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Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career as a CDL Bus Operator? Look no further! Join Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA), the largest transit agency nestled in the breathtaking Colorado Rocky Mountains. We are actively seeking Year-Round Career Transit Operators for our operations in Aspen and Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

Why choose RFTA? We offer an unbeatable compensation package that includes competitive pay, generous bonuses, and comprehensive benefits. Plus, we provide paid CDL training to kickstart your journey with us.

Here's what makes being a Year-Round Transit Operator at RFTA truly exceptional:

Competitive Compensation

Earn a wage starting at $30.60 per hour, with regular overtime opportunities. Receive up to $3,175 in bonuses during your first 6 months!

Comprehensive Benefits

  • Secure your health and well-being with health, dental, life, and vision insurance, including a free HDHP plan option for employees only, and discounted options for other plans and families.
  • Prepare for a secure future with RFTA’s retirement plan, as we contribute 12.5% of your income to a retirement savings account on your behalf (after 6 months of employment).
  • Experience the thrill of the slopes with a Ski Pass for Aspen/Snowmass (unlimited pass, blackout dates may apply), or opt for a $425 cash bonus.

Work-Life Balance

  • Enjoy generous paid time off, including 22 vacation days and 12 sick leave days accrued per year.
  • Travel with ease using the RFTA Bus Pass, available for employees and dependents.
  • Employee housing opportunities up to three years.
  • Six weeks free housing rental.

See all RFTA benefits

As a Transit Operator at RFTA, you will:

  • Operate transit buses in revenue and non-revenue service while strictly adhering to RFTA policies, directives, and all federal and Colorado traffic laws.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of streets, bus routes, stops, fare structure, and bus pass programs within RFTA’s service area.
  • Represent RFTA professionally, working effectively in a diverse environment, exercising sound judgment, and delivering high-quality service to external and internal customers.
  • Perform pre- and post-trip inspections of transit buses, ensuring mechanical soundness and safety compliance.
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