Now offering $30/Hour Starting Wage for Year-Round CDL Bus Operators – No CDL Required!

We’re actively seeking friendly, customer service-oriented individuals from all backgrounds, regardless of whether you have prior CDL driving experience or not. We believe we are a unique employer that provides paid training, a competitive salary with full benefits, and the opportunity to have independence on the job while building a career and getting to live and play in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valley’s. Drive Your Life by driving with RFTA!

We Offer Great Benefits and a Fun Lifestyle to Year Round Bus Operators:

  • Starting wage at $30/hour, or $62,400 annual salary
  • As a bus operator, your hourly wage can increase to $38/hour after seven years of employment
  • No CDL required to apply. In-House CDL License Training if needed
  • full benefits package with paid time off, medical & dental, retirement, and more
  • Six weeks free housing rental
  • Employee housing opportunities up to three years

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What our Bus Operators do:

  • Operates transit bus in revenue and non-revenue service while in strict compliance with RFTA policies, directives, and procedures and all Federal and Colorado traffic laws and regulations.
  • Maintains working knowledge of streets, current bus routes and stops within RFTA’s service area as well as RFTA’s current fare structure and bus pass programs.
  • Conducts self in an appropriate manner as a representative of RFTA, working effectively in a diverse work environment, using prudent judgment at all times, performing duties in a safe manner, and assuring professional quality of services to all external and internal customers.
  • Maintains current knowledge of and adherence to all RFTA operating policies, directives, and procedures.
  • Maintains current knowledge of and is in strict compliance with Federal and Colorado traffic laws and regulations as well as Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations.
  • Performs RFTA pre & post trip inspection of transit bus for mechanical problems prior to beginning scheduled run. This includes conducting an external/internal visual inspection of the transit bus and pre-testing all necessary equipment, operating/safety devices, and transit bus controls for use while in service.
  • Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age. Must have three (3) years of licensed driving experience.


0051 Service Center Drive
Aspen, CO 81611


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