Intercity Transit is committed to taking the steps necessary to provide the safest workplace possible for our employees. Intercity Transit and our Authority Board have made the decision to move forward with a COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. It is critical that we protect ourselves, our co-workers, families, and customers, in order to accomplish our mission to provide critical transportation services to our community. Upon employment, candidates will need to provide proof of vaccination or submit a request for accommodation for medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief. Please note that some requests for medical or religious accommodations may be found valid, the agency may not be able provide an accommodation.
Post Job Offer Employment Physical Examination
Selected candidates in some positions must successfully pass a post job-offer employment related physical examination. A drug screening will be included for all safety sensitive positions. Examination and screening are paid by Intercity Transit. All employees must maintain a physical condition throughout employment that allows completion of all essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Selected candidates must be able to successfully complete established introductory period for the position; normally 6 months. Requires satisfactory job performance of essential duties and tasks of position and reliable attendance.
Drug-Free, Alcohol-Free, and Smoke-Free Workplace
Selected candidates must be able to comply with Intercity Transit's Drug and Alcohol Policy, which includes federally mandated random drug and alcohol testing for safety-sensitive employees throughout employment. Reporting to work not fit for duty is prohibited. Selected candidate must also be able to comply with Intercity Transit's Smoke-Free Workplace Policy. Smoking is not permitted in transit owned or operated facilities except in outside designated areas.
Immigration Reform and Tax Control Act
Selected candidates must be able to show employment authorization to work in the United States and verify identity in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Tax Control Act of 1986. Required documentation must be submitted within 72 hours of date-of-hire.
Motor Vehicle Driver's License
If the position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, selected candidates must possess and maintain a valid Washington State Driver's License and must maintain an acceptable driving record level throughout employment as monitored by periodic reviews of driving record.
Commercial Driver's License
If the position requires the operation of a commercial motor vehicle, selected candidates must possess or be able to obtain (within established time frame) a valid Commercial Driver's License (with appropriate classification and endorsements) and must be able to comply with the provisions of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1988.
Criminal Background Check
Selected candidates for all positions must be willing to submit to a criminal background investigation, the results of which must meet Intercity Transit's hiring criteria.
In accordance with the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act, if the position will have unsupervised access to children under 16 years of age or to developmentally disabled persons, selected candidates must successfully pass a Washington State Patrol Criminal History Background Check.