Career Opportunities in Kankakee, IL

Midwest Transit Equipment is seeking skilled staff to join our company. Whether you’re a seasoned mechanic or an entry-level technician, keep reading to learn about our career opportunities in Kankakee, IL.

In business for over 40 years, Midwest Transit Equipment has been serving customers in the market for commercial vehicles and buses with top of the line products and exceptional customer service. With eight locations throughout the Midwest and over 400 employees, we sell more buses than any other dealership in the United States. Check out our expansive online inventory to see for yourself—we have 30 acres of buses for sale or lease, and our numbers continue to grow. Our company is committed to honest and affordable prices and quality transportation, and we pride ourselves as a recipient of the IC Bus 2015 Pursuit of Excellence dealership award. This honor is presented to dealers that have exceeded in performance, sales, customer support, and serving the local community.

We have a number of career opportunities throughout the company, ranging from mechanical, photography, sales, and more. Positions vary by location, and all applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. If you are interested in becoming a part of a company that provides safe and reliable transportation to customers around the globe, check out our available positions in Kankakee, IL, below!

If you have entry-level mechanical experience, we are looking to hire you full-time. You would be responsible for servicing and maintaining gas- and diesel-powered buses, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty busses. You must have a basic set of tools. Ask us about our Full-Time Entry Level Mechanic position if you’re interested in joining our team!

Applicants applying for our Field Service Mechanic position would also be servicing commercial vehicles and buses and should have their own set of tools. For this position, mechanics with experience working with international engines is preferred, and school bus experience would be helpful, but not required.

If you are looking for seasonal work and have your own basic set of equipment, we are looking for someone with entry level mechanical experience to install components on buses, such as camera systems, heaters, and more. Apply for our Seasonal Installer position to begin working immediately!

We are seeking a seasonal photographer to shoot a variety of new and used buses and parts. Your job would entail editing, renaming, and archiving photographs. Competency in Photoshop is a huge plus, and you must be able to work well on a team and independently. You’ll enjoy the benefit of flexible days and hours.

If any of these career opportunities in Kankakee, IL, pique your interest, you can apply for your desired position right here on our website, or email a copy of your resume to You can also fax your resume to 815-933-9321. We at Midwest Transit Equipment look forward to having you on our team! 

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Career Opportunities in Kankakee, IL

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Congrats! You got a 5 Star Review

August 26, 2017

Great Place to Visit!

Congrats! You got a 5-Star Review

July 17, 2017

5 Star Review!

5-Star Review

July 17, 2017

"Nice Inventory, Friendly Staff, and Great Prices!"

Staff was the most friendly...

Richmond, Missouri
April 13, 2017

The staff was the most friendly that we have dealt with. Keep up the great work!

Best Bus Dealer in North America

Chicago, Illinois
October 14, 2016

Midwest Transit "Is The Best Bus Dealer In North America"

Pleasure doing business with you!

Louisville, KY
September 7, 2016

I wanted to take a moment and thank you for your helping us get our Childcare Bus. The transaction went very smoothly and it was a pleasure doing business with you!

Felt like Family

Bloomington, IL
July 1, 2016

I was very satisfied with the service provided by the sales staff. They really made me feel like they appreciated my business. It felt like family!

Excellent Service

June 1, 2016

“Excellent Service”

I love my new MV-1

Whiteland, IN
May 24, 2016

I just bought one from them. Fantastic experience and great support during the process. I love my New MV-1!

Based on your Overall Experience would you recommend a purchase - YES!

San Diego, CA
May 16, 2016

Scott Gibson was by far and away the most courteous, friendly and knowledgeable sales rep I have every worked with. He also made sure that we knew how to operate all of the safety features before we left Midwest Transit.

Excellent Job in Helping Us

West Chicago
April 23, 2016

Scott has done an excellent job in helping us with all aspects of this bus. I really appreciate everything he has done and his willingness to continue to help us in the future. It has been a smooth process us.

MV-1 Parts

April 22, 2016

Thank you so much for all your help in securing parts for our MV-1, it's a pleasure doing business with you!


Lisle, Illinois
April 11, 2016

2015 IC Bus Diamond Dealer Award Winner - Midwest Transit Equipment, Inc.

Very Helpful

April 6, 2016

The People at Midwest Transit are kind, courteous and very helpful. Based on my overall experience I would recommend a purchase from Midwest Transit.

Buy all of our future vehicles through Midwest Transit

San Diego, CA
May 16, 2016

It was so nice to work with a professional as warm, kind and understanding as Scott was. I cannot express enough how grateful we are for the excellent service we received while purchase our MV-1.

Great Deal

Fort Polk, Louisiana
April 4, 2016

I got a great deal and help at Midwest Transit in Kankakee, Illinois

Congratulations Once Again

Lisle, Illinois
April 11, 2016

2015 Pursuit of Excellence Award - Midwest Transit Equipment, Inc.

Highly Recommended

Battle Creek, Michigan
April 4, 2016

Bought my bus through Midwest Transit. Highly recommended and great customer service!

People are great to work with...

Springfield, Illinois
April 4, 2016

We just bought our bus to convert to a RV and the people are great to work with. I would recommend this business to everyone looking for a good bus...

It was worth the drive!

April 4, 2016

We will be back for our next used bus. It was worth the 6 hour drive!

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