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Posted on: July 20, 2023

Job Opening: Transit Operator(s) (Rio Rancho Office)

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The Mid-Region Council of Governments / Rio Metro Regional Transit District seek a full time Transit Operator for its Rio Rancho office. Individuals who are interested in becoming a Transit Operator and are willing to take the necessary training to pass and obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B) with Passenger endorsement are encouraged to apply.


Under direct supervision of the Transit Manager, operates public transit buses, collects fares, transports passengers, secures wheelchairs of passengers with disabilities and performs safety inspection of bus equipment. Successful candidate will provide service in a courteous, safe and timely manner, while conforming to all applicable state and federal laws as they relate to passenger bus transportation. Candidates must be able to exercise sound judgment in stressful situations.


High School Diploma or GED and six months public contact or customer relations experience; Valid NM CDL-A or Class B drivers license (preferred by not required) with passenger endorsement; no DUI or DWI convictions, and no more than 1 moving violation in the past 24 months. Certifications in Defensive Driving, CPR, First Aid, and use of defibrillators highly desirable. Operator positions are considered safety sensitive under Federal Transit Administration and are subject to drug and alcohol regulations including random drug and alcohol testing.

How to Apply

Employment pending a successful background check, pre-employment physical and drug and alcohol screen. 

Apply online


Mail or hand-deliver Employment Application (DOC) to:

Mid-Region Council of Governments
Attn: Personnel
809 Copper Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Position will remain open until all positions are filled.

The Mid-Region Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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