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Jobs in transportation

The King County Department of Transportation is a large agency with need for a diversified workforce of employees with a wide range of skills who dedicate themselves to providing high quality public service. This page supplements the employment information provided on the county’s Human Resources Division pages.

Working for us

King County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Recruiting Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Applicants for positions defined as safety sensitive must undergo drug testing before they are hired. After they start work, they will be subject to random, post-accident, reasonable-suspicion, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing.

Many positions in the Department of Transportation require union membership.

About the department

The King County Department of Transportation is a large organization with five divisions: King County International Airport, Fleet Administration, Metro Transit, Road Services, and the recently created Marine Division. The department employs about 5,000 people who work in locations throughout the county. To learn more about what we do, visit the pages listed below.

How to apply

All applications should be sent to the location specified in the job announcement except where otherwise stated in the job application. Do not send job applications to the King County Office of Human Resources Management. This may result in your application not being considered. Please read the job application carefully.

Current job openings

For bus driving jobs with Metro Transit, please go to Drive for Metro.

All other current job openings in the Department of Transportation are posted on Mondays and Wednesdays by the Human Resources Division on the King County jobs page

Contact us

Each job announcement should include information on who to contact for more information. If you have questions that were not answered on this page or the job announcement description, please contact one of the offices listed below:

Road Services, Fleet Administration, Airport, or Water Taxi
201 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-263-7322
Fax: 206-296-8741
Metro Transit
201 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-477-6000
TTY Relay: 711