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).

  • Paratransit Planning Intern

    This position is open until filled. Please submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of Kadri Kulm. 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

    CONTEXT:

    The purpose of this temporary part-time position is to provide work experience to anyone pursuing a career in transportation, transit planning or urban/regional planning.

    THE ROLE:

    This internship will work closely with the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) Paratransit Planner to administer the organization’s ADA Paratransit program that services the cities of Dublin, Pleasanton and Livermore. Interns may also coordinate with all LAVTA Personnel and LAVTA’s Operations Contractor to carryout projects. LAVTA will provide the interns 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 interns to complete assignments. Internship learning opportunities include, but are not limited to:
    •Assist with administration of LAVTA’s ADA-Paratransit/Dial-a-Ride program, including receiving and processing applications, data entry, administrative duties, and handling customer comments/requests
    •Assist with administration of the Regional Transit Discount Card (RTC) program
    •Process trip data, reimbursement requests and prepare financial documents for Para-Taxi trips
    •Maintain eligibility and ridership data through both local and multiagency databases
    •Conduct analysis using Excel, Access and other programs or software packages
    •Attend or help facilitate community meetings focused on transit and accessibility
    •Contact clients directly though phone calls, email, or standard mail
    •Analyze and maintain operational data, including: ridership data, marketing surveys, onboard surveys, origin/destination surveys, operations management reports, financial reports, census data
    •Prepare comprehensive analyses and statistical reports as needed
    •Review technical documents and translate them into user friendly documents

    Post Date: 06/06/2018Application Deadline: 08/31/2018 11:59 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.  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: 06/06/2018Application Deadline: 08/31/2018 11:59 pm