Get an interview and job offer the same day! | Earn $17.91 with progression to $27.56 hourly*

*Progression occurs over a 4-year period from date of hire.

Paid Training – No Experience Required - Great Benefits.

You must apply online to receive a guaranteed appointment time. Please complete the online application and be sure to bring your valid license and current drivers' history report.

RTA will be holding on-site testing and qualified candidates may receive same-day interviews and job offers!

NOTE: Walk-ins will only be accepted until 1 p.m. and must arrive with a complete detailed employment history and drivers' history report in hand.

EVENT LOCATION: 1825 Third Street, Riverside 92507 | GET DIRECTIONS


  • Stable work history – customer service experience preferred
  • Minimum age of 21
  • Excellent driving record
  • Ability to obtain (we train) and maintain a Class B Permit/License with endorsements

GREAT PAY AND BENEFITS: The Riverside Transit Agency offers an attractive benefits package. Hiring for full-time positions.

Coach Operators are union members and receive the following benefits:

  • The Riverside Transit Agency contracts with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to administer the retirement benefits. The current benefit factor formula for all new hires is 2% at 62. Employees with previous CalPERS membership or membership with another employer who has established reciprocity with CalPERS may be eligible for the 2% at 55 benefit factor formula.
  • Retiree medical available at minimal cost after 10 years of RTA full time service.
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance available to employees at minimal cost with a contribution toward dependent coverage.
  • Life insurance fully paid for employee.
  • Deferred Compensation Programs available.
  • Free transportation pass for employee and dependents.
  • Credit Union membership available
  • Direct deposit available
  • Paid time off earned in 1st year: 2 weeks vacation, 8 floating holidays, 6 regular holidays, and 7 sick leave days.
  • Employee Assistance Program available for employee and immediate family members.