To provide safe, reliable and cost-effective transit service with a skilled team of professionals responsive to our customers, the environment and committed to transit excellence" is the RIPTA mission. If you're interested in being a member of the RIPTA team, please consult the posted job listings below.

*If you require accommodation because of a disability, please contact RIPTA’s Human Resources Department at (401) 784-9500 x163 or 176.

Please note: RIPTA will accept and recognize applications received within the time period specified on an active job posting. 



Van Operator

Job Application 

Applications should be sent to the Office of Human Resources to the Attention of Kathy Nadeau, Executive Director of Human Resources.  Human Resources will accept applications Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9:00am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:00pm.   All applications will be date stamped by the Office of Human Resources.  RIPTA does not assume responsibility for applications sent through US mail and currently does not accept email or fax applications.

Consideration will be given to the most qualified applicant who meets the requirements listed on the job posting in accordance with the terms of existing collective bargaining agreement(s) in place.

Please no phone calls regarding receipt of resumes or status of job applications. 

It is the policy of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority that no employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, disability, provided that the individual with the disability is able to perform the essential functions of the job which he/she desires to hold with reasonable accommodation by the authority.