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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 253.581.8000.
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:
Under direction, this position will primarily be responsible for assisting with the Financial Management System replacement. Will collaborate with internal customers to gather business requirements through interviews, evaluation of processes/workflows, and use case analysis; prepare accurate project documentation including requirements specifications, process flows, functional specifications, and user guides; design test scripts based on use cases; conduct QA testing on systems, document results, work with internal and external developers to resolve issues; conduct User Acceptance Testing and validation; identify issues and work with developers to rectify issues and errors; ensure testing is documented and proper authorization and approvals are obtained from stakeholders for test cycles; validate a large volume of data that is converted between financial systems; ....[READ MORE]
SENIOR OFFICE ASSISTANT – MAINTENANCE
Under direction, organizes administrative office and coordinates administrative activities for the Office of Maintenance. Supervises administrative staff and performs a variety of complex and confidential support for the Fleet Manager and department staff. Essential functions: supervises administrative staff to include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations; maintains Fleet Manager’s calendar; schedules, coordinates and attends meetings; coordinates meeting space and required resources; prepares and distributes agendas, meeting materials and minutes; prepares, drafts and edits correspondence, reports, newsletters, presentation documents, worksheets, charts, and/or graphs; conducts research, gathers and organizes information related to correspondence needs; coordinates department/office communications and information flow...[READ MORE]
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Maintenance Office Assistant
Scope of Duties: Under supervision, performs administrative support for the Maintenance division including the Fleet Manager and Fleet Assistant Manager(s.) Provides administrative and clerical support; prepares and processes documents; gathers and reviews data, performs data entry and reviews input for accuracy; retrieves, updates, and maintains data, records, logs and files; researches, compiles and reconciles data; provides reports and tracks for trends; researches and summarizes information and statistical data for use by management staff; prepares reports, memos, letters; processes, audits, and reconciles invoices, statements, purchase orders and requisitions; completes copying, faxing, collating and binding requests; organizes, files and maintains storage and destruction of documents according to document retention procedures; and performs other related duties as assigned. [READ MORE]
Business Partnership Administrator
This position is a member of the Business Development Office and reports to the Business Development Officer. Works closely with staff in developing business partnerships that support the mission and strategic initiatives of the Agency. The incumbent will lead efforts that promote innovative service solutions that support the Public Transportation Benefit Area and will develop the community and business partnerships that are necessary to achieve successful projects and programs in the most cost-effective way possible. Through comprehensive market research, survey data, business outreach efforts and other resources, leads successful demonstration projects. A key responsibility of this position is to propose the tactics to acquire funding and in-kind services from organizations and businesses to help fund projects that support their communities. [READ MORE]
Service Station Attendant
An employee in this position will be responsible for cleaning and servicing Agency vehicles and equipment. Essential functions will include filling fuel tanks with gasoline, diesel, compressed natural gas (CNG) or propane; checking engine and transmission oil, coolant, and power steering fluid levels; sweeping inside and washing both interior and exterior of vehicles as needed; removing and replacing interior vehicle seats; removing and emptying cash boxes; rotating and changing tires; performing minor repairs, such as replacing light bulbs, cleaning spark plugs, adjusting brakes, and servicing batteries; may be required to make bus changes throughout the Pierce Transit service area;...[READ MORE]
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
To find out more about this position and how to apply, visit www.karrasconsulting.net.
JOURNEY LEVEL MECHANIC
Under direction, employees in this classification perform 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; repairs, adjusts or replaces complete or integral parts of natural gas, diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, drive trains and differentials, lubrication, cooling, exhaust and air or hydraulic systems; removes, rebuilds and replaces automatic transmissions in buses, trucks and automobiles; inspects, adjusts, troubleshoots and repairs bus door operation, air ride systems, steering systems, and wheelchair lifts;....[READ MORE]
PUBLIC SAFETY 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 on bicycles of various parking structures, park and ride facilities, transit centers etc., as directed. Rides the transit system buses as a means of transportation from various locations and provides a uniformed presence on board the buses. ...[READ MORE]
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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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