If you're looking for a rewarding career working on a fleet of more than 700 buses and 80 light rail vehicles, apply today to join our maintenance team!

We offers a wide variety of maintenance positions with great benefits, three shifts of work opportunity, and overtime. Learn more about working in maintenance, and consider joining our team. 

A mechanic works on a bus at Manchester, our maintenance shop.


Do I need to have a maintenance background to apply?

Most maintenance positions require at least some training to apply.

Please review each position closely, as requirements vary based on the position. If you have any questions, we encourage you to contact us.

Where can I learn more about open positions?

To learn more about open positions, including job descriptions and requirements, visit our Careers page.


The Hiring Process

Whether you have already applied for a maintenance position, or are considering applying, it helps to know what comes next. 

1icon.png Applying for the Position

All available positions are posted on our Careers website. Please remember to include your phone number on your resume. Applicants who meet the job requirements are called in the order their resume is received, and scheduled for testing (if required). 

2icon.png Testing

Whether or not you need to go through testing depends on the specific job. For example, if you applied to be a mechanic you will do a tools test.

The Employment representative will let you know what type of testing may be required.

3icon.png Interview 

Upon completion of successful testing, you will participate in a competency-based interview.

4icon.png Offer of Employment

Following the interview, background checks are completed. If you are then chosen for the position, a conditional offer of employment is extended and you will be scheduled for a pre-employment medical/drug screen and a commercial drivers license (CDL) permit if required for the position.

5icon.png  Training

Maintenance employees receive 24 days of job-specific training.

You will be provided with a training schedule on the second day of orientation. If a CDL is required for your position, it will be included as part of the training process.

After training, you will begin as a probationary employee for the first 90 working days of employment with Port Authority.


We value all of our employees and provide high-quality benefits, including:


A serviceperson disinfects the inside of a bus at East Liberty Garage.

• A pay progression policy
• Generous vacation, holidays and sick days
• Medical, dental and vision coverage
• Accident, sickness and life insurance
• Employee transit pass
• Credit union services
• Employee assistance programs
• Career opportunities
• Movement within the maintenance team






Need More Info?

If you'd like to learn more about joining our maintenance team, please contact us and a member of our Employment team will follow up as appropriate.

Contact Us

Please note: This form is for questions and more information only. If you are looking to apply for an open position, click here.