Employment Opportunities

Souriyong and Dave

Express Route Drivers

SouthWest Transit drivers are employed by First Transit.

 

Apply online – First Transit Application
Express Route Driver Job Description
Minimum Hiring Standards

 

Applicants can also apply in person at our garage facility Monday-Friday between 8:00am and 4:00pm.
Garage Address:
14405 West 62nd St.
Eden Prairie, MN 55346

Please contact Dave Simoneau for more information at 952-974-3133.

State Fair Drivers

We will be hiring drivers for the State Fair in 2017.  Please check back in April of 2017 for more information.

Medium & Heavy Bus/Truck Part-Time Vehicle Maintenance Technician

SouthWest Transit, an award-winning public Transit Agency serving the cities of Eden Prairie, Chanhassen and Chaska is seeking part time experienced technicians to work on transit buses and motor coaches in our fleet maintenance department at our Eden Prairie maintenance facility, with the option to work flexible hours.  This position is ideal for technicians seeking an extra income.  Any day or shift to meet your needs.  The salary range is up to $31.85/hr depending on qualifications.  A $1,000 hiring bonus is available paid out over four quarters. 

Qualifications include graduation from high school with two years of vehicle technical training or experience in vehicle maintenance, including diesel-powered vehicles, and one or more additional years of maintenance work experience on heavy duty vehicles, preferably transit type vehicles.  Welding skills are preferred.  Will consider an advanced level automotive technician with a desire to learn. Possession of a Minnesota Commercial Driver’s License, A or B class, with passenger and air brake endorsement and a valid medical examiners certificate is required or must be obtained within three months after hire. Familiarity with workplace safety and OSHA rules and regulations is required. Computer use and keyboarding skills are required.  This is a safety sensitive position requiring random drug and alcohol testing during employment.

SouthWest Transit offers training opportunities, competitive wages, and excellent benefits. You will work in an organized, well-equipped, maintenance facility that rewards ongoing training and ASE certified technicians. Applications are available at the address below, or you can click here to apply online. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled; early response is an advantage.

 

                        Human Resources
                        SouthWest Transit
                        13500 Technology Drive
                        Eden Prairie, Mn. 55344
                        Phone: 952-974-3128
                        Fax: 952-294-3262

 SouthWest Transit is an AA/EOE employer 

 

 

Reasons To Join Our Team!

"I love working for SWT.  The best part about working for SWT is its people and one aspect of the culture is employee empowerment.  From my perspective, SWT’s outstanding organization culture and values allow for all employees to feel as they belong and that is important to me.  The one thing I appreciate most about coming to work every day is the friendliness, family oriented atmosphere and also flexible timings give me an opportunity to create a perfect work life balance.  I have been blessed with being able to work with many wonderful people over the years.  These people have taught me so much and have given me the opportunity to grow successfully.  SWT is a great place to work as it is a diverse organization with talented people, great leadership, as well as a collaborative culture.  I am truly thankful for this opportunity to work with SWT and truly proud be with SWT’s team.  I can say SWT is my second family." - Souriyong Souriya, 2015 Employee of the Year

"I love working for SW Transit because the commitment to quality service and customer care are second to none and have been consistent over my 22 years here. This fits well with me because at the end of the day you need to be proud of what you do and when our customers smile and have a great day, I know we have succeeded." - Dave Simoneau, 2015 Employee of the Year