October 25, 2016

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that the Authority will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at RIPTA’s Headquarters located at 705 Elmwood Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island.

RIPTA is recruiting for the following open positions:

  • Diesel Mechanic: RIPTA will provide CDL training for this position. Applicant must have a CDL permit with General Knowledge, Passenger and Air Brake Endorsement permits to start employment.
  • Utility Workers (CDL with Passenger, General Knowledge and Air Brake Endorsements required)
  • RIde Van Operators (CDL with Passenger and General Knowledge Endorsement required)    
  • HVAC Technician (CDL with Passenger, General Knowledge and Air Brake Endorsements required)
  • Project Manager

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for these vacant positions at the job fair.  In order to apply for these vacant positions, please visit and download the application form.  Bring the completed application with you to the job fair; resumes are optional.  If you are unable to download an application, applications will be available the day of the job fair.  Please bring with you your valid driver’s license.   

RIPTA offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package. It is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages all qualified minorities, women and veterans to apply.

For more information on the Job Fair and open positions,

please call 401-784-9500 x 163 or 176 or visit

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