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Employment Opportunities

NOW HIRING for Transit Operator

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in the Transit Operator position. Jefferson Transit is increasing service in January 2018 and will need additional transit operators.

Enclosed is an Application Packet, which includes a complete job description and the application materials to be completed and returned. Resumes, letters of reference, and proof of special training & qualifications may be included but will not be acceptable substitutes for required materials listed below. Incomplete applications will be rejected. The following is required to be considered a complete application:

 Completed & signed Jefferson Transit application

 Completed Jefferson Transit Supplemental Questionnaire

 Current 5-year Motor Vehicle Record (Employment Driving Extract)


 The ability to obtain a CDL Class B with passenger endorsements after training

The steps below are for your information regarding the selection process. To assist us in scheduling testing for those applicants who qualify, please select the time of day you prefer for the video/written testing on the Supplemental Questionnaire.

 Completed application packet submitted to Jefferson Transit.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Selection and notification of candidates qualifying to take a test that involves watching a video and answering questions about the scenarios.

 Interviews with a panel of three to four members.

 Background reference checks, including CDL/driving record and past employer testing

 Drug & Alcohol pre-employment and Essential Physical Function tests must be passed before a candidate is hired.

The first step is an evaluation of your qualifications, which includes your driving record. You must obtain and submit a current (printed within the last 30 days) five (5) year abstract of your Motor Vehicle Record, which is available from any Driver Licensing Office or online at www.dol.wa.gov for a fee.

Applicant Packet

Transit Operator Job Description

Employee Application

Transit Operator Supplemental Questionnaire

To apply:

In person or by mail to:

Jefferson Transit
63 4 Corners Rd
Port Townsend, WA  98368

Faxed applications are acceptable: 360 385-2321

For assistance, contact Deb Palmer at 360.385.3020 Ext. #119 or dpalmer@jeffersontransit.com


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*When there are openings, you will see a link above with the job title and application due date. Please click link for job application packet, job description and requirements. Application packets are time stamped, no applications will be accepted past the due date listed above. Application packets can be picked up at our customer service desk located at 63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend or printed here from the website.

Jefferson Transit is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veterans status, disability status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Please let Jefferson Transit know if you need accommodations in order to participate in the application process.