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 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. 


02 Full Time Paratransit Dispatch/Supervisor

RMTD is seeking a qualified applicant to fill a Full Time position in the Paratransit Department as a Dispatch/Supervisor.  Qualified applicants will be responsible for assuring that each Paratransit passenger is picked up in a timely manner while minimizing the number of miles and hours each driver travels and reducing waiting times and in-vehicle travel time for those passengers.

The essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Schedule Paratransit trips and make preliminary assignments to vehicles
  • Dispatch trips by transmitting trip information to drivers
  • Continuously monitor and update drivers’ locations
  • Continuously monitor and control the overall scheduling system
  • Handle all radio communications in a professional manner
  • Other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Prior office experience including data entry
  • CDL eligible (training is provided)
  • Working knowledge of Windows and satisfactory typing skills
  • Valid drivers license with good and verifiable driving record
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good time management, communication and organization skills
  • Ability to remain calm and execute good judgment in a hectic environment
  • Familiarity with Rockford and surrounding areas
  • Ability to multi-task


To be determined, may include evenings or weekends

Physical Demands

  • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Requires the ability to listen, hear and speak over the phone and two-way radio system

RMTD has established the goal of 100% drug & alcohol free work place.  Only completed employment applications will be considered.  Download and mail completed application or drop off 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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Rockford Mass Transit District is committed to maintaining and protecting the confidentiality of our employees’ personal information. We are required by the privacy regulations issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) to maintain the privacy of employees’ personal health information and other personal information. Rockford Mass Transit uses HireRight services for background screening.