Get behind the wheel of a new career: join the RTA team

March 28, 2022

For Immediate Release

MEDIA CONTACT:  Jessica Olson (937) 425-8352, Communications Manager

(DAYTON, OHIO)… Get behind the wheel of a new career and join the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) team. The agency is hiring full and part-time bus drivers and will hold open interviews to immediately fill vacancies via a career fair on Thursday, April 28, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley building at 660 S. Main St., Dayton.

Drivers with Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) and those without are encouraged to attend. No commercial driving experience is necessary. The RTA’s training program will provide new hires with the essential skills needed to succeed on the job as a bus driver. The RTA is looking for people with great customer service skills who enjoy working with the public.

The starting wage for RTA drivers with a CDL is $18.00 per hour and the starting wage for drivers without a CDL is $15.75 per hour. RTA offers full and part-time work, paid time off, state retirement, medical and dental insurance. RTA employees also have free 24/7 access to our updated fitness centers.

Candidates are not required to bring anything to the career fair, though a resume is helpful. For those not able to attend the career fair, you can apply for open positions on RTA’s career website, More information about the open RTA positions can be found on the RTA career website. The RTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.