Bus Drivers

Sunset Empire Transportation District (SETD), based in Astoria, Oregon, is seeking applications for energetic individuals with great customer service skills to fill (2) full-time Fixed Route Bus Driver positions. Possession of a CDL B is preferred, however if this job is for you and you can deliver exceptional customer service skills SETD will provide training necessary to acquire a CDL B license.

Fixed Route Drivers are responsible for operating buses which require being in control of the bus and knowledge of all equipment used in a safe and efficient manner. The driver is responsible for providing safety and well-being to their passengers.

Qualifications include high school diploma or GED, two (2) years previous driving experience (preferred), operating transportation vehicles and experience working with elderly and/or disabled riders. CPR and First Aid certification is recommended.

Certifications preferred include Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) w/air brakes, passenger endorsement and a CDL Medical Certificate, Defensive Driving Certificate and PASS Certificate. Pre-employment drug screening and background check required

• Wage range is $14.93 – $20.89 per hour depending on experience
• Excellent Benefits – 100% paid medical & dental benefit for employee
• Shifts are variable according to routes

The Area
Astoria is in Clatsop County where the Pacific Ocean meets the mighty Columbia River. The area is rich in its natural beauty and a destination spot for people from all over the world. There are many historical aspects to the area including being located at the end of the Lewis & Clark trail.

Mission Statement
Sunset Empire Transportation District is dedicated to providing safe, reliable, relevant and sustainable transportation services to Clatsop County with professionalism, integrity and courtesy.

To Apply

Sunset Empire Transportation District (SETD) will accept applications for qualified bus drivers at any time. Please review the job description Fixed Rt. Driver 7-11-19 Please follow this link to the application.  Please email the application, resume and current driving record to Sue Farmer at [email protected] or mail them to  SETD Attn: Sue Farmer, Human Resource, 900 Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103.  They may be faxed to 503-861-5375.

Sunset Empire Transportation District is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees in all matters of employment (such as hiring, promotion, transfer, training, layoff, compensation, fringe benefits and termination) regardless of ethnicity/race, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.