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Careers at the RTA

The RTA is continually seeking talented employees to help us fulfill our commitment to the people of New Orleans. If you would like to pursue a career at the RTA, you will find current job openings and application instructions on this page.
Transdev, a private company, manages all daily operations of the RTA on behalf of the publicly appointed RTA Board of Commissioners. Transdev conducts the hiring process, and when you accept a job at the RTA, you will actually become a direct employee of Transdev. With 17,000 employees in more than 150 locations in the U.S and Canada, Transdev is the largest provider of bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle and taxi services in North America.
At Transdev we believe that our most valued asset is our employees. In our human resources policies, our aim is to:

  • Create an inclusive work environment

  • Champion diversity within our locations

  • Recruit, hire and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce

  • Provide a work environment that allows all employees to develop Their talents to the fullest potential

We offer advancement opportunities and many training programs to help employees build their capabilities and careers. Our salaries and benefits packages are competitive in the local economies where we operate and compare favorably to our industry’s standards.
To learn about career opportunities with Transdev in New Orleans, as well as in Transdev's other 150 locations in the United States, click here: Transdev Careers

RTA Seeking Candidates for Executive Director


General Purpose:
To serve as the Executive Director for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (“RTA”) by providing effective management of (1) the RTA employees and (2) the contract governing the terms of management of the RTA by a third party, Transdev. He or she will serve as a champion for improving transit in New Orleans and surrounding region. The Executive Director shall adhere to the policies and directions of the Board of Commissioners, as well as all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

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Current Job Opportunities:

The following full-time position is currently open with Transdev Services at the RTA:

Infrastructure Project Manager (Thursday, October 27, 2016)
Transit Information Operator (Thursday, October 27, 2016)
Rail Technician (Thursday, November 3, 2016)

To search and apply to open positions, click here.