Employment

This page features open job opportunities at the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) as well as contractual positions.  LAVTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

  • Director of Planning and Operations

    The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority seeks a Director of Planning and Operations to oversee the Authority’s operations planning, short and long range planning, contract management, reporting, capital planning and facilities.  Additionally, this position oversees special projects, including the Authority’s demonstration project with Uber and Lyft, as well as its shared autonomous vehicle project with GoMentum and associated partners.

    Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s/master’s degree(s) in Transportation Planning, Business Administration, Urban Planning or related field.  Five years responsible management experience in public transit preferable, with a minimum of three years planning experience.

    For additional information contact Executive Director Michael Tree at mtree@lavta.org.

    This position is open until filled. The next review of applications will be on Friday, May 4th. Please submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of the Executive Director Michael Tree. Documents may be submitted via email to mtree@lavta.org, mailed to LAVTA, 1362 Rutan Court, Suite 100, Livermore, CA 94551.

    For Director of Planning and Operations Position Brochure Click Here

    For Details of this Job Description Click Here

    Post Date: 05/24/2018Application Deadline: 05/04/2018 5:00 pm
  • Driver Positions Available

    Our drivers are the direct front line to the riding public, taking passengers where they need to go, safely and on time. We’re looking for friendly individuals who enjoy driving and helping people along in their daily travels. Sound familiar? This job could be for you!

    MV Transportation is now hiring full-time and part-time drivers to drive Wheels and Rapid buses. MV offers competitive wages and benefits, including paid holidays, vacation and sick time, health and dental insurance and more! A sign on bonus is also available.

    You do not need previous experience. Get paid while you train!

    Walk in application welcome Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm at 1362 Rutan Court, Suite 200, Livermore, CA 94551. Questions? Call (925) 455-7517.

    Apply online at www.mvtransit.com

    Post Date: 01/26/2018Application Deadline: 12/31/2018 11:59 pm
  • Marketing Intern

    This position is open until filled.  The filing deadline is May 4, 2018. Please submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of Tony McCaulay. Documents may be submitted via email to resumes@lavta.org, mailed to LAVTA, 1362 Rutan Court, Suite 100, Livermore, CA 94551, or faxed to 925.443.1375

    THE ROLE:

    Intern reports directly to the Marketing Manager and coordinates with all Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) personnel. LAVTA will provide the intern with guidance on projects and tasks, the opportunity to attend staff and committee meetings, and provide the necessary tools (e.g. computer, work station, etc.) for intern to complete assignments. Internship learning opportunities include, but are not limited to:

    • Participate in or lead college and community outreach events for Wheels and Rapid bus services, communicating with students/the community on route, schedule and fare information, setting up/breaking down displays, etc.
    • Research new marketing tactics for community outreach
    • Update and communicate changes within the marketing event plan and status document
    • Help build website assets such as taking photos of event activations, bus stops, community functions, etc.
    • Create engaging social media content, respond to inquiries, grow our following on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube;
    • Assist with producing marketing collateral such as t-shirts, lanyards, pens, flyers, etc.
    • Ensure bus schedules information is fully stocked and correct by traveling to libraries, places of business, BART and bus stops to check brochure inventory
    • Complete other administrative and miscellaneous duties that are assigned

    Deliverables:
    • Intern timecard (weekly)
    • Monthly report of work performed

    Post Date: 04/16/2018Application Deadline: 05/04/2018 11:59 pm
  • Manager of Customer Service and Contract Oversight

    The Manager of Customer Service and Contract Oversight reports to the Executive Director and under his/her direction oversees and manages customer service at the agency and the fixed route and paratransit contracts, in addition to innovative service contracts.  The position also oversees the Paratransit Planner Specialist and the Fleet and Technology Management Specialist.

    Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Transportation Planning, Business Administration, Communication, Planning or related field.  The position requires 3-5 years of experience in passenger transportation.  Project and/or Contract Management experience desirable.  The monthly salary range for this position is $7,447 to $10,426.

    The application deadline is Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 5:00 PM.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Executive Director at mtree@lavta.org, or mail to LAVTA, 1362 Rutan Court, Livermore, CA  94551.

    Job Description: Manager of Customer Service and Contract Oversight

    Post Date: 05/24/2018Application Deadline: