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Applications closed: 2024 driver positions have been filled

Thank you for your interest! We have filled our bus driver positions for 2024 and are no longer accepting applications at this time. We expect to begin hiring drivers again later this year, so please check back in the coming months. Check our careers page for other open positions you may be interested in.

Become a Bus Driver

Yes — you can drive a bus! You don’t need previous professional driving experience to be a great Community Transit bus driver — we’ll give you the tools for success by providing paid, comprehensive training that includes generous benefits. No bus driving experience or Commercial Driver License (CDL) is required to apply.

We are a leading employer in the Puget Sound region, based out of Everett, Washington. Our agency provides service throughout Snohomish County, with additional commuter service into King County. Grow your career with us and be part of a team that believes in making a difference.

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Bus driver pay and benefits

Community Transit driver pay and benefits
During our 10-week paid training program you will:
  • Earn $30.50 per hour during training while you earn your Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Be eligible for our Trainee Benefit Package on the first month following your training start date.
    This includes:
    • Medical insurance for trainees and their dependents (95% company-paid premiums)
    • Dental and vision insurance for trainees and their dependents (100% company-paid premiums)
    • Accruing paid time off during training

Both full-time and part-time drivers must complete our 10-week training program, which is a full-time commitment over a 10-week period.

Community Transit driver pay and benefits
After training you will:
  • Earn a starting salary of $33.54 per hour, with the potential to earn up to $39.31 hourly
  • Be eligible for our excellent full-employee benefit package which includes:
    • PERS Retirement pension (Public Employee Retirement System)
    • Company-paid life insurance/disability insurance
  • Receive 35 days of paid time off and accrued leave in your first year, including 6 WA State Paid Leave and 10 company-paid holidays a year
  • Receive a comprehensive wellness program including onsite access to two gyms, physical therapy services, and massage therapy services
Community Transit driver pay and benefits
Our drivers also enjoy:
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • A uniform allowance
  • Quarterly bidding for preferred shifts and routes
  • A clean ride and well-maintained vehicles
  • Onsite amenities, including workout facilities, a quiet room, and access to our wellness coordinator
  • Onsite physical therapy appointments
*New bus driver sign-on incentive bonus is subject to qualification. Incentive bonus payout and qualification milestones: $1,500 after 25 days of employment (halfway through your driver training), $1,500 after driver training graduation and $2,000 after completion of probation. Sign-on incentive bonus is subject to applicable payroll taxes and withholding.

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