Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
Job Summary
Under close supervision, processes the revenue from Metro′s bus divisions and Ticket Vending Machines, while using coin and currency counting equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operates and monitors coin and currency counting machines
  • Records beginning and ending meter readings to determine revenue by division
  • Empties contents of cash vaults and sorts out currency and revenue tickets
  • Bags, seals, weigh, and tags paper currency
  • Seals, weighs, and tags coin bags
  • Collects Fare Media throughout Metro′s bus and rail system
  • Assigns vault carts to respective divisions
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)
  • Basic arithmetic
  • Safety rules related to cash counting office work

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)
  • Performing simple arithmetical computations and tabulating figures with speed and accuracy
  • Handling and sorting currency rapidly and accurately
  • Communicating effectively with others
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Operate coin and currency counting machines
  • Prepare deposit slips and record information on logs and reports
  • Maneuver mobile safes weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications
A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

  • None Required

  • Six months of relevant experience performing cashiering or clerical accounting duties

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements
  • Must comply with all California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) regulations and utilize approved safety equipment and personal protective gear including, but not limited to, respirators, eye and hearing protective devices (HPD), if and when required
  • Must pass a security clearance check
  • Subject to periodic, unannounced searches of his/her person and belongings
Special Conditions
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
  • Typical office situation
  • High dust, dirt, and/or grease environment
  • High noise environment
  • Work with vibrating equipment
  • Work on slippery or uneven surfaces
  • Work in awkward or confining/enclosed spaces
  • Extensive safety training and/or use of protective devices and personal protective gear
  • Work irregular hours, weekends or holidays
  • Work after designated regular hours in case of special assignments or emergencies

Physical Effort Required
  • Sitting at a desk or table
  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions
  • Standing
  • Light lifting or carrying 25 lbs. or less
  • Pushing and/or pulling
  • Moderate lifting or carrying 26-50 lbs.
  • Heavy lifting or carrying 51 lbs. or more with assistance
  • Driving and/or operating heavy equipment
  • Handling by seizing, holding, grasping, or turning hands, but without finger dexterity
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) and/or arm(s) in any direction
  • Communicating through speech in the English language required
  • Good distance vision and/or depth perception to judge distances


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This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.