RTD hosts Career Fair to hire bus operators, March 14

DENVER (March 5, 2024) –– The Regional Transportation District (RTD) is inviting individuals interested in becoming bus operators to attend its Career Fair Thursday, March 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event is specifically for bus operator candidates interested in full- or part-time opportunities with the agency. For easy access across the Denver metro, RTD is hosting the event at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center, 15500 E 40th Ave., Denver, CO 80239.

Benefits and pay

Candidates who are hired as bus operators will receive a $4,000 signing bonus, paid training, including CDL training, and guidance through the permit process. Bus operator pay starts at $25.96 an hour and qualified candidates need to have a domestic driver’s license valid for at least two years.

Those who apply on site may receive a same day offer letter. Training can start as soon as April 1 or April 15.

The bus operator role is a career that people can retire from or start as a second career. It provides a needed service for the community and contributes to the agency’s mission of making lives better through connections. RTD invests in its employees and trains them for future leadership roles within RTD and the transit industry.

Candidates who attend can learn more about bus operator benefits and opportunities, including touring a RTD bus in the parking lot for a closer look during the event.

Full event details

What: RTD Bus Operator Career Fair

Date: Thursday, March 14

Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center

15500 E 40th Ave., Denver, CO 80239

Many RTD frontline positions are eligible for a hiring bonus. To learn more about career opportunities with RTD, please visit the Careers page on the RTD website.

By RTD Staff