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Automotive/Bus Mechanic Information Session - Dec. 8th

Category:  Vehicle Mechanic (bus, rail, car)
City:  Philadelphia
Date:  Nov 9, 2022
Req ID:  3849

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is the sixth largest transportation system in the United States, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region.


SEPTA currently requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination at their pre-employment medical appointment.

Automotive/Bus Mechanic Information Session


The SEPTA Recruitment Department is holding an Automotive/Bus Mechanic Information Session for candidates who are interested in learning more about career opportunities as a SEPTA Bus Mechanic. The session will take place on Thursday, December 8th, from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at our Southern Bus Garage (20th & Johnston Streets). We will be offering tours of our Southern repair facility as part of the information session. If you are thinking about a career at SEPTA, this session can help answer many of the questions you may have. [Please note that this event has been rescheduled from 11/17, due to scheduling difficulties.]


The starting rate of pay for these positions ranges from $19 to $33/hour, depending on experience. SEPTA employees receive an extensive benefits package including medical insurance, prescription, dental and vision plans, a deferred-tax savings plan and a pension plan. In addition to tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, personal and sick days, you will be able to take advantage of a wide variety of training and career advancement opportunities. These positions are represented by a union.


We have speakers scheduled to address the following areas:

  • General information about Bus Mechanic recruitment: work experience/training requirements, background checks and how to apply (Recruiters)
  • “A Look into the Life of a Bus Mechanic” (Current SEPTA Mechanics)
  • Review of the Bus Mechanic Training Programs (Training Instructors)
  • Information on the pre-employment testing for Bus Mechanic 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class (Testing Manager)
  • Employee wages and benefits overview (Recruitment Manager)

Additional Details


We will have a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.


The session will be held on Thursday, December 8th, from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. Seating is limited to registered participants.


If interested, click on Apply Here. You will be prompted to complete your profile, if you haven’t done so already. Register early, because seating is on a first come first served basis. Provided seating is still available, you will receive an email with your registration confirmation.


We look forward to meeting you!


SEPTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia