Community Transit Holding Job Fair in Everett Wednesday

October 22, 2018

Everett Economy

It’s not just bus drivers but all kinds of positions that need to be filled as Community Transit looks to start their Green Line next year and an Orange line to follow after that. Here’s more from CT

Community Transit Holding Oct. 24 Job Fair by Everett Mall

More drivers, mechanics and administrative staff needed to support transit expansion

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The job fair will be held at the Everett Mall Office Park III building at 906 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 450. The building is a block south of the Everett Mall, behind the Applebee’s restaurant.

Snohomish County, Wash. – Community Transit is hosting a job fair by the Everett Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The agency is looking to hire dozens of new employees before it launches the new SwiftGreen Line in spring 2019.

Since voters approved a 2015 ballot measure to fund increased transit service in Snohomish County, the agency has hired 300 new employees, mostly bus drivers, to support that expansion. In addition to drivers and mechanics, Community Transit is hiring planners, customer service representatives, and facilities staff, along with other positions.

At the job fair, people can ask questions about the agency and learn tips and tricks for applying and interviewing. Based on recent input, the application for drivers has been streamlined and is easier than ever.

Applicants are encouraged to bring a resume to the event. They can also learn about the agency’s strong benefits package and other advantages that make Community Transit an employer of choice. A Community Transit bus will be on-site so applicants can get a feel of what a driver’s “office” is like. Current employees will be on hand to describe a “day in the life” of a driver or mechanic.

Attendees can enjoy refreshments and take a photo with a bus.

The job fair will be held at the Everett Mall Office Park III building at 906 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 450. The building is a block south of the Everett Mall, behind the Applebee’s restaurant. Community Transit has leased this space because it is close to I-5, has plenty of parking and is more accessible than the agency’s operating base headquarters in south Everett.

“We are in an exciting period of growth,” said Community Transit CEO Emmett Heath. “Our continued expansion led us to develop creative and innovative ways to recruit and bring new staff on board to deliver more transitservice.”

For those interested in applying to be a driver, visit www.communitytransit.org/Drive4Us. People interested in other positions can visit www.communitytransit.org/Jobs.

For questions about the application process, please contact human resources at (425) 348-2315 or ct.jobs@commtrans.org.



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