Employment Opportunities

Tri Delta Transit honors human diversity where people are appreciated, respected, and nurtured. Tri Delta Transit's environment fosters creativity and productivity among all its employees and extends a welcome to those who wish to join our team.

Chief Executive Officer

The successful candidate must have at least five years of increasingly responsible experience in transit operations, planning, research, or marketing. A significant portion of the experience must have been in a supervisory or management role. Completion of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline such as transportation planning, urban and regional planning, public administration, business administration or a closely related field. A Master’s Degree is desired. The agency may choose to accept substitution of experience for some portion of the education requirement.

The Agency

Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (ECCTA) was formed in 1976 as a Joint Powers Agency (JPA) under the provisions of the California Joint Exercise of Powers Act by the cities of Antioch, Brentwood, Pittsburg, and the County of Contra Costa. After Oakley became a city in 1999, the JPA was restated to admit the City of Oakley as a member of ECCTA.

ECCTA is governed by an eleven-member Board of Directors composed of two appointed representatives from each of the JPA member jurisdictions and a single member-at-large selected by the other ten board members on a biennial basis.

The FY22 operations budget is $27.6 million and the capital budget is $15.4 million. There are 38 direct employees in the maintenance and administrative departments and 180 contracted employees in the operations department.

ECCTA provides fixed route, paratransit, NEMT, and microtransit bus service. Fifteen fixed routes are operated Monday – Friday and five routes are operated on weekends and holidays.

The Community

Eastern Contra Costa County is located approximately 40 miles east of San Francisco, California. ECCTA’s service area is 225 square miles with a population of 315,000.

Compensation

comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability insurance, and deferred compensation is provided. The starting salary is $225,000 +/- commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience.

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Qualified applicants please send a cover letter and resume to CEO Jeanne Krieg at jkrieg@eccta.org.

BUS OPERATOR

We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis. Applications must be completed online. click here.

Job Description

First Transit contracts with Tri Delta Transit to hire, train, and employ bus operators. Trainees are paid $14.50 per hour during training. First Transit’s training program consists of classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction.

General Information

  • $1,500 sign-on bonus**
  • Starting rate for drivers is $14.50 per hour during training and $19.60 to $29.60 per hour after training DOE.
  • Full-time employment opportunities are available
  • Attractive benefits package, including Teamster pension fund, medical, dental and vision
  • Paid sick leave/vacation
  • Teamster Local 315 membership
  • Cutting edge paid training
  • Year-round work
  • Freedom of being out on the open road (no desk work!)
  • Reward of making a real difference in the lives of the passengers you serve
  • Varying hours, days, routes and buses.
  • Probationary period - 90 calendar days.

Tri Delta Transit is an equal opportunity employer.

Information on this website can be provided to you in a variety of accessible formats in addition to the translation feature, such as diskette/CD, audio tape, braille, or large print. If you need any written information provided to you in one of these accessible formats, please contact us at 1-925-754-6622 and ask for the Customer Service Department.
Information on this website can be provided to you in a variety of accessible formats in addition to the translation feature, such as diskette/CD, audio tape, braille, or large print. If you need any written information provided to you in one of these accessible formats, please contact us at 1-925-754-6622 and ask for the Customer Service Department.