MTD is hiring & we’d love to talk with you! Employees are offered a competitive employment package that can include health insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits, & more. More information on all available positions can be found below.

All MTD positions require candidates to pass a drug test and undergo a background check. MTD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those wishing to apply in person can pick up and return applications at MTD, 1101 E. University Ave., Urbana, IL 61802. No phone inquiries please.


Current Job Postings

Chief of Staff


The Chief of Staff (CoS) is responsible for the implementation of MTD’s mission, vision, core values, and initiatives. This position works closely with the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) to ensure seamless integration of the District’s and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO) strategic direction. Functions reporting directly to the CoS are Customer Service and Marketing/Communications. The CoS serves in the place of the Managing Director, as needed. The CoS operates in coordination with and under the direction of the Managing Director. The ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding of public transportation policies and procedures.

Chief Operating Officer


The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for providing optimum levels of transit service to the Champaign-Urbana area through planning and monitoring the route system, coordinating maintenance needs, managing operations, maintaining all facilities, and recommending policy changes based on available data. The COO oversees the Service Delivery department. Functions within the Service Delivery department are: operations, maintenance, and facilities. The COO serves in the place of the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief of Staff (CoS), in coordination with the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), as needed. The COO will serve as the District’s personnel officer in the CAO’s absence. It is also the responsibility of the COO to establish and maintain strong local intergovernmental relationships. The COO operates in coordination with and under the direction of the CoS. The ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding of public transportation policies and procedures.



The District is looking for self-starting, friendly individuals to join the MTD family as Bus Operators. Train for your CDL and learn to safely serve the public as a professional driver. Apply today-we'd love to talk with you!

Operator (C-CARTS)


C-CARTS is now hiring part-time Operators. If you have outstanding skills dealing with the public, an excellent driving record, and are motivated to serve others, you'll be a perfect fit. Train with our superb Safety & Training team and learn from the best. Apply now!

Specialized Services Operator


MTD is hiring Specialized Services Operators for our ADA Paratransit Service. These large vans provide curb to curb service for qualifying passengers with disabilities.

Maintenance II


Illinois Terminal is searching for Maintenance II candidates. Are you a custodial professional who loves people? Help us uphold Illinois Terminal's high standards for our passengers, customers, and community members.



Join our team! MTD is recruiting highly motivated and career-minded full-time technicians. Applicants will maintain public transportation vehicle systems including Hybrid technology. If you have experience & a will to succeed, we want to talk with you. Starting pay is $19.25/hour, with an excellent benefit package including health insurance and a retirement plan.

Service Worker


The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) is seeking a motivated and hard-working individual to fill the position of Service Worker. This position services and maintains the cleanliness of all MTD vehicles and facilities. This position will primarily service the Maintenance Facility and, as needed, other District properties.