There are many transportation job options in Pierce County. Some of these include bus driver, taxi driver, and truck driver. There are also jobs available for those who want to work in the air traffic control tower or on an airplane as a flight attendant.
For those who enjoy working outdoors, there are many opportunities for employment with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). WSDOT is responsible for maintaining and repairing roads and bridges throughout the state of Washington. Jobs with WSDOT range from entry-level positions such as highway maintenance worker to more skilled positions such as engineer or project manager.
The Sound Transit system also offers employment opportunities in Pierce County. Sound Transit operates buses, light rail trains, and commuter trains in the Seattle metropolitan area. Jobs with Sound Transit include bus operators, train operators, mechanics, and customer service representatives.
Pierce County is home to several ports that offer employment opportunities related to maritime transportation including the Port of Tacoma and Port of Seattle. The Port of Tacoma is one of the largest container ports in North America while the Port of Seattle is a major hub for cruise ships sailing to Alaska during the summer months.