiple times, ability to bend, squat, crouch, stretch, lift arms and hands over head.

  • Lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Kneel on wet, flat, hard surfaces.

  • Walk and move quickly through buses for several hundred feet.

  • Be dependable, arrive to work on time; honest and be able to work as a team.


  • Valid Driver's license (will be required to obtain a Class B permit with passenger endorsement prior to your start date)

  • Clean driving record

  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug test

    This is a Union environment in association with the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 282. We offer a great benefits package!

    Additional Information:

    Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) has a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees in accordance with state and federal law. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment in accordance with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

    RGRTA is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. RGRTA will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

    Pursuant to Federal Transit Administration regulations, all applicants for employment in safety-sensitive positions must be given a pre-employment drug test. An applicant may not be assigned safety-sensitive functions unless the individual has a verified negative test result. RTS is required by law to test for various substances, including cocaine, amphetamines, opioids, PCP and marijuana metabolites. Please be advised that marijuana stays in the system for an extended period of time, sometimes more than 30 days, and can cause a positive test result long after use.

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