Employment Opportunities


Get behind the wheel of a new career! RMTD team members are well-compensated, enjoy generous incentives and benefits along with opportunities for advancement. Best of all, we serve regional citizens who rely on and truly appreciate our skill and commitment. It’s not just a job; it’s a fulfilling career. PLUS, for a limited time, you may qualify for a $2,000 signing bonus! Come join us on the road less traveled. Please see our open positions below and apply today!  

01 FULL TIME PARATRANSIT/Demand Response Operations Manager


  • Manage, organize, and monitor all aspects of the paratransit/demand response service.
  • Oversee eligibility determinations and recertifications.
  • Ensure efficiency, safety operation and adherences to policies, comply with state and federal regulations.
  • Supervise, train, manage, monitor, and evaluate paratransit demand response drivers and office staff.
  • Prepare reports, assist with departmental budget.
  • Develop goals, measurements and performance standards.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Transportation, Business Administration, or a related field of study.
  • CDL eligible (training is provided, must be able to obtain within one year of hire).
  • Knowledge of ADA, principles and practices related to Transit Operations.
  • Knowledge of the special needs of elderly and disability transit community.
  • Time management, oral and written communication and organization skills.

RMTD has established the goal of 100% drug & alcohol free work place.  Submit resume to Human Resources, 520 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101, fax to 815-490-5035, or email scampbell@rmtd.org.  No phone calls please. 


02 Part Time Paratransit Drivers

Transport passengers in the greater Rockford region in a timely, courteous manner via paratransit vehicle.  Must be able to handle physical demands of job (job description available) and familiarity with the region. Max 64 hours every 2 weeks, must be available all hours of operation, 7 days a week.  CDL needed, not required prior to hire, ability to pass DOT physical. Paid training. Prior transportation experience preferred but not required.  Potential for future full-time. 

Only completed employment applications will be considered. 

Download and mail completed application or apply in person at 520 Mulberry St. Rockford, IL 61101 or fax to 815-490-5035.  No phone calls please. 


Please click below to print out and complete the RMTD Job Application

Start Your New Well-Paying Career at RMTD!

RMTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Anyone interested in learning more about our policy should contact Lisa Brown, RMTD EEO Officer at lbrown@rmtd.org or click to review the document. 

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