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Pierce Transit:

Recruitment & Applicant Support

What does support mean to us?

We believe in being transparent. Not only do we strive to be an employer of choice who takes care of their employees, but we want your experience to be as easy as possible from start to finish. We are here to help!

Where do I start?

Subscribe and stay in the loop!

Job Email Alerts help you to be informed when roles you are interested in are open.  Click this link, and you can select which job categories you would like to receive job notifications on from Pierce Transit.

Job Alerts

Hiring Timeline

  • Apply
  • Complete Online Assessment
  • Participate in an Information Session
  • Interview and Receive a Passing Score
    • We typically offer virtual and in-person interviews.
  • Pass a Criminal Background Check & Driver Abstract Review
  • Pass a Functional Assessment 
    • This is scheduled by Pierce Transit
  • Pass a Physical Assessment & Drug Screen
  • This is scheduled by Pierce Transit.  If you currently hold a valid DOT medical card, you may be able to skip the physical assessment portion.
  • Send a Picture (front & back) of your Driver's License to
  • Obtain a Class B Commercial Learner's Permit with Passenger & Airbrake Endorsements 
    • This is something you will be responsible for completing through the Department of Licensing (DOL).  An appointment may need to be scheduled through

Pierce Transit Background Check Policy

You can find our Background Check Policy here.

Background Check Policy


For employment eligibility.

Once you start your job with us, we will ask you to fill out a Form I-9. We use the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program to check your information. It is an online system to prove your identity and whether you can work in the United States.

Learn more about E-Verify.

Tips On Applying

Government Jobs

Must apply on government jobs in order for PT to receive your application for PT HR

Check Email

Even the spam folder

Update Your Information

Make sure we can contact you!