Cash Handling Building
A job at BART offers the satisfaction of providing an invaluable public service, while accomplishing your own career goals, earning highly competitive pay, and enjoying an unparalleled benefits program. BART , a wonderful career opportunity.
Pay and Benefits
BART offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefits programs you will find anywhere. We pay at rates that are strongly competitive in the labor market, and complement our pay program with an outstanding benefits package. Benefits include the renowned CalPERS pension, excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage, supplemental insurances, excellent paid holidays and vacation, as well as two investment programs. BART also saves you money in your paycheck because no deductions are made for Social Security.
Effective January 1, 2013, all newly hired or rehired District employees are subject to the terms and conditions of the new Public Employees Pension Reform Act of 2013 (AB340) affecting pension and pension contributions.
Step 1: $ 19.93/Hour to Top Rate $ 26.06/Hour
March 18, 2013
Please Note: This announcement will be used to establish a pool of eligible outside candidates for vacancies occurring within the next twelve (12) months.
This position will close on March 29, 2013 or upon receipt of 500 applicants whichever comes first.
Who May Apply
All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees
This position is responsible for the collection and replenishment of monies in electronic fare collection equipment; replenishment of ticket inventories; providing light fingertip maintenance on fare collection equipment in accordance with District guidelines and maintaining accurate records of all data per required procedures. In addition this position will also load readied cash carts from the vault onto armored trucks for use in servicing fare collection and change equipment; push cash carts to and from armored trucks and stations. This position will also balance and reconcile differences in daily cash collection counts, prepare and maintain clear, accurate records of daily cash collected and counted with basic PC skills.
Essential Job Functions
1) Loads readied cash carts from the vault onto armored trucks for use in servicing fare collection and change equipment; pushes cash carts weighing 1000 lbs. to and from armored trucks and BART stations.
2) Collects and replenishes monies in electronic fare collection equipment; replenishes ticket inventories.
3) Lifts and opens currency containers weighing up to 50 lbs; Remove currency in preparation for processing by the high speed bill counting machine.
4) Lifts and loads coins into automatic coin filling equipment; refills currency/coin dispensers; checks empty money containers for faulty conditions; performs light fingertip maintenance on filling equipment.
5) Sorts and separates bent, mutilated or foreign coins; records coin denomination count from meter display; prepares and balances imprest filling record or other control-related paperwork. Enter data on on- line or personal computer system.
6) Accounts for cash received; records counting/sorting equipment meter readings on coin counting record for each money container collected; prepares and balances daily records on Excel spreadsheet; prepares daily vault count of monies held in vault and compares total with foreworker’s count; records and verifies fare collection report.
7) Verifies and processes passenger refund claims; assists with the processing and shipment of tickets.
8) Provides light fingertip maintenance on fare collection equipment in accordance with District guidelines and accurately records all data per required procedures. Reports equipment malfunction or service required to supervisor; escorts maintenance personnel to malfunctioning fare collection equipment and provides access.
9) Operate standard office equipment.
Possession of a high school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent.
Two (2) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience working in a high volume cash processing operation or servicing/maintaining vending equipment, ATMs, or related type equipment, or as a delivery servicing representative for vending concessions/distributors.
Must be physically able to repeatedly lift 30 pounds to a height of 5’6″ with both hands.
Must be physically able to lift 50 pounds to a height of 3’5″.
Must be physically able to push carts weighing up to 1,000 pounds.
Must be physically able to bend and stand for a majority of the work shift.
High security enclosed production line environment; high security field environment (station collections); exposure to dust and debris from collected currency; exposure to heat, cold, moving vehicles, inclement weather conditions; exposure to moderate degree of noise from currency and coin processing equipment.
Requires maintaining physical condition necessary for walking, standing, stooping and bending; lifting 30 pounds to a height of 5’6″ with both hands; lifting 50 pounds to a height of 3’5″ and pushing carts weighing up to 1000 pounds.
Automated vending equipment mechanics.
Safe work practices including proper lifting techniques.
Basic business arithmetic.
U.S. coin and currency denominations.
Performing servicing of computer-controlled and electro-mechanical automated vending equipment.
Accurate arithmetic calculations.
Maintaining attention to detail.
Balancing and reconciling differences in daily cash collection counts.
Preparing and maintaining clear, accurate records of daily cash collected and counted.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, All SEIU members must follow the “Bid Form Process”, failure to comply will invalidate an employee’s application.
The selection process will include a screening for minimum qualifications as listed in this posting and may additionally involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.
This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, all full-time SEIU District employees must follow the “Bid Form” process and deposit thier bids in the bid box. failure to comply may invalidate the employee’s bid. As actual vacancies occur, District employees on the internal eligibility list will be considered before outside candidates.
External applicants may only apply on line, at www.bart.gov. Applicants needing assistance with the on line application process may receive additional information by calling 510 464 6112.
The Employment Office will screen Bid form applications and resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer-related), genetic information or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by calling (510) 464-6112.
Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran’s credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veteran’s must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran’s Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran’s Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.
When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please call the Employment Help Line at (510) 464-6112 for assistance.
To verify submission of your application, click on the ‘My Career Tools’ link at the top of the ‘Careers Home Page’ after submitting your application to view the list of applications you have submitted (including application date and status). If you have further questions, please call the Employment Help Line at (510) 464-6112, between the hours of 8:15am – 5:00pm, Monday- Friday.