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Community Transit to hold job fair to support expanded bus service

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HR staff talking to prospective candidate at our last Job Fair in July 2017. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.
HR staff talking to prospective candidate at our last Job Fair in July 2017. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

From a Community Transit News Release.

More than 200 positions needed over next six years, mostly bus drivers & mechanics

Community Transit is expanding bus service and is looking to hire new drivers, mechanics and other positions.

According to the agency’s draft six-year plan, Community Transit will need more than 200 additional employees, mostly drivers, in order to meet its goal of increasing service nearly 40 percent by 2022.

From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Community Transit invites prospective job candidates to meet with staff, learn about the agency and check out a bus.

The Job Fair will be held at the Community Transit Merrill Creek Operating Base at 7100 Hardeson Road in Everett, accessible by Route 105 and Everett Transit Route 8.

People are encouraged to bring their resumes for Human Resources staff to review and offer tips for completing a successful application.

All Community Transit job applications must be submitted online. Visit www.communitytransit.org/jobs to see what jobs are open and how to apply.

Community Transit provides paid training for bus drivers; no experience is needed and the agency helps trainees obtain their Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Community Transit is responsible for providing bus and paratransit service, vanpool and alternative commute options in Snohomish County.

The agency is building a network of Swift bus rapid transit lines with Swift Blue Line along Highway 99 and the Swift Green Line between Canyon Park/Bothell and Boeing/Paine Field coming in 2019.

Our latest graduating class of Bus Drivers, September 2017. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

Our latest graduating class of Bus Drivers, September 2017. Photo courtesy of Community Transit.

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