Employment Opportunities

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

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!  

Part-Time Fixed Route Drivers

Transport passengers in the greater Rockford region in a timely, courteous manner via city bus.  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. 

Training Pay $14.01 per hour.

Part Time Pay (post training) $16.81 per hour

Up to $2000 Signing bonus

Full-Time Diesel Mechanic

Daily maintenance & repair work of fixed route buses, paratransit & service vehicles. Working knowledge of and experience with diesel engines, equipment repair & maintenance procedures required. CDL must be attained within one year of hire (training provided), ability to pass DOT physical, HS diploma or GED & 2 yrs. exp. or graduate of a diesel training program. Starting wage is $26.47 per hour with generous benefits (wage increases to $27.11 on 11/1/22). The second shift available with an additional .48/hr. night bonus requires rotating weekend work.

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. 

EOE/M/F/D/V


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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