Mechanic/Maintenance Tech – Full-Time

Mechanic/Maintenance Tech – Full-Time

Astoria, Oregon

$15.76 – $22.33 per hour with 100% Employer Paid Benefits


Job Status:  Open and Accepting Applications

Job Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

If you enjoy a challenging and rewarding career performing a range of mechanic and maintenance duties and responsibilities, then this is the job for you!  The Mechanic/Maintenance Tech maintains the District bus fleet and vehicles, equipment, and buildings, all the while providing professional, courteous, and friendly service.

Qualifications include high school diploma or GED, three (3) years’ experience in repair and maintenance of transportation equipment, including experience in diesel equipment repair (air brake maintenance and repair a plus), ability to read and understand maintenance manuals, electrical diagrams and diagnose electrical systems, ability to repair and maintain gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment, ability to follow written and oral instructions and exercise independent judgement and ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Certifications preferred include Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) w/air brakes and passenger endorsement (or ability to acquire a CDL B within 6-months).  ASE brake repair certification preferred.

  • This position is safety sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

The Area

Sunset Empire Transportation District (SETD) is based in Astoria, Oregon.  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

 To Apply

Applications and job description are available at the Astoria Transit Center 900 Marine Drive Astoria, Oregon or the Seaside Transit Office 39 N. Holladay Dr. Seaside, Oregon and on our website at,, or

 Return completed application along with a resume to SETD Attn: Sue Farmer, Human Resources, 900 Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103 or Fax at 503-861-5375 or Email to [email protected] 



Sunset Empire Transportation District is an Affirmative Action/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.