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Jobs at The Rapid

We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and the opportunity to work with a group of people who take pleasure and pride in making an important difference in the lives of others.

Employment listings are updated frequently and include a variety of career opportunities within The Rapid. If you have any questions about available positions, contact Human Resources at 616-456-7514 or .

The Rapid is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourages women and minorities to apply to all available positions. 

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Bus Operators (Full & Part-Time Openings)

We are seeking bus operators to join our team. The bus operator position is a safety-sensitive position that requires safe, timely and professional operations of the assigned bus on assigned route(s). Provide an exceptional customer service experience to our passengers. May assist passengers with packages, bicycles, luggage, and collection of fares. Maintaining orderly operations and passenger interactions. 

  • Starting rate: $19.77, after one year: $21.53.
  • Full-time & part-time with excellent benefits.
  • Paid training!

Next class begins on December 20, 2021.

Bus Operators - Job Ad (1 MB, PDF)

Please apply here or submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to .
This position will remain open until filled.

Transportation Supervisor

The Transportation Supervisor works on a team in conjunction with the Transportation Manager to directly supervise and coordinate the activities of Bus Operators. This includes dispatching, road supervision, and scheduling.

Transportation Supervisor - Job Description (85 KB, PDF)
Transportation Supervisor - Job Ad (73 KB, PDF)

Please apply here or submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to . This position will remain open until filled.

Fare Enforcement Officer

The Rapid is seeking a Fare Enforcement Officer to join our team! This position conducts ongoing, random passenger fare check procedures of customers on the Bus Rapid Transit Routes. The Fare Enforcement Officer will have to provide high quality customer service to riders while educating them on fare purchases, route operations, and procedures.

Fare Enforcement Officer - Job Description (125 KB, PDF)
Fare Enforcement Officer - Job Ad (74 KB, PDF)

Please apply here or submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to . This position will remain open until filled.

Transit Vehicle Technician (3rd Shift)

Join The Rapid's Maintenance team as a third-shift Transit Vehicle Technician. We're seeking experienced diesel mechanics with knowledge in bench, shop, garage, and fieldwork in dismantling, assembling, installing, maintaining and repairing all units. The applicant should also have knowledge of electrical, engine, transmission, brakes, steering, suspension and axle, body, drivetrain, automotive equipment, and more. The pay for this position starts at $22.80 per hour with a +.75 shift premium after 90 days.

Transit Vehicle Technician - Job Description (49 KB, DOC)
Transit Vehicle Technician - Job Ad (780 KB, PDF)

Please apply here or submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to . This position will remain open until filled.

HR Generalist - Human Resources Business Partner

This position assists in the day-to-day operations of the human resource office, assisting the Human Resource Director, Recruiting and Benefit Administrators as well as the administration of the organizations policies, procedures, and programs. This position also requires a great deal of confidentiality.

HR Generalist - Job Description (102 KB, PDF)
HR Generalist - Job Ad (84 KB, PDF)

Please apply here or submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to This position will remain open until filled.

HR Benefits Administrator - Human Resources Business Partner

This position coordinates and administers the Benefit plans for all employees. Maintains accuracy of HRIS records in regard to payroll activities
(timekeeping, deductions, garnishments, vacation/sick time, etc.) Generates and carries out policy and reporting as requested / assigned for various Human Resource activities.

HR Benefits Administrator - Job Description (83 KB, PDF)
HR Benefits Administrator - Job Ad (90 KB, PDF)

Please apply here or submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to . This position will remain open until filled.

Accounting Specialist - Payables

The Accounts Specialist (Payables) manages the work necessary to ensure accounts payable invoices are processed in a timely and efficient manner while following company controls and policies. Communication with outside vendors as well as internal staff to resolve issues surrounding payment and nonpayment of invoices. Collection and reconciliation of fare revenue by cash and e-fare. Develop, maintain entry of ticket sales database.

Accounting Specialist - Job Description (117 KB, PDF)
Accounting Specialist - Job Ad (90 KB, PDF)

Please apply here or submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to . This position will remain open until filled.