Now Hiring Mechanics | Community Transit

Become a Community Transit Mechanic

Apply to become a Community Transit Journey Mechanic and earn a $5,000 sign-on incentive bonus* plus excellent benefits!

We are currently hiring experienced journey-level mechanics, diesel technicians, automotive technicians, and other positions within the vehicle maintenance team.

Apply to be a Journey Mechanic

This is your chance to grow your career, work with the most cutting-edge tools and heavy-duty equipment in the transit industry in our state-of-the-art shop, and be part of a team that believes in making a difference.

  • Starting pay for Journey-level Mechanics: $48.84/hour + excellent benefits
  • Shift Differential is 2.5% of base hourly rate for swing shift, or $50.06 per hour before overtime increases. 
  • Shift Differential is 5% of base hourly rate for graveyard shift, or $51.28 per hour before overtime increases. 

(*New mechanic sign-on incentive bonus is subject to qualification. Incentive bonus payout and qualification milestones: $1,500 after completion of 60 calendar days, $1,500 after completion of 90 calendar days and $2,000 after completion of probation. Sign-on incentive bonus is subject to applicable payroll taxes and withholding.)

Other vehicle maintenance positions

We also have other opportunities if you are just starting out your mechanic career and would like to learn more or gain industry experience! 

Vehicle Service Worker

A Vehicle Service Worker safely performs routine inspections, servicing, lubrication and minor repairs of our buses and automotive equipment. 

Apply to be a Vehicle Service Worker

Journey Body Person

A Journey Body Person performs major and minor structure repairs on various types of transit and support vehicles, either at the Operations Base or in the field on various shifts. 

Apply to be a Journey Body Person


Benefits include:

  • Option for four 10-hour shifts
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • PERS Retirement Pension (Public Employee Retirement System)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance/Disability Insurance
  • 152 hours of paid time off per year
  • 9 company paid holidays
  • 48 hours WA Paid Sick Leave
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program

COVID-19 vaccination requirement 

All new employees must provide proof of fully vaccinated status on or before their first workday or be granted an accommodation as outlined in our policy on or before their first workday. 

Have questions? Please contact us!

(425) 348-2315


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