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SouthWest Transit is an Equal Opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination against applicants and employees based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or membership in a local commission as defined by law or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

Job Openings

Full-Time Opportunities

Want to grow in your career and make a difference every day? Check out our open positions!

SouthWest Transit is an award-winning public transit agency serving the core areas of Chaska, Chanhassen, and Eden Prairie. Our offices are located in Eden Prairie, a nationally-ranked suburb of Minneapolis that is routinely cited for its high quality of life. We offer competitive pay with great benefits including retirement, health insurance, and generous paid time off. Most of all, you get to be part of a great team that is doing important work serving the community.

Vehicle Maintenance Technician A

Vehicle Maintenance Technician B


Temporary Opportunities

Looking for a temporary position? Join us at SouthWest Transit as we prepare for the State Fair and Renaissance Festival! We’re seeking motivated professionals for the following roles:

Special Event Rider Guide

Special Event Ticket Seller

Special Event Supervisor

Vehicle Detailer (State Fair only)

If you’re ready to be part of an unforgettable season, click the linked titles above. Let’s make this year the best one yet!

Express Route Drivers

SouthWest Transit drivers are employed through Transdev. Please see below for instructions on how to apply.

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

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