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Tehama County Public Works

Full-Time with Benefits

Salary: $1,512.00 – $1,841.60 Biweekly

This is a job opportunity with the Tehama County Transportation Commission. This recruitment is to establish an Eligibility List for future vacancies.


Under general direction of the Deputy Director of Public Works-Transportation and receiving lead direction from the Senior Transportation Planner, this position provides technical support and performs a variety of clerical and technical duties related to transportation and transit planning. This position also prepares documents for the Tehama County Transportation Commission, a Regional Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA), as well as the Transit Agency Board that serves the public, county, cities, and state (Caltrans).


Participates in basic to routine to complex transportation plans, programs, projects, and studies | Performs technical or paraprofessional transportation tasks for a variety of projects | Creates and maintains databases for transportation programs | Responsible for the organization and maintenance of division files, including manual and electronic filing systems and performs bookkeeping and routine clerical duties. Collects project data and maintains related databases | Reviews and verifies a variety of information and statistics | Monitors transit routes, collects related information, prepares surveys, and assist members of the public with using the transit system as needed | Prepares correspondence, reports, and documents for transportation programs as directed | Assists with the preparation and distribution of Commission/Transit Agency meeting agendas and packets | Assists with the preparation of transportation grants and related documents | Prepares grant invoices and other related documents as directed | Assists division or department staff with a variety of duties including but not limited to: data entry, organization of work areas, distribution of division or department information, filing, and sorting of historical files | Enters and retrieves statistical data and other relevant information to and from computer databases | Answers telephone calls, provides information as appropriate and/or refers calls to appropriate staff members, other departments, and agencies | Assists general public by providing and obtaining information pertaining to departmental activities | Performs public outreach and creates informational materials for the division or department | Prepares and conducts departmental presentations to the public and other agencies | Attends meetings, conferences, and training to enhance job knowledge and skills | Performs related work as required.

Education & Experience:

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade.   An Associates Degree is desirable.
  • A minimum of one (1) year office experience involving customer service and public contact.
  • Other combinations of education and experience may be considered

License & Special Requirements:

  • A valid California driver’s license may be required.

Physical Demands

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer and copier; strength stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work including transporting mail, supplies, filing, operating a motor vehicle and visiting various County and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups and over the telephone.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data manually as well as using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator, to set up and file various data and records, and to operate standard office equipment.   Positions in this classification occasionally bend, carry, stoop, squat, twist, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information.  Employees must possess the ability to constantly move about on foot and to lift, carry, reach, push, and pull materials and objects, up to 30 pounds, as necessary to perform job functions.


Employees partially work in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions, and partially in the field and may occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances, dust, scents and fumes.   Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Recruitment Information

To Apply: Visit and search for the job title.

Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for an Transportation Planning Aide, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about this recruitment, contact: 

Anne Coelho, Administrative Assistant

530-385-1462 |

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None