December 15, 2016

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The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced today that the Authority will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 10:00am – 1:00pm at RIPTA’s Headquarters located at 705 Elmwood Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island.

RIPTA is currently recruiting for the following open positions:

RIde Van Operators:

CDL with Passenger and General Knowledge Endorsements required.

Utility Workers:

CDL with Passenger, Air Brake and General Knowledge Endorsements required.

Diesel Mechanics:

RIPTA will provide CDL training for this position. Applicant must have a valid CDL permit with Passenger, Air Brake and General Knowledge Endorsement permits to start employment.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for these vacant positions at the job fair.  Pre-Screening for the Van Operator position will be conducted during the job fair.

In order to apply for these vacant positions, please visit to download and print the application form.  Bring the completed application with you to the job fair; resumes are optional.  Please bring your driver’s license for identification purposes.

RIPTA offers very 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 ext. 163 or 176 or visit

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