Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Pierce Transit! Job postings listed here require an online application. Each job posting will indicate if additional materials or documents (e.g. supplemental questionnaires, business references, transcripts, etc.) need to be submitted at the time of application. You will only be able to apply for positions that are currently open; however you may maintain an online application (candidate profile) with Pierce Transit. Your application must be submitted on or before the application deadline listed and you must have a complete candidate profile to be considered for employment.
A separate application must be submitted for each job you are interested in applying for. All applications require an original signature. Some jobs require supplemental questionnaires that must be included with your application to be considered. Resumes may be attached, but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed Pierce Transit application form.
Your application must be received before 4:00 p.m. on the closing date stated on the job announcement. Postmarks and faxes received by the closing date will also be accepted. We do not accept emailed applications or resumes unless specifically noted on the job announcement.
Our selection processes are competitive. Responses submitted on the application and supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated for required minimum qualifications for the position. Be sure to include all experience that may apply to the job you are applying for (e.g. volunteer experience, licenses, professional affiliations, current certifications, training, etc.)
The most competitive candidates may be invited for further testing and/or interviews.
All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application via email, in writing or by phone. Please keep your address and phone number up to date on your candidate profile by editing your information as needed.
Pierce Transit will provide reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities during the selection process, if requested. Please notify Human Resources of such requests at 253.581.8080.
Job offers may be contingent upon successful completion of a physical examination, pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check, reference check, driving record check and/or other required verifications.
Current Job Postings:
An employee in this position will perform skilled mechanical tasks in preventive maintenance, the diagnosis of malfunctions, and the repair and overhaul of various types of automotive and light diesel vehicles and equipment. Typical duties will include performing preventive maintenance functions to maintain safe and reliable operation of vehicles and equipment; performing tune-ups on various types of automotive and special purpose equipment powered with gasoline, compressed natural gas and light diesel engines; testing electrical systems and components using specialized testing equipment and repairing or rebuilding systems as required; performing general overhaul, maintenance ... READ MORE
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Under direct supervision, performs general transportation planning activities related to data analysis and preparation of statistical reports based on information derived from sources such as onboard monitoring equipment, including automated vehicle locator (AVL), passenger counting systems (APC), Smartcard or electronic farebox collection systems. Analysis of ridership trends, system performance and other strategic information captured within a transportation planning database. READ MORE
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Business Data Analyst
Under direction, performs complex data analysis and leads, directs and plans Agency data analytics functions and reporting activities that support continuous improvement for the Agency and its Strategic Plan. Verifies and controls data for accuracy and consistency. Analyzes reports and data to identify trends and areas for improvement; makes recommendations to improve performance.READ MORE
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Journey Level Mechanic Position
Performs skilled mechanical tasks in preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of natural gas and diesel powered vehicles and equipment. Essential functions: systematic diagnosing of malfunctions to include fuel, electrical systems, programmable logic controls and mechanical systems. Also includes repairing, adjusting or replacing complete or integral parts of natural gas, diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, drive trains and differentials, lubrication, cooling, exhaust and air or hydraulic systems; removing, rebuilding and replacing automatic transmissions in buses, trucks and automobiles; inspecting, adjusting, troubleshooting and repairing of bus door operation, air ride systems, steering systems, and wheelchair lifts.READ MORE
Mechanic I Position
Will assist in the mechanical repair of various types of transit vehicles including replacing and repairing engines, alternators, starters, transmissions, differentials, drive lines, radiators, and air and brake systems. Will assist with the tune-up of various types of equipment involving either compressed natural gas or diesel fueled engines; perform routine inspection of the mechanical operation of buses, trucks, vans and automobiles; tear down and rebuild system components, parts and air and hydraulic lines, fitting, and piping; perform complete maintenance and repair of brake, suspension and steering systems; grease and lubricate buses, trucks, vans and automobiles; fill fuel tanks, check oil levels and service batteries; perform other related duties as assigned.READ MORE
RELIEF TRANSIT OPERATOR
Driving a bus for Pierce Transit is a very important and highly rewarding job. A Relief Transit Operator covers vacancies created by full-time operators who are unavailable for reasons such as vacations, sick leave, training time, etc. All Relief Operator trainees will receive training. Upon successful completion of training, you will begin in part-time positions and will be promoted to a full-time position based on seniority as vacancies occur. Relief Operators are guaranteed a minimum of 25 hours per week, but could work 40 or more hours depending on the needs of the Agency in any given week. Relief Transit Operators must be available seven days a week. Your hours can change with little or no notice and will vary from day to day. Our operating hours begin at 2:22 a.m. and continue until 1:29 a.m. Relief Operators are expected to drive any shift and any route including nights, holidays, weekends, mornings, split shifts, and your days off if necessary. [Read More]
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TRANSIT SECURITY OFFICER
Under direction, provides system security for Pierce Transit's assets, employees and customers. Essential functions: Issues passenger exclusion orders according to established procedures as part of the exclusion program. Issues Notices of Infraction pursuant to RCW 7.80.050. Conducts physical security assessments of transit facilities, reports inoperable equipment, physical security breaches, all threats to assets, employees and customers. Conducts thorough patrols on foot and bicycles of various parking structures, park and ride facilities, transit centers etc., as directed.
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