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 Al Halaas for more information at 952-974-3180.


SouthWest Transit provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 


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